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,…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Del Boca, Daniela
This paper discusses several approaches to examining the relationship between child care and mothers' labor supply. The focus is on child care for children aged 0-3, because this is a critical…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Duarte, Jesús;Gargiulo, Carlos;Millán, Germán;Ruiz Pérez, Laura;Hinojosa, Sergio Alejandro;Moreno, Martín;Bloomgarden, David R.;López Corral, Antonio M.;Fornari, Lucas;De la Garza Reyna, Jaime G.;López, María Adelaida;Taher, Rima;Del Valle Rivera, María del Carmen;Cash, Carol S.;Bardone, Andrea;Baza, Jadille;O'Donnell, Sean;Lippman, Peter C.;Jara M., Miguel Angel;Santocono, Ricardo;Hille, R. Thomas
In 2010 the Education Network organized an event that examined the state of school infrastructure in the region and the financial role of the private sector. Infrastructure and Learning in the Twenty…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Duarte, Jesús;Gargiulo, Carlos;Millán, Germán;Ruiz Pérez, Laura;Hinojosa, Sergio Alejandro;Moreno, Martín;Bloomgarden, David R.;López Corral, Antonio M.;Fornari, Lucas;De la Garza Reyna, Jaime G.;López, María Adelaida;Taher, Rima;Del Valle Rivera, María del Carmen;Cash, Carol S.;Bardone, Andrea;Baza, Jadille;O'Donnell, Sean;Lippman, Peter C.;Jara M., Miguel Angel;Santocono, Ricardo;Hille, R. Thomas
En 2010, la Red de Educación organizó un seminario que examinó el estado de la infraestructura escolar en América Latina y el Caribe y el papel financiero del sector privado. El seminario de…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Cesa-Bianchi, Ambrogio;Pesaran, M. Hashem;Rebucci, Alessandro;Xu, TengTeng
This is the data used for the estimation of the GVAR model as in "China's Emergence in the World Economy and Business Cycles in Latin America" (access the study in the related URL…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo;Lanzafame, Francesco;Quartesan, Alessandra;Romis, Monica;Jaramillo, Pedro;Zancheti, Sílvio Mendes;Gabriel, Jordelan;Trivelli, Pablo;Nishimura, Yasuyo;Zappino, Vincenzo;Silva, Ana Tarrafa;Stumpo, Sergio;Spiekermann, Meinolf;Bigio, Anthony Gad;Taboroff, June;Taamouti, Mohamed
The IDB undertakes multiple activities in support of urban heritage preservation, including the provision of investment loans and reimbursable and nonreimbursable technical cooperation. The IDB also…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Angel, Félix;Rossi, Cristina
This catalogue belongs to the exhibit that celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Italy's Unification. The exhibition includes a selection of art works by Latin American artists of Italian descent…
May 2011
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.
The existence of populist regimes led by outsiders is not new in history. In this paper a simple framework is presented that shows how and why a populist outsider can be elected to office, and under…