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): García, Yocauris; Quijada, José Alejandro
Este trabajo identifica los determinantes del tipo de cambio real de equilibrio de Honduras y su desalineamiento durante el periodo 1990-2013. Para ello derivamos el tipo de cambio real de equilibrio…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Robles, Marcos; Rubio, Marcela G.; Stampini, Marco
We present novel estimates of the quality of targeting of conditional cash transfer (CCT) and non-contributory pension (NCP) programs in Latin-America and the Caribbean. Our contribution is novel in…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Robles, Marcos; Rubio, Marcela G.; Stampini, Marco
Presentamos nuevas estimaciones sobre la calidad de la focalización de los programas de transferencias monetarias condicionadas (TMC) y de las pensiones no contributivas (PNC) en América Latina y el…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Melgarejo, Karl Alexander; Salazni, Mariana
Sustainable economic growth has reemerged as a subject of Caribbean policydiscussions, given the region's relatively lackluster performance in recent
decades. However, most policy…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro
The worldwide fight against money laundering (AML) is escalating. Individuals and businesses that conduct and depend on legitimate international financial transactions are feeling the impact of…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Vuletin, Guillermo
Government spending in the developing world has historically been procyclical. Traditional explanations for this have mostly revolved around the explicit or implicit notion that fiscal procyclicality…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Khan, Sarosh R.
After a long period of stagnating prices, the global bauxite market is experiencing changes which are expected to drive prices higher. To a large extent, these changes are driven by increasing demand…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Borensztein, Eduardo; Hernaiz, Daniel; Pineda, Emilio; Rasteletti, Alejandro
Este documento analiza el patrón de intervenciones en el mercado cambiario y el costo de esterilización en un conjunto de economías seleccionadas. En un contexto de grandes y frecuentes entradas de…