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…
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…
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…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rennie, Gavin; Hartnett, Brad K.; Reyes, Victoria; Siegert, Dafna; Sandoval, Daniel; Banda, Maria
The objective of this project is to understand and analyze the innovation gap in the LAC regions power & utilities industry, using countries in Europe, Asia, and other regions as a benchmark. The…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rennie, Gavin; Hartnett, Brad K.; Reyes, Victoria; Siegert, Dafna; Sandoval, Daniel; Banda, Maria
El objetivo principal de este proyecto es comprender y analizar la brecha de innovación en la industria energética de la región de ALC, utilizando los países de Europa, Asia y otras regiones como…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Castellanos, Sebastián; De la Lanza, Iván; Bray Sharpin, Anna; Lleras, Natalia; Lo Re, Luca; Amezola Rodríguez, Diana
La publicación está dirigida a tomadores de decisiones públicas que estén en las etapas iniciales de planeación de un sistema de bicicletas compartidas (SBC). Se basa en las lecciones aprendidas…
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 Doi Tung…
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,…
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.…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This Breve is based on a webinar presented by Dr. Wolfgang Greiner, professor at the University of Bielefeld, member of the scientific Advisorygroup of the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The following Breve provides an overview of the main challenges that societies, health care systems, and policy makers are currently facing to confront cancer. This brief analyzes the main…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Giedion, Úrsula; Muñoz, Ana Lucía; Cañón, Oscar
En la tercera nota, de la serie de notas técnicas sobre los procesos de priorización en salud, se hace un análisis comparativo de diferentes institutos de evaluación de tecnologías (IETS) acerca de…
Jul 2015
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Foditsch, Nathalia
This study examines the experiences of spectrum management in four countries with a high percentage of wireless broadband penetration (Australia, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States).…
May 2015
Author(s): Pérez Eransus, Begoña
Todas las sociedades avanzadas cuentan con un modelo de provisión de servicios sociales. A diferencia de los servicios de salud o de educación existe una gran heterogeneidad en la configuración, el…
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…
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…
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…