Jul 2019
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Sztajerowska, Monika
The investment promotion puzzle remains unsolved. Nearly every country in the world has established an investment promotion agency (IPA) to attract and retain foreign direct investment (FDI) in both…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Sztajerowska, Monika
El rompecabezas de la promoción de inversiones sigue sin resolverse. Casi todos los países del mundo han establecido una agencia de promoción de inversiones (API) con el fin de atraer y retener…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Office of Evaluation and Oversight
In 2018 the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) delivered 11 evaluations. In so doing, OVE specialists reviewed roughly 4300 Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDBG) lending and non-lending…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión
En 2018, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) entregó 11 evaluaciones. Al hacerlo, los especialistas de OVE analizaron aproximadamente 4.300 préstamos, cooperaciones técnicas y productos de…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Escritório de Avaliação e Supervisão
Em 2018, o Escritório de Avaliação e Supervisão (OVE) realizou 11 avaliações. Ao fazê-lo, os especialistas do OVE analisaram aproximadamente 4300 operações de empréstimos e não empréstimos e produtos…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; García, Juan Felipe; Oliveira, Patricia; Putic, Melanie
This evaluation focuses on problem projects, defined narrowly as those “financially impaired” because they hold the possibility of financial losses. Problems may be defined as any departure from…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; García, Juan Felipe; Oliveira, Patricia; Putic, Melanie
Esta evaluación se centra en los proyectos problemáticos, definidos como aquellos con una “minoración financiera” porque podrían dar lugar a pérdidas. Los problemas se pueden definir como cualquier…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Lotti, Giulia; Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Cossens, Shakirah
This Technical Note aims to analyze project characteristics associated with problems in execution as reported in the Progress Monitoring Report (PMR), a tool used by the Inter-American Development…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Loewendahl, Henry
Attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) is an important pillar of economic development policy, and most countries in the world have established national investment promotion agencies (IPAs) with…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Fahsbender, Jossie; Kim, Namho
This paper explores the impact of a livestock transfer program, that targeted small-holder female farmers with high levels of food insecurity in Nicaragua. For this purpose, the three dimensions of…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Fahsbender, Jossie; Kim, Namho
Este documento explora el impacto de un programa de transferencia de ganado, dirigido a pequeñas productoras agrícolas con altos niveles de inseguridad alimentaria en Nicaragua. Para este propósito,…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Campos, Javier; Betancor, Ofelia
En esta nota metodológica se identifican y discuten las principales cuestiones que caracterizan la evaluación, selección y priorización de proyectos multinacionales con efecto sobre la integración…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Bando, Rosangela; Gertler, Paul
We analyze evidence from 10 at-scale field experiments in four countries on the effect of inquiry- and problem-based pedagogy (IPP) on students’ math and science test scores. IPP creates active…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Jaimovich, Analia; Rodríguez, Julio; Santos, Humberto
This paper contributes to the teacher sorting literature by analyzing equity in the distribution of teachers in three educational systems in Latin America, with different equalization policies,…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; Nalvarte, Patricia; Castillo, Gabriel; Cerdeira, Reinaldo; Manzano, Osmel; López, Arnoldo
Con el objetivo de identificar brechas de eficiencia operativa tanto del Banco como de los prestatarios y presentar posibles mitigantes, se lleva a cabo un análisis integral que combina las…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Hincapie, Diana; Vegas, Emiliana; Alfonso, Mariana
Este libro examina las políticas públicas que varios países de la región están poniendo en práctica para atraer, preparar y seleccionar docentes efectivos. También analiza la evolución histórica de…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Hincapie, Diana; Vegas, Emiliana; Alfonso, Mariana
Este livro analisa as políticas públicas que vários países da região estão implementando para atrair, preparar e selecionar professores eficazes. Também examina a evolução histórica da profissão…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Berlinski, Samuel
We analyze the effects on teacher retention and between school mobility of a program that rewards excellence in pedagogical practice in Chile. Teachers apply voluntarily for the award and those who…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Llaguno, Duval; Briceño, Bertha; Morales, Olga; Bersano Calot, Lara; García, Carolina Inés
“¿Y tú qué harías?” es una nueva metodología para compartir aprendizajes surgidos de la experiencia de la ejecución de proyectos de desarrollo. Es una herramienta que combina la reflexión sobre casos…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Office of Evaluation and Oversight
The work of the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) in 2017 focused on 15 major evaluations and this annual report. In undertaking this work OVE specialists visited 16 Latin American and…