Jun 2021
Author(s): Aparicio, Gabriela;Bobić, Vida;De Olloqui, Fernando;Fernández Díez, María Carmen;Gerardino, María Paula;Mitnik, Oscar A.;Vargas, Sebastián
This paper evaluates the effectiveness of easing credit constraints for rural producers in Mexico through loans provided by a national public development finance institution. In contrast to most of…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Zanoni, Wladimir;He, Ailin
In this paper, we examine whether acquiring citizenship improves the economic assimilation of Canadian migrants. We took advantage of a natural experiment made possible through changes in the…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;IDB Invest;IDB Lab
The IDB Group works to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean by providing financial and technical support to 26 borrowing-member countries in the region. The 2005-2020 IDB Group Country…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo;BID Invest;BID Lab
El Grupo BID se esfuerza en mejorar vidas en América Latina y el Caribe proporcionando apoyo financiero y técnico a los 26 países miembros prestatarios de la región. El Perfil de País del Grupo BID…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Davis, Lucas;Martinez, Sebastian;Taboada, Bibiana
These data were collected for the evaluation of a field trial in Mexico in which a quasi-random sample of new homes was provided with insulation and other energy efficiency upgrades. The field trial…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Davis, Lucas;Martinez, Sebastian
This paper analyzes data of temperature loggers in 450 homes in a housing development in Mexico. It also discusses best practices for deployment and data analysis and demonstrate how data from…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Celhay, Pablo;Chemor Ruiz, Antonio;Delgado Sánchez, Verónica;Halley Castillo, María Elizabeth;Martinez, Sebastian;Muñoz, Matías;Pérez, Michelle;Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo;Villagrán Muñoz, Víctor Manuel
El Programa Seguro Médico Siglo XXI (SMSXXI)2 tiene el objetivo de facilitar el acceso a los servicios de salud y contribuir a disminuir el empobrecimiento causado por problemas de salud, mediante el…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;IDB Invest;Multilateral Investment Fund
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is an annual report produced by the IDBG to show the results and impact of its work in Latin America and the Caribbean. It reports on the IDBG's…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo;BID Invest;Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones
El Panorama de la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO por sus siglas en inglés) es el informe anual del Grupo BID que muestra los resultados e impactos de su trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe.…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;IDB Invest;Multilateral Investment Fund
The summary of the Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) presents the main takeaways of the DEO, which is the Inter-American Development Bank's annual report about the results and impact of…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo;BID Invest;Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones
El resumen del Panorama para la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO por sus siglas en inglés) presenta los mensajes principales del DEO que es el informe anual del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo;Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor;Garberi, Pedro M.;Marcano, Luis;Montilla, Abraham R.
The stock of IDB-supported projects with extensions longer than 24 months is increasing. This is creating concerns about mounting costs for both the Bank and the borrower country as well as…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The 2018 first quarter edition of the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides management with a status of the Bank's performance. The QBR reports on outputs, lending program priorities and…
May 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad;Martínez, María Adelaida;Martinez, Sebastian
Con el objetivo de reducir las tasas de abandono escolar y aumentar la graduación del bachillerato, PROSPERA implementó un piloto en el cual el apoyo educativo de la trasferencia monetaria…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Davis, Lucas;Martinez, Sebastian;Taboada, Bibiana
This paper evaluates a field experiment in Mexico in which a quasi-experimental sample of new homes was provided with insulation and other energy efficient upgrades. A novel feature of our study is…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela;Uribe, Claudia
Credit constraints are central to development economics theory. However, there is scant direct evidence that supports the existence of such constraints. Traditional tests observe how consumption…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Bueso-Merriam, Jacqueline;Galindo, Arturo;Gómez-Peña, Andrés
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is an annual report produced by the IDB to show the results and impact of its work in Latin America and the Caribbean. It reports on the IDB's…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Bueso-Merriam, Jacqueline;Galindo, Arturo;Gómez-Peña, Andrés
El Panorama para la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO por sus siglas en inglés) es el informe anual del BID que muestra los resultados e impactos de su trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe. Reporta…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela
School-based management programs aim to improve education outcomes by involving parents in allocation decisions about external funds transferred to the school. This paper explores the effects of two…
Aug 2014
Author(s): McCarthy, Nancy;Henderson, Heath
Many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are interested in diversifying their energy sources for energy security and in contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gases. Non-traditional…