May 2019
Author(s): Huete García, Agustín
Los avances de los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) en el fortalecimiento de la institucionalidad de la protección social no necesariamente han estado acompañados por un reconocimiento de…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Martín del Campo, Antonio C.;Martínez Ruiz, Israel
En los últimos años, las políticas de desarrollo social de los gobiernos federal y estatales de México se han propuesto como uno de sus objetivos principales reducir los niveles de pobreza, lo que se…
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…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Vakis, Renos;Paxson, Christina;Marshall, Daniela;Macours, Karen;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Bravo, David;Bernal, Raquel;Azuero, Rodrigo;Araujo, María Caridad;Behrman, Jere R.;Schady, Norbert
Research from the United States shows that gaps in early cognitive and non-cognitive ability appear early in the life cycle. Little is known about this important question for developing countries.…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Vakis, Renos;Paxson, Christina;Marshall, Daniela;Macours, Karen;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Bravo, David;Bernal, Raquel;Azuero, Rodrigo;Araujo, María Caridad;Behrman, Jere R.;Schady, Norbert
Los estudios llevados a cabo en Estados Unidos demuestran que las brechas en las habilidades tempranas cognitivas y no cognitivas se producen muy pronto en la vida. Es poco lo que se conoce sobre…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Schady, Norbert
Iron deficiency anemia is the most prevalent nutritional deficiency in the world, affecting more than 2 billion people in developing countries. We show that a modest cash transfer substantially…
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…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Macours, Karen;Schady, Norbert;Vakis, Renos
Cash transfer programs have become extremely popular in the developing world. There is a large literature on the effects of these programs on schooling, health and nutrition, but relatively little is…
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…
Jul 2009
Author(s): Johannsen, Julia;Tejerina, Luis;Glassman, Amanda
A working paper summarizing the experiences of conditional cash transfer programs in Latin America, focusing on their challenges and options to improve them.
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): 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…
Jul 2004
Author(s): Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio
Esta presentación discute el diagnóstico de las condiciones anteriores del programa Mejoramiento de las Encuestas y la Medición de Condiciones de Vida (MECOVI). Se incluye: una descripción del…