Nov 2019
Author(s): Kvam, Reidar
This technical note summarizes key objectives, principles and elements of stakeholder engagement. It is based on lessons learned and evolving standards, and has been prepared as a joint publication…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Walsh, Brian; Feng, Kuishuang; Di Capua, Laura; Liu, Yu; Zuluaga, Daniela; Robles, Marcos; Hubacek, Klaus
Carbon taxes are advocated as efficient fiscal and environmental policies, but they have proven difficult to implement. One reason is that carbon taxes can aggravate poverty by increasing prices of…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Walsh, Brian; Feng, Kuishuang; Di Capua, Laura; Liu, Yu; Zuluaga, Daniela; Robles, Marcos; Hubacek, Klaus
Los impuestos al carbono son promovidos como políticas fiscales y ambientales eficientes, aunque han resultado difíciles de implementar. Una razón es que pueden agravar la pobreza al aumentar los…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Marquez Mees, Victoria Aurora
2018 representa mais um elo no processo de fortalecimento institucional do MICI, permitindo-lhe continuar a atuar como interlocutor confiável e transparente perante suas contrapartes. No total foram…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Marquez Mees, Victoria Aurora
2018 représente un chaînon supplémentaire du processus de renforcement institutionnel pour le MICI, qui lui a permis de continuer à se positionner comme un interlocuteur fiable et transparent vis à…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Huppi, Monika; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Haarsager, Ulrike; Fernández Illescas, Coral; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Niembro, Rasec; Rey, Joaquin; Rivera, Johanan; Putic, Melanie; Fragano, Frank; Quintero, Juan; Penna, María Valeria; Worden, Richard Carlos; Semaan Bissar, Andrea; Elliott, Victoria; Manibog, Fernando; Liebenthal, Andres; Costello, Gary
The evaluation seeks to provide the Boards and Managements with information on how effective the IDBG’s safeguards systems have been in preventing, managing, and mitigating the adverse E&S…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Huppi, Monika; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Haarsager, Ulrike; Fernández Illescas, Coral; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Niembro, Rasec; Rey, Joaquin; Rivera, Johanan; Putic, Melanie; Fragano, Frank; Quintero, Juan; Penna, María Valeria; Worden, Richard Carlos; Semaan Bissar, Andrea; Elliott, Victoria; Manibog, Fernando; Liebenthal, Andres; Costello, Gary
El propósito de esta evaluación es informar a los respectivos Directorios y Administraciones acerca del nivel de eficacia que han tenido los sistemas de salvaguardias del Grupo BID en la prevención,…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Garcimartín, Carlos; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.
El propósito de este documento es analizar el impacto de la inflación en la distribución del ingreso a través de la composición del gasto de los hogares. A diferencia de otros análisis enfocados en…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Gingerich, Daniel; Scartascini, Carlos
Welfarist justifications of democracy presume that citizens have policy preferences that are responsive to pertinent information. Is this accurate? This paper addresses that question by providing a…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Zuloaga, Daniela
The effects of climate change and disasters triggered by natural hazards pose a significant threat to sustainable development in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. According to the Bank’s…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Zuloaga, Daniela
El presente documento resume la Metodología de evaluación del riesgo de desastres y cambio climático desarrollada y sometida a pruebas piloto durante 2017 y 2018. Si bien la Metodología es el…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo; Schling, Maja
This paper presents the first rigorous empirical evidence of the impact of a large hydrocarbon project in both its economic and environmental dimension. Concentrating on Peru’s largest hydrocarbon…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Visconti, Ernesto; Jaimes, Ivonne; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Benjamin, Lisa
This document describes the general methodology of the Index of Governance and Public Policy in Disaster Risk Management (iGOPP) and presents the main concepts that support both disaster risk…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Watson Williams, Carol
This study was specifically designed to collect information on women’s health and their experiences of violence in Jamaica. A combination of quantitative and qualitative methods was used to collect…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The geographic location of the Latin America and the Caribbean region makes it susceptible to natural disasters, including hurricanes, landslides, droughts, and earthquakes. In 2017, Latin America…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La ubicación geográfica de la región de América Latina y el Caribe la vuelve susceptible a los desastres naturales, entre ellos los huracanes, los corrimientos de tierra, las sequías y los terremotos…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Pemberton, Cecile; Joseph, Joel
The dataset comes from the 2017 National Women's Health Survey for Trinidad and Tobago, a national, quantitative, cross-sectional survey of 1,079 women ages 15 to 64.
Feb 2018
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Meunier, Guy; Hallegatte, Stephane
This paper finds that it is optimal to start a long-term emission-reduction strategy with significant short-term abatement investment, even if the optimal carbon price starts low and grows…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Pemberton, Cecile; Joseph, Joel
This report presents the first nationally representative estimates of the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) and non-partner sexual violence (NPSV) against women in Trinidad and Tobago.…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Jaimes, Ivonne; Durán, Rolando; Torres, Ana María; Visconti, Ernesto; Noal, Débora
El Índice de Gobernabilidad y Políticas Públicas (iGOPP) en gestión del riesgo de desastres (GRD) ha sido diseñado para evaluar la existencia formal de un número de condiciones legales,…