On Tuesday January 24th I had the pleasure of being one of the panelists for the session “experiences in selecting impact evaluation methods for projects” during the International Workshop on Surveys and Impact Evaluation. My co-panelists were Yyannu Cruz Aguayo, Rodolfo Stucchi from IDB, Francisco Gallego from the Catholic University of Chile and Alessandro Maffioli, also … [Read more...] about Careful: The object of the analysis determines the methodology…not the other way round!
This is a joint blog with Cesar Rodriguez. The need for public intervention to expand access to credit for firms in emerging markets has been debated for long by policy makers and scholars. Even more controversial has been the role that government-owned Banks should play in these economies. We just published a paper in the SPD working paper series, in which we try to … [Read more...] about The impact of public credit programs on Brazilian firms