Dec 2021
Author(s): Salgado, Edgar;Mitnik, Oscar A.
Driving restrictions are popular interventions in rapidly urbanizing developing countries. Their relatively inexpensive implementation appeals to the pressing need to reduce traffic congestion and…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Keefer, Philip;Espinoza, Mauricio;Espinoza, Álvaro;Fort, Ricardo
Exploiting a unique empirical setting, 1,000 vendors in 90 traditional food markets in Lima, we document that historic social ties among market founders are associated, decades later, with stricter…
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…
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…
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),…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Corbacho, Ana;Osorio Rivas, Rene
Birth registration is essential to guarantee a child's right to an identity. Without proper documentation of their identity, children have limited access to health, education and social…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Durante los últimos veinte años, el BID ha acompañado a los países de la región en la mejora de estándares de sanidad agropecuaria, los cuales se han convertido en un factor fundamental para mejorar…
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.…