May 2007
Author(s): Hart, Stuart
This document was authored by the key note presenter of the "Opportunities for the Majority in the Caribbean", IDB Seminar, Jamaica, 2007. The presentation revolves around the concept of…
Apr 2007
Author(s): Damiani, Octavio
This paper reviews the contribution of agriculture and rural development to poverty reduction by examining the transformation of five territories in four countries of Asia (Malaysia and People's…
Mar 2007
Author(s): Bogotá sin indiferencia;Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La presentación trata sobre el plan de desarrollo Bogotá sin indiferencia. Se ofrece un resumen de los objetivos colectivos, la organización institucional y su compromiso social contra la pobreza.
Feb 2007
Author(s): Alda, Erik
School is one of the most important socializing environments for children, since it is where they spend a great deal of time interacting with teachers and peers. However, the persistent spillover of…
Jan 2007
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
In 2006, the Social Inclusion Trust Fund entered the first year of its second phase of operation. This preliminary program sought to expand research and awareness, build local and Bank capacity,…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Corral, Antonio;Isusi, Iñigo;Pérez, Timoteo;San Miguel, Unai
Esta publicación analiza las actividades que realizan las empresas pertenecientes a cuatro clusters productivos en Argentina, Brasil, Chile y El Salvador y su grado de consecución de los Objetivos de…
Aug 2006
Author(s): Dercon, Stefan;Bold, Tessa;Calvo, César
This study was prepared for the Financial Services and Poverty Reduction research project and was presented at the conference with the same name held at Bank headquarters in September of 2004. It…
Aug 2006
Author(s): Engel, Wanda;De Barros, Ricardo Paes;Carvalho, Mirela de;Ramos, Carlos Alberto;Lobato, Ana Lucia;Ferrato dos Santos, Gabriel;Sánchez Torres, Fabio;Salas Bahamón, Luz Magdalena;Lacayo, Carlos
El presente documento forma parte de una serie de estudios comisionados por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo para el Diálogo Regional de Política. La publicación recoge una selección de trabajos…
May 2006
Author(s): Angel, Shlomo;Jacobs, Michael
The aim of this paper is to help project teams develop results indicators for housing projects. These indicators are intended, primarily, as an instrument for managing projects and should help staff…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Sabatini, Francisco
El presente informe expone las características y tendencias de la segregación residencial en las ciudades de América Latina, sus causas y consecuencias, el estado de la investigación en este campo, y…
Feb 2006
Author(s): Marshall, Jeffery H.;Calderón, Valentina
This study provides detailed accounting of the current levels of social exclusion in education and factors contributing to them. It provides a quantitative and qualitative accounting and profiling of…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The Social Inclusion Trust Fund (the Fund), created in 2003 with support from the Royal Norwegian Foreign Ministry and Great Britain (DFID), is compelled at the end of its first three-year period, to…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Piras, Claudia;Ripani, Laura
This study asks a simple question that has significant implications for gender equality. After decades of increasing female participation in the labor market, advances in the labor legislation and…
Aug 2005
Author(s): Econometría Consultores;Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El objetivo de este documento es presentar los resultados del programa Línea de base y medición de impactos tempranos del programa de capacitación para el empleo: 2004-2005 de la Alcaldía de Medellín…
May 2005
Author(s): López-Cálix, José R.;Melo, Alberto;Tinsley, Elaine;Calvo, Sara
The last Public Expenditure Review for Ecuador (PER) was produced in 1993. More than a decade later, the purpose of this report is to provide the Ecuadorian authorities with the World Bank's and…
Apr 2005
Author(s): Nigenda, Gustavo
México, entre los países Latino Americanos, es uno de los que presenta el mayor porcentaje de gasto de salud del bolsillo, incluso entre los grupos más pobres. Esto demuestra la disponibilidad de las…
Mar 2005
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio;Iunes, Roberto F.;Savedoff, William D.
Brazil is characterized by large inequalities in income, access to health care, and health status. This paper uses data from the 1998 Pesquisa Nacional por Amostra de Domicílios to analyze the…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This report is comprised of both an Annual Report reviewing activities and projects supported between April 2004 and April 2005 and a cumulative review of the advances made and challenges being faced…
Dec 2004
Author(s): López, Ramón
This working paper empirically documents the size of (2) in the rural sector and investigates its consequences for rural development (agricultural growth, patterns of growth and rural poverty) for…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This third edition of Investing in Gender Equality presents IDB projects that exemplify good work in the integration of gender considerations in their design. The 18 projects included in this edition…