Mar 2019
Author(s): Fioravanti, Reinaldo; Lembo, Carolina; Deep, Akash
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is working with other multilateral development banks (MDBs) and international organizations (IOs) to define common mechanisms and policies to tackle the…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Alberti, Juan
This paper compares two approaches to the evaluation of mega transport project success. The first one is called the “iron triangle” approach. Under this approach, a megaproject is considered…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Lotti, Giulia; Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Cossens, Shakirah
This Technical Note aims to analyze project characteristics associated with problems in execution as reported in the Progress Monitoring Report (PMR), a tool used by the Inter-American Development…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Garberi, Pedro M.; Marcano, Luis; Montilla, Abraham R.
The stock of IDB-supported projects with extensions longer than 24 months is increasing. This is creating concerns about mounting costs for both the Bank and the borrower country as well as…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; López, Arnoldo; Manzano, Osmel
The literature on development effectiveness has traditionally focused on the ex-post analysis of projects. While this is the appropriate method of measuring benefits, a previous step must be taken as…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; López, Arnoldo; Manzano, Osmel
La literatura de efectividad de la ayuda para del desarrollo se centra en análisis ex post de los programas. Si bien ese es la manera de verificar los beneficios hay un paso previo que debe…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Huppi, Monika; Alonso, Pablo; Ávalos, Nayda; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Cuestas, Ernesto; Fernández Illescas, Coral; García, Maria Camila; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Jansson, Maya; Linares, Ana María; Putic, Melanie; Michelitsch, Roland; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Rivera, Johanan; Rose, Jonathan; Sadeghi, Patricia; Seiwald, Raphael; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Wattenbach, Horst
Assessing the results of individual development operations is essential to learning what works and what does not and thus to increasing the effectiveness of investments in development. The purpose of…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Huppi, Monika; Alonso, Pablo; Ávalos, Nayda; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Cuestas, Ernesto; Fernández Illescas, Coral; García, Maria Camila; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Jansson, Maya; Linares, Ana María; Putic, Melanie; Michelitsch, Roland; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Rivera, Johanan; Rose, Jonathan; Sadeghi, Patricia; Seiwald, Raphael; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Wattenbach, Horst
Evaluar los resultados de las distintas operaciones de desarrollo es fundamental para aprender qué funciona y qué no, y así aumentar la efectividad de las inversions en desarrollo. El propósito de…
May 2016
Author(s): Downing, Thomas E.; Colvin, John; Abdelrahim, Sarah; Lacambra, Carmen; Munera, Claudia; Lacambra, Juan; Castro, Mirza
Monitoring project investments and progress toward climate resilience in the private sector requires extensions to the normal project-level indicators of output. Based on a conceptual framework of a…
May 2016
Author(s): Downing, Thomas E.; Colvin, John; Abdelrahim, Sarah; Lacambra, Carmen; Munera, Claudia; Lacambra, Juan; Castro, Mirza
Monitorear las inversiones en proyectos y el progreso hacia la resilienciaclimática del sector privado requiere ampliar los indicadores más allá de
insumos y producción del proyecto. Basada en…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Chang, Roberto; Fernandez, Andres; Gulan, Adam
Corporate sectors in emerging market economies have increased noticeably their reliance on foreign financing, presumably reecting low global interest rates. This trend has largely reflected increased…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Integration of disaster risk management (DRM) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in public investment must be seen as a direct intervention policy decision making and hence, as part of the national…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Alonso, Pablo; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Khadr, Ali; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Britton, Kathryn; Hernández, María José; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Beltrán, Víctor; Rodríguez, Jorge; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Gray, Cheryl
This technical note was prepared by IDB's Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) as an input for OVE's 2015 Annual Report. The paper takes an integral look at IDB policy-based lending, a…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Alonso, Pablo; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Khadr, Ali; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Britton, Kathryn; Hernández, María José; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Beltrán, Víctor; Rodríguez, Jorge; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Gray, Cheryl
La presente nota técnica fue preparada por la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) del BID como insumo para el Informe Anual 2015 de OVE. El documento analiza integralmente el financiamiento en…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Margot, Diego; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Much attention has been devoted to how much infrastructure investment LAC needs. Less attention has been devoted to where that investment comes from. This report examines how much LAC invests in…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Margot, Diego; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Durante las últimas décadas se ha prestado especial atención a cuánto es necesario invertir en infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Sin embargo, no ha ocurrido lo mismo en relación al…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Yu, Bok-Keun; Miller, Sebastián J.; Sanchez-Aragon, Leonardo; Yoon, Sang Won; Ludeña, Carlos E.
Relevant and appropriate indicators for vulnerability at both the local levels are significant for effective adaptation to climate change. The paper reviews the literature of these indicators, and…
May 2015
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Soriano, Alejandro; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Roseth, Benjamin; Maciel, Odette; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Churanek, Danya; Morales, Carlos; Beltrán, Víctor; Corrales, Maria Elena; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Gonzalez, Ángela; Nieves, Isabel; Ramos, Johanna; Sadeghi, Patricia
This document presents an evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Country Program of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or the Bank) with Colombia over the period…
May 2015
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Soriano, Alejandro; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Roseth, Benjamin; Maciel, Odette; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Churanek, Danya; Morales, Carlos; Beltrán, Víctor; Corrales, Maria Elena; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Gonzalez, Ángela; Nieves, Isabel; Ramos, Johanna; Sadeghi, Patricia
En este documento se presenta una evaluación de la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) del Programa de País del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID o el Banco) con Colombia durante el…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Astorga, Ignacio; Cambiasso, Ezequiel
Los proyectos de inversión en salud, especialmente aquellos relacionados con hospitales, presentan un conjunto de requisitos que deben ser identificados y gestionados de manera adecuada y oportuna.…