Nov 2017
Author(s): Basco, Ana Inés
As part of a Regional Public Good (BPR), 20,200 Latin Americans from 18 countries were interviewed on issues of integration, democracy, equity, environment, technology, and innovation. In a world…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Basco, Ana Inés
Como parte de un Bien Público Regional (BPR) se entrevistaron 20.200 latinoamericanos de 18 países que fueron consultados sobre temas de integración, democracia, equidad, medio ambiente y tecnología…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Tomar, Louisa; Guicheney, William; Kyarisiima, Hope; Zimani, Tinashe
This paper analyzes different ways in which big data can be leveraged to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of government. It describes five cases where massive and diverse sets of information…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Chelala, Santiago
Con más de veinte mil encuestas exclusivas realizadas en dieciocho países de la región, la iniciativa de INTAL-Latinobarómetro mide de forma permanente la opinión de la población sobre temas…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Rennó, Lucio; Huberts, Alyssa; Zucco, Cesar; Smith, Amy Erica; Ames, Barry; Machado, Fabiana; Samuels, David
This report provides a summary introduction to some of the questions examined in the Brazilian Electoral Panel Study (BEPS) 2014 dataset. Following up on the 2010 Brazilian Electoral Panel Study, and…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Marini Ferreira, Caio
O presente estudo tem por finalidade apresentar uma análise da iniciativa liderada pelo Governo do Estado de Minas Gerais, Brasil, denominada MINAS FÁCIL, por encomenda do Banco Interamericano de…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth; Guerrero Compeán, Roberto
This paper finds that per capita municipal spending on public services is strongly and non-linearly correlated to urban population density. Optimal expenditure levels for municipal services are…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Verner, Dorte; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Marto, Ricardo; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Martin, Lucia
This document presents a summary of the evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Country Program of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or the Bank) with Brazil over…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Estache, Antonio; Garsous, Grégoire; da Motta, Ronaldo Seroa
This paper investigates the effects of political (mis)alignment on public service delivery when mandates are shared between state and local governments. We analyze sewage treatment policies in the…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Huberts, Alyssa; Velasques de Paula Machado, Fabiana
The Brazilian Electoral Panel Study (BEPS) was designed primarily to capture campaign dynamics at the national level during the 2010 Brazilian presidential election. It aimed at generating data that…