Jun 2020
Author(s): Hoffmann, Bridget; Armangue i Jubert, Tristany; Parrado, Eric
Investors' interest in investments that consider environmental, social, and governance factors (ESG investments) is increasing as they seek investments that combine financial returns with…
May 2020
Author(s): Balza, Lenin; Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Macedo, Demian; Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
This paper revisits the relationship between private participation, regulatory governance and the performance of the electricity sector in 18 Latin American countries over the last five decades.…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Estache, Antonio; Serebrisky, Tomás
This paper argues that, while most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have managed to significantly improve the short-term efficiency of their infrastructure services since the widespread…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Lefevre, Benoit; Ducci, Jorge; Vera, Felipe; Slack, Enid; Valenzuela, Luis; Davis, Diane E.; Rojas, Francisca Maria Magdalena; Harkness, Alaina; Ramírez, Alfredo; Rihm, Alfredo; Orellana, Arturo; Robertson, Cristián; Valenzuela, Esteban; Astaburuaga, Francisca; Carvalho, Gustavo; Cienfuegos, Ignacio; Robinson, James; Muñoz, Juan Carlos; Bresciani, Luis Eduardo; Allard, Pablo; Bettancourt, Pía; Alcayaga, Sebastián; Ortega, Sergio; Mashini, Dominique
The complexity of urban centers has increased. Cities have been transformed into territories that present important governance, interjurisdictional coordination, and financing challenges.…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Lefevre, Benoit; Ducci, Jorge; Vera, Felipe; Slack, Enid; Valenzuela, Luis; Davis, Diane E.; Rojas, Francisca Maria Magdalena; Harkness, Alaina; Ramírez, Alfredo; Rihm, Alfredo; Orellana, Arturo; Robertson, Cristián; Valenzuela, Esteban; Astaburuaga, Francisca; Carvalho, Gustavo; Cienfuegos, Ignacio; Robinson, James; Muñoz, Juan Carlos; Bresciani, Luis Eduardo; Allard, Pablo; Bettancourt, Pía; Alcayaga, Sebastián; Ortega, Sergio; Mashini, Dominique
La complejidad de las aglomeraciones urbanas han aumentado. Las ciudades se han transformado en territorios que presentan importantes desafíos de gobernanza, coordinación inter-jurisdiccional y…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Serebrisky, Tomás; Ponce de León, Oscar
El presente trabajo realiza un análisis regional sobre tres determinantes claves de la competitividad portuaria: 1) las reformas y regulaciones portuarias; 2) gobernanza; y 3) el entorno competitivo…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol
There is growing interest in promoting public–private partnerships (PPPs) as an instrument to develop more and better infrastructure. Good governance for PPPs is a key aspect of promoting appropriate…
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…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Sa, Paulo de; Espinasa, Ramón
This report reviews the policies adopted for the management of mineral revenues in resource rich countries in Latin America and the Caribbean with the aim of distilling good practices that could be…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Sa, Paulo de; Espinasa, Ramón
Este informe examina las políticas adoptadas para la gestión de los ingresos minerales en los países ricos en recursos naturales en América Latina y el Caribe con el objetivo de destilar buenas…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Sancho, Francisco; Rivera, Luis; Arce, Ronald
En este estudio se hace una revisión de la situación de seis países de la Centroamérica Ístmica y un país de la América Insular, que forman parte del Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana (SICA…
Oct 2018
Author(s): De Halleux, Morgane; Estache, Antonio; Serebrisky, Tomás
This paper matches country-specific performance and governance characteristics of the electricity sector in order to draw conclusions about the correlation between governance features and performance…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Roa, María José; Carvallo, Oscar Alfonso
La inclusión financiera se ha convertido en un tema clave en los últimos años debido a su estrecha relación con la estabilidad financiera, la pobreza y la desigualdad. Distintos trabajos han…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Lafuente, Mariano; González, Sebastián
This technical note, prepared as part of the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) agenda on Center of Government, analyzes how delivery units (DU) have been adapted by Latin American and Caribbean…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Lafuente, Mariano; González, Sebastián
Esta nota técnica, preparada en el marco del trabajo del Banco en el tema de Centro de Gobierno, analiza cómo se ha adaptado el modelo de delivery units (DU) o unidades de cumplimiento en los…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Santiso, Carlos
This book is about the smallest unit of public policy: the government transaction. Government transactions—requesting a birth certificate, registering a property, or opening a business, for example—…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Santiso, Carlos
Este libro se centra en la unidad más pequeña de la política pública: el trámite. El trámite –sacar la partida de nacimiento, registrar una propiedad, o abrir un negocio, por ejemplo– es lo que…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Santiso, Carlos
Este livro quantifica as inconveniências causadas pela burocracia na América Latina e no Caribe. Os trâmites burocráticos – a solicitação da certidão de nascimento, o registro de um imóvel, o…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Farias, Pedro; Porrúa, Miguel; Villalba, Harold; Acevedo, Sebastián; Peña, Norma; Estevez, Elsa; Linares Lejarraga, Sebastián; Fillottrani, Pablo
Este libro se centra en la unidad más pequeña de la política pública: el trámite. El trámite –sacar la partida de nacimiento, registrar una propiedad, o abrir un negocio, por ejemplo– es lo que…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Farias, Pedro; Porrúa, Miguel; Villalba, Harold; Acevedo, Sebastián; Peña, Norma; Estevez, Elsa; Linares Lejarraga, Sebastián; Fillottrani, Pablo
This book is about the smallest unit of public policy: the government transaction. Government transactions—requesting a birth certificate, registering a property, or opening a business, for example—…