Dec 2019
Author(s): Marzolf, Natacha C.; Pakhtigian, Emily L.; Burton, Eric; Jeuland, Marc; Pattanayak, Subhrendu K.; Phillips, Jonathan; Singer, Christine Eibs; Taylor, Hadley; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Cuervo, Javier; Jacome, Carlos
Global patterns in electricity access show uneven progress towards universal electrification (SDG 7). Nearly 90 percent of households lacking basic electricity access are rural. Although reaching…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Russell, Nathaniel
While there is a large body of literature evaluating how active labor-market policies such as training impact worker outcomes, relatively few studies examine how such policies impact workers who are…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Russell, Nathaniel
A despeito da substancial literatura avaliando o impacto de políticas ativas para o mercado de trabalho como, por exemplo, a formaço profissional, há relativamente poucos estudos dedicados a examinar…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Bollers, Elton; Deyal, Zubin; Gauto, Victor; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Khadan, Jeetendra; Mooney, Henry; Smets, Lodewijk; Waithe, Kimberly; Wright, Allan
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. It also includes recommendations to overcome these…