Sep 2018
Author(s): de Halleux, Morgane; Estache, Antonio; Serebrisky, Tomás
The paper reports a new performance ranking of 27 Latin American cities based on a composite indicator of 6 broad policy dimensions typical used to assess the quality of city management. All cities…
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): Janson, Nils; Gischler, Christiaan; Humpert, Malte; Espinasa, Ramón
This Energy Dossier is part of a series of publications produced by the Energy Division of the Infrastructure and Environment Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. It is designed to…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Hanz-Martin Bohemer
Since the establishment of the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) in 1999, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has made significant strides in meeting the good practice standards…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Hanz-Martin Bohemer
Desde el establecimiento de la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) en 1999, el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) ha hecho avances importantes en el cumplimiento de las normas de buenas…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Over the last decade, several countries in the Latin American and the Caribbean region have strengthened the management of their state-owned enterprises (SOEs) through a process of reforms. SOEs are…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Durante la última década varios países de América Latina y el Caribe fortalecieron la gestión de sus empresas públicas a través de procesos de reformas. Dado que estas empresa tienen una tendencia…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Pessoa, Mario; Varea, Marco; Arosteguiberry, Adriana; Williams, Mike; Fainboim Yaker, Israel; de Albuquerque, Claudiano; Vargas, José Adrián; Cavanagh, Joseph; Almudena Fernández, Benito; Chan, James L.; Uña, Gerardo; Rezai, Natalia
The efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency of public financial management in Latin America is critical for the supervision of public resources, fiscal stability, and sustainable economic…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Pessoa, Mario; Varea, Marco; Arosteguiberry, Adriana; Williams, Mike; Fainboim Yaker, Israel; de Albuquerque, Claudiano; Vargas, José Adrián; Cavanagh, Joseph; Almudena Fernández, Benito; Chan, James L.; Uña, Gerardo; Rezai, Natalia
La eficiencia, la eficacia y la transparencia de la gestión financiera pública en América Latina son fundamentales para la supervisión de los recursos públicos, la estabilidad fiscal y el desarrollo…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo; Tejada, Mikel
Honduras has expanded its public-private partnership portfolio considerably since passing the PPP law in 2010, but concerns remain about their institutional and regulatory capabilities even in the…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo; Tejada, Mikel
Honduras ha ampliado su cartera de asociaciones público-privada considerablemente desde la aprobación de la ley de APP en 2010. No obstante, existen ciertas limitaciones en la capacidad institucional…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Ordoñez, Romina; Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Rose, Jonathan
This is the third of seven detailed reports published with the evaluation Review of the Bank's Support to Agriculture, 2002-2014: Evidence from Key Thematic Areas conducted by the Office of…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Ordoñez, Romina; Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Rose, Jonathan
Este documento es el tercero de siete informes detallados que acompañan la evaluación Revisión del Apoyo del Banco al Sector Agropecuario, 2002-2014: Evidencia de Áreas Temáticas Clave llevada a cabo…
Mar 2015
Author(s): African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); Development Bank of Latin America (CAF); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); European Investment Bank (EIB); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Islamic Development Bank (IDB); World Bank (WB)
1. In June 2012, at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, our eight Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) delivered a joint statement Commitment to Sustainable Transport (…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Cahn, Doug; Clifford, Robert
The apparel industry in Haiti is poised to move beyond the "cut and sew" processes which have characterized its operations to the present time. Chemical usage has largely been limited to…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Santiso, Carlos; von Horoch, Jorge; Vieyra, Juan Cruz
Improving the effectiveness, efficiency, and openness of governments is essential to meet the key challenges that countries in the Latin American and Caribbean region face to improve service delivery…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This document describes the general methodology of the Index of Governance and Public Policy in Disaster Risk Management (iGOPP) and presents the main concepts that support both disaster risk…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín; Lafuente, Mariano; Santiso, Carlos
Center of Government institutions, which work directly with the Head of the Executive Branch at any level of government, are essential to provide direction and coherence to the government and to…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín; Lafuente, Mariano; Santiso, Carlos
Las instituciones de Centro de Gobierno, que trabajan directamente con el Jefe del Poder Ejecutivo en cualquier nivel de gobierno, son fundamentales para brindar dirección y coherencia al gobierno, y…