Jan 2017
Author(s): Jones, Mark P.
In the early 2000s the Inter-American Development Bank launched a visionary and influential research agenda that dramatically improved understanding of the policymaking process (PMP) in Latin America…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Diwan, Ishac; Keefer, Philip; Schiffbauer, Marc
Using a large, original database of 385 politically connected firms under the Mubarak regime in Egypt, we document for the first time the negative impact of cronyism on economic growth. In the early…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Schuster, Christian
Merit-based selection of bureaucrats is central to state capacity building, yet rare in developing countries. Most executives instead favor patronage -political discretion- in public employment.…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)
Los factores climáticos afectan la incidencia de las enfermedades transmitidas por vectores, indirectamente o directamente. Los eventos climáticos extremos también pueden afectar la incidencia de…