Jul 2021
Author(s): Filippo, Agustín; Flores, Iván; Székely, Miguel
El presente estudio documenta la evolución del mercado laboral mexicano en el año 2020, en el que la pandemia por COVID-19 generó una contracción significativa de la economía. Si bien el efecto de la…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Beverinotti, Javier; Canavire-Bacarreza, Gustavo; Puerta, Alejandro
In this paper we aim to disentangle how sectoral economic growth affects the growth of the middle class size using state-level data of Bolivia from 2000 to 2017, a country with limited data, breaking…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Bustelo, Monserrat; Suaya, Agustina; Vezza, Evelyn
La crisis económica y sanitaria asociada con el COVID-19 ha afectado con mayor fuerza la participación laboral femenina, exacerbando las brechas de género existentes y revirtiendo el progreso logrado…
Jul 2021
Author(s): López Vargas, Kristian; Novella, Rafael; Tocre, Diego
Al momento de tomar decisiones tan importantes como qué carrera estudiar y en qué institución hacerlo, los jóvenes suelen estar poco informados, por lo que a menudo toman decisiones subóptimas. Para…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Pedraza, Lina; Anderson Alonso, Anais Maria; De Santis, Stefania
El Plan de Trabajo para el 2021 de la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) incluyó una evaluación del apoyo del BID en materia de Seguridad Ciudadana…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Neves, Mateus C. R.; Silva, Felipe de Figueiredo; Freitas, Carlos Otávio
In this working paper, we estimate agricultural total factor productivity (Ag TFP) for South American countries over the period 19692016 and identify how road density affect technical efficiency. In…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Engel, Eduardo; Fischer, Ronald; Galetovic, Alexander
Con el apoyo de Gobiernos e instituciones de investigación de América Latina y el Caribe, desde el BID desarrollamos en 2020 la Red de Análisis y Buenas Prácticas en Asociaciones Público-Privadas (…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Neves, Mateus C. R.; Silva, Felipe de Figueiredo; Freitas, Carlos Otávio
In this paper we estimate the average treatment effect from access to extension services and credit on agricultural production in selected Andean countries (Bolivia, Peru, and Colombia). More…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Scasserra, Sofia; De Marco, Celeste; Pereira, Mariano; Jozami, Mora; Mora, Carolina
Este documento analiza la infraestructura con la que cuentan los países de América Latina en torno a la adopción de la red 5G en el corto plazo. Se indaga sobre la posibilidad de posicionarse en…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Aruguete, Natalia; Calvo, Ernesto; Scartascini, Carlos; Ventura, Tiago
Recent increases in political polarization in social media raise questions about the relationship between negative online messages and the decline in political trust around the world. To evaluate…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Cuesta, Ana María; Delgado, Lucia; Gallegos, Sebastián ; Roseth, Benjamin; Sánchez, Mario
In this paper, we test whether promoting digital government tools increases the take-up of an important public health prevention service: cervical cancer screening. We implemented an at-scale field…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Cavazzoni Lima, Rafael; Faria, Márcia Groszmann; Moura, Andre Almeida Pamponet; Ferreira, Rodrigo
This paper describes the issuance of the first sustainable bond in Brazil by a public financial institution, executed by the Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais (BDMG) with the support of the…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Hernández, Karla; Hoffmann, Bridget; Ruiz-Tagle V., Cristóbal; Schueftan, Alejandra
Air pollution is one of the primary causes of premature death worldwide. This paper examines the cost-effectiveness of two different air quality information programs that were implemented as part of…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Hanna, Rema; Hoffmann, Bridget; Oliva, Paulina; Schneider, Jake
We conduct a randomized controlled trial in Mexico City to determine willingness to pay (WTP) for SMS air quality alerts and to study the effects of air quality alerts, reminders, and a reusable N95…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Calderón, Claudia; Lotti, Giulia; Wanner, Z’leste
By analyzing a novel dataset on publications by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), we shed light on the extent to which the knowledge production of a multilateral development bank can reach…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Gutiérrez, Catalina
La pandemia provocada por el coronavirus acentuó la urgencia de establecer criterios para la priorización de recursos en salud. En general, ya existía presión sobre los presupuestos sanitarios debido…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Keefer, Philip; Perilla, Sergio; Vlaicu, Razvan
New data on public sector employees from 18 Latin American countries shed light on the role of trust in the performance of government agencies. An original survey conducted during the first COVID-19…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Keefer, Philip; Perilla, Sergio; Vlaicu, Razvan
Nuevos datos sobre los empleados del sector público de 18 países latinoamericanos arrojan luz sobre el papel de la confianza en el rendimiento de los organismos gubernamentales. Una original encuesta…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Castellani, Francesca; Drenth, Gerard; Gallardo, Lourdes; Leslie, Janelle; Martin Rivero, Lucia; Rogers, Cassandra; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Valdez, Eugenia; Vasquez, Gian
The IDB has been experimenting with the Scenario Planning methodology since 2019 in order to challenge and innovate its approach to strategic planning, as well as to enhance the agility with which it…
Jul 2021
Author(s): González-Salas, Alberto; Murcia Pascual, Paula; Alvarez Alonso, Oliverio; De Muguerza, Enrique; Madrigal, Marcelino
This monograph aims to provide a guideline regarding the development of an electric mobility charging infrastructure ecosystem and the necessary actions to be taken by policy makers to promote its…