Feb 2019
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín; Cardinale Lagomarsino, Bruno; Scartascini, Carlos; Torrealday, Jerónimo
Does providing information improve citizens’ perception about government transparency? Does all information matter the same for shaping perceptions about the government? This paper addresses these…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Celhay, Pablo; Chemor Ruiz, Antonio; Delgado Sánchez, Verónica; Halley Castillo, María Elizabeth; Martinez, Sebastian; Muñoz, Matías; Pérez, Michelle; Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo; Villagrán Muñoz, Víctor Manuel
El Programa Seguro Médico Siglo XXI (SMSXXI)2 tiene el objetivo de facilitar el acceso a los servicios de salud y contribuir a disminuir el empobrecimiento causado por problemas de salud, mediante el…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Grenade, Kari
This Policy Brief examines The Bahamas’ Fiscal Responsibility Bill 2018, juxtaposing it against some standard principles that typically guide the formation of a fiscal responsibility framework. Key…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Robles, Marcos
Social Pulse describes the trends in a comprehensive set of key social indicators throughout the lifecycle in Latin America and the Caribbean, and highlights the findings that merit attention from…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Robles, Marcos
Pulso Social describe las tendencias de un conjunto de indicadores sociales clave a lo largo del ciclo de vida en América Latina y el Caribe, y destaca los hallazgos que merecen atención por parte de…
Dec 2016
Author(s): García Prado, Ariadna
The objective of this paper is to review the most relevant, recent and rigorous literature on strategies to promote changes in demand for maternal and neonatal health services in rural areas of Latin…
Dec 2016
Author(s): García Prado, Ariadna
El objetivo de este trabajo es revisar la literatura más relevante, reciente y rigurosa sobre estrategias dirigidas a estimular cambios en la demanda de servicios de salud materna y neonatal en zonas…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne
This dataset was created to support the 2016 Social Pulse in Latin America and the Caribbean: Realities & Perspectives. The publication highlights specific indicators where progress has been made…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Robles, Marcos
Social Pulse describes the trends in a comprehensive set of key social indicators and highlight findings that warrant attention by policymakers. The report includes information from 22 countries of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Robles, Marcos
Pulso social describe las tendencias de un conjunto amplio de indicadores sociales clave e identifica los cambios de estos indicadores que merecen la atención de los responsables de las políticas. El…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Robles, Marcos
Pulso Social descreve as tendências em um conjunto abrangente de indicadores sociais e destaca as principais conclusões que merecem atenção por policymakers. O relatório inclui informações de 22…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Ballivian, Amparo; Bamberger, Michael; Caso Raphael, Agustín; Cooper, Ryan; Diéguez, Gonzalo; Farfán Mares, Gabriel; Frugoni, Gabriel; García López, Roberto; Kaufmann, Jorge; Martínez, Úrsula; Medina Giopp, Alejandro; Muente, Arturo; Orozco, Hernán; Székely, Miguel; Monegro, Juan Tomás; Vargas, Victor; Velásquez, Aníbal; Wi, Seongbak
Los sistemas de monitoreo y evaluación constituyen el resultado de la aplicación de principios, procesos, procedimientos y prácticas operativas y administrativas para el desarrollo de un conjunto de…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Aguilera, Laura
Esta nota técnica busca ofrecer los lineamientos para respaldar la incorporación de la perspectiva de género en los proyectos financiados por el BID que abordan presupuestos subnacionales (es decir,…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Thomas, Chrystol; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Blenman, Shamar
A moniker often invoked to describe the Caribbean is: "high debt, low growth." It was never completely true. Today it may have become so. The tourism countries, Jamaica, Barbados, and The…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Beverinotti, Javier
Costa Rica es un país que históricamente se ha caracterizado por sus indicadores socioeconómicos favorables y por sus reformas sociales. Por el lado del crecimiento económico, la economía ha crecido…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Lee, Sunju
This note describes the development of South Korea's social security system over the past several decades. The system is split into three main branches: social insurance, intended to achieve…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Larios, José; Pérez Trejo, Carlos A.
Este trabajo se concentra en un proceso clave en la determinación de los niveles y la composición del gasto público en Guatemala: el proceso presupuestario. Utilizando información presupuestaria…
Jul 2015
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Gomez Osorio, Camilo; Khadan, Jeetendra
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Jul 2015
Author(s): García-Cicco, Javier; Kawamura, Enrique
This paper evaluates from a welfare perspective three policy alternatives for dealing with Dutch disease problems originating from cyclical movements in commodity prices: fiscal rules for government…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Gonzales, Alberto; Tolsa Caballero, Nuria
The database allows estimating structural fiscal balances for 20 countries in the region under different assumptions regarding the output gap and commodity structural prices. It is a unique database…