Aug 2019
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Sanchez, Fabio; Santos, Humberto
To contribute to the debate about the reorganization of the public-school supply, in this paper we analyze a reform introduced in Colombia in 2001 that merged several independent small schools into a…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Hincapie, Diana; Martínez, Matias
This paper estimates the effects of school accountability on year-to-year teacher mobility in Chile. An accountability program was implemented between 2012 and 2015, which established sanctions for…
May 2019
Author(s): Tejeda Ricardez, Jesús; Echeverría, Carlos; de Waziers, Benedicte; Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Larrea, Sisi; Durán, Gabriel; Morales, Olga
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, el Departamento de Infraestructura y Energía del BID pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la…
Apr 2018
Author(s): De la Peña, Maria Eugenia; Alvarez, Lourdes
La brecha en el acceso a servicios de agua potable y saneamiento (APS) entre la zona urbana y la zona rural ha disminuido en las últimas décadas; sin embargo, todavía en 2015 alrededor de 18 millones…
Mar 2018
Author(s): de Waziers, Benedicte; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Serebrisky, Tomás
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, INE pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la implementación de sus proyectos y las lecciones aprendidas a…
Jan 2017
Author(s): López, César Augusto; Salazar, Lina; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
The primary objective of this study is to synthesize lessons derived from rigorous impact evaluations (IEs) implemented in rural LAC to shed light on the effects of different types of private…
Jan 2017
Author(s): López, César Augusto; Salazar, Lina; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
El principal objetivo de este estudio es sintetizar las lecciones que se derivan de las rigurosas evaluaciones de impacto (EI) implementadas en el sector rural de ALC para dar luces acerca de los…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Anríquez, Gustavo; Foster, William; Ortega, Jorge; Falconi, César; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
Economic theory and econometric evidence support the thesis that the displacement of government expenditures on public goods by subsidies to private goods inhibits the performance of the farm sector…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Anríquez, Gustavo; Foster, William; Ortega, Jorge; Falconi, César; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
La teoría económica y la evidencia empírica disponible apoyan la tesis de que el direccionamiento del gasto público hacia bienes de naturaleza privada, en detrimento del gasto en bienes públicos,…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Carrillo, Paul E.; López, Andrea; Malik, Arun
Driving restriction programs have been implemented in many cities around the world to alleviate pollution and congestion problems. Enforcement of such programs is costly and can potentially displace…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Sutton, Heather
This report is part of an IDB technical note series on crime and violence in the Caribbean. The overall aim is to establish a baseline in the crime prevention arena against which progress can be…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Seepersad, Randy
This report is part of an IDB Technical Note series on crime and violence in the Caribbean. The overall aim is to establish a baseline of the crime prevention arena against which progress can be…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Bailey, Corin
This report is part of the Inter-American Development Bank's Technical Note Series on Crime and Violence in the Caribbean. The overall aim is to establish a baseline of the crime-prevention…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Gibbons, María Amelia; Maffioli, Alessandro; Rossi, Martín
This paper evaluates the impact of two programs that provide public and private goods, in the form of irrigation canals and materials (such as hail nets). Using a twelve-year panel of wine producers…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Jaimovich, Analia
In order to improve the quality of education, several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are implementing institutional reforms that affect the roles and responsibilities of education…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Jaimovich, Analia
Para mejorar la calidad de la educación, varios países de América Latina y el Caribe están implementando reformas institucionales que modifican las responsabilidades de los diversos niveles de…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Mexico-based multinational cement producer CEMEX has been a pioneer in the business world for over a decade. By launching Patrimonio Hoy (PH),a program through which low-income consumers can access…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
CEMEX, multinacional productora de cemento con sede en México, ha sido pionera en el mundo empresarial durante más de una década. Se convirtió en una de las primeras empresas latinoamericanas con…