Sep 2014
Author(s): Kayser, Olivier;Klarsfeld, Lucie;Brossard, Simon
Broadband has a potential impact on the base of the pyramid (BOP), a segment of the population previously excluded from markets, and which lacks access to quality goods and services. Broadband…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Some 360 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean -70 percent of the population- live on very low incomes and have not shared in the economic and social growth of the region. These people…
May 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;Un Techo Para Mi País
This brochure presents the exhibit "Design with the Base of the Pyramid" supported by the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) and the Opportunities for the Majority Sector (OMJ) of the Inter…
Mar 2008
Author(s): Netherlands Development Organization;Inter American Development Bank
The Private Sector Mapping Project takes a closer look at the current motives, strategies, incentives, obstacles, and benefits as perceived by firms to enter untapped majority markets.
Mar 2008
Author(s): Servicio Holandés de Cooperación al Desarrollo (SNV);Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Proyecto Mapeo del Sector Privado (MSP) constituye un esfuerzo inédito para recopilar información de primera mano de las personas que toman las decisiones en el sector privado y así comprender…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Fundación AVINA;World Resources Institute;Inter American Development Bank
This report compressed the results of a four-month initiative to identify unmet needs and market opportunities in Colombia, El Salvador, Brazil and Mexico, and present a potential private sector…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Resumen del estudio de mercado en seis ciudades del Perú (Lima Metropolitana, Arequipa, Trujillo, Huancayo, Cusco y Pucallpa), comisionado por el BID al Instituto Invertir, con el objeto de…
May 2007
Author(s): Currea, Dora
This document was presented at the "Opportunities for the Majority" Seminar in Jamaica, 2007. Based on the results of household surveys conducted in seven countries, the presentation…
May 2007
Author(s): Budinich, Valeria
This presentation deals with the Full Economic Citizenship Initiative made by Ashoka, a global association of the world's leading social entrepreneurs. It presents the organization -men and…
May 2007
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This document presents the Opportunity for the Majority Development Initiative, which was launched in June 2006. Under the Initiative, the IDB is working with the private sector and civil society to…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Glassman, Amanda;Gaarder, Marie Moland;Todd, Jessica
Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs are spreading rapidly throughout the developing world. These are the subjects of this paper and include Colombia's Familias en Acción, Honduras'…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Ripani, Laura;Regalia, Ferdinando;Álvarez, Carola
This study analyzes the challenges the Dominican Republic faces to increase educational levels, particularly of the poor, making the case that, in the regional context, the Dominican Republic…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Santibáñez, Claudio
Este documento tiene como objetivo presentar la evolución de la pobreza y desigualdad ocurrida en Chile durante los últimos años y los desafíos institucionales de la política social que debe dar…
Sep 2006
Author(s): Ramos, Allan
Esta presentación sobre el proyecto BID 1123/SF-HO describe los desafíos enfrentados desde la perspectiva de los beneficiarios, las lecciones aprendidas, los logros y los retos del área. El autor es…
Sep 2006
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La presentación describe los datos básicos de financiamiento del proyecto y el esquema de ejecución, resaltando algunos aspectos de ella. Por último, el documento puntualiza las lecciones aprendidas.
Aug 2006
Author(s): Taylor, J. Edward;Yúñez Naude, Antonio;Jesurun-Clements, Nancy;Baumeister, Eduardo;Lara, Edgar;Merlos, Enrique;Rivera, René;Tolentino, José Angel
El objetivo de este estudio es desarrollar un modelo que permita analizar los posibles impactos de la apertura comercial a partir del DR-CAFTA en los hogares rurales salvadoreños, con una perspectiva…
Jun 2006
Author(s): Artana, Daniel;López-Cálix, José R.;Vos, Rob;Yépez, Horacio;Kremer, Michael;Izquierdo, Alejandro;Ponce, Juan;León, Mauricio;Hammer, Jeffrey;Rofman, Rafael;Díaz, Carlos;Sotomayor, María Angélica;Vidal, Eloy;Rogers, Halsey;Lecaros, Fernando;Chaudhury, Nazmul;Muralidharan, Karthik;Gómez, Carlos;Moskovits, Cynthia;Córdova, Nancy
El presente informe tiene por objeto proporcionar a las autoridades ecuatorianas, en forma conjunta e integral, los diagnósticos y las recomendaciones de política del Banco Mundial y del Banco…
Jun 2006
Author(s): Artana, Daniel;Thomas, Wendell;Rojas-Suárez, Liliana;Navajas, Fernando;Bour, Juan Luis;Vignoles, Christopher;Brown, Dennis;Jaramillo, Fidel;Omar, Deryck;Balgobin, Rolph;Jessen, Anneke;Elías, Carlos;St. Catherine, Edwin;Rodríguez, Camila;Henry, Ralph;Rajack-Talley, Ann;Cortázar, René;Rabkin, David;Fairbanks, Michael;Escobari, Marcela
The topics covered in the chapters of the report were presented and discussed in a conference organized by the IDB in Port of Spain on July 13th, 2004. After more than a decade of economic growth and…
Jun 2006
Author(s): Borda, Dionisio;Ramírez, Julio
Este informe pretende aportar informaciones y recomendaciones sobre la estrategia y política destinadas a desarrollar y fortalecer a las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas (MPYMES) para vencer la…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Taylor, J. Edward;Yúñez Naude, Antonio;Jesurun-Clements, Nancy;Baumeister, Eduardo;Sanders, Arie;Bran, Julio
El presente estudio nació como respuesta a la necesidad de conocer los impactos que el tratado de libre comercio con los Estados Unidos (DR-CAFTA) tendría en la economía rural, en particular en sus…