Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Credit is the boost small and medium enterprises in Latin America need most. It gives companies that anchor distribution chains the opportunity to integrate small producers into the formal economy.…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Financing higher education opportunities for low- income students in Latin America is an ideal way for families at the base of the pyramid to break out of the cycle of poverty. The Higher Education…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El financiamiento de oportunidades de educación superior para estudiantes de bajos ingresos en América Latina es una manera ideal para que las familias en la base de la pirámide rompan el ciclo de la…
Jun 2007
Author(s): O'Neill, John;Bartlett, Judith;Mignone, Javier
This paper presents some of the background research that contributed to the discussions within the Inter-American Development Bank's policy and strategy regarding indigenous health issues. The…
May 2007
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.;Navajas, Sergio;Trivelli, Carolina;Tarazona, Alvaro
El objetivo del presente informe es examinar las técnicas comunes de manejo de riesgos usadas en una muestra de instituciones financieras de América Latina con carteras agropecuarias e identificar…
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…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Pantanali, Carla;Benavides, Juan
Este informe incluye un análisis del rol de los subsidios en el sector eléctrico en América Latina. También, se incluye experiencias de algunos países de América Latina en materia de subsidios al…
Aug 2006
Author(s): Cassidy, Thomas
This paper provides a review of the status of Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) in Latin American and the Caribbean. It includes a history of EMIS development efforts in the region; an…
Jun 2006
Author(s): Instituto Libertad y Democracia
El presente estudio forma parte de una serie de evaluaciones preliminares de la extralegalidad que se ha llevado a cabo en doce países de América Latina y el Caribe: Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia,…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.;Tejerina, Luis
This working paper analyzes the topics that usually arise from systematic reviews of poverty reduction programs programs and initiates a discussion about them. All evaluations included in the review…
Sep 2005
Author(s): García Q., Ana Isabel
La presentación toma como punto de partida estudios sobre la violencia intrafamiliar (VIF) de Costa Rica, Centroamérica y América Latina. Se estudian los logros y las limitaciones de diferentes…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Cardona, Omar D.
This report describes the application in 12 countries of a system of four indicators that measure the potential impact of natural hazards, the key element of those countries' vulnerability, and…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Benavides, Juan;Dussan, Manuel
Este artículo propone estrategias y medidas para enfrentar los problemas originados en los altos costos de la contratación de energía y el esquema de subsidios eléctricos de Guatemala. Las propuestas…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Bleviss, Deborah;BBG Group
The purpose of this report is to carry out for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) a strategic analysis of specific medium-sized cities in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region that…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This third edition of Investing in Gender Equality presents IDB projects that exemplify good work in the integration of gender considerations in their design. The 18 projects included in this edition…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This Annual Report details the Bank's activities in environment and natural resources during 2003. In 2003, the most significant development on the environment within the Inter-American…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Frühling, Hugo;Chinchilla M., Laura;Llorente, María Victoria;De Mesquita Neto, Paulo;Beato, Claudio C.
En Calles más seguras se presenta un modelo en el que la policía y la comunidad trabajan juntas para prevenir tanto la violencia policial como el crimen, mejorar la legitimidad de la institución y…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este informe anual sobre el medio ambiente y los recursos naturales examina la acción del Banco durante 2003. En dicho año, el suceso más significativo en el campo del medio ambiente en el Banco…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Genoni, María Eugenia;Sánchez, Margarita;Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime;Duryea, Suzanne;Parker, Richard;Aggleton, Peter;Buvinic, Mayra;Massiah, Ernest;Arias, Omar;Ñopo, Hugo R.;Mazza, Jacqueline;Yamada, Gustavo;Oakley, Peter;Atkinson, Tony;Tejerina, Luis;Htun, Mala;Maluwa, Miriam;Thorne, Eva T.;Silver, Hilary;Torero, Máximo;Pacari Vega, Nina;Ocampo, José Antonio;Zoninsein, Jonas;Escobal, Javier;Rincón Gallardo, Gilberto
Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the regions in the world with the greatest ethnic, racial and cultural diversity. This diversity is a major asset that holds the key to achieving lasting…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Genoni, María Eugenia;Sánchez, Margarita;Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime;Duryea, Suzanne;Parker, Richard;Aggleton, Peter;Buvinic, Mayra;Massiah, Ernest;Arias, Omar;Ñopo, Hugo R.;Mazza, Jacqueline;Yamada, Gustavo;Oakley, Peter;Atkinson, Tony;Tejerina, Luis;Htun, Mala;Maluwa, Miriam;Thorne, Eva T.;Silver, Hilary;Torero, Máximo;Pacari Vega, Nina;Ocampo, José Antonio;Zoninsein, Jonas;Escobal, Javier;Rincón Gallardo, Gilberto
En América Latina la pobreza y la desigualdad son fácilmente reconocibles en los rostros de las mujeres, los afrodescendientes, los indígenas, las víctimas del VIH/SIDA y otros grupos marginados. En…