May 2019
Author(s): Huete García, Agustín
Los avances de los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) en el fortalecimiento de la institucionalidad de la protección social no necesariamente han estado acompañados por un reconocimiento de…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Hincapie, Diana;Duryea, Suzanne;Hincapié, Isabel
This policy brief uses data from censuses and household surveys in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region to analyze the gaps in school attendance and completion rates between children and…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Hincapie, Diana;Duryea, Suzanne;Hincapié, Isabel
Este informe de políticas utiliza información de censos y encuestas de hogares en la región de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) para analizar las brechas en las tasas de asistencia y de terminación…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Marques Garcia, Luana;Ortiz Sosa, Diana;Urban, Anne-Marie
Women with disabilities are at higher risk of experiencing violence than men with disabilities as well as women without disabilities. Yet, in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), there is a…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Marques Garcia, Luana;Ortiz Sosa, Diana;Urban, Anne-Marie
Las mujeres con discapacidad están expuestas a un mayor riesgo de sufrir violencia que los hombres con discapacidad y que las mujeres sin discapacidad. Sin embargo, en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Navarro, Lucas
This paper uses administrative data from projects for which an application was made to CORFO's (Chile's main development agency) Seed Capital Program (SCP) during the 2008-12 period. This…
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.
Jul 2003
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The strategy document was favorably reviewed by the IDB Board of Executive Directors on July 23, 2003. The objective of this strategy is to establish the basic concepts that should guide Bank…
Jul 2002
Author(s): Freije, Samuel
The expansion of the informal sector in the last decades has been accompanied by a lack of almost every form of social protection and low-productivity/low-wage employment. This report summarizes the…
Jul 2002
Author(s): Mazza, Jacqueline
Labor intermediation services are used to improve the connection between job seeker and job. They aim not only to get job seekers more quickly into new jobs but also to make a better quality match,…
Jul 2002
Author(s): Fawcett, Caroline S.
This policy analysis looks at the economic relationships between sectors, where formal and informal sectors are intimately linked in terms of youth and adult workers, where skilled workers and their…
Nov 2001
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the status of training policies in Latin America, and to review some new approaches that are shaping the evolution of policies and institutions in the region.…
Nov 2001
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This document surveys Bank lending operations designed to fight poverty and enhance social equity, with emphasis on recently approved projects with innovative components. It also surveys a broad…
Aug 1996
Author(s): Foster, Vivien
Given the importance of water and sanitation loans in the Bank's portfolio of infrastructure projects and the significance of the measures that are underway throughout the region, this…
Mar 1996
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This strategy (GN-1883-5) was formally considered by the Board of Executive Directors and the management of the IDB on March 18, 1996.
Mar 1996
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este documento presenta los primeros elementos de una propuesta de objetivos y líneas de acción para los programas de modernización del Estado y de fortalecimiento de la sociedad civil, que el Banco…