Jun 2020
Author(s): Hoffmann, Bridget;Armangue i Jubert, Tristany;Parrado, Eric
Investors' interest in investments that consider environmental, social, and governance factors (ESG investments) is increasing as they seek investments that combine financial returns with…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Rapoport, Nina;Rojas Méndez, Ana María;Scartascini, Carlos
Behavioral insights are becoming part of the policy toolkit in countries around the world, and the IDB has positioned itself at the forefront of this movement in Latin America and the Caribbean. This…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Rapoport, Nina;Rojas Méndez, Ana María;Scartascini, Carlos
Las ciencias del comportamiento se están convirtiendo en una de las herramientas clave de política pública con las que cuentan los países, y el BID se ha posicionado a la vanguardia de este campo en…
May 2020
Author(s): Balza, Lenin;Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Macedo, Demian;Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
This paper revisits the relationship between private participation, regulatory governance and the performance of the electricity sector in 18 Latin American countries over the last five decades.…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra;Baxter, Sasha
This paper examines the effectiveness of Guyana’s fiscal framework as the country prepares to usher in an era of oil wealth. The paper draws on a large body of literature to determine the key…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether;Pecha, Camilo
This policy brief answers three main questions with respect to the no-user-fee policy adopted across public health centres in Jamaica: (i) Has the policy improved health status among working age…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan
From productivity performance indicators derived from the World Bank, The Bahamas is underperforming relative to our Caribbean economies and even other small economies within Latin America and the…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro
The worldwide fight against money laundering (AML) is escalating. Individuals and businesses that conduct and depend on legitimate international financial transactions are feeling the impact of…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Castro, Lucio;Scartascini, Carlos
There is growing evidence that individual responses to public policies are, to a large extent, mediated by the way the policies are framed, by people's cognitive and computational capabilities,…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Castro, Lucio;Scartascini, Carlos
Hay creciente evidencia de que las respuestas individuales a las políticas públicas están, en gran medida, mediatizadas por la manera en que se formulan las políticas, por las capacidades cognitivas…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie;Seerattan, Dave
This policy brief defines the challenges of conducting appropriate fiscal policy over the past 20 years in four Caribbean countries (The Bahamas, Barbados, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago) and…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos;Tommasi, Mariano
This policy brief takes stock of the research on government capabilities undertaken at the Inter-American Development Bank, highlights the relevance of government capabilities for generating better…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos;Tommasi, Mariano
En este trabajo sobre políticas se pasa revista a las obras de investigación sobre la capacidad de los gobiernos que se han emprendido en el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, se resalta la…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Borensztein, Eduardo;Piedrabuena, Bernardita;Ossowski, Rolando;Mercer-Blackman, Valerie;Miller, Sebastián J.
El manejo adecuado de los ingresos fiscales por Recursos Naturales No Renovables (RNNR) busca cumplir tres objetivos: evitar la desestabilización macroeconómica, redistribuir equitativamente la…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Marcel, Mario;Cabezas, Mabel;Piedrabuena, Bernardita
El presente resumen de políticas realiza una revisión sistemática de la metodología de estimación del Balance Estructural (BE) en Chile. Esta revisión no sólo recapitula y evalúa la justificación de…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Filc, Gabriel;Scartascini, Carlos
Dada la evidencia existente de que pueden existir beneficios tangibles en términos de sostenibilidad, eficiencia y efectividad del gasto público de una utilización más plena de los presupuestos por…
Jul 2011
Author(s): Faguet, Jean-Paul
This paper brings the proposal for a second round of reforms aimed to deep decentralization in Bolivia to light for a wider audience, and informs and enriches the current debate within Bolivia on how…
Mar 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This Policy Profile reaffirms the Bank's commitment to tranparency in all aspects of its operations and demonstrates to its clients, principally the countries of the Region that it serves, that…
Mar 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Da a conocer un perfil de una nueva Política de Acceso a Información con el que se propone reemplazar la actual Política de Disponibilidad de Información. Menciona, asimismo, que luego de que haya…
May 2004
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This strategy (GN-2232-5) was favorably considered by the Bank's Board of Directors on May 19, 2004.