Feb 2019
Author(s): Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Deyal, Zubin
The concepts of economic growth, public debt, and the government’s fiscal balance are strongly intertwined. In Barbados, low growth and recurring fiscal deficits have led to rapid accumulation of…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Maciel, Odette; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Schijman, Agustina; Fernandez, Coral; Soldano, Miguel; Rabchinsky, Galia; Alejandre, Florencia; Jansson, Maya; Sadeghi, Patricia
In recent decades the IDB has made a substantial effort to increase the resources, and improve the institutional capacity and arrangements, to deliver knowledge products. This report reviews the IDB’…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Maciel, Odette; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Schijman, Agustina; Fernandez, Coral; Soldano, Miguel; Rabchinsky, Galia; Alejandre, Florencia; Jansson, Maya; Sadeghi, Patricia
En décadas recientes, el BID ha realizado un gran esfuerzo por aumentar los recursos que invierte en la entrega de productos de conocimientos y mejorar la capacidad y los arreglos institucionales…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Smets, Lodewijk; Piatti-Fünfkirchen, Moritz
This study examines the relationship between public financial management (PFM), the financing of health interventions and health outcomes. Specifically, the paper econometrically tests whether the…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Nogueira, Manoel Fernandes Martins; Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel
Este estudio tiene por objetivo estimar el costo de oportunidad de la energía hidroeléctrica que se pierde en el sistema eléctrico brasilero, ya sea por paradas forzadas o por paradas programadas.…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Salazar, Mónica; Guillard, Charlotte; Crespi, Gustavo
Policymakers need statistics and indicators to diagnose the situation of the sector or issue at stake and then propose policies and programs based on evidence, and to monitor and evaluate public…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); BID Invest; IDB Lab
The IDB Group in the Central America Isthmus and the Dominican Republic - Activities Report 2018.
Feb 2019
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); BID Invest; BID Lab
Informe de actividades del año 2018 del Grupo BID en el Istmo Centroamericano y la República Dominicana.
Feb 2019
Author(s): Vassallo, José Manuel; Bueno, Paola Carolina
Most cities of the Latin America and the Caribbean region face similar problems, including low quality public transport supply, lack of planning, congestion, and both atmospheric and noise pollution…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Medellín, Nadin
"Technology Allied with Long-term Support Services", featured topic in the website “Panorama of Aging and Long-term Care”.
Feb 2019
Author(s): Medellín, Nadin
Resumen "La tecnología aliada de los servicios de apoyo a la dependencia", tema destacado del Panorama de Envejecimiento y Atención a la Dependencia.
Feb 2019
Author(s): Macours, Karen; Maluccio, John A.; Molina-Millan, Teresa; Tejerina, Luis
Conditional cash transfer programs have become a popular social protection tool in developing countries. They aim to reduce short-term poverty through cash transfers and long-term poverty through…
Feb 2019
Author(s): López, Andrés; Obaya, Martín; Pascuini, Paulo; Ramos, Adrián
El litio se ha convertido en uno de los recursos que más interés despierta a nivel mundial . Esto ocurre tanto entre las empresas que participan de las industrias extractivas o de la química, que ven…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Medellín, Nadin
Summary "How Are Long-term Support Systems Financed?", featured topic in the website “Panorama of Aging and Long-term Care”.
Feb 2019
Author(s): Aranco, Natalia
Summary "Long-term Care and Support Services", featured topic in the website “Panorama of Aging and Long-term Care”.
Feb 2019
Author(s): Medellín, Nadin
Summary "Long-term Care Systems and the Government Response", featured topic in the website “Panorama of Aging and Long-term Care”.
Feb 2019
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Figal Garone, Lucas; Maffioli, Alessandro; Stein, Ernesto H.
This paper estimates the direct and spillover effects of two matching grants schemes designed to promote firm-level research and development (R&D) investment in Chile on firm productivity.…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Alberti, Juan
This paper compares two approaches to the evaluation of mega transport project success. The first one is called the “iron triangle” approach. Under this approach, a megaproject is considered…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Core Collaboration Group LLC
380,000 is the number of lives transformed by the New Employment Opportunities (NEO) Initiative, during 2013-2018 period. In a region plagued by precarious rates of youth unemployment, NEO has…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Boruchowicz, Cynthia
El presente informe resume los datos habitacionales y socioeconómicos recogidos a través de la Encuesta de Beneficiarios de los Programas de Mejoramiento de Barrios. que se llevó a cabo en 2014 en la…