Nov 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The IDB's interactive data portal CaribbeanEconomics.org presents microeconomic data collected through primary data collection, and macroeconomic data compiled from various public sources.…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Peters, B. Guy
This paper sets forth a theoretical discussion of a number of specific benefits that can arise through the expansion of civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) as a way to improve public…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Alonso, Pablo; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Khadr, Ali; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Britton, Kathryn; Hernández, María José; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Beltrán, Víctor; Rodríguez, Jorge; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Gray, Cheryl
This technical note was prepared by IDB's Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) as an input for OVE's 2015 Annual Report. The paper takes an integral look at IDB policy-based lending, a…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Alonso, Pablo; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Khadr, Ali; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Britton, Kathryn; Hernández, María José; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Beltrán, Víctor; Rodríguez, Jorge; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Gray, Cheryl
La presente nota técnica fue preparada por la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) del BID como insumo para el Informe Anual 2015 de OVE. El documento analiza integralmente el financiamiento en…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Soares, Rodrigo; Olavarría-Gambi, Mauricio; Guerrero Compeán, Roberto
The aim of this volume is to carry out a systematic and rigorous analysis of the costs of crime and violence in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a focus on methodological and conceptual issues…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Soares, Rodrigo; Olavarría-Gambi, Mauricio; Guerrero Compeán, Roberto
El objetivo de este volumen consiste en llevar a cabo un análisis sistemático y riguroso de los costos del crimen y la violencia en América Latina y el Caribe, enfatizando los temas metodológicos y…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Martin, Lucia
This report presents the findings of the independent assessment of PROCIDADES a facility for financing integrated urban interventions by lending directly to Brazilian municipalities. As the Inter-…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Martin, Lucia
Este informe presenta los hallazgos de la evaluación independiente de PROCIDADES, un mecanismo crediticio para el financiamiento de intervenciones urbanas integradas por medio de préstamos concedidos…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Verner, Dorte; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Marto, Ricardo; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Martin, Lucia; Sadeghi, Patricia; Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); The Economist; Stone, Leslie F.
This document presents an evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Country Program of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or the Bank) with Brazil over the period 2011-…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Verner, Dorte; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Marto, Ricardo; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Martin, Lucia; Sadeghi, Patricia; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); The Economist; Stone, Leslie F.
En este documento se presenta una evaluación del Programa de País del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID o el Banco) con Brasil en el periodo 2011-2014 efectuada por la Oficina de Evaluación y…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Verner, Dorte; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Marto, Ricardo; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Martin, Lucia; Sadeghi, Patricia; Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID); The Economist; Stone, Leslie F.
Este documento apresenta uma avaliação do programa do Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID ou Banco) com o Brasil no período 2011-2014 efetuada pelo Escritório de Avaliação e Supervisão (OVE…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The INTAL Monthly Newsletter reports on developments in integration and trade across Latin American and the Caribbean. It also serves as a forum for discussing the IDB's activities related to…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
La carta mensual del INTAL informa sobre desarrollos en las áreas de integración y comercio en las regiones de América Latina y el Caribe. También es el medio para difundir las actividades realizadas…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID)
A carta mensal do INTAL informa sobre os desenvolvimentos nas áreas de integração e comércio nas regiões da América Latina e do Caribe. É também um meio de difusão das atividades do BID sobre estes…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Perfit, Janine; Russell, Mariko; Muñoz-Ayala, Jorge E.
In modern public management the use of statistics for decision making is essential. Evidence-based policy, as well as results-based public management, cannot operate effectively without reliable and…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Molina, Ezequiel
This article makes three contributions to the literature. First, it provides newevidence of the impact of community monitoring interventions using a unique
dataset from the Citizen Visible…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Funaro, Rita; Ambrus, Steven
In Latin America, clientelism pervades civil services; bureaucrats entrusted with critical areas of national life are often hired more for their political value than professional competence. This…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Funaro, Rita; Ambrus, Steven
En América Latina, el clientelismo está muy extendido en la administración pública;los burócratas encargados de los aspectos críticos de la vida nacional a menudo son contratados más por su valor…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Szwedzki, Roni; Bouillon, César P.; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Scholl, Lynn; Suarez, David; Quintanilla, Oscar
As part of its 2014 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the Country Program with El Salvador for the 2009-2014 period, during which the…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Szwedzki, Roni; Bouillon, César P.; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Scholl, Lynn; Suarez, David; Quintanilla, Oscar
Como parte de su plan anual de trabajo 2014, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) está preparando la Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE por sus siglas en inglés) de El Salvador para el…