Dec 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil;Cicowiez, Martin
This technical guide presents the Integrated Economic-Environmental Modeling (IEEM) Platform, a recursive dynamic computable general equilibrium model developed at the Inter-American Development Bank…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Pereira Dos Santos, Pablo;Kearney, Matthew C.
Risk mitigation instruments such as guarantees are attractive options for achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals because they provide a way for multilateral development banks (…
May 2016
Author(s): Cañón, Oscar;Vaca, Claudia P.;Giedion, Úrsula;Díaz, Ana M.
Esta nota técnica profundiza en el concepto de la priorización del gasto público en salud entendida como un sistema, con el propósito de resaltar la relevancia de la coordinación y articulación entre…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura;Guerrero Compeán, Roberto
This publication identifies the main areas of research that the Citizen Security and Justice Cluster of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will undertake in the next four years. The Latin…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón;Sucre, Carlos
This technical note discusses the changes in the price of crude oil that occurred in the second half of 2014 and the price dynamics of the first half of 2015. It shows that from 2011 till the first…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Shapira, Philip;Youtie, Jan;Cox, Debbie;Uyarra, Elvira;Gök, Abullah;Rogers, Juan;Downing, Chris
This technical note analyzes international experiences and practices of public technology extension service programs. Technology extension services comprise varied forms of assistance provided…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Balza, Lenin;Espinasa, Ramón
Oil producers small enough to be price takers without barriers to investment or production should have reacted positively to the fourfold price increase after 2002. The seven largest Latin American…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Simpson, Murray;Mercer Clarke, Colleen S.L.;Clarke, John D.;Scott, Daniel;Clarke, Alexander J.
Bank investments in tourism and other coastal development projects have been on the rise, generating an interest in the development of instruments and tools that would more effectively inform Bank…
May 2012
Author(s): Baena Olabe, Paloma;Kahn, Theodore
This technical note considers the role of information and communications technology (ICT) in promoting the use of information and active participation among various stakeholders in the context of…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Kohon, Jorge
Esta nota técnica aborda el tema de los ferrocarriles de América Latina y el Caribe en sus tres modelos de negocio (Transporte de cargas, de pasajeros urbanos y suburbanos -trenes de cercanías-, y de…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Céspedes-Torres, Oswald;Monge-González, Ricardo;Vargas-Aguilar, Juan Carlos
Este documento tiene como objetivo general hacer una comparación de los principales hallazgos encontrados en dos investigaciones sobre remesas recientemente, tomando a Costa Rica como eje,con el…
Oct 2010
Author(s): Kohon, Jorge
El metro de Washington D.C. constituye un ejemplo emblemático y desarrollo de un sistema ferroviario. El propósito de esta Nota es describir y analizar la estrategia y las acciones de las autoridades…
Jun 2010
Author(s): Céspedes-Torres, Oswald;Monge-González, Ricardo;Vargas-Aguilar, Juan Carlos
El presente trabajo busca aportar evidencia sobre la importancia de las remesas en el contexto norte-sur; específicamente, en el corredor Estados Unidos-Costa Rica. Para ello, se analizan los…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz
En reconocimiento de que la corrupción representa una seria amenaza para el crecimiento económico, la igualdad social y el buen gobierno, el BID firmó en Marzo de 2007 un acuerdo con el gobierno de…
Feb 2007
Author(s): Alda, Erik
School is one of the most important socializing environments for children, since it is where they spend a great deal of time interacting with teachers and peers. However, the persistent spillover of…
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…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Zucker, Andrew A.
Un obstáculo mayor para el uso de las computadoras en las escuelas ha sido la dificultad de acceso cuando y donde fuera necesario. Es evidente que existe una realidad nueva y diferente en los miles…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Barreix, Alberto Daniel;Villela, Luiz Arruda;Roca, Jerónimo
The purpose of this document is to inform Bank staff and other interested parties about recent developments in integration and trade among the countries of the Western Hemisphere and between these…
Mar 2003
Author(s): González, Anabel;Lizano Fait, Eduardo
La ampliación de mercado representa, sin duda, un elemento de gran importancia para acelerar el crecimiento económico por su incidencia en el grado de especialización, la acumulación de capital, las…
Aug 2002
Author(s): Villela, Luiz Arruda;Barreix, Alberto Daniel
This document discusses the effect of tax incentives on business activities and investment decisions. When taxation is not sound it hurts the business climate and hampers economic activities. Since…