Mar 2019
Author(s): Luciano, Dinys; Hidalgo, Nidia; Acuña, Nathyeli; Urban, Anne-Marie
El femicidio es la expresión más extrema de la violencia contra las mujeres. Honduras es uno de los países con las tasas de muertes violentas de mujeres más altas del mundo. La presente nota técnica…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Slack, Enid
This paper identifies a range of governance mechanisms to support the efficient and equitable provision of public services and improve policy coordination in metropolitan areas. It provides examples…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica
Based on rigorous empirical evidence, this paper evaluates if the excitement about school-based financial education programs is warranted. First, relying on recent experimental evidence, the paper…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Castagnola, Andrea; Herrero, Álvaro
La Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires (CABA) es una de las ciudades de la región de América Latina y el Caribe pionera en gobierno abierto, y que forma parte del Programa Piloto de Gobiernos…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Garcimartín, Carlos; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.
El propósito de este documento es analizar el impacto de la inflación en la distribución del ingreso a través de la composición del gasto de los hogares. A diferencia de otros análisis enfocados en…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Bollers, Elton; Clarke, Dillon; Johnny, Teneisha
In 2014 a survey of 11 indigenous villages and 337 households was conducted to understand the economic conditions and document perceptions and opinions of leaders and households on various matters of…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín; Cardinale Lagomarsino, Bruno; Scartascini, Carlos; Torrealday, Jerónimo
Does providing information improve citizens’ perception about government transparency? Does all information matter the same for shaping perceptions about the government? This paper addresses these…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Hoces de la Guardia, Fernando; Sturdy, Jennifer
The social science landscape is changing rapidly; alongside existing standards for ethics in research there are rising standards for what is considered credible and rigorous research, including the…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Abhijit; Breza, Emily; Townsend, Robert; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Approaches to underdevelopment based on misallocation of resources have two premises. First, that there is huge heterogeneity in terms of underlying productivity among potential and actual…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Araki, Satoshi; Panizza, Ugo
This technical note reproduces all the tables and figures of the document “The Use of Corruption Indicators in Sovereign Ratings” (Panizza, 2017) using data updated to December 2017. Most results are…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Araki, Satoshi; Panizza, Ugo
Esta nota reproduce todos los cuadros y gráficos del documento “El uso de indicadores de corrupción en las calificaciones soberanas”, usando datos actualizados a diciembre de 2017. La mayor parte de…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Andrade, Gabriela; Buvinic, Mayra
Sex-disaggregated financial inclusion data can help to inform better financial inclusion policies and products. This case study explores the case of Mexico, where a combination of an evidence-based…
Feb 2019
Author(s): O'Leary, Christopher J.; Cravo, Tulio; Sierra, Ana Cristina; Justino, Leandro
This paper uses for the first time program administrative data from Brazil’s National Employment System (SINE) to assess the impact of SINE job interview referrals on labor market outcomes. Data for…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Deyal, Zubin; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly
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): Bagolle, Alexandre; Valencia, Horacio; Urquidi, Manuel
A pesar de los avances en cuanto al nivel de cobertura escolar y educación de la mano de obra en Bolivia, los trabajadores siguen teniendo bajos niveles de habilidades y las empresas siguen teniendo…
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): 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): 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…