Sep 2019
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Valencia, Horacio
Information asymmetries and limited skills are two main factors affecting jobseekers’ chances to access quality jobs in developing countries. This paper evaluates the effectiveness of a job…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Arias, Leandro; Rud, Juan Pablo; Ruzzier Christian A.
This paper provides high-level strategic insight for taking forward water and sanitation regulation in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). To do this, the paper analyzes the expected impact of…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Castro, Eleno; López, Ángela; Zoido, Pablo; Fernández-Coto, Raquel
Mesoamérica es una subregión joven con un gran potencial de desarrollo. Sin embargo, los aprendizajes en las escuelas son bajos y la deserción escolar es la más alta de América Latina y el Caribe.…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Leon-Diaz, John
The study finds that variability in the approval rate of IDB-funded investment projects depends more on specific project characteristics than on macroeconomic conditions faced by countries or errors…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Michalczewsky, Kathia; De Angelis, Jesica; De Azevedo, Belisario; Toscani, Verónica
El 28 de junio de 2019, después de 20 años de negociaciones, el MERCOSUR y la Unión Europea (UE) acordaron una asociación que marca una nueva era en las relaciones entre ambos bloques. El acuerdo,…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Daus, Anthony
Aquifer storage and recovery is one method to increase water supply using subsurface reservoirs. Groundwater replenishment or increased groundwater stored in aquifers during wet periods can…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Daus, Anthony
El cambio climático está afectando el régimen hídrico en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), lo que ha generado que muchos países sufran sequías e inundaciones de gravedad, tanto por su frecuencia como…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Perez, Sergio; Nazareth, Pery; Correia Oliveira Paiva Junior, Ivan; Porto Nazareth, Leonardo
Este manual contém as orientações básicas para o uso adequado do software de projeto de redes de esgotos chamado SaniBID. O SaniBID é integrado ao QGIS, que por ser um software livre e gratuito…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Jandhyala, Viswanath; Dutta, Akshay
The goal of this joint report published by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Exim Bank is to discuss the outlook for bilateral trade and investment flows between LAC and India, signal the…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Jandhyala, Viswanath; Dutta, Akshay
El objetivo de este informe, publicado por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y el Banco de Exportaciones e Importaciones de la India (Exim Bank), es discutir las perspectivas para los…
May 2019
Author(s): Madariaga, Javier; Buenadicha Sánchez, César; Molina, Erika; Ernst, Christoph; BID Lab
El fenómeno de las plataformas digitales cuenta con cerca de diez años a nivel global y ha significado una de las mayores disrupciones en el mundo del trabajo, pero es relativamente reciente en la…
May 2019
Author(s): Haro, María Isabel; Fernández Díez, María Carmen
Los sistemas de monitoreo y evaluación (M&E) son esenciales en los bancos públicos de desarrollo para mejorar la efectividad y transparencia en el uso de recursos públicos. Pero si bien entre…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Daigger, Glenn T.; Voutchkov, Nikolay; Lall, Upmanu; Sarni, Will
Innovation is quickly and inevitably changing the way we think and provide infrastructure services. Processes are being transformed and boundaries across sectors shifted. In the era of smart homes…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Caruso Bloeck, Martín; Galiani, Sebastián; Weinschelbaum, Federico
This paper studies the relative effectiveness of these and other mechanisms by way of a formal model in which workers choose between job opportunities in the formal and informal sectors. Although the…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Antón, Arturo; Rasteletti, Alejandro
En este documento se presenta un modelo de equilibrio general estático de decisión ocupacional con heterogeneidad en habilidades laborales y empresariales, capaz de generar elevados niveles de…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Kim, Hwa Young; Shin, Cheolkyun; Park, Yonghyo; Moon, Jiyoung
The Republic of Korea (ROK, South Korea) boasts a 5,000-year history. However, it is better known for recovering from the complete destruction caused by the Korean War (1950-1953) and for…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Sancho, Francisco; Rivera, Luis; Arce, Ronald
En este estudio se hace una revisión de la situación de seis países de la Centroamérica Ístmica y un país de la América Insular, que forman parte del Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana (SICA…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Fletcher, James
While climate change and natural disasters will continue to exacerbate the water situation in the region, there are several other challenges related to governance and the level of investment in the…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Alaimo, Veronica; Dborkin, Daniela
This paper presents new data documenting the level and evolution of public spending on non-contributory programs for 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Salaried formal workers…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Alaimo, Veronica; Dborkin, Daniela
This paper presents new data documenting the level and evolution of public spending on non-contributory programs for 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Salaried formal workers…