Feb 2019
Author(s): Piatti-Fünfkirchen, Moritz; Smets, Lodewijk
This study examines the relationship between public financial management (PFM), the financing of health interventions and health outcomes. Specifically, the paper econometrically tests whether the…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Barandiarán, Melissa; 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…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Schwartz, Moises; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Dippel, Christian; Schmidt-Hebbel, Klaus; Khadan, Jeetendra; Pecha, Camilo; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Loser, Claudio; Wright, Allan; Waithe, Kimberly; Bollers, Elton; Bonnett, Kevin; Wenner, Mark D.; Mejia, Camila; Mooney, Henry; Smets, Lodewijk
The book explores the historical development and status of political and economic institutions in The Caribbean. The Caribbean institutional reality is studied vis-à-vis best international practices…
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…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Partnerships are at the very heart of the Inter-American Development Bank’s mission to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. And innovation is a driving force in every partnership the…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sets global standards for sustainability reporting, relying on best practices for reporting on a range of economic, environmental, and social impacts. This is…
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…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Pereira Dos Santos, Pablo; Kearney, Matthew C.
Risk mitigation instruments such as guarantees are attractive options for achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals because they provide a way for multilateral development banks (…
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.…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Deloitte; Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones
Este informe presenta cinco estrategias que las compañías pueden aplicar para lanzar al mercado soluciones innovadoras y rentables que produzcan un impacto social.
May 2017
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Information and communications technology (ICT) plays an important role in promoting and enabling social, economic, and environmental well-being worldwide. Data centers are essential for the…
May 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
This edition of Environmental Economics for Evidence Based Policy applies the IEEM Platform to evaluating strategies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Results from applying IEEM…
May 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
Esta edición de Economía-Ambiental Políticas Basadas en la Evidencia aplica la Plataforma IEEM para evaluar estrategias para lograr los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (SDGs). Los resultados de la…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Mercer; Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The world needs more infrastructure, particularly in developing countries. But not just any infrastructure. To achieve the economic, social and environmental objectives embodied by the Paris…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
At the IDB, we know that our partners -public sector institutions, private enterprises, philanthropic organizations, universities, and others- are vitally important to achieving the Bank's goals…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This report highlights the Inter-American Development Bank's sustainability performance in 2016, both in the operations it finances and at its own facilities. It includes examples of Bank-…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El informe destaca el desempeño del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo en materia de sostenibilidad en 2016, tanto en las operaciones que financia como en sus propias instalaciones. Incluye ejemplos…