Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Bernal, Pedro
Maintaining high standards of care from doctors, nurses and other health professionals is of critical importance for an effective and efficient health system. Yet deficient levels of health worker…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Harker, Arturo; Taboada, Bibiana; Villalba, Harold; Castellani, Francesca
Esta nota técnica presenta el informe de línea de base de la evaluación de impacto del Programa de Madres Adolescentes de la Fundación Juan Felipe Gómez Escobar. La Fundación busca mejorar la calidad…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Heracleous, Maria; González, Mario; Winters, Paul
Using administrative data from the urban Mexican Oportunidades program, this paper analyzes why poor households choose less education for their children, even when offered financial compensation for…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Aramburu, Julián; González, Mario; Winters, Paul
This paper presents the impact evaluation of CRIAR program, implemented in rural areas in Bolivia. The objective of CRIAR is to increase smallholders' agricultural income and food security…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Aramburu, Julián; González, Mario; Winters, Paul
Este documento presenta la evaluación de impacto del programa CRIAR, implementado en áreas rurales de Bolivia. El objetivo del CRIAR es incrementar los ingresos agropecuarios y la seguridad…
May 2014
Author(s): McCarthy, Nancy
Climate change could have serious effects on agricultural production worldwide, and particularly in Latin America. It threatens to increase the incidence of drought in some regions and flooding in…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Mullally, Conner; Maffioli, Alessandro
Management is an important input into agricultural production, as it a determinant of the uptake and proper implementation of productive technologies and practices. While there is a large literature…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Álvarez, Carola; Bueso-Merriam, Jacqueline; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper focuses on the performance of IDB projects between 1996 and 2011 disbursements. We present evidence on the evolution of disbursements with respect to the available funds and the evolution…
Apr 2012
Author(s): McCarthy, Nancy; Winters, Paul; Linares, Ana María; Essam, Timothy
Determining reasonable indicators for climate change projects is complicated by the long-term horizon of both mitigation and adaptation project impacts as well as the uncertainty associated with…
Apr 2011
Author(s): Álvarez, Carola
This presentation discusses the most important findings of the Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) of 2010. The DEO is a reporting instrument of the Development Effectiveness Framework approved…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Álvarez, Carola; Santelices, Cristian; Bertachini, Helio; Chong, Juan Carlos; Cossens, Shakirah; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Di Maro, Vincenzo; Díaz, Luis; Linares, Ana María; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meduña, Patricia; Neret, Matilde; Perez dos Santos, Monica; Pusterla, Fazia; Rodríguez, César; Salazar, Lina; Sitja Rubio, Susana; Taboada, Bibiana; Toda, Ichiro; Winters, Paul
The 2010 Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) highlights progress in the implementation of the Development Effectiveness Framework, mandated by the Governors of the Inter-American Development…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Álvarez, Carola; Santelices, Cristian; Bertachini, Helio; Chong, Juan Carlos; Cossens, Shakirah; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Di Maro, Vincenzo; Díaz, Luis; Linares, Ana María; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meduña, Patricia; Neret, Matilde; Perez dos Santos, Monica; Pusterla, Fazia; Rodríguez, César; Salazar, Lina; Sitja Rubio, Susana; Taboada, Bibiana; Toda, Ichiro; Winters, Paul
El Panorama de la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO) 2010 es el segundo informe anual corporativo sobre efectividad del BID desde el realineamiento del Banco en 2007. Este informe muestra que la…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Winters, Paul; Salazar, Lina; Maffioli, Alessandro
The purpose of this guideline is to provide suggestions on designing impact evaluations for agricultural projects, particularly projects that directly target farmers, and seek to improve agricultural…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Taylor, J. Edward
The purpose of this guideline is to make practitioners aware of simulation approaches for the evaluation of tourism projects. Simulation approaches are particularly useful when experimental or…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Ubfal, Diego; Maffioli, Alessandro
In this paper, we evaluate the impact of research grants on the amount of collaboration, among scientific researchers in Argentina. We find a positive and significant impact of funding on…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Heinrich, Carolyn; Maffioli, Alessandro; Vázquez, Gonzalo
This document provides a guide to the key aspects of implementing Propensity-Score Matching (PSM) methodology. It summarizes the basic conditions under which PSM can be used to estimate the impact of…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Winters, Paul; Sitja Rubio, Susana
The purpose of this guideline is to discuss the objectives and approaches of regional (subnational) development programs in order to provide guidance on issues related to evaluating the impact of…
May 2010
Author(s): Angelucci, Manuela; Di Maro, Vincenzo
This note defines what spillover effects are, why it is important to measure them, and how to design an evaluation that will enable researchers to measure the impact of the program in the presence of…
May 2010
Author(s): Stecklov, Guy; Weinreb, Alex
While the science of program evaluation has come a tremendous distance in thepast couple of decades, measurement error remains a serious concern and its
implications are often poorly…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Ibarrarán, Pablo; Neret, Matilde; Toda, Ichiro; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Linares, Ana María; Winters, Paul; Meduña, Patricia; Paris, Angela; Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Cossens, Shakirah; Rodríguez, César; González, Mario; Díaz, Luis; Di Maro, Vincenzo; Sitja Rubio, Susana
Panorama de la efectividad en el desarrollo 2008-2009 es una herramienta mediante la cual el BID da cuenta de la efectividad de su trabajo. Informa sobre los avances hechos por el Banco en su agenda…