Nov 2021
Author(s): Zeballos, Eduardo;BID Invest
Bolivia tiene una distribución geográfica amplia con una gran variedad de ecosistemas que le permiten el desarrollo de diferentes cadenas agroalimentarias, algunas de ellas, por sus sobresalientes…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Hidalgo Campero, Jorge Antonio
Bolivia tiene una distribución geográfica amplia con una gran variedad de ecosistemas que le permiten el desarrollo de diferentes cadenas agroalimentarias, algunas de ellas, por sus sobresalientes…
May 2021
Author(s): Keefer, Philip;Perilla, Sergio;Vlaicu, Razvan
This paper examines new data on public sector employees from 18 Latin American countries to shed light on the role of trust in the performance of government agencies. We developed an original survey…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Busso, Matías;Camacho, Juanita;Messina, Julián;Montenegro, Guadalupe
Latin American governments swiftly implemented income assistance programs to sustain families' livelihoods during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. This paper analyzes the potential coverage and…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Bottan, Nicolas L.;Hoffmann, Bridget;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Results show that becoming eligible for an established, noncontributory pension program during the Covid-19 crisis in Bolivia increased the probability that households had a weeks worth of food…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Bottan, Nicolas L.;Hoffmann, Bridget;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Ser elegible para un programa ya existente de pensiones no contributivas durante la crisis de la COVID-19 en Bolivia aumentó en un 25% la probabilidad de que los hogares tuvieran alimentos…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Bottan, Nicolas L.;Hoffmann, Bridget;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
This paper uses a regression discontinuity design to study the impacts of a noncontributory pension program covering one-third of Bolivian households during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Bonvecchi, Alejandro;Scartascini, Carlos
This book combines an institutional political economy approach to policy making with social network analysis of social policy formulation processes. Based on extensive interviews with governmental…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Bottan, Nicolas L.;Hoffmann, Bridget;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
The current coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented public health challenge that has devastating economic impacts for households. Using a sample of 230,540 respondents to online surveys in 17…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Brichetti, Juan Pablo;Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Chisari, Omar O.;Mastronardi, Leonardo;Serebrisky, Tomás;Vila Martínez, Juan Pablo
En este trabajo se presentan los resultados de modelos de Equilibrio General Computado aplicados al análisis del impacto de la infraestructura en varios países de América Latina y el Caribe:…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Starting in 2006, Bolivia implemented a non-targeted, nationwide conditional cash transfer program that delivered transfers to households of school-age children conditional on attendance. The program…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
A partir de 2006, Bolivia implementó un programa de transferencia monetaria condicionada no focalizado en todo el país que entrega transferencias a los hogares de niños en edad escolar, condicionadas…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Vera, Diego
Decreases in labor supply among cash-aid recipients are often cited as potential drawbacks of cash-transfer programs. In developing countries, such concern might be misplaced: This paper documents…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Andrian, Leandro Gaston;Beverinotti, Javier;Castilleja Vargas, Liliana;Díaz Cassou, Javier;Hirs, Jorge
Este resumen de políticas describe los desafíos en los sectores de infraestructura de Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador y Perú. Asimismo, incluye recomendaciones para superar estos desafíos, junto con una…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Mora Barrenechea, Mauricio;Heredia Gómez, Juan Carlos;Zeballos Coria, David
This paper analyzes the time-varying degree of inflation expectations anchoring in Bolivia and, more precisely, whether inflation expectations have been in line with the inflation objectives…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Chisari, Omar O.;Miller, Sebastián J.
Migration is one of the strategies used by populations to adapt to natural shocks and also to respond to economic policies. Climate change will probably have an impact on the productivity of factors…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Díaz, Manuel;Clerc, Jacques
El objetivo general del estudio es revisar la literatura internacional y las mejores prácticas para desarrollar un marco metodológico capaz de cuantificar el aumento de las inversiones requeridas…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Ruiz, José Juan;Muratori, Umberto;Llopis, Jimena;Izquierdo, Alejandro
The Priorities for Productivity and Income(PPIs) database provides indicators used in estimations covering the period 2000-2012 (in their original version and their normalized version), as well as a…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Mena, Gary;Hernani-Limarino, Werner L.
This document presents a quasi-experimental impact evaluation of Bolivia's Renta Dignidad, a universal and non-contributory old age pension. Causal effects on direct, future, and indirect…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro;Llopis, Jimena;Muratori, Umberto;Ruiz, José Juan
This document discusses Priorities for Productivity and Income (PPIs) for Bolivia based on results obtained in the study "In Search of Larger per Capita Incomes: How to Prioritize across…