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6C Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America (Vol. 2) : 6C : Central America urbanization review – making cities work for Central America (English)

Central America is undergoing an important transition, with urban populations increasingat accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges as well as opportunities to boost sustained,inclusive and resilient growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 106268 JUN 01, 2016

Maria,Augustin; Acero Vergel,Jose Luis; Garcia Lozano,Marisa; Aguilera De Llano,Ana Isabel Disclosed

6C Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America : 6C Estudio de la urbanizacion en Centroamerica : oportunidades de una Centroamerica urbana (Spanish)

Central America is undergoing an important transition, with urban populations increasingat accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges as well as opportunities to boost sustained,inclusive and resilient growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 106268 JUN 01, 2016

Maria,Augustin; Acero Vergel,Jose Luis; Garcia Lozano,Marisa; Aguilera De Llano,Ana Isabel Disclosed

Making cities work for Central America : urbanization review (English)

Central America is undergoing an important transition, with urban populations increasing at accelerated speeds, bringing pressing challenges as well as opportunities to boost sustained, inclusive and resilient growth. current rates of urbanization, the region’s urban population will double in size by 2050, welcoming over 25 million new urban dwellers, calling for better infrastructure, higher coverage and quality of urban services and greater employment opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18375 JUN 01, 2016

Maria,Augustin Disclosed

Central America - Honduras and Nicaragua Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project : P149895 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR23110 MAY 12, 2016

Campos Garcia,Ana

Central America - Legal and Institutional Harmonization to support CA strategy on public security : P129945 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR22938 MAR 21, 2016

Felcman,Daniela Veronica

School dropout in Central America : an overview of trends, causes, consequences, and promising interventions (English)

School dropout is a growing concern in Central America, and in Latin America as a whole, because of its consequences for economic productivity, the inclusiveness of growth, social cohesion, and increasing youth risks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7561 FEB 09, 2016

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Szekely,Miguel Disclosed

Central America - Honduras and Nicaragua Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project : P149895 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR20786 OCT 09, 2015

Campos Garcia,Ana

Panama - Central America social expenditures and institutional review : Estudio de gasto público social y sus instituciones : Panamá (Spanish)

Panama has experienced impressive and significant economic growth, emerging as one of the better performers in Central America in recent years and one of the fastest growing economies worldwide. ... See More +

Working Paper 102301 OCT 01, 2015

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Lao Peña, Christine; Carpio,Carmen; Monsalve Montiel,Emma Mercedes; Otero,Diego Postigo; Santiago Bench,Natalia; Lindert,Kathy A. English Disclosed

Central America social expenditures and institutional review : Costa Rica : Estudio de gasto público social y sus instituciones : Costa Rica (Spanish)

The evolution of Costa Rica’s social sectors over the past decade has been dichotomous. On the one hand, economic growth has remained relatively high, however poverty and inequality have not declined (moreover, they have increased), and persistent employment challenges remain. ... See More +

Working Paper 97416 OCT 01, 2015

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Pena,Christine Lao; Avitabile,Ciro; Cavagnero,Eleonora Del Valle; Esperato Martinez,Alexo Ramon; Monsalve Montiel,Emma Mercedes; Seely,Evan Sloane; Montenegro Torres,Fernando English Disclosed

Nowcasting prices using Google trends : an application to Central America (English)

The objective of this study is to assess the possibility of using Internet search keyword data for forecasting price series in Central America, focusing on Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Honduras. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7398 AUG 19, 2015

Seabold,Skipper; Coppola,Andrea Disclosed

Panama - Central America social expenditures and institutional review (English)

Panama has experienced impressive and significant economic growth, emerging as one of the better performers in Central America in recent years and one of the fastest growing economies worldwide. ... See More +

Working Paper 102301 JUL 06, 2015

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Lao Peña, Christine; Carpio,Carmen; Monsalve Montiel,Emma Mercedes; Otero,Diego Postigo; Santiago Bench,Natalia; Lindert,Kathy A. Spanish Disclosed

El Salvador - Central America social expenditures and institutional review (English)

El Salvador’s development over the past decade has been dichotomous. On the one hand, economic growth has remained persistently low, employment and labor force participation have barely increased, and progress on poverty reduction has slowed. ... See More +

Working Paper 98796 JUN 29, 2015

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Peña, Christine Lao; Alonso,Juan Diego Disclosed

Estimating local poverty measures using satellite images : a pilot application to Central America (English)

Several studies have used satellite measures of human activity to complement measures of economic production. This paper builds on those studies by considering satellite measures for improving poverty measures. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7329 JUN 23, 2015

Klemens,Ben; Coppola,Andrea; Shron,Max Disclosed

Central America and the Dominican Republic - Regional assessment : status of disaster risk management in the water supply and sanitation sector - policy framework and practice (English)

The purpose of this economic and sector work (ESW) is to support the Republic Forum for potable water and sanitation (FOCARD-APS) member countries in improving the resilience of water supply and sanitation (WSS) services. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study AUS11011 JUN 22, 2015

