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Latin America - LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN- P155976- FCPF Capacity Building Program IPs (LCR) - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP14364 NOV 09, 2018

Gabriel Steevens Diaz Vasquez Disclosed

From Known Unknowns to Black Swans : How to Manage Risk in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

After a growth recovery, with an expansion of 1.1 percent in 2017, the region has encountered some bumps in the road. The Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is expected to grow at a modest rate of 0.6 percent in 2018 and 1.6 percent in 2019. ... See More +

Publication 130704 OCT 05, 2018

Vegh Gramont,Carlos Alberto; Vuletin,Guillermo Javier; Riera-Crichton,Daniel; Medina,Juan Pablo; Friedheim,Diego; Morano Germani,Luis Francisco; Venturi Grosso,Lucila Disclosed

Supporting Transparency and Accountability in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

In recent years there have been many high-profile corruption cases coming to light in Latin America. To many this is just bad news. After all, corruption diverts public resources that could be used to address many of the needs of the region. ... See More +

Working Paper 130411 OCT 01, 2018

Estrada,Eduardo Andres; Zoratto,Laura De Castro Disclosed

Migración desde Venezuela a Colombia (Spanish)

Working Paper 131472 OCT 01, 2018

Disclosed

Nonstandard Forms of Employment in Developing Countries : A Study for a Set of Selected Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean and Europe and Central Asia (English)

The objective of this paper is to study the evolution of the incidence and profile of nonstandard workers in selected countries in Latin America and the Caribbean and Europe and Central Asia in the past two decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8581 SEP 12, 2018

Apella,Ignacio Raul; Zunino,Gonzalo Disclosed

Job Quality and Poverty in Latin America (English)

Brief 129760 SEP 01, 2018

Brummund,Peter; Mann,Christopher Ryan; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

Remittances and Labor Supply in the Northern Triangle (English)

Through substitution and income effects, remittances can alter an individual’s allocation of time between market activities and household production, decreasing labor supply. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 131471 SEP 01, 2018

Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Garcia Suaza,Andres Felipe Disclosed

Bank Credit Allocation in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Despite their importance, data on the structure of bank credit by maturity are scarce. For Latin America and the Caribbean, data are particularly difficult to obtain, as few banks report loan maturity data in commercial data sets such as Bankscope. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8571 AUG 29, 2018

Gutierrez,Eva M.; Karmali,Nadeem M.; Sourrouille,Diego M. Disclosed

Mapping the landscape of transactions : the governance of business relations in Latin America (English)

A new set of survey questions is used to map governance structures that firms employ to support the successful implementation of transactions. Responses to the questions were collected as part of the Enterprise Surveys in six South American countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8564 AUG 22, 2018

Francis,David C.; Karalashvili,Nona; Murrell,Peter Disclosed

Explaining spatial variations in productivity : evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

There is a large and extensive literature examining the strength of agglomeration economies and, more generally, the determinants of spatial variations in productivity for developed countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8560 AUG 20, 2018

Quintero,Luis E.; Roberts,Mark Disclosed

Latin America/LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN- P155976- FCPF Capacity Building Program IPs (LCR) - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP11680 AUG 09, 2018

Disclosed

Afro-descendants in Latin America : toward a framework of inclusion (Spanish)

About one in four Latin Americans self-identify as Afro-descendants today. They comprise a highly heterogeneous population and are unevenly distributed across the region, but share a common history of displacement and exclusion. ... See More +

Working Paper 129298 AUG 07, 2018

Freire,German Nicolas; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Schwartz Orellana,Steven Daniel; Soler Lopez,Jorge Andres; Carbonari De Almeida,Flavia Fonseca English Disclosed

Afro-descendants in Latin America : toward a framework of inclusion (English)

About one in four Latin Americans self-identify as Afro-descendants today. They comprise a highly heterogeneous population and are unevenly distributed across the region, but share a common history of displacement and exclusion. ... See More +

Working Paper 129298 AUG 07, 2018

Freire,German Nicolas; Diaz-Bonilla,Carolina; Schwartz Orellana,Steven Daniel; Soler Lopez,Jorge Andres; Carbonari De Almeida,Flavia Fonseca Spanish Disclosed

The shifting natural wealth of nations : the role of market orientation (English)

This paper explores the effect of market orientation on (known) natural resource wealth using a novel dataset of world-wide major hydrocarbon and mineral discoveries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8520 JUL 11, 2018

Arezki,Rabah; van der Ploeg,Frederick; Toscani,Frederik Disclosed

Tax Evasion in Africa and Latin America : the role of distortionary infrastructures and policies (English)

