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,…
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…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Panadeiros, Monica; Pessino, Carola
El envejecimiento poblacional que caracterizará la evolución demográfica de los países latinoamericanos en las próximas décadas es probable que vaya acompañado de presiones para incrementar el gasto…
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 (IDB)
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 (BID)
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.…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Pinto, Diana M.; Cafagna, Gianluca; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Tolsa Caballero, Nuria
With the aim of guiding the work agenda on improving public health expenditure efficiency in the LAC region, the Inter-American Development Bank held a workshop entitled “Public Expenditure…
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,…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Garcia, Alvaro; Osorio, Claudio; Torres, Ana María; Visconti, Ernesto; Hraste, Mirka
La institucionalidad actualmente existente en Paraguay para la gestión del riesgo de desastres (GRD) se ha construido en base a un proceso de maduración y reflexión de una serie de emergencias y…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Guerrero Compeán, Roberto
Este estudio examina de manera empírica el efecto que tiene una mejora en las condiciones de la gobernabilidad en la gestión del riesgo sobre las pérdidas humanas ante la ocurrencia de un desastre.…