Nov 2013
Author(s): Cohen, Peter; Ijgosse, Jeroen; Sturzenegger, Germán
This document objective is to assist practitioners and decision-makers engaged in the preparation and implementation of inclusion plans for informal recyclers working at final disposal sites. The key…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Suárez Buitrón, Paula
Esta nota presenta un análisis de la trayectoria del Programa de Desarrollo Humano Oportunidades en México, con el objeto de examinar la evolución y los cambios que éste ha experimentado desde su…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Gill, Roger; Opperman, Jeff; Harrison, David
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region is experiencing dynamic growth and requires large investments in electrical infrastructure. Hydropower is a major component of the region's energy…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Mejía, María Clara; Partridge, William L.
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) exige que sus prestatarios lleven a cabo análisis socioculturales a fin de generar la información necesaria para maximizar los beneficios de las…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Partridge, William L.; Mejía, María Clara
En esta guía se describen importantes cuestiones socioculturales de los sectores que reciben financiamiento del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), así como también directrices para abordarlos…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Gols for Development, an exhibition organized by the IDB Cultural Center, is a history of sport-based and cultural development. The figures of our idols and our people, portraits in art and…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Goles para el desarrollo, exhibición organizada por el Centro Cultural BID, es una historia de desarrollo a través del deporte y la cultura. La figura de nuestros ídolos y de nuestras personas,…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Maffioli, Alessandro; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper focuses on two research problems. The first is to measure the direct impacts of innovation support measures in Brazil, and the second is to test the hypothesis of indirect effects of…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Harbitz, Mia Elisabeth; Kentala, Kristo; Arcos Axt, Iván
In the world today, there are more than 400 million native English speakers and probably at least three times as many who speak English as a second language. Communicating with precision and clarity…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Harbitz, Mia Elisabeth; Kentala, Kristo; Arcos Axt, Iván
La evolución del tema de la identidad legal como un tema transversal para el desarrollo ha sido acompañada del reconocimiento de que existe una carencia de información de apoyo para llevar adelante…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Varea, Marco; Santiso, Carlos
In the past decade, parliaments have shown increasing activism in the budget process by demanding more information about the government's performance in managing public resources. Nevertheless,…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Rodríguez, César M.; Palma Arancibia, Cristián; Nieder, Frank; Netto, Maria; Monge-González, Ricardo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Gomes Lorenzo, José Juan; Chrisney, Martin D.; De Olloqui, Fernando
The second publication in the series "Institutions for People" focuses on the public development banks of Latin America and the Caribbean as they enter a new paradigm. In the last 10 to 15…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Participation in the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) strengthens the IDB's ability to help Latin America and the Caribbean adapt to potential climate change threats and mitigate greenhouse gas…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Robles, Gustavo; Calderon, Gabriela; Magaloni, Beatriz
En este estudio se argumenta que en México existe un umbral de violencia relacionada con el narcotráfico a partir del cual se contrae la actividad económica en general. Por debajo de este umbral de…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Bastos, Paulo; Straume, Odd Rune
This paper examines whether an expansion in the supply of public preschool crowds out private enrollment, using rich data for municipalities in Brazil from 2000-2006, where federal transfers to local…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; Asian Development Bank
Asia and Latin America are among the world's fastest growing regions. They demonstrated strong resilience and rapid recovery following the global economic crisis, and have many useful lessons to…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
How to build strong and sustainable economic relations between Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Asia that go beyond commodities-for-manufacturing trade is a question of importance for policy…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Pizzolon, Fiorella; Rasteletti, Alejandro
This document assesses the advantages and disadvantages of using different methodologies to estimate Uruguay's structural fiscal balance. Results indicate that disaggregated methods or methods…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; African Development Bank; Asian Development Bank; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; European Investment Bank; International Finance Corporation; World Bank
The Joint MDB Report on Climate Finance is now in its second year, and the information provided has been expanded to include a better sectoral as well as a regional breakdown of MDB financing. This…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Dufresne, Vincent; Langlois, Pierre; Couture-Roy, Marie; Flamand, Sébastien
El presente volumen hace parte de la Serie de Guías de Eficiencia Energética de la División de Energía del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, cuya publicación responde a la carencia de información…