Dec 2011
Author(s): Auguste, Sebastián;Moya, Ramiro;Sookram, Sandra
This work analyzes housing finance in Trinidad and Tobago during the last 20 years. The period covered is influenced by an economic bonanza led by the energy sector. Housing prices in this period…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo;Powell, Andrew
This paper proposes a methodology to resolve the problems that result from using a combination of objective and subjective information in evaluating urban quality of life. The paper further suggests…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Palomino Bonilla, Miguel;Wong Barrantes, Rudy
Housing for most Peruvians is improving but is still grossly inadequate. Nonetheless, public housing finance policies mainly involve programs that subsidize middle-income families and banks that lend…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Cuevas, Mario;Lée, Sigfrido;Bonilla, María Isabel
In Guatemala there are substantial and growing imbalances in the housing market; at the same time, financial markets remain shallow and underdeveloped. The analytical framework applied in this paper…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Cristini, Marcela;Moya, Ramiro;Bermúdez, Guillermo
In the last three decades, the supply of housing in Argentina has not kept pace with demand. This study analyzes the main drivers of Argentina's housing market and relates them to the…
Jun 2011
Author(s): Velásquez, Liliana
Este documento aplica un método diseñado por el BID para el monitoreo de la calidad urbana que se basa en la combinación de dos enfoques: precios hedónicos y satisfacción con la vida. Esta…
Feb 2011
Author(s): Salazar, Lina
Staff from five Bank departments (FIN, ITE, VPS, RMG and LEG) formed a core team that designed and executed the largest IDB conversion offer to date, and one of the largest liability management…
Feb 2011
Author(s): Kohon, Jorge
El Gobierno de México definió el período presidencial 2007-2012 como el sexenio de la infraestructura, adoptando importantes acciones para impulsar su expansión y mejora. Dentro de los sectores que…