Jan 2019
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Fuertes, Nicolás; Kang, Minji; Robles, Marcos; Schady, Norbert; Zuluaga, Daniela
In this second issue of the series "The future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean", we analyze the evolution of the labor market in the education and health sectors. Not only do we…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Fuertes, Nicolás; Kang, Minji; Robles, Marcos; Schady, Norbert; Zuluaga, Daniela
In this interactive note, the second issue of the series "The future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean", we analyze the evolution of the labor market in the education and health…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Bernal, Pedro
Maintaining high standards of care from doctors, nurses and other health professionals is of critical importance for an effective and efficient health system. Yet deficient levels of health worker…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Celhay, Pablo; Martinez, Sebastian; Vidal, Cecilia
This paper examines gaps in child development by socioeconomic status (SES) using a large nationally representative sample of children 0–59 months old in Bolivia and a rich set of child health and…
Oct 2018
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia; Cubides Mateus, Mayaris; Sório, Rita Elisabeth; Garibotto, Giorgina; Beron, Christian
Uruguay is one of very few countries in Latin America that has a nationally representative, longitudinal survey of early childhood development. In 2015–2016, during the second wave of the survey, an…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
Public spending has climbed in Latin America and the Caribbean. Riding a commodity windfall and low interest rates, many governments in the region tried to spend their way into the future.…
Oct 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…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Celhay, Pablo; Vidal, Cecilia; Johannsen, Julia
We study the effects of conditional cash transfers to pregnant women on stillbirths and child survival in Bolivia. Payments are conditional on compliance with medically recommended prenatal care and…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este Breve presenta, primero, una introducción al sistema de salud para contextualizar su cobertura del alto costo. Luego, examina lo que fue en Chile la motivación para crear un fondo de alto costo…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Gaitán Duarte, Hernando G.; Rojas Reyes, María Ximena; Feliciano-Alfonso, John
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) ha venido desarrollando una serie de proyectos y actividades regionales en el sector salud encaminadas a fortalecer los procesos de priorización del gasto…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Ruiz, José Juan; Muratori, Umberto; Llopis, Jimena; Izquierdo, Alejandro
The Priorities for Productivity and Income(PPIs) database provides indicators used in estimations covering the period 2000-2012 (in their original version and their normalized version), as well as a…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Fryer, Michelle; Alonso, Pablo; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Scholl, Lynn; Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Hernández, María José; Molina, Adriana; Maciel, Odette; Vargas, María José
As part of its 2015 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the Bank's country program with Suriname for the period January 2011-December…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Fryer, Michelle; Alonso, Pablo; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Scholl, Lynn; Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Hernández, María José; Molina, Adriana; Maciel, Odette; Vargas, María José
En el marco del plan de trabajo anual para 2015, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) está preparando la Evaluación del Programa de País de Suriname para el período comprendido entre enero de…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Ardanaz, Martín; Armendáriz, Edna; Behrman, Jere R.; Berlinski, Samuel; Cristia, Julian P.; Flabbi, Luca; Hincapie, Diana; Jalmovich, Analía; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; López Bóo, Florencia; Pérez Expósito, Ana; Schady, Norbert
Child well-being matters for both ethical and economic reasons as children who flourish in the early years are more likely to become healthy, productive citizens later in life. This year's…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Ardanaz, Martín; Armendáriz, Edna; Behrman, Jere R.; Berlinski, Samuel; Cristia, Julian P.; Flabbi, Luca; Hincapie, Diana; Jalmovich, Analía; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; López Bóo, Florencia; Pérez Expósito, Ana; Schady, Norbert
El bienestar infantil es importante tanto por razones éticas como económicas porque los niños que prosperan en los primeros años tienen más probabilidad de volverse ciudadanos productivos y…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Ardanaz, Martín; Armendáriz, Edna; Behrman, Jere R.; Berlinski, Samuel; Cristia, Julian P.; Flabbi, Luca; Hincapie, Diana; Jalmovich, Analía; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; López Bóo, Florencia; Pérez Expósito, Ana; Schady, Norbert
O bem-estar infantil é importante tanto por razões éticas como económicas porque as crianças que se desenvolvem nos primeiros anos são mais propensos a se tornarem cidadãos produtivos e saudáveis no…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Corrales, Maria Elena; Guerrero, Alejandro; Quintanilla, Oscar; Maciel, Odette; Molina, Adriana; Biau, Julie; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana
This document presents the results of the IDB Country Program Evaluation (CPE) with Bolivia for the 2011-2015 period. It is the third independent evaluation of the IDB's program with Bolivia.…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Corrales, Maria Elena; Guerrero, Alejandro; Quintanilla, Oscar; Maciel, Odette; Molina, Adriana; Biau, Julie; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana
Este documento presenta los resultados de la Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE, por sus siglas en inglés) del BID con Bolivia para el periodo 2011-2015. Esta es la tercera evaluación independiente…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Szwedzki, Roni; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka; Brisco Couchonal, Rafael; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Fernández Montero, Diego
This document presents the results of the evaluation of the Bank's country program with Costa Rica for the period 2011-2014. This is the fourth time the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE)…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Szwedzki, Roni; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka; Brisco Couchonal, Rafael; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Fernández Montero, Diego
Este documento presenta los resultados de la evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) del BID con Costa Rica para el periodo 2011-2014. Esta es la cuarta oportunidad en la que OVE provee una mirada…