May 2007
Author(s): Prud'homme, Rémy;Huntzinger, Hervé;Guelton, Sonia
This document presents a global view of the intergovernmental relationships that prevail in Bolivia. It analyzes the importance, functions, revenues, and problems of communes and attempts to do the…
Feb 2007
Author(s): Ducci, Jorge
Hacia fines de los años noventa un número significativo de países de América Latina contaba con la presencia de importantes operadores internacionales en el sector de servicios de agua potable y…
Jan 2007
Author(s): Galvani, Marina
This paper present examples of positive economic and social impacts of cultural projects and mentions an interpretation of the positive interaction between development and culture. Several best…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Pantanali, Carla;Benavides, Juan
Este informe incluye un análisis del rol de los subsidios en el sector eléctrico en América Latina. También, se incluye experiencias de algunos países de América Latina en materia de subsidios al…
Jun 2006
Author(s): Instituto Libertad y Democracia
El presente estudio forma parte de una serie de evaluaciones preliminares de la extralegalidad que se ha llevado a cabo en doce países de América Latina y el Caribe: Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia,…
Jun 2006
Author(s): Hifab International AB
The purpose of this study is to document and give deeper substance to the link between math and science achievement and the economic performance of firms in the information and communications…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.;Tejerina, Luis
This working paper analyzes the topics that usually arise from systematic reviews of poverty reduction programs programs and initiates a discussion about them. All evaluations included in the review…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Flaño Calderón, Nicolás;Piazze, Ada Inés;Zovatto G., Daniel;Varela-Erasheva, Marcelo;Barahona, Manuel A.;Gallardo, Roberto;Sojo, Carlos;De Bográn, María Antonieta;Cárleton Corrales, José;Toranzo Roca, Carlos;Sagasti, Francisco;Prada, Fernando
En 1996, el BID junto a la Corporación Justicia y Democracia de Chile, presidida por el ex presidente Patricio Aylwin, dio inicio al Proyecto Regional Diálogo de Política Social (DPS) o Iniciativa…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Piras, Claudia;Ripani, Laura
This study asks a simple question that has significant implications for gender equality. After decades of increasing female participation in the labor market, advances in the labor legislation and…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This third edition of Investing in Gender Equality presents IDB projects that exemplify good work in the integration of gender considerations in their design. The 18 projects included in this edition…
Jun 2004
Author(s): Westley, Glenn D.
This paper examines each major element of the village banking technology and how it has been liberalized so far, particularly in four leading Latin American village banking institutions: FINCA…
Jun 2004
Author(s): Sáenz, María Victoria;Luna, Elba N.
This book presents but a few examples of the many Bank-financed productive activities carried out by the people of the region, and pays tribute to the women and men who, in their efforts to succeed,…
Jun 2004
Author(s): Sáenz, María Victoria;Luna, Elba N.
A fin de festejar los 25 años de apoyo ininterrumpido al sector de la microempresa en Latinoamérica y el Caribe, el BID ha querido hacer esta publicación en la cual se pretende resumir los…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Beato, Paulina;Benavides, Juan;Bondorevsky, Diego;Petrecolla, Diego;Dussan, Manuel;Fagundes de Almeida, Edmar Luiz;Balmaceda, Felipe;Serra, Pablo;Cannock, Geoffrey;Lapuerta, Carlos;Trebat, Nicholas
"Gas Market Integration in the Southern Cone" is part of a larger effort by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to promote integration of energy markets in South America's…
Nov 2003
Author(s): Warner, Koko;Pflug, Georg;Martin, Leslie A.;Linnerooth-Bayer, Joanne;Freeman, Paul;Mechler, Reinhard
This report was commissioned by the Natural Disasters Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue. This report constitutes Phase 2 of this project. While the first phase of the study discusses the…
Nov 2003
Author(s): Warner, Koko;Pflug, Georg;Martin, Leslie A.;Linnerooth-Bayer, Joanne;Freeman, Paul;Mechler, Reinhard
El presente trabajo expone el estudio que encargó el Diálogo Regional de Políticas sobre Desastres Naturales. El estudio está centrado en la comprensión de sistemas nacionales e integrados de gestión…
Sep 2003
Author(s): Jansson, Tor
This paper aims to reveal some basic trends in the financing of microfinance institutions, such as where the financing comes from, and how the distribution changes over time. The paper does not claim…
Sep 2003
Author(s): Jansson, Tor
El objetivo de este documento es mostrar las tendencias en el financiamiento de las instituciones microfinancieras, de dónde vienen y cómo cambian en el tiempo. El documento no pretende ser una…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Westley, Glenn D.
En este documento se examinan los elementos principales de la tecnología de banca comunal y cómo ésta ha flexibilizado sus características rígidas iniciales desde su introducción en los años 80, en…
Jun 2003
Author(s): Brakarz, José
La experiencia de Bolivia, relatada en este estudio, aborda tanto la temática de la participación municipal en las estrategias de combate a la pobreza, como los arreglos y mecanismos institucionales…