Jun 2020
Author(s): Freire, Carolina; Hojman, Andrés; Martinez, Sebastian
The quality of center-based child care, which depends upon the type of environment and the types of interactions between caregivers and children, is thought to be of critical importance for improving…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Davis, Lucas; Martinez, Sebastian; Taboada, Bibiana
These data were collected for the evaluation of a field trial in Mexico in which a quasi-random sample of new homes was provided with insulation and other energy efficiency upgrades. The field trial…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Galindo, Arturo; Leon-Diaz, John
This paper provides evidence on the effect of fiscal stimulus on economic activity for countries with different degrees of institutional quality. For a panel of 113 countries during the period 1988-…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; Peters, Amos
The Corporate Results Framework (CRF) is the IDB Group's highest-level tool for monitoring performance and achievement of its strategic objectives. It serves important functions of both…
Mar 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The 2019 Annual Business Review (ABR) provides management with a status of the Bank's performance. The ABR reports on outputs, lending program priorities, and organizational indicators on a…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Galindo, Arturo; Lotti, Giulia
This paper investigates the co-movement of sovereign lending from multilateral development banks (MDBs) and private creditors with government expenditure. The paper finds that multilateral sovereign…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela; Martínez Carrasco, José; Yarygina, Anastasiya
The objective of this discussion paper is to propose a Results Based Framework for programs which aim to increase tax compliance. We pose setting state capacity as a specific project result, as…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Celhay, Pablo; Gallegos, Sebastián
This paper examines the effects of skill advantages at age six on different types of parental investments, and long-run outcomes up to age 27. We exploit exogenous variation in skills due to school…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Davis, Lucas; Martinez, Sebastian
This paper analyzes data of temperature loggers in 450 homes in a housing development in Mexico. It also discusses best practices for deployment and data analysis and demonstrate how data from…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Leal Calderon, Zulima; Lotti, Giulia
This paper assesses the link between the effort to prepare investment projects and the effort to implement them. Effort is measured as the total number of staff hours devoted to the project…
Oct 2019
Author(s): African Development Bank; Asian Development Bank; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Inter American Development Bank
This is the executive summary of the report Creating Livable Cities: Regional Perspectives, which takes a stock of key patterns of urbanization and urban development across the various developing and…
Oct 2019
Author(s): African Development Bank; Asian Development Bank; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este es el resumen ejecutivo del reporte "Promover ciudades sostenibles: perspectivas regionales", el cual hace un balance de los patrones clave para el desarrollo urbano en las diversas…
Oct 2019
Author(s): African Development Bank; Asian Development Bank; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Inter American Development Bank
The shift of people from rural areas to cities and urban towns in developing and emerging economies is one of the most profound demographic changes happening globally. Cities all over the world offer…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; Peters, Amos
The summary of the Second Update to the Institutional Strategy of the IDB Group provides an overview of the Group’s priorities for the coming years to support the economic and social development of…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; BID Invest; Peters, Amos
El resumen de la segunda actualización de la Estrategia Institucional del Grupo BID ofrece un panorama general de las prioridades del Grupo durante los próximos años para apoyar el desarrollo…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; Peters, Amos
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is the annual flagship report of the IDB Group, which showcases the Group's contribution towards the development of its 26 borrowing member countries…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; BID Invest; Peters, Amos
El Panorama de la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO) es el informe anual del Grupo BID que resume la contribución del Grupo al desarrollo de los 26 países miembros prestatarios en América Latina y el…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; Peters, Amos
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is the annual flagship report of the IDB Group, which showcases the Group's contribution towards the development of its 26 borrowing member countries…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; BID Invest; Peters, Amos
El Panorama de la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO) es el informe anual del Grupo BID que muestra la contribución del Grupo al desarrollo de sus 26 países miembros prestatarios en América Latina y…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Leon-Diaz, John
The study finds that variability in the approval rate of IDB-funded investment projects depends more on specific project characteristics than on macroeconomic conditions faced by countries or errors…