Mar 2020
Author(s): Etchegaray, Juan Pablo; Arias Urones, Ana
La Inversión Extranjera Directa (IED) es un pilar fundamental de la política de desarrollo económico ya que tiene un impacto directo e indirecto en diversas áreas de la economía y productividad local…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Leal Calderon, Zulima; Lotti, Giulia
This paper assesses the link between the effort to prepare investment projects and the effort to implement them. Effort is measured as the total number of staff hours devoted to the project…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Wattenbach, Horst; Schijman, Agustina; Linares, Ana María; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Bouillon, César P.; Rose, Jonathan; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Huppi, Monika; Maciel, Odette; Alonso, Pablo; Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Mortara, Anna; Pineda, Astrid; Schettino Bustamante, Clara; Figueroa, Claudia; García, Juan Felipe; Pedraza, Lina; Russell, Nathaniel; Niembro, Rasec; Legarreta, Regina; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Putic, Melanie; Soares, Thaís; Rojas-Asqui, Xiomara
This report summarizes the results of the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE)'s annual validation of the project performance self-assessments of IDB and IDB Invest. IDB self-evaluates…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Leon-Diaz, John
The study finds that variability in the approval rate of IDB-funded investment projects depends more on specific project characteristics than on macroeconomic conditions faced by countries or errors…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Lotti, Giulia
This study assesses whether, by decreasing project preparation time, execution times are lengthened. This study finds no systematic evidence that links project preparation time with project execution…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The 2019 first quarter edition of the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides management with a status of the Bank's performance. The QBR reports on outputs, lending program priorities and…
May 2019
Author(s): Yitani, José; Siqueira Moraes, Marcos; Lembo, Carolina; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Corzo, Julio Franco
La serie de casos de estudio en Asociaciones Público-Privadas en América Latina y el Caribe nace con el propósito de dar a conocer a una audiencia amplia la experiencia de la región en el desarrollo…
May 2019
Author(s): Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Lembo, Carolina; Yitani, José; Astesiano, Gastón; Corzo, Julio Franco
La serie de casos de estudio en Asociaciones Público-Privadas en América Latina y el Caribe nace con el propósito de dar a conocer a una audiencia amplia la experiencia de la región en el desarrollo…
May 2019
Author(s): Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Lembo, Carolina; Yitani, José; Vieitez Martínez, Daniel; Astesiano, Gastón; Corzo, Julio Franco
La serie de casos de estudio en Asociaciones Público-Privadas en América Latina y el Caribe nace con el propósito de dar a conocer a una audiencia amplia la experiencia de la región en el desarrollo…
May 2019
Author(s): Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Lembo, Carolina; Astesiano, Gastón; Yitani, José; Corzo, Julio Franco
La serie de casos de estudio en Asociaciones Público-Privadas en América Latina y el Caribe nace con el propósito de dar a conocer a una audiencia amplia la experiencia de la región en el desarrollo…
May 2019
Author(s): Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Lembo, Carolina; Yitani, José; Vieitez Martínez, Daniel; Astesiano, Gastón; Corzo, Julio Franco
La serie de casos de estudio en Asociaciones Público-Privadas en América Latina y el Caribe nace con el propósito de dar a conocer a una audiencia amplia la experiencia de la región en el desarrollo…
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
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…
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…
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…