Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Social Pulse describes the trends in a comprehensive set of key social indicators and highlight findings that warrant attention by policymakers. The report includes information from 22 countries of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Pulso social describe las tendencias de un conjunto amplio de indicadores sociales clave e identifica los cambios de estos indicadores que merecen la atención de los responsables de las políticas. El…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Pulso Social descreve as tendências em um conjunto abrangente de indicadores sociais e destaca as principais conclusões que merecem atenção por policymakers. O relatório inclui informações de 22…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Harriot, Anthony D.;Jones, Marlyn
This report is part of an IDB technical note series on crime and violence in the Caribbean. The overall aim is to establish a baseline of the crime prevention arena against which progress can be…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Schady, Norbert
I review the evidence on access to water and sanitation infrastructure and child outcomes In Latin America. I show that there are large differences in access across countries and, within countries,…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Machado, Roberto;Zuloeta, José
This paper estimates short-run and long-run elasticities of tax revenue with respect to GDP in eight Latin American countries using quarterly data. Taxes considered are corporate income tax (CIT),…
May 2006
Author(s): Echebarría, Koldo;Longo, Francisco;Iacoviello, Mercedes;Zuvanic, Laura;Rodríguez Gusta, Ana Laura;Iturburu, Mónica;De la Cruz Orozco, Ivania
El presente documento se propone presentar al lector los resultados del proyecto impulsado por el BID para la evaluación de sistemas nacionales de Servicio Civil (SC) en América Latina y el Caribe.…
Sep 2005
Author(s): Westley, Glenn D.
This paper discusses microfinance institutions (MFIs) in the Caribbean. It argues that the reason they have lagged is fundamentally explained by factors internal to the MFIs, rather than external to…