Dec 2017
Author(s): Martinez, Diego; Borja, Tathiana; Borja, Tathiana; Medellín, Nadin; Cueva, Pedro
El Bono de Desarrollo Humano (BDH) es el programa de transferencias monetarias condicionadas (PTMC) de Ecuador que inició operaciones en 2003, sucediendo así al programa de transferencias no…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Guerrero Compeán, Roberto
This publication identifies the main areas of research that the Citizen Security and Justice Cluster of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will undertake in the next four years. The Latin…
Jul 2015
Author(s): García-Cicco, Javier; Kawamura, Enrique
This paper evaluates from a welfare perspective three policy alternatives for dealing with Dutch disease problems originating from cyclical movements in commodity prices: fiscal rules for government…
May 2015
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Trinidad and Tobago faces a challenge with regards to climate change. The country contributes less than 1.0 % of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions but its annual emissions per capita rank very…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Castillo, Victoria; Figal Garone, Lucas; Maffioli, Alessandro; Salazar, Lina
This paper investigates the impact of tourism policy on employment, using the Tourism Development Policy (TDP) implemented in the Argentinean province of Salta during the years of 2003 to 2010 as a…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The purpose of this technical note is to provide further guidance on implementing Policy Directive B.10 as it relates to pesticide use, and to propose incorporating the FAO's International Code…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Franco, Maria; Scartascini, Carlos; Tommasi, Mariano
The literature has identified that countries with higher levels of openness tend to present a larger government sector as a way to reduce the risks to the economy that openness entails. This paper…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Franco, Maria; Scartascini, Carlos
Most policy analyses and academic papers deal with finding the combination of policies that may bring about the best development outcomes. However, in the long run, it is the features of public…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Franco, Maria; Scartascini, Carlos
La mayoría de análisis de las políticas y documentos académicos tratan de cómo encontrar la combinación de políticas que puedan arrojar los mejores resultados para el desarrollo. Sin embargo, a…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Quijada, José Alejandro; Sierra, José David
A pesar de contar con altos niveles de inversión, Honduras presentabajos niveles de crecimiento. Esto puede deberse a limitaciones de
orden productivo. A partir de la metodología de…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Armas, Adrián; Castillo, Paul; Vega, Marco
This paper provides an overview of the reserve requirement measures undertaken by the Central Bank of Peru. It provides a rationale for the use of these instruments as well as empirical evidence of…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Stein, Ernesto H.; Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Berensztein, Sergio; Braun, Miguel; Di Gresia, Luciano; Alston, Lee J.; Melo, Marcus André; Mueller, Bernardo; Pereira, Carlos; Cárdenas, Mauricio; Mejía, Carolina; Olivera, Mauricio; Mejía Acosta, Andrés; Albornoz, Vicente; Araujo, María Caridad; Molinas, José R.; Pérez-Liñán, Aníbal; Carranza, Luis; Chávez, Jorge F.; Valderrama, José; Moraes, Juan Andrés; Chasquetti, Daniel; Bergara, Mario; Puente, José Manuel; Daza, Abelardo; Ríos, Germán; Rodríguez, Alesia; Hallerberg, Mark
This book presents a new framework for analyzing the political economy of budget processes in Latin America that is based on the following premises: i) the budget process must be considered as part…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Stein, Ernesto H.; Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Berensztein, Sergio; Braun, Miguel; Di Gresia, Luciano; Alston, Lee J.; Melo, Marcus André; Mueller, Bernardo; Pereira, Carlos; Cárdenas, Mauricio; Mejía, Carolina; Olivera, Mauricio; Mejía Acosta, Andrés; Albornoz, Vicente; Araujo, María Caridad; Molinas, José R.; Pérez-Liñán, Aníbal; Carranza, Luis; Chávez, Jorge F.; Valderrama, José; Moraes, Juan Andrés; Chasquetti, Daniel; Bergara, Mario; Puente, José Manuel; Daza, Abelardo; Ríos, Germán; Rodríguez, Alesia; Hallerberg, Mark
Este libro presenta un nuevo marco para el análisis de la economía política de los procesos presupuestarios en América Latina, que se basa en las siguientes premisas: i) el proceso presupuestario…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Bos, María Soledad; Duarte, Jesús; Cuevas, Mario; Alvarado, Nathalie; Beliz, Gustavo; Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Roca, Jerónimo; Auguste, Sebastián; Jones, Mark P.; Straface, Fernando; Sánchez, Mario; Behrman, Jere R.; Duryea, Suzanne; Maluccio, John A.; Kugler, Adriana; Gonzales, Alberto; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Carreño, Liliana; Espitia Aviléz, Gonzalo; Pineda Mannheim, Carlos R.; Vodusek, Ziga; Granados, Jaime; Zeballos, Erick; Gutiérrez Rocha, Mario
La estructura y selección de temas de la presente publicación responde, en su mayor parte, a un diagnóstico de crecimiento para Guatemala realizado en 2007, donde se identificaron un conjunto de…
Nov 2003
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
As part of OVE 2003 work program (RE-290), the Board of Directors requested an oversight study on the "financial additionality" of the C and D Action Plan. Responding to this, this report…
Nov 2003
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Como parte del programa de trabajo de OVE para 2003, el Directorio solicitó un estudio de supervisión sobre la adicionalidad financiera del Plan de Acción para los países de los grupos C y D. En…
Nov 2003
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The purpose of this report (RE-289) is to present to the Executive Directors an evaluation of the Bank's Operational Policy on Information Age Technologies (OP-711) that was approved in December…
Nov 2003
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El presente informe (RE-289) tiene por finalidad proporcionar a los Directores Ejecutivos una evaluación de la política operativa del Banco sobre las tecnologías de la era de la información y el…
Nov 2003
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This report (RE-288) presents the evaluation conducted by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight of the poverty reduction efforts carried out by the IDB since the mid 1990's. Its purpose is to…
Oct 2003
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This report (RE-287) briefly summarizes the main points arising out of the Office of Evaluation and Oversight's evaluations of Bank actions in private sector development over the past three…