Oct 2018
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory
Over the last 25 years, more than two-thirds of OECD countries have increased school choice opportunities for parents. For example, in recent years, new forms of delivery like government-dependent…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Jackson, C. Kirabo
Recent studies document that, in many cases, the schools that parents prefer over others do not improve student test scores. This could be because (a) parents cannot discern schools causal impacts,…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Herrera, Diego; Vadillo, Sonia
The FinTech industry has grown significantly in Latin America and the Caribbean and has become an alternative for improving regional financial inclusion levels. However, the innovations brought about…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Herrera, Diego; Vadillo, Sonia
La industria FinTech ha venido creciendo de manera significativa en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) y se ha constituido en una alternativa para mejorar los niveles de inclusión financiera regionales…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Herrera, Diego; Vadillo, Sonia
O setor FinTech vem crescendo de forma expressiva na América Latina e no Caribe (ALC) e tornou-se uma alternativa para melhorar os níveis regionais de inclusão financeira. No entanto, as inovações…
Jul 2017
Author(s): García Arabéhéty, Pablo; Gutierrez, Claudia; Demichelis, Francisco; Keller, Lukas
Tigo Money Paraguay ha logrado uno de los éxitos Fintech con inclusión financiera más importantes de América Latina y el Caribe, con 1 millón de usuarios ya en 2013. Sin embargo, el caso carecía de…
May 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This report represents an initial effort to systematically describe the commercial activities of Fintech in Latin America. In the first part, we offer an overview of the sector and its main trends in…
May 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este informe constituye un primer esfuerzo por describir de manera sistemática la actividad empresarial relativa a las Fintech en toda América Latina. En el primer capítulo se ofrece una panorámica…
May 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID)
Este relatório é uma primeira tentativa de descrever de forma sistemática a atividade empresarial relativa às fintechs em toda a América Latina. O primeiro capítulo apresenta uma visão geral do setor…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This Breve gives an overview of the characteristics of the pharmaceutical sector in Mexico and the main factors resulting in the decision to establish the CCPNM. It briefly discusses the legal…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este Breve proporciona un panorama de las características del sectorfarmacéutico en México y los principales factores que resultaron en la decisión de establecer la CCNPMIS. En resumen, expone la…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bobba, Matteo; Frisancho, Verónica
This paper designs and implements a field experiment that provides students from less advantaged backgrounds with individualized feedback on academicperformance during the transition from middle to…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Dinkelman, Taryn; Martínez, Claudia; Romero, Dario
Schools that provide higher education often belong to either a merit-based selective system or an open-access less selective system. This paper presents the results of a field experiment that…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Albornoz, Facundo; Berlinski, Samuel; Cabrales, Antonio
This paper studies a model where student effort and talent interact with parental and teachers' investments, as well as with school system resources. The model is rich, yet sufficiently…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Ketterer, Juan Antonio; Andrade, Gabriela
Innovations in digital payment technologies and digital currencies suggest that extending access to central bank money (CBM) to firms and individuals is now feasible. This paper focuses on a recent…