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    • Water Strategy 2019-2022 

      Rojas, Franz; Peñaherrera, Fernando; Orellana, Carlos; Castañeda, Helena; Armijos, Leonardo; Burbano, Luis; Morales, Antonio; Rodrigues, Paulo; Real, Carlota; Rispo, Andrea; Valverde, Osvaldo; Alonso, Agustín; Bianchi, Fabiana (CAF; Caracas, 2020-05-15)
      The strategic objectives set out in this document are interrelated and they guide CAF's growing support in resilient water infrastructure, with an unwavering commitment to the countries of the region to improve their ...
    • Water Supply and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean: goals and sustainable solutions 

      Mejía, Abel; Requena, Bernardo; Rivera, Daniel; Pardón, Mauricio; Rais, Jorge (CAF; Caracas, 2012)
      CAF offers in this document a realistic proposal for sectoral goals the period 2010-2030, supported by an estimate of the associated costs, the public policy framework and the governance needed to make them sustainable, ...
    • What do non-renewable natural resource rich countries do with their rents? 

      Perry, Guillermo; Bustos, Sebastián; Ho, Sui-jade (CAF; Caracas, 2011)
      This paper examines three sets of questions related to the use of non-renewable natural resource rents: (1) To what extent countries rich in non-renewable natural resources use such rents to increase present consumption ...
    • What explains output recoveries in developing and emerging market economies after the global financial crisis? 

      Avendano, Rolando; Daude, Christian (CAF; Buenos Aires, 2017-09-26)
      This paper presents a systematic assessment of the macroeconomic factors associated with differences in GDP dynamics in emerging markets in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. We implement a Bayesian Model ...
    • What is the Role of Urban Growth on Inequality, and Segregation? The Case of Urban Argentina´s Urban Agglomerations 

      Goytia, Cynthia; Dorna, Guadalupe (CAF; Buenos Aires, 2016-11)
      We analyze the relationship between urban sprawl and changing patterns of inequality and segregation in metropolitan areas of Argentina. The existing literature has endeavored to study the determinants of the expansion of ...
    • Who benefits when inertia is reduced? Competition, quality and returns to skill in health care markets 

      Fleitas, Sebastián (CAF; Caracas, 2018)
      Increased competition may lead to incentives for firms to increase quality by incorporating higher quality inputs. This is particularly relevant in health care markets, since the supply of high quality physicians is ...
    • Will you marry me, later? Age-of-marriage laws and child marriage in Mexico 

      Bellés-Obrero, Cristina; Lombardi, María (CAF; Caracas, 2020-11-03)
      We provide empirical evidence on the impact of raising the minimum age of marriage to 18 years old on child marriage, early motherhood, and school enrollment in Mexico. Using a difference-in-differences model that takes ...
    • Workfare and crime: evidence for Argentina 

      Alzúa, María Laura (CAF; Caracas, 2011)
      This paper investigates the effect of introducing a massive workfare program on property crimes. In order to circumvent the endogeneity problem common to joint factors determining crime and demand for workfare we make use ...
    • Working mothers and intergenerational mobility: evidence from sibling schooling gaps in Venezuela 

      Ortega, Daniel (CAF; Caracas, 2011)
      This paper documents the change in intergenerational mobility over the 35 year period between 1975 and 2010 in Venezuela and finds that equality of opportunities increased significantly from the mid 1970's until around ...
    • XVII Conferencia Anual CAF 2013 

      CAF (CAF, 2013-09-05)
      La XVII Conferencia Anual CAF, fue organizada por CAF, el Diálogo Interamericano y la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA). El propósito de la reunión fue abordar de manera detallada la evolución y las perspectivas de ...
    • XX Conferencia Anual CAF 

      CAF (CAF; Caracas, 2016-12)
      La XX Conferencia Anual CAF, organizada por CAF, el Diálogo Interamericano y la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA), se realizó los días 7 y 8 de septiembre de 2016 en Washington, D.C. y convocó a más de 1,700 altos ...
    • Young businesses, entrepreneurship, and the dynamics of employment and ouput in Colombia´s manufacturing industry 

      Eslava, Marcela; Haltiwanger, John (CAF; Caracas, 2012)
      In this paper, we study the characteristics and growth dynamics of young businesses, and the contribution of these businesses to aggregate growth, in a developing economy: Colombia. Our study covers the 17 years between ...