Dec 2021
Author(s): Groom, Simon;Armendáriz, Edna
The discussion paper analyzes international experience in megaproject management, identifying problems and delivery performance. The most important distortions are optimism bias and strategic…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Duarte Salcedo, Catalina;Iglesias Velasco, Juliana;Maragall, Juan
Los marcos o estándares nacionales para la dirección escolar son instrumentos que señalan las acciones necesarias para potenciar la gestión del director de escuela en pro de una mejora en los…
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…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Gutiérrez, Marta;Sucre, Carlos G.
Esta nota técnica es una revisión de los distintos mecanismos de fomento a la minería vigentes de naturaleza pública o privada en cuatro de los principales países mineros del hemisferio occidental…
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…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Flumian, Maryantonett
Lack of collaboration among public institutions and the absence of innovative managerial and technological tools often leaves citizens without access to adequate service delivery. However, citizens…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Pareja, Alejandro;Pedak, Mari;Gómez, Carlos;Barros, Alejandro
La identidad digital es la piedra angular de la transformación digital de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Es un aspecto cada vez más relevante en el sistema de identidad de las personas, cuyos…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Pareja, Alejandro;Pedak, Mari;Gómez, Carlos;Barros, Alejandro
A identidade digital é a pedra fundamental da transformação digital da América Latina e do Caribe (ALC). É um aspecto cada vez mais relevante no sistema de identidade das pessoas, cujos fundamentos…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra;Hosein, Roger
This paper estimates the trade, revenue, and welfare effects of the proposedCaribbean Community (CARICOM)-Canada free trade agreement (FTA) on
CARICOM countries using a partial equilibrium…
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…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Margot, Diego;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Much attention has been devoted to how much infrastructure investment LAC needs. Less attention has been devoted to where that investment comes from. This report examines how much LAC invests in…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Margot, Diego;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Durante las últimas décadas se ha prestado especial atención a cuánto es necesario invertir en infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Sin embargo, no ha ocurrido lo mismo en relación al…
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…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor
Using micro data on expenditure and income for 17 Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries, this paper presents stylized facts on saving behavior by age, education, income and place of residence…
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…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl;Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna;Linares, Ana María;Martin, Lucia;Palomino, Alejandro;Sembler, Jose Ignacio;Soldano, Miguel;Székely, Miguel;Bolza-Schunemann, Eva;Ramirez-Goldin, Ana;Ruiz, Mayra;Beltrán, Víctor;Torres, Mauricio;Vellani, Saleema;Celse L'Hoste, Margareth;Marto, Ricardo
This first Annual Report reviews the past two years of OVE's work, 2013-2014. It is designed in two parts. Part I reports on OVE's recent evaluation activities and findings, on developments…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl;Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna;Linares, Ana María;Martin, Lucia;Palomino, Alejandro;Sembler, Jose Ignacio;Soldano, Miguel;Székely, Miguel;Bolza-Schunemann, Eva;Ramirez-Goldin, Ana;Ruiz, Mayra;Beltrán, Víctor;Torres, Mauricio;Vellani, Saleema;Celse L'Hoste, Margareth;Marto, Ricardo
En este primer Informe Anual se examina el bienio más reciente, 2013-2014, de actividades de OVE. Consta de dos partes. En la primera parte se presentan las actividades de evaluación y los…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl;Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna;Linares, Ana María;Martin, Lucia;Palomino, Alejandro;Sembler, Jose Ignacio;Soldano, Miguel;Székely, Miguel;Bolza-Schunemann, Eva;Ramirez-Goldin, Ana;Ruiz, Mayra;Beltrán, Víctor;Torres, Mauricio;Vellani, Saleema;Celse L'Hoste, Margareth;Marto, Ricardo
Ce premier Rapport Annuel examine les travaux d¿OVE au cours des deux dernières années, 2013 et 2014. Il comporte deux parties. La première partie est un rapport sur les récentes activités d¿…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl;Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna;Linares, Ana María;Martin, Lucia;Palomino, Alejandro;Sembler, Jose Ignacio;Soldano, Miguel;Székely, Miguel;Bolza-Schunemann, Eva;Ramirez-Goldin, Ana;Ruiz, Mayra;Beltrán, Víctor;Torres, Mauricio;Vellani, Saleema;Celse L'Hoste, Margareth;Marto, Ricardo
Este primeiro Relatório Anual analisa o trabalho do OVE ao longo dos últimos dois anos, 2013 e 2014. O relatório é composto por duas partes. A primeira apresenta as atividades de avaliação mais…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz;Masson, Malaika;Walter, Martin;Quiroz, Juan Carlos;Manzano, Osmel;Ross, Michael;Lowe, Heather A.;Brathwaite, Rhea;Jarquín, María José;Kyle, Jordan;Greene, Tira;Regis, Mark;Arisi, Diego;González Espinosa, Ana Carolina;Ardanaz, Martín;Balza, Lenin;Espinasa, Ramón;Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Valverde Martínez, Pablo
During the last decade, the Latin American and Caribbean region has experienced unprecedented natural resources abundance. This book highlights how transparency can help realize the benefits and…