May 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
According to the World Bank’s Doing Business report, most Caribbean countries have made starting a business much easier in recent years. This is the result of changes in regulations and in the…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Molina-Millan, Teresa; Macours, Karen; Maluccio, John A.; Tejerina, Luis
Conditional cash transfer programs have become a popular social protection tool in developing countries. They aim to reduce short-term poverty through cash transfers and long-term poverty through…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Agénor, Pierre-Richard; Pereira da Silva, Luiz A.
The effects of capital requirements on risk-taking and welfare are studied in a stochastic overlapping generations model of endogenous growth with banking, limited liability, and government…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Kroetz, Kailin; Sanchirico, James N.; Galarza Contreras, Elsa; Corderi, David; Collado, Nestor; Swiedler, Elaine W.
The implementation of rights-based management programs is increasing worldwide yet there are few ex post evaluations, especially in developing country contexts. In this paper we examine changes…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Kagan, Sharon Lynn; Araujo, María Caridad; Jaimovich, Analia; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu
Este documento investiga las siguientes preguntas relacionadas con las políticas de desarrollo infantil en América Latina y el Caribe: 1) ¿Cuáles son los principales marcos institucionales y legales…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Kroetz, Kailin; Sanchirico, James N.; Peña-Torres, Julio; Corderi, David
The debate in commercial fishery management has evolved from whether well-defined rights are necessary for sustainability to measuring the impacts of different rights-based system designs. Most…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)
La pesca marítima juega un rol fundamental en el suministro de alimentos, tanto a nivel local como mundial. Los alimentos acuáticos aportan en promedio un 20 por ciento o más de la ingesta de…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The world outlook in 2015, marked by financial market volatility, a downturn in the world economy and the El Niño phenomenon, has not prevented the countries of the Central American isthmus and the…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El panorama mundial observado en 2015, caracterizado por volatilidad en los mercados financieros, desaceleración de la economía mundial, y el fenómeno el Niño, no ha impedido que los países del Istmo…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Jara Maleš, Patricia; Gonzalez Acero, Carolina
El presente documento corresponde a la memoria técnica del diálogo subregional de política de la Red de Protección Social y Salud que se llevó a cabo en septiembre de 2014 en Lima, denominado "…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Sánchez Prada, Fernando; Medellín, Nadin
Más Familias en Acción (MFA) is a conditional cash transfer (CCT) program that has operated in Colombia since 2000. Currently, 2.7 million families receive benefits associated with school attendance…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Sánchez Prada, Fernando; Medellín, Nadin
Más Familias en Acción (MFA) es un Programa de Transferencias Monetarias Condicionadas (PTMC) que opera desde el año 2000 en Colombia. Actualmente, 2,7 millones de familias reciben beneficios…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; López Bóo, Florencia; Novella, Rafael; Schodt, Sara; Tomé, Romina
This study analyzes data collected in 2012 from a sample of public child care centers in Ecuador. It aims to characterize different quality aspects of the services provided by these centers to…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; López Bóo, Florencia; Novella, Rafael; Schodt, Sara; Tomé, Romina
Este estudio analiza información recogida en 2012 sobre una muestra de centros de cuidado infantil públicos en Ecuador. Tiene como propósito caracterizar diferentes aspectos de la calidad de los…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Verner, Dorte; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Marto, Ricardo; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Martin, Lucia; Sadeghi, Patricia; Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); The Economist; Stone, Leslie F.
This document presents an evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Country Program of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or the Bank) with Brazil over the period 2011-…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Verner, Dorte; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Marto, Ricardo; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Martin, Lucia; Sadeghi, Patricia; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); The Economist; Stone, Leslie F.
En este documento se presenta una evaluación del Programa de País del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID o el Banco) con Brasil en el periodo 2011-2014 efectuada por la Oficina de Evaluación y…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Verner, Dorte; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Marto, Ricardo; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Martin, Lucia; Sadeghi, Patricia; Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID); The Economist; Stone, Leslie F.
Este documento apresenta uma avaliação do programa do Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID ou Banco) com o Brasil no período 2011-2014 efetuada pelo Escritório de Avaliação e Supervisão (OVE…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Gazola Hellman, Aline
Bolsa Familia (PBF) is a conditional cash transfer program (CCT) focused on health and education that has been implemented by the federal government of Brazil since 2003. The Ministry for Social…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Gazola Hellman, Aline
El Programa Bolsa Familia (PBF) es un programa de transferencias monetarias condicionadas (PTMC) con corresponsabilidades en salud y educación implementado por el gobierno federal de Brasil desde…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Gazola Hellman, Aline
O Programa Bolsa Família (PBF) é um programa de transferencia de renda com condicionalidades (PTRC) nas áreas da saúde e educação, implementado pelo governo federal do Brasil a partir de 2003. O…