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 2019
Author(s): Kinnan, Cynthia; Samphantharak, Krislert; Townsend, Robert; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
We study the dual role of networks in providing insurance and in propagating idiosyncratic shocks by using variation in the timing of severe shocks on health spending experienced by households in…
Sep 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…
Sep 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…
Sep 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,…
Sep 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.…
Feb 2016
Author(s): López-Calva, Luis Felipe; Levy Algazi, Santiago
Over the last two decades Mexico has had an open trade regime, experienced macroeconomic stability, and made substantial progress in education. However, average workers¿ earnings have stagnated and…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Del Boca, Daniela
This paper discusses several approaches to examining the relationship between child care and mothers' labor supply. The focus is on child care for children aged 0-3, because this is a critical…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Cesa-Bianchi, Ambrogio; Pesaran, M. Hashem; Rebucci, Alessandro; Xu, TengTeng
This is the data used for the estimation of the GVAR model as in "China's Emergence in the World Economy and Business Cycles in Latin America" (access the study in the related URL…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Venables, Anthony J.; Maloney, William; Kokko, Ari; Bravo Ortega, Claudio; Lederman, Daniel; Rigobón, Roberto; De Gregorio, José; Czelusta, Jesse; Jayasuriya, Shamila A.; Blomström, Magnus; Xu, L. Colin; Ludema, Rodney; Manzano, Osmel; Martin, Will; Cuddington, John T.; Wright, Gavin
'Natural Resources: Neither Course nor Destiny' brings together a variety of analytical perspectives, ranging from econometric analyses of economic growth to historical studies of…
May 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 2004
Author(s): Crawley, Andrew; Vignoles, Christopher; Jessen, Anneke; Vodusek, Ziga; Ferrero, Lucas; Brenner, Yann; Covarrubias, María de la Paz
El propósito de este documento es presentar un análisis de la evolución de las relaciones económicas entre la UE y América Latina y el Caribe en el decenio iniciado a mediados de los años noventa.…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Leipprand, Anna; Pielen, Britta; Kraemer, R. Andreas
This paper discusses the importance and applicability of economic instruments in the context of water management. The paper presents a typology and associated examples of implementation from European…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Leipprand, Anna; Pielen, Britta; Kraemer, R. Andreas
Este informe incluye una reseña de la literatura y la información internacional disponible sobre la aplicación de instrumentos económicos en la gestión del agua, basada especialmente en la…
Sep 2002
Author(s): Ahnlid, Anders
The conditions for trade policy formulation have changed significantly in many, if not all, countries over the past decade. The scope of trade policy has increased. Trade policy interrelates more…
Sep 2002
Author(s): Ahnlid, Anders
Este documento se enfoca en el caso de Suecia y más específicamente en el proceso de consulta con la sociedad civil en la formulación de la posición del país en temas de la Unión Europea (UE) dentro…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Castillo-Ruiz, Paz
El objetivo de este folleto es informar y sistematizar los conocimientos obtenidos durante visitas realizadas a Finlandia, Suecia y Noruega con el fin de conocer proyectos exitosos en el tratamiento…