This paper examines the impact of the quality of the business environment as well as the monitoring capacity of the tax agency on firms' tax evasion and production decisions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8522 JUL 11, 2018

Kouame,Wilfried Anicet Kouakou; Goyette,Jonathan Disclosed

Opportunities and Challenges for Scaling-up Geothermal Development in Latin America and Caribbean Region (English)

Geothermal energy can play a substantial role in meeting the energy needs of many Latin America and Caribbean Region (LAC) countries given the region’s vast potential. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 128045 JUN 26, 2018

Armstrong,John S.; Berman,Laura Wendell; Jayawardena,Migara; Rivera Zeballos,Sergio Aurelio; Turner,Juan Andres; Herbas Ramirez,Ximena Rosio; Fridriksson,Thrainn; Peabody,Stan Disclosed

Atlas de variaciones geográficas en salud de Colombia : propuesta de arquitectura institucional (Spanish)

Report 127810 JUN 26, 2018

Forero,Andrea; Perdomo Munévar,John Mauro Disclosed

Optimizing investments in the national HIV response of Mexico (English)

Despite a substantial improvement in controlling new infections of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) over the last ten years, Mexico is experiencing a low-level epidemic with approximately 180,000 people living with HIV (Spectrum, 2013), making it the fourth ranking country in Latin America with regards to the number of people with the disease (PLHIV). ... See More +

Report 127733 JUN 26, 2018

Lavadenz,Fernando; Gutiérrez,Catalina; Lavadenz,Luis; Macías,Claudia; Petravic,Janka Disclosed

Optimization of investment in HIV/AIDS in Argentina (Spanish)

Report 127724 JUN 26, 2018

Lavadenz,Fernando; Pantanali,Carla; Calvo,Nashira; Lavadenz, Camila; Petravic,Janka; Reporter,Iyanoosh Disclosed

Optimizing the investment of the Colombian response plan to HIV (Spanish)

Report 127735 JUN 26, 2018

Lavadenz,Fernando; Gutiérrez,Catalina; Kerr,Cliff; Reporter,Iyanoosh; Stuart,Robyn M; Wilson,David P Disclosed

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Latin America - LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN- P155976- FCPF Capacity Building Program IPs (LCR) - Procurement Plan (English)
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NOV 09, 2018 STEP14364 Procurement Plan
From Known Unknowns to Black Swans : How to Manage Risk in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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OCT 05, 2018 130704 Publication
Supporting Transparency and Accountability in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130411 Working Paper
Migración desde Venezuela a Colombia (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2018 131472 Working Paper
Nonstandard Forms of Employment in Developing Countries : A Study for a Set of Selected Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean and Europe and Central Asia (English)
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SEP 12, 2018 WPS8581 Policy Research Working Paper
Job Quality and Poverty in Latin America (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129760 Brief
Remittances and Labor Supply in the Northern Triangle (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 131471 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bank Credit Allocation in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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AUG 29, 2018 WPS8571 Policy Research Working Paper
Mapping the landscape of transactions : the governance of business relations in Latin America (English)
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AUG 22, 2018 WPS8564 Policy Research Working Paper
Explaining spatial variations in productivity : evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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AUG 20, 2018 WPS8560 Policy Research Working Paper
Latin America/LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN- P155976- FCPF Capacity Building Program IPs (LCR) - Procurement Plan (English)
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AUG 09, 2018 STEP11680 Procurement Plan
Afro-descendants in Latin America : toward a framework of inclusion (Spanish)
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AUG 07, 2018 129298 Working Paper English
Afro-descendants in Latin America : toward a framework of inclusion (English)
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AUG 07, 2018 129298 Working Paper Spanish
The shifting natural wealth of nations : the role of market orientation (English)
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JUL 11, 2018 WPS8520 Policy Research Working Paper
Tax Evasion in Africa and Latin America : the role of distortionary infrastructures and policies (English)
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JUL 11, 2018 WPS8522 Policy Research Working Paper
Opportunities and Challenges for Scaling-up Geothermal Development in Latin America and Caribbean Region (English)
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JUN 26, 2018 128045 ESMAP Paper
Atlas de variaciones geográficas en salud de Colombia : propuesta de arquitectura institucional (Spanish)
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JUN 26, 2018 127810 Report
Optimizing investments in the national HIV response of Mexico (English)
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JUN 26, 2018 127733 Report
Optimization of investment in HIV/AIDS in Argentina (Spanish)
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JUN 26, 2018 127724 Report
Optimizing the investment of the Colombian response plan to HIV (Spanish)
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JUN 26, 2018 127735 Report