Dec 2018
Author(s): Gingerich, Daniel; Scartascini, Carlos
Welfarist justifications of democracy presume that citizens have policy preferences that are responsive to pertinent information. Is this accurate? This paper addresses that question by providing a…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Scholl, Lynn; Oviedo, Daniel; Innao, Marco; Pedraza, Lauramaría
Investments in public transit infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean often aim to reduce spatial and social inequalities by improving accessibility to jobs and other opportunities. The…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Scholl, Lynn; Martínez, Daniel; Mitnik, Oscar A.; Oviedo, Daniel; Yáñez-Pagans, Patricia
Despite the growing interest in and proliferation of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems around the world, their causal impacts on labor market outcomes remain unexplored. Reduced travel times for those…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martínez, Daniel; Mitnik, Oscar A.; Salgado, Edgar; Scholl, Lynn; Yañez, Patricia
Limited access to safe transportation is one of the greatest challenges to labor force participation faced by women in developing countries. This paper quantifies the causal impacts of improved urban…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Egas, Juan José; Shik, Olga; Inurritegui, Marisol; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
Este informe presenta una actualización de los estudios sobre políticas agropecuarias realizados previamente por el BID (BID, 2013) en el marco de la iniciativa Agrimonitor. Esta iniciativa tiene…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Rivas, María Eugenia; Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
Understanding and recognizing the different transportation conditions and mobility behavior of low-income groups is extremely important for developing and delivering sustainable transportation…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
4% of Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP comes from the extractive sector. This figure is equivalent to the amount generated by agriculture in the same region. An effective engagement between…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
El 4% del PBI de América Latina y el Caribe proviene del sector extractivo, un porcentaje equivalente al generado por la agricultura en la región. Para impulsar crecimiento sostenible, es necesario…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
4% of Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP comes from the extractive sector. This figure is equivalent to the amount generated by agriculture in the same region. An effective engagement between…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
El 4% del PBI de América Latina y el Caribe proviene del sector extractivo, un porcentaje equivalente al generado por la agricultura en la región. Para impulsar crecimiento sostenible, es necesario…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
4% of Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP comes from the extractive sector. This figure is equivalent to the amount generated by agriculture in the same region. An effective engagement between…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
El 4% del PBI de América Latina y el Caribe proviene del sector extractivo, un porcentaje equivalente al generado por la agricultura en la región. Para impulsar crecimiento sostenible, es necesario…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
4% of Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP comes from the extractive sector. This figure is equivalent to the amount generated by agriculture in the same region. An effective engagement between…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
El 4% del PBI de América Latina y el Caribe proviene del sector extractivo, un porcentaje equivalente al generado por la agricultura en la región. Para impulsar crecimiento sostenible, es necesario…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
4% of Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP comes from the extractive sector. This figure is equivalent to the amount generated by agriculture in the same region. An effective engagement between…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
El 4% del PBI de América Latina y el Caribe proviene del sector extractivo, un porcentaje equivalente al generado por la agricultura en la región. Para impulsar crecimiento sostenible, es necesario…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
4% of Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP comes from the extractive sector. This figure is equivalent to the amount generated by agriculture in the same region. An effective engagement between…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
El 4% del PBI de América Latina y el Caribe proviene del sector extractivo, un porcentaje equivalente al generado por la agricultura en la región. Para impulsar crecimiento sostenible, es necesario…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela
Men and women are biologically different and may sometimes have different roles, but they should have equal rights. As things stand, however, women work more yet get less formal compensation or…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Rose, Jonathan; Alonso, Pablo; Soriano, Alejandro; Szwedzki, Roni; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; García, Juan Felipe; Pedraza, Lina; Putic, Melanie
This is OVE’s fifth independent evaluation of the IDB Group’s program in Colombia. This approach paper is structured as follows: Section II provides a brief introduction to the macroeconomic, social…