Dec 2021
Author(s): Groom, Simon;Armendáriz, Edna
The discussion paper analyzes international experience in megaproject management, identifying problems and delivery performance. The most important distortions are optimism bias and strategic…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
More powerful and less productive households, both in terms of wealth and connections, ended up obtaining more credit from a community-based lending program. Informal markets partially attenuated…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Los hogares más poderosos y menos productivos, tanto en términos de riqueza como de conexiones, acabaron obteniendo más préstamos de un programa comunitario de préstamos. Los mercados informales…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Kinnan, Cynthia;Samphantharak, Krislert;Townsend, Robert;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
In village economies, insurance networks are key to smoothing shocks, while production networks can propagate them. The interplay of these networks is crucial. We show that a significant health…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Lee, Changha;Zucchetti, Alessia;Olszewski, Brandon;Cobo, Cristóbal;Viik, Linnar;Kyllönen, Marjo;South, Joseph;Montaldo, Mariana;Ramos, Yolanda
As a consequence of the rapid spread of COVID-19, the entire world is suddenly engaged in the biggest distance learning experiment in history. In Latin America and the Caribbean, radio and TV have…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Lee, Changha;Zucchetti, Alessia;Olszewski, Brandon;Cobo, Cristóbal;Viik, Linnar;Kyllönen, Marjo;South, Joseph;Montaldo, Mariana;Ramos, Yolanda
Como consecuencia de la rápida propagación del COVID-19, el mundo entero está repentinamente inmerso en el mayor experimento de aprendizaje a distancia de la historia. En América Latina y el Caribe (…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vera, Diego
Limited information about borrowers may create allocative distortions in credit markets. Community-based lending programs may reduce these distortions by exploiting relevant information available to…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Decentralizing the allocation of resources to community members is an increasingly popular form of delivering public resources in developing countries. However, this approach is associated with the…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in six countries in the East and South East Asian region…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Thailand, presenting the case study of Opendream.…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Thailand, presenting the case study of Doi Tung…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This paper offers the final reflections for "The Study of Social Entrepreneurship and SocialInnovation Ecosystems" in Asian countries including China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore,…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Vargas, Fernando
La importancia de los servicios en la economía mundial ha incrementado el interés en la academia y en los gobiernos sobre la dinámica de la innovación en estas actividades y cómo promoverlas en forma…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl;Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna;Linares, Ana María;Martin, Lucia;Palomino, Alejandro;Sembler, Jose Ignacio;Soldano, Miguel;Székely, Miguel;Bolza-Schunemann, Eva;Ramirez-Goldin, Ana;Ruiz, Mayra;Beltrán, Víctor;Torres, Mauricio;Vellani, Saleema;Celse L'Hoste, Margareth;Marto, Ricardo
This first Annual Report reviews the past two years of OVE's work, 2013-2014. It is designed in two parts. Part I reports on OVE's recent evaluation activities and findings, on developments…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl;Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna;Linares, Ana María;Martin, Lucia;Palomino, Alejandro;Sembler, Jose Ignacio;Soldano, Miguel;Székely, Miguel;Bolza-Schunemann, Eva;Ramirez-Goldin, Ana;Ruiz, Mayra;Beltrán, Víctor;Torres, Mauricio;Vellani, Saleema;Celse L'Hoste, Margareth;Marto, Ricardo
En este primer Informe Anual se examina el bienio más reciente, 2013-2014, de actividades de OVE. Consta de dos partes. En la primera parte se presentan las actividades de evaluación y los…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl;Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna;Linares, Ana María;Martin, Lucia;Palomino, Alejandro;Sembler, Jose Ignacio;Soldano, Miguel;Székely, Miguel;Bolza-Schunemann, Eva;Ramirez-Goldin, Ana;Ruiz, Mayra;Beltrán, Víctor;Torres, Mauricio;Vellani, Saleema;Celse L'Hoste, Margareth;Marto, Ricardo
Ce premier Rapport Annuel examine les travaux d¿OVE au cours des deux dernières années, 2013 et 2014. Il comporte deux parties. La première partie est un rapport sur les récentes activités d¿…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl;Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna;Linares, Ana María;Martin, Lucia;Palomino, Alejandro;Sembler, Jose Ignacio;Soldano, Miguel;Székely, Miguel;Bolza-Schunemann, Eva;Ramirez-Goldin, Ana;Ruiz, Mayra;Beltrán, Víctor;Torres, Mauricio;Vellani, Saleema;Celse L'Hoste, Margareth;Marto, Ricardo
Este primeiro Relatório Anual analisa o trabalho do OVE ao longo dos últimos dois anos, 2013 e 2014. O relatório é composto por duas partes. A primeira apresenta as atividades de avaliação mais…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz;Masson, Malaika;Walter, Martin;Quiroz, Juan Carlos;Manzano, Osmel;Ross, Michael;Lowe, Heather A.;Brathwaite, Rhea;Jarquín, María José;Kyle, Jordan;Greene, Tira;Regis, Mark;Arisi, Diego;González Espinosa, Ana Carolina;Ardanaz, Martín;Balza, Lenin;Espinasa, Ramón;Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Valverde Martínez, Pablo
During the last decade, the Latin American and Caribbean region has experienced unprecedented natural resources abundance. This book highlights how transparency can help realize the benefits and…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz;Masson, Malaika;Walter, Martin;Quiroz, Juan Carlos;Manzano, Osmel;Ross, Michael;Lowe, Heather A.;Brathwaite, Rhea;Jarquín, María José;Kyle, Jordan;Greene, Tira;Regis, Mark;Arisi, Diego;González Espinosa, Ana Carolina;Ardanaz, Martín;Balza, Lenin;Espinasa, Ramón;Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Valverde Martínez, Pablo
Durante la última década, la región de América Latina y el Caribe ha experimentado sin precedentes abundancia de recursos naturales. Este libro pone de relieve cómo la transparencia puede ayudar a…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Jaimovich, Analia
In order to improve the quality of education, several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are implementing institutional reforms that affect the roles and responsibilities of education…