Feb 2019
Author(s): Castagnola, Andrea; Herrero, Álvaro
The City of Buenos Aires (CABA) is one of the pioneer cities in the Latin America and the Caribbean region in terms of open government, and forms part of the Subnational Government Pilot Program of…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Castagnola, Andrea; Herrero, Álvaro
La Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires (CABA) es una de las ciudades de la región de América Latina y el Caribe pionera en gobierno abierto, y que forma parte del Programa Piloto de Gobiernos…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín; Cardinale Lagomarsino, Bruno; Scartascini, Carlos; Torrealday, Jerónimo
Does providing information improve citizens’ perception about government transparency? Does all information matter the same for shaping perceptions about the government? This paper addresses these…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore; Baron, Alejandro; Vieyra, Juan Cruz
Improving infrastructure and basic services is a central task in the region’s growth and development agenda. Despite the importance of private sector participation, governments will continue to play…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore; Baron, Alejandro; Vieyra, Juan Cruz
Mejorar la infraestructura y los servicios básicos es una tarea central en la agenda para el crecimiento y el desarrollo de la región. Pese a la importancia de la participación del sector privado,…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Jarquín, María José; Vieyra, Juan Cruz; Haro González, Ana
La corrupción es uno de los problemas más importantes para los ciudadanos de América Latina y el Caribe. La misma afecta el desarrollo económico y social, y debilita la confianza de los ciudadanos en…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel
Energy liberalization is commonly measured by the level of market competitiveness and price reductions. This review applies an alternative method, market power, to give a sense of firms’ pricing…
Feb 2017
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Prat, Jordi; Solera, Marco; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Linares, Jennifer; Lagarda, Guillermo; Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel
The macroeconomic context of Central America and the Dominican Republic has been characterized by positive perspectives. The economic recovery of United States, lower commodity prices, and the low…
Feb 2017
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Prat, Jordi; Solera, Marco; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Linares, Jennifer; Lagarda, Guillermo; Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel
El contexto macroeconómico de Centroamérica y República Dominicana ha estado caracterizado por tener expectativas positivas. La recuperación económica de Estados Unidos, a los bajos precios de las…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Tomar, Louisa; Guicheney, William; Kyarisiima, Hope; Zimani, Tinashe
This paper analyzes different ways in which big data can be leveraged to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of government. It describes five cases where massive and diverse sets of information…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Acevedo, Sebastián; Dassen, Nicolás
The technological, economic, and social changes of recent years have required governments to adapt to new challenges and growing demands from civil society. In many countries, and at different levels…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Acevedo, Sebastián; Dassen, Nicolás
Los cambios tecnológicos, económicos y sociales de los últimos años exigen gobiernos capaces de adaptarse a nuevos desafíos y a las crecientes demandas de la ciudadanía. En muchos países y en…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Chile, presenting the case study of Upasol.
Jun 2016
Author(s): Gutiérrez Bayo, Jaime
This case study is one of ten international case studies developed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in association with the Korean Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), for…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Gutiérrez Bayo, Jaime
Este estudio de caso es uno de los 10 estudios de casos internacionales desarrollados por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) en asociación con el Instituto Coreano de Investigación para los…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Amar Flórez, Darío
This case study is one of ten international case studies developed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in association with the Korean Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), for…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Amar Flórez, Darío
Este estudio de caso es uno de diez estudios de casos internacionales desarrollados por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) en asociación con el Instituto Coreano de Investigación para los…
May 2016
Author(s): Ramírez Alujas, Álvaro V.; Dassen, Nicolás
Nearly five years following the creation of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), 15 member countries in the region of Latin America and the Caribbean are in the process of implementing open…
May 2016
Author(s): Ramírez Alujas, Álvaro V.; Dassen, Nicolás
A casi cinco años de la creación de la Alianza para el Gobierno Abierto (AGA), la región de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) cuenta con 15 países adheridos que se encuentran implementando políticas…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
Climate change presents huge challenges for humankind. Yet within these challenges lie myriad opportunities for people of all ages, including professional opportunities in exciting, influential…