Aug 2018
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Decentralizing the allocation of resources to community members is an increasingly popular form of delivering public resources in developing countries. However, this approach is associated with the…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Dormal, Marta
As home visiting programs continue to expand, it is crucial to develop cost-effective methods to monitor their quality that are feasible at-scale. This paper compares two instruments widely used…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Dormal, Marta
A medida que los programas de visitas continúan expandiéndose, es crucial desarrollar métodos costo-efectivos de monitoreo de su calidad, que sean factibles de aplicación a escala. Este documento…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Navajas, Fernando
Este estudio busca responder a la pregunta de cómo deberían los servicios públicos (domiciliarios) de infraestructura ser objeto de imposición, procediendo a revisar la literatura de imposición…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Dalaison, Wilhelm; Camacho, Marcos
Para la elaboración de diseños de infraestructura social existen varias modalidades: pueden ser realizados por el propio personal de la unidad ejecutora o de otra institución pública del país…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Dalaison, Wilhelm
The selection of the appropriate area for the location is one of the critical aspects that arise at the start of an infrastructure project and has implications throughout its life cycle. This…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Dalaison, Wilhelm
A seleção da localização apropriada para a construção de um edifício é um dos aspectos críticos que surge no início de um projeto de infraestrutura e tem implicações ao longo do ciclo de vida do…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Contreras, Manuel E.; Richard, Patrick; Siebert, Sara; Ovince, Junior; Blackwell, Alexandra
Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is highly prevalent in Haiti and constitutes a serious public health problem. Social norms promoting power imbalance between women and men and condoning VAWG…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Chauvin, Juan Pablo
Gender segmentation in the labor market is widespread. However, most existing studies of the effects of labor demand shocks on local economies assume away gender. In this paper, I show that local…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Chauvin, Juan Pablo
Do education investments improve regional labor market outcomes? In principle, education could lead to higher local productivity, but potential benefits to local economies could be muted if the…
Aug 2018
Author(s): López-Martín, Bernabé; Ramírez de Aguilar, Alberto; Samano, Daniel
We exploit a hidden Markov model where inflation is determined by government deficits financed through money creation and/or by destabilizing expectations dynamics (expectations can potentially…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo
This publication covers PPPs with a focus on the implications for public finances in developing economies. Chapter 1 seeks to answer the question of whether PPPs are the “genie in the bottle” for…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Jorge, Guillermo
In the fight against money laundering, information on politically exposed persons (PEPs) is highly relevant for financial institutions as it is about customers deemed to be high-risk due to their…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Jorge, Guillermo
En la lucha contra el lavado de dinero, la información sobre personas políticamente expuestas (PEP) es altamente relevante para las instituciones financieras por tratarse de clientes considerados de…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Crotte Alvarado, Amado; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Lagarda, Guillermo; Kaplan, David S.; Tristao, Ignez; Bustamante, César; de Olloqui, Fernando; Riquelme, Rodrigo; Riquelme, Leticia; Morduchowicz, Alejandro; de Michele, Roberto; Dassen, Nicolás; Sanginés, Mario; Solís, Galileo; Bermudez, Tomas; López, Arnoldo; Urteaga Dufour, José Antonio
México es un país geográficamente privilegiado, no solamente por las ventajas que supone su ubicación, sino por la gran diversidad de recursos naturales que posee. En las últimas dos décadas, el país…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Panadeiros, Monica; Pessino, Carola
El envejecimiento poblacional que caracterizará la evolución demográfica de los países latinoamericanos en las próximas décadas es probable que vaya acompañado de presiones para incrementar el gasto…
Aug 2018
Author(s): De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
It is a well-known fact that a great majority of countries implement agricultural input subsidies as a tool to boost agricultural productivity and output. However, even though this practice is widely…
Aug 2018
Author(s): De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
Es sabido que una gran mayoría de países implementan subsidios a los insumos agrícolas como una herramienta para estimular la productividad y producción agrícola. Sin embargo, a pesar de que esta es…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The 2018 first quarter edition of the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides management with a status of the Bank's performance. The QBR reports on outputs, lending program priorities and…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Schimanski, Caroline; Chagalj, Cristian
This study analyzes the evolution of gender-based educational and occupational segregation, from 1999 to 2016, for four Caribbean countries (The Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago).…