Feb 2022
Author(s): Chotelal, Shreshta;Dukharan, Marla;Khadan, Jeetendra; Marchand, Melissa
This paper examines the potential role FinTech can play to support Surinames financial inclusion efforts. Financial technologyor “FinTech”describes the integration of technology into financial…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra;Spencer, Nekeisha;Strobl, Eric;Bose-Duker, Theophiline
This paper applies probit regression models to a nationally representative household survey dataset collected in 2016-2017 to analyze the relationships between various socio-demographic variables and…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
Suriname is facing severe macroeconomic disequilibrium characterized by large fiscal and external imbalances and a sharp decline in economic growth. Although the country is in a precarious economic…
May 2020
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
As of May 5, the Surinamese authorities confirmed a total of 10 COVID-19 cases, including 1 COVID-19 related death and 9 people who have recovered. Sixty-nine people are in quarantine. The country…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
Many countries in the Caribbean have been grappling with persistent fiscal imbalances and rising debt levels. The average debt to GDP ratio in the Caribbean in 2017 was 76.6 percent, higher than the…
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…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Llaguno, Duval;Briceño, Bertha;Morales, Olga;Bersano Calot, Lara;García, Carolina Inés
“¿Y tú qué harías?” es una nueva metodología para compartir aprendizajes surgidos de la experiencia de la ejecución de proyectos de desarrollo. Es una herramienta que combina la reflexión sobre casos…
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…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Trade and investment were unarguably the main drivers of Korea's outstanding economic development. Heavy government intervention together with the private sector's continuous efforts to…
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…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Bezerra, Maria do Carmo
O tema "Requalificação de Áreas Urbanas" se apresenta como um tema emergente na carteira Procidades em execução até 2011, contando com apenas 3.5% dos investimentos. Apesar de sua…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Bezerra, Maria do Carmo
O tema objeto de estudo, Preservação Ambiental e Implantação de Parques Urbanos se apresenta como demanda reduzida da carteira Procidades em execução até 2011, contando com 0,5% dos investimentos. A…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Rodríguez Bu, Lorena;Netto, Maria;Serra, Lucila
El cambio climático no sólo está impactando severa e irreversiblemente gran parte de los ecosistemas globales sino que también impone cuantiosos costos económicos y sociales, especialmente sobre las…
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…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Jacquet, Bruno;Simmoneaux, Mathilde
La agricultura haitiana, en su mayoría familiar y de subsistencia, enfrenta en la actualidad diversos retos para mejorar sus niveles de productividad y el acesso a factores de producción. En 2011 se…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Tovar García, Carlos
Desde la creación de Adecoagro en el 2002, el crecimiento de la empresa en Argentina se basó en la implementación de un modelo de producción sustentable, trabajando principalmente en tierras propias…