Dec 2021
Author(s): Groom, Simon;Armendáriz, Edna
The discussion paper analyzes international experience in megaproject management, identifying problems and delivery performance. The most important distortions are optimism bias and strategic…
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,…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl;Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna;Linares, Ana María;Martin, Lucia;Palomino, Alejandro;Sembler, Jose Ignacio;Soldano, Miguel;Székely, Miguel;Bolza-Schunemann, Eva;Ramirez-Goldin, Ana;Ruiz, Mayra;Beltrán, Víctor;Torres, Mauricio;Vellani, Saleema;Celse L'Hoste, Margareth;Marto, Ricardo
This first Annual Report reviews the past two years of OVE's work, 2013-2014. It is designed in two parts. Part I reports on OVE's recent evaluation activities and findings, on developments…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl;Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna;Linares, Ana María;Martin, Lucia;Palomino, Alejandro;Sembler, Jose Ignacio;Soldano, Miguel;Székely, Miguel;Bolza-Schunemann, Eva;Ramirez-Goldin, Ana;Ruiz, Mayra;Beltrán, Víctor;Torres, Mauricio;Vellani, Saleema;Celse L'Hoste, Margareth;Marto, Ricardo
En este primer Informe Anual se examina el bienio más reciente, 2013-2014, de actividades de OVE. Consta de dos partes. En la primera parte se presentan las actividades de evaluación y los…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl;Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna;Linares, Ana María;Martin, Lucia;Palomino, Alejandro;Sembler, Jose Ignacio;Soldano, Miguel;Székely, Miguel;Bolza-Schunemann, Eva;Ramirez-Goldin, Ana;Ruiz, Mayra;Beltrán, Víctor;Torres, Mauricio;Vellani, Saleema;Celse L'Hoste, Margareth;Marto, Ricardo
Ce premier Rapport Annuel examine les travaux d¿OVE au cours des deux dernières années, 2013 et 2014. Il comporte deux parties. La première partie est un rapport sur les récentes activités d¿…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl;Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna;Linares, Ana María;Martin, Lucia;Palomino, Alejandro;Sembler, Jose Ignacio;Soldano, Miguel;Székely, Miguel;Bolza-Schunemann, Eva;Ramirez-Goldin, Ana;Ruiz, Mayra;Beltrán, Víctor;Torres, Mauricio;Vellani, Saleema;Celse L'Hoste, Margareth;Marto, Ricardo
Este primeiro Relatório Anual analisa o trabalho do OVE ao longo dos últimos dois anos, 2013 e 2014. O relatório é composto por duas partes. A primeira apresenta as atividades de avaliação mais…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz;Masson, Malaika;Walter, Martin;Quiroz, Juan Carlos;Manzano, Osmel;Ross, Michael;Lowe, Heather A.;Brathwaite, Rhea;Jarquín, María José;Kyle, Jordan;Greene, Tira;Regis, Mark;Arisi, Diego;González Espinosa, Ana Carolina;Ardanaz, Martín;Balza, Lenin;Espinasa, Ramón;Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Valverde Martínez, Pablo
During the last decade, the Latin American and Caribbean region has experienced unprecedented natural resources abundance. This book highlights how transparency can help realize the benefits and…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz;Masson, Malaika;Walter, Martin;Quiroz, Juan Carlos;Manzano, Osmel;Ross, Michael;Lowe, Heather A.;Brathwaite, Rhea;Jarquín, María José;Kyle, Jordan;Greene, Tira;Regis, Mark;Arisi, Diego;González Espinosa, Ana Carolina;Ardanaz, Martín;Balza, Lenin;Espinasa, Ramón;Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Valverde Martínez, Pablo
Durante la última década, la región de América Latina y el Caribe ha experimentado sin precedentes abundancia de recursos naturales. Este libro pone de relieve cómo la transparencia puede ayudar a…