Nov 2018
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Wright, Allan; Grenade, Kari
Fiscal councils are among the most recent innovations in terms of the architecture of fiscal institutions. This paper provides an overview of the history and evolution of these institutions, research…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Underwood, Joan H.
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Underwood, Joan H.
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Underwood, Joan H.
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Underwood, Joan H.
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Underwood, Joan H.
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Mooney, Henry
Despite tremendous strides in recent years toward economic stabilization, debt reduction, and structural reform, financial sector development and access in Jamaica lag behind peers. Development-…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel; Poveda, Martín
Esta nota técnica presenta un análisis del potencial para el uso de iluminación pública eficiente en Brasil. El análisis se enfoca en municipalidades pequeñas y medianas. Partiendo de una estimación…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Székely, Miguel
El presente estudio documenta que, de acuerdo con la información disponible, tanto el nivel educativo como la calidad de la educación en México han mejorado durante los últimos 20 años. En línea con…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Maguire, Edward R.; Oakley, Megan T.; Corsaro, Nicholas
This report presents a comprehensive evaluation of the Cure Violence initiative implemented in Trinidad and Tobago from July 2015 to August 2017. It describes the evaluation’s methods and findings…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Chinchilla M., Laura; Vorndran, Doreen
En la última década, los gobiernos de los países de América Latina y el Caribe han avanzado hacia una gestión sistémica de los problemas de la Seguridad Ciudadana y Justicia integrando estrategias de…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Chinchilla M., Laura; Vorndran, Doreen
In the last decade, Latin American and Caribbean governments have advanced toward a systemic management of the citizen security and justice issues, integrating strategies of crime and violence…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore; Baron, Alejandro; Vieyra, Juan Cruz
Improving infrastructure and basic services is a central task in the region’s growth and development agenda. Despite the importance of private sector participation, governments will continue to play…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore; Baron, Alejandro; Vieyra, Juan Cruz
Mejorar la infraestructura y los servicios básicos es una tarea central en la agenda para el crecimiento y el desarrollo de la región. Pese a la importancia de la participación del sector privado,…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Pineda, Mauricio; Zamora, Edgar; Alves, Dalve Alexandre Soria; Ponce De León, Marisela
La Guía de Auditorías de Seguridad Vial - ASV, se aplica a proyectos nuevos particularmente en las fases de planeación, diseño y construcción y a la reconstrucción de vías existentes. Por otro lado,…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Fahsbender, Jossie; Kim, Namho
This paper explores the impact of a livestock transfer program, that targeted small-holder female farmers with high levels of food insecurity in Nicaragua. For this purpose, the three dimensions of…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Engel, Eduardo; Noveck, Beth Simone; Ferreira Rubio, Delia; Kaufmann, Daniel; Lara Yaffar, Armando; Londoño Saldarriaga, Jorge; Pieth, Mark; Rose-Ackerman, Susan
Recent corruption scandals have shown the negative effects that corruption may have in countries around the world, including those of the Latin American and Caribbean region. The Inter-American…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Engel, Eduardo; Noveck, Beth Simone; Ferreira Rubio, Delia; Kaufmann, Daniel; Lara Yaffar, Armando; Londoño Saldarriaga, Jorge; Pieth, Mark; Rose-Ackerman, Susan
Los escándalos recientes de corrupción han demostrado los efectos negativos que la corrupción puede tener en países de todo el mundo, incluidos los de la región de América Latina y el Caribe. En…
Nov 2018
Author(s): López-Luzuriaga, Andrea; Scartascini, Carlos
What happens when the tax authority increases enforcement in one tax with compliance in other taxes? The very little evidence available is not conclusive. This paper presents a very simple analytical…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Pineda, Mauricio; Zamora, Edgar; Alves, Dalve Alexandre Soria; Ponce De León, Marisela
El propósito principal de esta guía es el de proporcionar a los equipos de auditoría, y a las agencias de infraestructura vial de los gobiernos de América Latina y el Caribe, los lineamientos para la…