Apr 2018
Author(s): Safranoff, Ana; Tiravassi, Antonella
This article, based on an analysis of the Survey of Convicted Prisoners from eight Latin American countries, helps to expand knowledge about the association between victimization in childhood and the…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Safranoff, Ana; Tiravassi, Antonella
A partir del análisis de la Encuesta de Presos Condenados de ocho países de América Latina, el artículo contribuye a expandir el conocimiento sobre la asociación entre la victimización en la infancia…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Jara Maleš, Patricia; Ochoa, Francisco; Sório, Rita Elisabeth
The social development gains made by Latin America and the Caribbean have driven the need for differentiated services to enhance the inclusion of specific groups and to respond more effectively to…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Jara Maleš, Patricia; Ochoa, Francisco; Sório, Rita Elisabeth
Los avances experimentados por América Latina y el Caribe en materia de desarrollo social han impulsado la necesidad de servicios diferenciados para potenciar la inclusión de grupos específicos y…
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…
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…