Nov 2018
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore; Baron, Alejandro; Vieyra, Juan Cruz
Improving infrastructure and basic services is a central task in the region’s growth and development agenda. Despite the importance of private sector participation, governments will continue to play…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore; Baron, Alejandro; Vieyra, Juan Cruz
Mejorar la infraestructura y los servicios básicos es una tarea central en la agenda para el crecimiento y el desarrollo de la región. Pese a la importancia de la participación del sector privado,…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
El gasto público ha aumentado en América Latina y el Caribe. Aprovechando las bajas tasas de interés y las ganancias extraordinarias de los productos básicos, muchos gobiernos de la región intentaron…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
O gasto público aumentou na América Latina e no Caribe. Aproveitando uma tendência mundial de gastos e uma alta inesperada das commodities, os governos da região tentaram abrir caminho para o futuro…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Los indicadores de riesgo de desastres y gestión de riesgos del BID permitirá a los países evaluar mejor el riesgo que afrontan los países en casos de desastre, y sirven como una guía útil para…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Chauvin, Juan Pablo
Do education investments improve regional labor market outcomes? In principle, education could lead to higher local productivity, but potential benefits to local economies could be muted if the…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo
This publication covers PPPs with a focus on the implications for public finances in developing economies. Chapter 1 seeks to answer the question of whether PPPs are the “genie in the bottle” for…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Astorga, Ignacio; Alonso, Paloma; Pinto, Diana M.; Freddi, Jazmin; Corredera Silván, Martín
Las APP son una modalidad de ejecución complementaria con los esquemas tradicionales, por lo que deben ser consistentes con los sistemas de planificación y preparación de proyectos de inversión…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Haarsager, Ulrike; Carbajo, José; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Oliveira, Patricia; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Cabrera, Maria; Sadeghi, Patricia
This evaluation assesses the work done by the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDBG) on public-private partnerships (PPPs) in infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Haarsager, Ulrike; Carbajo, José; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Oliveira, Patricia; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Cabrera, Maria; Sadeghi, Patricia
En la presente evaluación se valora el trabajo realizado por el Grupo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (Grupo del BID) en cuanto a asociaciones públicoprivadas en infraestructura en América…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol
Existe un interés creciente en promover el desarrollo y el buen funcionamiento de las alianzas público-privadas (APP) como instrumento para mejorar la infraestructura de los países de América Latina…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo; Garbacik, Karl
Using an alternative methodology to those commonly seen in the literature, we investigate the fiscal and institutional factors that influence policymakers' decisions to use public-private…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Ahmad, Ehtisham; Viscarra Andrade, Hernán
The Chilean National Investment System (Sistema Nacional de Inversiones, or SNI), is a model of consistent and transparent investment appraisal. However, the investment outcomes have exacerbated…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Szwedzki, Roni; Michelitsch, Roland; Haarsager, Ulrike; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Cabrera, Maria; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Vargas, Patricia; Sadeghi, Patricia; Carbajo, José
This evaluation seeks to provide an overview of IDBG's work on infrastructure PPPs over the past decade and to draw lessons from the in-depth analysis of a sample of IDBG financed PPP projects,…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Szwedzki, Roni; Michelitsch, Roland; Haarsager, Ulrike; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Cabrera, Maria; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Vargas, Patricia; Sadeghi, Patricia; Carbajo, José
Esta evaluación procura brindar un panorama general de la labor del Grupo del BID con respecto a APP en infraestructura durante el último decenio y extraer lecciones del análisis exhaustivo de una…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Astorga, Ignacio; Alonso, Paloma; Pinto, Diana M.; Freddi, Jazmin; Corredera Silván, Martín
Esta es la cuarta nota sobre APP en salud que complementa a las tres primeras que caracterizan los modelos de APP en salud (Nota Técnica Nº 1), describen las condiciones necesarias para que los…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
Savings in an economy matter for development. At the macro level, savings determine how much a country can invest, and they have implications for growth and economic stability. At the individual…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
In advanced economies, the vast majority of savings are intermediated through formal financial instruments. This intermediation can take one of three forms: direct financing, with individuals holding…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
Why save more? One good reason is to invest more. Economies that save more can take advantage of investment opportunities and thus grow faster. Investing to improve access to education and health,…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
Countries invest in physical capital in order to grow. In principle, domestic investment can be financed with either national or foreign financing. However, foreign financing is not a good substitute…