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Mar 2018
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Alonso, Pablo; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Ávalos, Nayda; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Sadeghi, Patricia
This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is the third independent evaluation of the Bank’s program with the country. It examines the Bank’s relationship with The Bahamas from an independent and…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Hernández, María José; Ramirez Abarca, Nadia; Russell, Nathaniel; Sadeghi, Patricia
This Country Program Evaluation will evaluate the IDB’s program with Nicaragua during the period 2013-2017. The evaluation includes an analysis of operations approved in 2013-2017 as well as others…
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…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Alonso, Pablo; Carpanelli, María del Mar; Ramirez Abarca, Nadia; Hernández, María José; Figueroa, Claudia; Sadeghi, Patricia
This evaluation assesses the relevance, implementation, and effectiveness of the tax policy and administration interventions supported by the IDB over the last decade (2007-2016). To assess relevance…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Fernández Illescas, Coral; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Schijman, Agustina; Alejandre, Florencia; Figueroa, Claudia; Hernández, María José; Sadeghi, Patricia
The IDBG has increasingly placed knowledge generation and dissemination as one of its core mandates. However, it was not until the Realignment of the Bank in 2007 that the Bank explicitly sought to…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Alonso, Pablo; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Ávalos, Nayda; Sadeghi, Patricia; Fajgenbaum, Jose
As part of its 2016-17 work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank Group’s (IDBG) country program with The Bahamas for…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Bouillon, César P.; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Fernández Illescas, Coral; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Hernández, María José; Ramírez, Nadia; Ávalos, Nayda; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Sadeghi, Patricia; Di Tata, Juan Carlos
This document defines the scope and methodology for the evaluation of the country program of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB or Bank) with the Government of Ecuador for the 2012-2017 period…
May 2017
Author(s): Rose, Jonathan; Linares, Ana María; Fryer, Michelle; Soldano, Miguel; Maciel, Odette; Oliveira, Patricia; Palomino, Alejandro; 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 with Guyana over the period 2012-2016. This Country…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Cuestas, Ernesto; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Churanek, Danya; Sadeghi, Patricia; Glen, Jack
The Board of Executive Directors of the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) requested that the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) produce this technical study to inform IIC's…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Haarsager, Ulrike; Carbajo, José; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Oliveira, Patricia; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Cabrera, Maria; Sadeghi, Patricia
This evaluation assesses the work done by the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDBG) on public-private partnerships (PPPs) in infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). The…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Haarsager, Ulrike; Carbajo, José; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Oliveira, Patricia; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Cabrera, Maria; Sadeghi, Patricia
Executive Summary of the evaluation that assesses the work done by the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDBG) on public-private partnerships (PPPs) in infrastructure in Evaluation of Public-…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Stone, Leslie F.; Maciel, Odette; Quintanilla, Oscar; Sadeghi, Patricia; Bouillon, César P.
This evaluation presents a comparative analysis of the support provided by the Inter-American Development Bank to housing and neighborhood upgrading programs in four countries: Barbados, Guyana,…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Szwedzki, Roni; Michelitsch, Roland; Haarsager, Ulrike; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Cabrera, Maria; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Vargas, Patricia; Sadeghi, Patricia; Carbajo, José
This evaluation seeks to provide an overview of IDBG's work on infrastructure PPPs over the past decade and to draw lessons from the in-depth analysis of a sample of IDBG financed PPP projects,…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Alonso, Pablo; Fryer, Michelle; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Conroy, Hector; Scholl, Lynn; Hernández, María José; Maciel, Odette; Molina, Adriana; Vargas, María José; 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 with Suriname over the period 2011-2015. This…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Rose, Jonathan; Soldano, Miguel; Maciel, Odette; Linares, Ana María; Vargas, Patricia; Fryer, Michelle; Sadeghi, Patricia
As part of its 2016 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank country program with Guyana for the period July…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Verner, Dorte; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Marto, Ricardo; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Martin, Lucia; Sadeghi, Patricia; Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); The Economist; Stone, Leslie F.
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 Brazil over the period 2011-…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Scholl, Lynn; Guerrero, Alejandro; Quintanilla, Oscar; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Sadeghi, Patricia
This document presents a summary of the evaluation "Comparative Case Studies of Three IDB-supported Urban Transport Projects" completed by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight at the…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Scholl, Lynn; Guerrero, Alejandro; Quintanilla, Oscar; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Sadeghi, Patricia
Bus rapid transit (BRT) systems have become an increasingly popular approach to addressing mobility and environmental problems in urban areas in Latin America and around the world. In line with this…
May 2015
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Bouillon, César P.; Churanek, Danya; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Guerrero, Alejandro; Linares, Ana María; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Ramírez Rodríguez, Santiago; Sadeghi, Patricia; Soldano, Miguel; Soriano, Alejandro; Tetreault, Alayna; Zeballos, Yariela
This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is the third independent evaluation of the country program of the Inter-American Development Bank (the Bank) with Panama. Past evaluations covered the periods…
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…