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Mar 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Azuero, Rodrigo; Bosch, Mariano; Torres, Jesica
Simplified tax regimes reduce both tax rates and compliance costs for small firms. On the one hand, these regimes increase the number of businesses formally registered and have the potential of also…
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): Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Azuara Herrera, Oliver
During the last decade the Inter-American Development Bank has invested heavily in promoting impact evaluation as a tool to assess its effectiveness. In favoring the use of IE, the Bank’s intention…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Palomino, Alejandro; Rivera, Johanan; Alejandre, Florencia
The objective of the evaluation is to analyze the production, use and influence of the Impact Evaluations (IE) included in IDB loan, technical cooperation (TC), and economic and sector work (ESW)…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Huppi, Monika; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Hernández, María José; Rivera, Johanan; Torres, Mauricio; Jansson, Maya
This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for Guatemala covers the period 2012-2016. It is the fourth occasion on which OVE has evaluated the Bank's program with the country. The previous…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Corrales, Maria Elena; Gonzalez, Ángela; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Haarsager, Ulrike; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Molina, Adriana; Palomino, Alejandro; Ramírez, Nadia; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana
This country program evaluation (CPE) for Peru covers the period 2012-2016, during which the Bank's work was guided by the country strategy with Peru (2012-2016) (document GN-2668). This CPE…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Rose, Jonathan; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Soldano, Miguel; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Corrales, Maria Elena; Britton, Kathryn; Palomino, Alejandro; Jansson, Maya
As part of its 2015-2016 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) prepared the Bank's country program evaluation (CPE) with Argentina for the 2009-2015 period. This CPE is…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Huppi, Monika; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Torres, Mauricio; Hernández, María José; Rivera, Johanan; Jansson, Maya
As part of its 2016 work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the country program evaluation (CPE) for Guatemala covering the 2012-2016 period. This approach paper…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Haarsager, Ulrike; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Molina, Adriana; Palomino, Alejandro; Corrales, Maria Elena; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Gonzalez, Ángela
As part of its 2016 work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight ispreparing the Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for Peru for the period from
June 2012 to June 2016. This document sets…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Maciel, Odette; Tetreault, Alayna
This document is part of the comparative evaluations developed by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight on projects financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). This evaluation analyzes…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Maciel, Odette; Tetreault, Alayna
This document presents a summary of the Comparative Case Study: Review of IDB Institutional Support to the Conditional Cash Transfer in Three Lower-Middle-Income Countries developed by the Office of…
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.…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Britton, Kathryn; Corrales, Maria Elena; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Quintanilla, Oscar; Rose, Jonathan; Soldano, Miguel
This document defines the scope and methodology of the evaluation of the IDB Country Program with the Government of Argentina for the 2009-2015 period. This evaluation will seek to analyze the Bank…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Huppi, Monika; Conroy, Hector; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Szwedzki, Roni; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Churanek, Danya; Hallberg, Kris
This report discusses the most recent developments in the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or the Bank) on measuring project performance. It has two objectives: to review the overall design of…
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…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Corrales, Maria Elena; Guerrero, Alejandro; Quintanilla, Oscar; Maciel, Odette; Molina, Adriana
This document describes the scope and methodology for the Bank's CountryProgram Evaluation (CPE) with the Government of Bolivia for the 2011-2015
period. The evaluation methodology will…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Huppi, Monika; Linares, Ana María; Gwin, Catherine; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Roseth, Benjamin; Torres, Mauricio; Nogueira, Daniel; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Molina, Adriana; Rose, Jonathan; Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Palomino, Alejandro; Morales, Carlos; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Martin, Lucia; Marto, Ricardo; Henríquez, Francisca; Stone, Leslie F.; Maciel, Odette; Medieta, María Paula; Soriano, Alejandro; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Gonzalez, Ángela; Quintanilla, Oscar; Suarez, David; Alonso, Pablo; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Soldano, Miguel; Tetreault, Alayna; Schijman, Agustina; Buitrago, Paola; Freeman, Peter; Khadr, Ali; Fryer, Michelle; Guerrero, Alejandro; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Ramírez Rodríguez, Santiago
The Board of Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank has requested that the Office of Evaluation and Oversight undertake an evaluation of Special Programs (SP) as part of its 2014 work…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Soldano, Miguel; Tetreault, Alayna; Vellani, Saleema; Willoughby, Christopher
This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) with Honduras covers the period between January 2011 and April 2014 and is the fourth occasion on which the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Soriano, Alejandro; Corrales, Maria Elena; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Roseth, Benjamin; Morales, Carlos; Maciel, Odette; Ramos Piracoca, Johanna; Sadeghi, Patricia
As part of its 2014 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight(OVE) is preparing its evaluation of the country program with Colombia for the
period spanning January 2011 to June…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Maciel, Odette; Roseth, Benjamin
The IDB has been one of the main supporters of the large expansion of conditional cash transfers (CCTs) in Latin America and the Caribbean over the last 15 years. These programs are designed to…