Oct 2021
Author(s): Zanoni, Wladimir;Acevedo, Paloma;Guerrero, Diego
This paper analyzes how slum upgrading programs impact elementary school childrens attendance in Uruguay. We take advantage of the eligibility rule that deems slums eligible for a SUP program if they…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Scholl, Lynn;Bedoya-Maya, Felipe;Sabogal-Cardona, Orlando;Oviedo, Daniel
As transit ridership continues to fall in many cities across the globe, key policy debates continue around whether Uber and other ride-hailing services are contributing to this trend. This research…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Salazar, Lina;Palacios, Ana Claudia;Selvaraj, Michael;Montenegro, Frank
This study combines three rounds of surveys with remote sensing to measure long-term impacts of a randomized irrigation program in the Dominican Republic. Specifically, Landsat 7 and Landsat 8…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;IDB Invest;IDB Lab
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is an annual report produced by the IDB Group to share the results and impact of its work in Latin America and the Caribbean. It showcases the IDB Group…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo;BID Invest;BID Lab
El Panorama de la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO) es un informe anual elaborado por el Grupo BID para dar a conocer los resultados y el impacto de su trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe. Este…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Celhay, Pablo;Márquez, José Luis;Martinez, Sebastian;Mecerreyes, Cristina;Muñoz, Matías;Sturzenegger, Germán;Vidal, Cecilia
En este estudio, evaluamos la efectividad de una intervención de dotación de sistemas comunales de agua por cañería y soluciones individuales de saneamiento en pequeñas comunidades rurales dispersas…
May 2021
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela;Canozzi, Otavio;Martínez Carrasco, José;Dezolt, Ana Lúcia
Many countries worldwide face significant miss reporting in tax declarations. Miss reporting leads to undesired low revenue and economic distortions. This paper discusses the extent to which the…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Carneiro, Pedro;Castro Vargas, Sofía;Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu;Elacqua, Gregory;Fuertes, Nicolás;Schady, Norbert
In this document we analyze the impacts of a large-scale intervention that provided access to daycare centers for children in low-income neighborhoods in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Our results…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Ubfal, Diego;Arráiz, Irani;Beuermann, Diether;Frese, Michael;Maffioli, Alessandro;Verch, Daniel
There has been growing interest in approaches to business training that incorporate insights from psychology to develop soft skills associated with successful entrepreneurship. The empirical evidence…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Blackman, Allen;Villalobos, Laura
Un conjunto creciente de investigadores y responsables de política pública sostienen, de manera un tanto contraintuitiva, que la extracción regulada de madera puede ayudar a conservar los bosques en…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela;Galiani, Sebastián;Gertler, Paul
Public expenditures on non-contributory pensions are equivalent to at least 1 percent of GDP in several countries in Latin America and is expected to increase. We explore the effect of non-…
Jan 2021
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo;Zane, Giulia
This paper evaluates the impact of rural roads improvement works to benefit indigenous communities in the highlands of Ecuador, largely dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods. The findings…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Valdivia, Martín
This paper evaluates the impact of the introduction of savings groups on poverty, vulnerability, and financial inclusion outcomes in rural Peru. Using a cluster randomized control trial and relying…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Zanoni, Wladimir;Acevedo, Paloma;Hernández, Hugo
Conceptual and Methodological Note on "urban discrimination". The conceptual part is focused on the definition of the term "urban discrimination" (discrimination against slum…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo;Zane, Giulia
This paper evaluates the impact of a rural electrification program benefiting indigenous and maroon communities in Suriname. Using quasi-experimental methods we find that the program increased…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Milano, Flavia;Pallares, Ulises
This publication provides precise guidance on how to conduct public consultations with stakeholders. It also brings together regulatory frameworks in Guyana to conduct public consultations in the…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo;Zane, Giulia
This paper evaluates the impact of irrigation improvement works to benefit indigenous communities in the highlands of Ecuador, largely dependent on agriculture for their livelihoods. The findings…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;IDB Invest;IDB Lab
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is an annual report produced by the IDB Group to share the results and impact of its work in Latin America and the Caribbean. It showcases the IDB Group…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo;BID Invest;BID Lab
El Panorama de la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO) es un informe anual elaborado por el Grupo BID para dar a conocer los resultados y el impacto de su trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe. Este…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Tavares, Ignacio;Cavalcanti de Almeida, Aléssio Tony;Levy, Denise;Banerjee, Onil
Este artigo desenvolve uma avaliação ex-post do programa de desenvolvimento do turismo Prodetur no estado de Pernambuco, Brasil. Para tanto, foram cumpridas, de forma sequencial, duas etapas…