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…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique;García Zaballos, Antonio;Puig Gabarró, Pau;Benzaquén, Isaac
La experiencia de las revoluciones industriales previas sugiere que los países que más rápido adoptan las nuevas tecnologías son los que a su vez obtienen más oportunidades de crecimiento. En este…
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…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.;Bahar, Dany;Magendzo, Adrián;Zuluaga, Víctor
This paper reviews Israels early experience with dynamic entrepreneurship programs. Rather than discussing current policies, it focuses on two programs that were at the core of these policies since…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Castellanos, Sebastián;De la Lanza, Iván;Bray Sharpin, Anna;Lleras, Natalia;Lo Re, Luca;Amezola Rodríguez, Diana
La publicación está dirigida a tomadores de decisiones públicas que estén en las etapas iniciales de planeación de un sistema de bicicletas compartidas (SBC). Se basa en las lecciones aprendidas…
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…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Asher, Sam;Chauvin, Juan Pablo;Novosad, Paul
As cities in developing countries continue to grow rapidly, there is little empirical evidence about how this affects growth in surrounding rural economies. We study the effects of shocks to labor…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;Jandhyala, Viswanath;Dutta, Akshay
The goal of this joint report published by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Exim Bank is to discuss the outlook for bilateral trade and investment flows between LAC and India, signal the…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;Jandhyala, Viswanath;Dutta, Akshay
El objetivo de este informe, publicado por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y el Banco de Exportaciones e Importaciones de la India (Exim Bank), es discutir las perspectivas para los…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Toch, Eran
This discussion paper was developed by the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Division in collaboration with the Knowledge, Innovation and Communication…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Toch, Eran
Este documento de trabajo fue elaborado por la División de Desarrollo Urbano y Vivienda (HUD, por sus siglas en inglés) del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) en colaboración con el…
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): Hoffmann, Bridget
This paper uses willingness to pay (WTP) data from a field experiment in Hyderabad, India in 2013 to determine whether non-monetary prices better target health products to the poor than monetary…
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,…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Lewis, James Andrew
Access to the Internet increases productivity, national income, and employment. Access to information catalyzes growth. However, these opportunities come with risk. Digital technologies are not…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Lewis, James Andrew
El acceso a Internet provoca un aumento de la productividad, del ingreso nacional y del empleo, y el acceso a la información cataliza el crecimiento. Sin embargo, estas oportunidades también…