Oct 2021
Author(s): Zanoni, Wladimir; Acevedo, Paloma; Guerrero, Diego
This paper analyzes how slum upgrading programs impact elementary school childrens attendance in Uruguay. We take advantage of the eligibility rule that deems slums eligible for a SUP program if they…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides an overview of the IDB's performance on sovereign-guaranteed outputs and lending program priorities. The QBR identifies trend deviations from IDB…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; BID Invest; BID Lab
El Panorama de la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO) es un informe anual elaborado por el Grupo BID para dar a conocer los resultados y el impacto de su trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe. Este…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; IDB Lab
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is an annual report produced by the IDB Group to share the results and impact of its work in Latin America and the Caribbean. It showcases the IDB Group…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Lab; IDB Invest
El Panorama de la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO) es un informe anual elaborado por el Grupo BID para dar a conocer los resultados y el impacto de su trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe. Este…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; BID Lab; BID Invest
El Panorama de la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO) es un informe anual elaborado por el Grupo BID para dar a conocer los resultados y el impacto de su trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe. Este…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Celhay, Pablo; Márquez, José Luis; Martinez, Sebastian; Mecerreyes, Cristina; Muñoz, Matías; Sturzenegger, Germán; Vidal, Cecilia
En este estudio, evaluamos la efectividad de una intervención de dotación de sistemas comunales de agua por cañería y soluciones individuales de saneamiento en pequeñas comunidades rurales dispersas…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Montiel, César; Corral, Leonardo
Project Completion Reports (PCRs) are the main instrument through which different multilateral organizations measure the success of a project once it closes. PCRs are important for development…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Cuesta, Ana María; Delgado, Lucia; Gallegos, Sebastián ; Roseth, Benjamin; Sánchez, Mario
In this paper, we test whether promoting digital government tools increases the take-up of an important public health prevention service: cervical cancer screening. We implemented an at-scale field…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Calderón, Claudia; Lotti, Giulia; Wanner, Z’leste
By analyzing a novel dataset on publications by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), we shed light on the extent to which the knowledge production of a multilateral development bank can reach…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Aparicio, Gabriela; Bobić, Vida; De Olloqui, Fernando; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Gerardino, María Paula; Mitnik, Oscar A.; Vargas, Sebastián
This paper evaluates the effectiveness of easing credit constraints for rural producers in Mexico through loans provided by a national public development finance institution. In contrast to most of…
May 2021
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela; Canozzi, Otavio; Martínez Carrasco, José; Dezolt, Ana Lúcia
Many countries worldwide face significant miss reporting in tax declarations. Miss reporting leads to undesired low revenue and economic distortions. This paper discusses the extent to which the…
May 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides an overview of the IDB's performance on sovereign-guaranteed outputs and lending program priorities. The QBR identifies trend deviations from IDB…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Acevedo, Ivonne; Castellani, Francesca; Lotti, Giulia; Székely, Miguel
Este documento analiza la dinámica del mercado laboral en América Latina durante la pandemia del COVID-19. Después de una década en un círculo virtuoso de crecimiento con creación de empleos formales…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Álvarez, Carola; Corral, Leonardo; Martínez Carrasco, José; Montiel, César
This investigation builds on the Alvarez et al. (2021) Project Completion Report (PCR) analysis and its aim is to assess the implications of that study for the current portfolio of projects under…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Zanoni, Wladimir; He, Ailin
In this paper, we examine whether acquiring citizenship improves the economic assimilation of Canadian migrants. We took advantage of a natural experiment made possible through changes in the…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Álvarez, Carola; Corral, Leonardo; Cuesta, Ana María; Martínez Carrasco, José; Montiel, César; Yépez, Consuelo
The goal of development assistance is to deliver measurable results. At the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Development Effectiveness Framework (DEF) was adopted to enhance the likelihood…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Pierri, Gastón; Best, Michael; Blanco, Roberto; Monreale, José
Reducing tax evasion is one of the main objectives of countries, especially less developed countries with fewer resources. The literature has studied various tools to deal with tax evasion, but the…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Pierri, Gastón; Best, Michael; Blanco, Roberto; Monreale, José
Reducir la evasión fiscal es uno de los principales objetivos de los países, especialmente de los menos desarrollados y con menores recursos. La literatura ha estudiado distintas herramientas para…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela; Galiani, Sebastián; Gertler, Paul
Public expenditures on non-contributory pensions are equivalent to at least 1 percent of GDP in several countries in Latin America and is expected to increase. We explore the effect of non-…