Aug 2021
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
More powerful and less productive households, both in terms of wealth and connections, ended up obtaining more credit from a community-based lending program. Informal markets partially attenuated…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Los hogares más poderosos y menos productivos, tanto en términos de riqueza como de conexiones, acabaron obteniendo más préstamos de un programa comunitario de préstamos. Los mercados informales…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Kinnan, Cynthia;Samphantharak, Krislert;Townsend, Robert;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
In village economies, insurance networks are key to smoothing shocks, while production networks can propagate them. The interplay of these networks is crucial. We show that a significant health…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Lacambra, Carmen;Molloy, Dominic;Lacambra, Juan;Leroux, Isabel;Klossner, Leena;Cabrera, María Margarita;Persson, Svante;Talari, Maria;Downing, Thomas E.;Downing, Erica;Smith, Ben;Abkowitz, Mark;Burnhill, Lauren A.;Johnson-Bell, Linda
This Factsheet is a part of the Private Markets for Climate Resilience (PMCR) project to evaluate systematically the potential market for climate resilience solutions in the private sector. Focusing…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Lacambra, Carmen;Leroux, Isabel;Cartwright, Anton;Johnston, Peter;Munera, Claudia;Tiongson, Perpi;Lacambra, Juan;Downing, Thomas E.
Private Markets for Climate Resilience (PMCR) is the first initiative by a development institution to better understand climate resilience solutions provided by the private sector. The Inter-American…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Cabrera, María Margarita;Persson, Svante;Lacambra, Carmen;Molloy, Dominic;Lacambra, Juan;Leroux, Isabel;Klossner, Leena;Downing, Thomas E.;Downing, Erica;Smith, Ben;Abkowitz, Mark;Burnhill, Lauren A.;Johnson-Bell, Linda;Talari, Maria
This Factsheet is a part of the Private Markets for Climate Resilience (PMCR) project to evaluate systematically the potential market for climate resilience solutions in the private sector. Focusing…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vera, Diego
Limited information about borrowers may create allocative distortions in credit markets. Community-based lending programs may reduce these distortions by exploiting relevant information available to…
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…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in six countries in the East and South East Asian region…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Thailand, presenting the case study of Opendream.…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Thailand, presenting the case study of Doi Tung…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in the Philippines, presenting the case study of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This paper offers the final reflections for "The Study of Social Entrepreneurship and SocialInnovation Ecosystems" in Asian countries including China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore,…
Jan 2007
Author(s): Galvani, Marina
This paper present examples of positive economic and social impacts of cultural projects and mentions an interpretation of the positive interaction between development and culture. Several best…