Aug 2019
Author(s): Bracken, Mike; Greenway, Andrew; Kenny, Angeles
La revolución digital que están experimentando los gobiernos, está llevando a que se planteen programas que mejoren el análisis y uso de dato para plantear políticas públicas más efectivas y…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Benavente, José Miguel; Calvo, Carolina
Using a panel data of innovative Chilean firms, we obtain a private return for R&D expenditure over 30 percent during this decade. Despite the fact of being almost twice the return obtained for…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Cathles, Alison; Navarro, Juan Carlos
La economía está en una transición hacia un modo muy diferente de producir y de innovar, fuertemente influenciado por la difusión de tecnologías digitales. El cambio tecnológico se está dando de…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Cathles, Alison; Navarro, Juan Carlos
Current technological trends are reshaping the educational services toward the delivery of an improved blend of vocational training and general education--deemed essential for continuous upskilling--…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Seco, Antonio
Based on the analysis of some success factors of integrated financial management information systems (IFMIS) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), this paper identifies the technological pillars…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Seco, Antonio
A partir del análisis de algunos factores de éxito para el buen funcionamiento de los sistemas integrados de administración financiera (SIAF) en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), se identifican ejes…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Eguino, Huáscar; Lanfranchi, Gabriel; Rodríguez, Jorge; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka
El presente estudio propone la adopción de estrategias de innovación digital en los gobiernos municipales, a fin de facilitar la mayor integración e inter-operatividad de las diferentes áreas de la…
Sep 2018
Author(s): de Halleux, Morgane; Estache, Antonio; Serebrisky, Tomás
The paper reports a new performance ranking of 27 Latin American cities based on a composite indicator of 6 broad policy dimensions typical used to assess the quality of city management. All cities…
Aug 2018
Author(s): López Carbajal, Hector A.
This document is the first of a two-volume study that provides a policy guideline that draws conclusions from international experience and economic analysis to recommend some policies that are…
Aug 2018
Author(s): De Lira Salvatierra, Irving Arturo
Having reliable and meaningful access to information is no little feat for a country. Infrastructure needs to be in place; from the big cables – the backbone – that carry data from state to state to…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Bracken, Mike; Greenway, Andrew
Digital government is rapidly gathering momentum as an effective way for nations and regions to increase their administrative efficiency, develop resilience, and deliver simpler, clearer, and better…
Jun 2018
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Latin American and Caribbean countries are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. To prevent these effects from occurring, entrepreneurs are working collaboratively with…
Jun 2018
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Los países de América Latina y el Caribe son particularmente vulnerables a los impactos del cambio climático. Para evitar estos efectos, potenciando el uso de las nuevas tecnologías digitales, los…
May 2018
Author(s): African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Recent technological innovation in fields such as robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence have reduced the number of workers required in a range of sectors, while lowering costs and…
Apr 2018
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Latin America and the Caribbean is well positioned to participate in the digital economy and leverage its opportunities. Cloud computing is an enabling technology, forming the foundation of big data…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Recent technological innovation in fields such as robotics, automation, and machine learning have reduced the number of workers required in a range of sectors, while lowering costs and increasing…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol; Páez, Juan Andrés
The importance of connectivity is growing across the world as the need for access to information and communication technologies is becoming more important for economic development. This paper…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Vijay, Modi; Bott, Jack; Fobi Nsutezo, Simone ; Aiello, Roberto Gabriel; Aclan, Carolina
The utility business was historically hardware driven, where utilities generated power and hoped it reached the customer. They meter the consumption at the home, and replace resources when failure is…
Nov 2017
Author(s): De León, Ignacio L.; Gupta, Ravi
Analogous to the emergence of the internet, the introduction of blockchain technology augurs disruptive change to the music industry. Though in its infancy, the technology presents interesting policy…
Nov 2017
Author(s): De León, Ignacio L.; Gupta, Ravi
De forma similar a la aparición de Internet, el advenimiento de la tecnología de registro distribuido (blockchain) pronostica cambios disruptivos en la industria musical. A pesar de encontrarse en…