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…
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.…