Dec 2014
Author(s): Walker, Ian; Quijada, José Alejandro; Sierra, José David
Este libro busca contribuir al candente debate en Honduras sobre cómo avanzar en el combate a la exclusión social. Sus cuatro capítulos versan sobre protección social, educación, los mercados de…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The first article of this issue of Microenterprise Development Review discusses activity based costing (ABC) systems. Activity-based costing (ABC) inserts an additional, intermediate step in the…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El primer artículo de este número de Microempresa examina el costeo basado en actividades para las instituciones microfinancieras. El costeo basado en actividades (ABC, por su sigla en inglés),…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Ferroni, Marco
The purpose of this presentation is to propose a definition of the concept of social cohesion and an approach to measuring it. We proceed in two parts: Part I: Cumulative definition and measurement;…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Enterprise Research Institute (ERI)
This paper outlines some of the issues that affect small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in three areas: regulation, procurement, and dispute resolution. The work presented herein is part of the…
Oct 2007
Author(s): Masci, Pietro; Tejerina, Luis; Webb, Ian
This paper provides an initial glimpse into the performance of the insurance industry in the region through the use of a broad diagnostic survey. It also provides some descriptive statistics based on…
Sep 2007
Author(s): Porto, Alberto
Este es un estudio del financiamiento de los gobiernos municipales en la Argentina. Presenta el número y tamaño de las municipalidades en Argentina, la estructura vertical del sector público e…
Sep 2007
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo; Jacobs, Michael
La presente publicación examina la experiencia del Banco en vivienda y extrae lecciones para el diseño y ejecución de muevas operaciones e identifica áreas de desarrollo a futuro. Está destinada a…
Aug 2007
Author(s): Cohen, Remy; Dana, Joe; Gerli, Beatrice; Koutsoupakis, Dimitrios; Sisti, Elena
This document explores viable solutions to mitigate the impact of risks that are preventing private lenders from expanding their involvement in housing finance in selected countries of Latin America…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Magalhães, Fernanda; Rojas, Eduardo
The search for solutions to urban and social problems prompted by informal settlements is gaining importance in the development agenda of most large cities in Latin America. Nearly 60 percent of the…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.
The purpose of this paper is to review the literature on coordination failures, apply game theory to coordination issues within selected rural development projects in order to develop a set of…
Jun 2007
Author(s): O'Neill, John; Bartlett, Judith; Mignone, Javier
This paper presents some of the background research that contributed to the discussions within the Inter-American Development Bank's policy and strategy regarding indigenous health issues. The…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Echebarría, Koldo
Este documento analiza brevemente, en primer lugar, las principales evidencias empíricas que nos permiten reconocer las diversas implicaciones negativas que la corrupción tiene sobre el desarrollo de…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Westley, Glenn D.
Este documento pretende proporcionar orientación al personal del BID sobre cómo preparar proyectos de downscaling, desde la fase de diseño hasta la fase de seguimiento y evaluación, utilizando…
May 2007
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Navajas, Sergio; Trivelli, Carolina; Tarazona, Alvaro
The purpose of this report is to review common credit risk management techniques used in a sample of Latin American financial institutions with agricultural portfolios, identify the factors that…
May 2007
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Navajas, Sergio; Trivelli, Carolina; Tarazona, Alvaro
El objetivo del presente informe es examinar las técnicas comunes de manejo de riesgos usadas en una muestra de instituciones financieras de América Latina con carteras agropecuarias e identificar…
May 2007
Author(s): Prud'homme, Rémy; Huntzinger, Hervé; Guelton, Sonia
This document presents a global view of the intergovernmental relationships that prevail in Bolivia. It analyzes the importance, functions, revenues, and problems of communes and attempts to do the…
May 2007
Author(s): Schneider, Cristina; Roca, Anne; Falconi, César; Belotto, Albino; Medici, André
The recent outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N1 influenza have once again brought the issue of the impact of animal diseases on humans to the forefront of the global health agenda. The need for…
May 2007
Author(s): Angelelli, Pablo; Moudry, Rebecca; Llisterri, Juan J.
Este estudio presenta un panorama del sector de las MIPYME en la región y las políticas e instituciones que lo fomentan. Con la información que se encuentra disponible se delinean los rasgos…
Apr 2007
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
DataGov is a database that contains governance indicators around the world. The DataGov indicators come from publicly available sources including academic institutions, non-governmental organizations…