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…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Benages, Eva;Mas, Matilde
This paper presents the framework and methodology for the economic valuation of the knowledge-based economy in five Latin American (LA) countries, namely Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru and the…
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…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rovira, Carolina;Sánchez-Masferrer, Manuel;Rovira, María Dolores
This paper assesses the potential of rainwater harvesting systems (RHS) as an option to expand water access, increase equity and address increasing pollution of surface and ground water resources in…
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…
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…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad;Ardanaz, Martín;Armendáriz, Edna;Behrman, Jere R.;Berlinski, Samuel;Cristia, Julian P.;Flabbi, Luca;Hincapie, Diana;Jalmovich, Analía;Kagan, Sharon Lynn;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Pérez Expósito, Ana;Schady, Norbert
Child well-being matters for both ethical and economic reasons as children who flourish in the early years are more likely to become healthy, productive citizens later in life. This year's…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad;Ardanaz, Martín;Armendáriz, Edna;Behrman, Jere R.;Berlinski, Samuel;Cristia, Julian P.;Flabbi, Luca;Hincapie, Diana;Jalmovich, Analía;Kagan, Sharon Lynn;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Pérez Expósito, Ana;Schady, Norbert
El bienestar infantil es importante tanto por razones éticas como económicas porque los niños que prosperan en los primeros años tienen más probabilidad de volverse ciudadanos productivos y…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad;Ardanaz, Martín;Armendáriz, Edna;Behrman, Jere R.;Berlinski, Samuel;Cristia, Julian P.;Flabbi, Luca;Hincapie, Diana;Jalmovich, Analía;Kagan, Sharon Lynn;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Pérez Expósito, Ana;Schady, Norbert
O bem-estar infantil é importante tanto por razões éticas como económicas porque as crianças que se desenvolvem nos primeiros anos são mais propensos a se tornarem cidadãos produtivos e saudáveis no…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este libro es un homenaje del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo a la memoria de Gabriel García Márquez, especialmente a su esposa Mercedes Barcha, -incansable compañera de vida-, y a esa infinita…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Chisari, Omar O.;Miller, Sebastián J.
This paper constructs a small CGE model to study the impact of carbon taxes on GDP and emissions under alternative closure rules and hypotheses (about mobility of factors, availability of alternative…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Vena, Anne
During 2013 the IDB Cultural Center raised its international profile by dramatically increasing strategic partnerships and advancing the cultural and creative industries agenda.Cultural Development…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Vena, Anne
The Cultural Development Program promotes cultural development in Latin America and the Caribbean by financing innovative projects for training to restore artistic traditions, preserve cultural…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Chisari, Omar O.;Maquieyra, Javier;Miller, Sebastián J.
Un MEGC dinámico recursivo para evaluar shocks de Cambio Climático para seis economías latinoamericanas (Argentina, Brasil, Chile, El Salvador, Jamaica y Perú) se presenta a continuación. Es un…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Sancho, Francisco;Rivera, Luis;Rosales-Tijerino, Julio
This paper surveys housing finance in Costa Rica, El Salvador and Panama. The development of a secondary mortgage-backed securities market in Costa Rica is very limited despite a broad legal…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This report summarizes the activities of the IDB Cultural Center in 2009. Throughout 2009, the IDB Cultural Center emphasized the Bank's four priority areas (water, energy, education, and…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este informe es un resumen de las actividades del Centro Cultural del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo en 2009. A lo largo de este año, el Centro Cultural del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This report summarizes the activities of the IDB Cultural Center in 2008. During 2008, the IDB Cultural Center supported cultural programs that increased the potential for development and reduction…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este informe es un resumen de las actividades del Centro Cultural del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo en 2008. Durante este año, el Centro Cultural del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo apoyó…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Clark, John
The OECD has been active in promoting competition policy among countries in Latin America and the Caribbean and formed a partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank to further this aim. The…