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…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Alaimo, Veronica; Bosch, Mariano; Gualavisi, Melany; Villa, Juan Miguel
This paper presents new data documenting the cost of salaried labor in 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries. We gather data on the three main costs associated to hiring salaried labor; (i)…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Alaimo, Veronica; Bosch, Mariano; Gualavisi, Melany; Villa, Juan Miguel
Este estudio documenta el costo del trabajo asalariado en 20 países de América Latina y el Caribe. Recopilamos datos sobre los tres costos principales asociados a la contratación de trabajo…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Social security systems in Latin America and the Caribbean face important challenges. Achieving universal coverage requires rethinking the pension systems in the region and establishing solid…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Los sistemas de seguridad social de los países de América Latina y el Caribe afrontan desafíos importantes. Alcanzar la cobertura universal hace necesario repensar los sistemas de pensiones de la…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Alonso, Jorge; Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina; Juárez, Laura
This paper examines the effects of non-contributory pension programs at the federal and state levels on Mexican households' saving patterns using micro data from the Mexican Income and…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Japan, presenting the case study of Care Center…
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…
Feb 2016
Author(s): López-Calva, Luis Felipe; Levy Algazi, Santiago
Over the last two decades Mexico has had an open trade regime, experienced macroeconomic stability, and made substantial progress in education. However, average workers¿ earnings have stagnated and…
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…