Rodriguez Serrano,Antonio Manuel Disclosed

Central America social expenditures and institutional review : Costa Rica (English)

The evolution of Costa Rica’s social sectors over the past decade has been dichotomous. On the one hand, economic growth has remained relatively high, however poverty and inequality have not declined (moreover, they have increased), and persistent employment challenges remain. ... See More +

Working Paper 97416 JUN 14, 2015

Acosta,Pablo Ariel Spanish Disclosed

Costa Rica five years after CAFTA-DR : assessing early results (English)

For Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic-Central America-free trade agreement (CAFTA-DR) has been more than a trade agreement. Costa Rica has used trade liberalization and promotion of international trade as a core development strategy for decades. ... See More +

Publication 97251 JUN 05, 2015

Koehler-Geib,Fritzi [editor]; Sanchez,Susana M. [editor] Disclosed

Study of social public spending and intitutions in El Salvador : education, health, social protection and employment (Spanish)

This report on the Study of social public spending and institutions in El Salvador: education, health, social protection and employment claims that development of El Salvador in the last decade has been two-fold. ... See More +

Working Paper 98798 JUN 01, 2015

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El Salvador - Social expenditures and institutional review : El Salvador - Estudio de gasto público social y sus instituciones (Spanish)

El Salvador's development over the past decade has been dichotomous. On the one hand, economic growth has remained persistently low, employment and labor force participation have barely increased, and progress on poverty reduction has slowed. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 95649 JUN 01, 2015

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Alonso,Juan Diego; Pena,Christine Lao English Disclosed

Honduras - Social expenditures and institutional review : Honduras - Estudio de gasto público social y sus instituciones (Spanish)

Honduras has experienced moderate economic growth in the past decade, in line with the rest of the region. Despite this growth track record, limited opportunities for decent jobs for the majority of workers have resulted in stagnant poverty and inequality rates that are still the highest in Central America (CA). ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 95648 JUN 01, 2015

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Alonso,Juan Diego; Calidonio Aguilar,Perla Rocio; Monsalve Montiel,Emma Mercedes; Alfaro Palominos,Pablo Francisco; Pena,Christine Lao English Disclosed

Study of social public expenditure and its institutions : Estudio de gasto público social y sus instituciones (Spanish)

This report on the Study of social public expenditure and its institutions stresses that Honduras has experienced moderate economic growth in the last decade, in line with the rest of the region. ... See More +

Working Paper 98797 JUN 01, 2015

Disclosed

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6C Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America (Vol. 2) : 6C : Central America urbanization review – making cities work for Central America (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106268 Working Paper
6C Central America urbanization review : making cities work for Central America : 6C Estudio de la urbanizacion en Centroamerica : oportunidades de una Centroamerica urbana (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2016 106268 Working Paper
Making cities work for Central America : urbanization review (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 ACS18375 Working Paper
Central America - Honduras and Nicaragua Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project : P149895 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 ISR23110 Implementation Status and Results Report
Central America - Legal and Institutional Harmonization to support CA strategy on public security : P129945 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 04 (English)
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MAR 21, 2016 ISR22938 Implementation Status and Results Report
School dropout in Central America : an overview of trends, causes, consequences, and promising interventions (English)
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FEB 09, 2016 WPS7561 Policy Research Working Paper
Central America - Honduras and Nicaragua Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project : P149895 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 03 (English)
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OCT 09, 2015 ISR20786 Implementation Status and Results Report
Panama - Central America social expenditures and institutional review : Estudio de gasto público social y sus instituciones : Panamá (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2015 102301 Working Paper English
Central America social expenditures and institutional review : Costa Rica : Estudio de gasto público social y sus instituciones : Costa Rica (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2015 97416 Working Paper English
Nowcasting prices using Google trends : an application to Central America (English)
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AUG 19, 2015 WPS7398 Policy Research Working Paper
Panama - Central America social expenditures and institutional review (English)
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JUL 06, 2015 102301 Working Paper Spanish
El Salvador - Central America social expenditures and institutional review (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 98796 Working Paper
Estimating local poverty measures using satellite images : a pilot application to Central America (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 WPS7329 Policy Research Working Paper
Central America and the Dominican Republic - Regional assessment : status of disaster risk management in the water supply and sanitation sector - policy framework and practice (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 AUS11011 Other Environmental Study
Central America social expenditures and institutional review : Costa Rica (English)
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JUN 14, 2015 97416 Working Paper Spanish
Costa Rica five years after CAFTA-DR : assessing early results (English)
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JUN 05, 2015 97251 Publication
Study of social public spending and intitutions in El Salvador : education, health, social protection and employment (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2015 98798 Working Paper
El Salvador - Social expenditures and institutional review : El Salvador - Estudio de gasto público social y sus instituciones (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2015 95649 Public Expenditure Review English
Honduras - Social expenditures and institutional review : Honduras - Estudio de gasto público social y sus instituciones (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2015 95648 Public Expenditure Review English
Study of social public expenditure and its institutions : Estudio de gasto público social y sus instituciones (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2015 98797 Working Paper