Aug 2019
Author(s): Binsted, Matthew; Iyer, Gokul ; Edmonds, James A.; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Arguello, Ricardo; Cadena, Angela; Delgado, Ricardo; Feijoo, Felipe; Lucena, André F. P.; McJeon, Haewon C.; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; Sharma, Anjali
Achieving the Paris Agreement’s near-term goals (Nationally Determined Contributions, NDCs) and long-term temperature targets could result in pre-mature retirement, or stranding, of carbon-intensive…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Buenadicha Sánchez, César; Bustelo, Monserrat; Duryea, Suzanne; Heredero, Elena; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Rucci, Graciana; Becerra, Laura
21st Century Skills is an initiative led by the Inter-American Development Bank that aims to gather and organize different stakeholders from public and private sectors in order to equip Latin…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Regalia, Ferdinando; Eichler, Rena; Gigli, Susan; Cleason, Mariam; Tapia Conyer, Roberto; Gavilanes Hernandez, Francisco Javier; Kress, Daniel; Wong, Ethan; Mujica, Ricardo; Betancourt Cravioto, Miguel; Ciria Matilla, María Cruz; Álvarez, María Cristina; Iriarte, Emma; Nelson, Jennifer; Zúñiga Brenes, Paola; Ríos-Zertuche, Diego
Salud Mesoamerica Initiative (SMI) is a unique results-based aid initiative that rewards countries for achieving health targets in the poorest municipalities in Mesoamerica. A partnership between…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Castellani, Francesca; Lotti, Giulia; Obando, Nataly
Using the Colombian Annual Manufacturing Survey (AMS) between 2000 and 2014, this paper investigates the effect of labor contract modalities on firm productivity within the industrial sector through…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Hallegatte, Stephane
Countries have pledged to stabilize global warming at a 1.5 to 2°C increase. Either target requires reaching net zero emissions before the end of the century, which implies a major transformation of…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Rozenberg, Julie; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Hallegatte, Stephane
To mitigate climate change, some governments opt for instruments focused on investment, like performance standards or feebates, instead of carbon prices. We compare these policies in a Ramsey model…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Caldecott, Ben; Harnett, Elizabeth; Cojoianu, Theodor; Kok, Irem; Pfeiffer, Alexander
Over the last few years, the topic of "stranded assets" resulting from environment-related risk factors has loomed larger. These factors include the effects of physical climate change as…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Rios, Ana R.
Infographic about stranded assets and climate risk.
Sep 2016
Author(s): Caldecott, Ben; Harnett, Elizabeth; Cojoianu, Theodor; Kok, Irem; Pfeiffer, Alexander
Over the last few years, the topic of "stranded assets" resulting from environment-related risk factors has loomed larger. These factors include the effects of physical climate change as…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Office of Evaluation and Oversight
The importance of evaluation as a tool to promote learning and improve effectiveness has been extensively recognized in the Bank and reflected in the attention given to evaluability. As a consequence…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión
La importancia de la evaluación como herramienta para promover el aprendizaje y mejorar la eficacia se ha reconocido ampliamente en el Banco y reflejado en la atención conferida a la evaluabilidad.…