Jul 2019
Author(s): Ayres, João; Raveendranathan, Gajendran
We use firm dynamics statistics on employment by age, entry, exit, and job flows to identify sources of business cycle fluctuations in the U.S. economy since 1980.
We extend the Hopenhayn (…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Chong, Alberto E.; León, Gianmarco; Roza, Vivian; Valdivia, Martín; Vega, Gabriela
We use a field experiment to evaluate the impact of two informational get-out-the-vote (GOTV) campaigns to boost female electoral participation in Paraguay. We find that public campaigns had no…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Schimanski, Caroline; Chagalj, Cristian
This study analyzes the evolution of gender-based educational and occupational segregation, from 1999 to 2016, for four Caribbean countries (The Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago).…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Ayres, João
This paper quantifies the flow of knowledge within U.S. multinational corporations in the United States and European Union. A general equilibrium model of knowledge flows within multinationals is…
May 2017
Author(s): Sutton, Heather; Álvarez, Lucciana; van Dijk, Jan; van Kesteren, John; Ruprah, Inder J.; Godinez Puig, Luisa; Jaitman, Laura; Torre, Iván; Pecha, Camilo
While citizen security has become an ever-increasing concern for many Caribbean countries, the magnitude of the problem has not been matched with an equally robust response in terms of research. This…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Roza, Vivian; Rodríguez-Tejedo, Isabel; Monje Silva, Andrea; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Vega, Gabriela
To test the effectiveness of a public awareness campaign on women's political participation in a developing country, we conducted a randomized field experiment across 40 municipalities in…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Roza, Vivian; Rodríguez-Tejedo, Isabel; Monje Silva, Andrea; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Vega, Gabriela
Para probar la eficacia de una campaña de sensibilización pública sobre la participación política de las mujeres en un país en desarrollo, realizamos un experimento de campo aleatorizado en 40…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
About 29 percent of teenagers are bullied at school in the Caribbean. Victims of bullying are more lonely, sleep less, and have fewer friends than do their nonbullied peers. Although victims of…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Morrison, Andrew; Vega, Gabriela
The main objective of this report is to outline the progress made in the second year of the implementation of the IDBs Operational Policy on Gender Equality and Development and its corresponding…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Morrison, Andrew; Vega, Gabriela
El objetivo principal de este reporte es destacar el progreso realizado en el segundo año de implementación de la Poítica Operativa sobre Igualdad de Género en el Desarrollo del BID y su…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ruprah, Inder J.; Thompson, Jennelle
In today's knowledge-based societies, understanding basic scientific concepts and the capacity to structure and solve scientific questions is more critical than ever. Accordingly, in this paper…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ruprah, Inder J.; Thompson, Jennelle
En las sociedades de hoy basadas en el conocimiento, nunca antes fueron tan esenciales la comprensión de conceptos científicos básicos y la capacidad de estructurar y resolver problemas de ciencia.…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Luna, Elba N.; Roza, Vivian; Vega, Gabriela
Este trabajo tiene el doble propósito de documentar y analizar el destacado progreso de las ministras latinoamericanas, siguiendo la ruta de su crecimiento en el tiempo, por países y sectores, y de…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Regalia, Ferdinando; Kuechemann, Christof; Fernández, Elisa; Perfit, Janine; Medici, André; Piras, Claudia; Toman, Michael; Augdal, Trond; Espínola, Viola; Brakarz, José; Rojas, Eduardo; Wilk, David; Wenner, Mark D.; Velasco, Tito; Buvinic, Mayra; Massiah, Ernest; Durán, Marta; Carlos, Vélez; Keipi, Kari; Straface, Fernando; Quiroga, Ricardo; Devlin, Robert; Cahuzac, Georges; Pollan, Michael; Rodríguez, Diego J.; Vega, Gabriela; Richter, Charles; Echeverría, Ruben G.; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Bouillon, César P.; Albertani, Felipe; Ferretti, Janine; Vitro, Robert; Piaggesi, Danilo; Verdisco, Aimee; Beharie, Neville; Solari, Alfredo
Los documentos que se presentan en este volumen incluyen elementos que podrían servir de base para adaptar los objetivos de desarrollo del milenio a las características específicas de la región.…
Nov 1999
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra; Vega, Gabriela; Bertrand, Mauricio; Urban, Anne-Marie; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
This report examines evidence from post-Mitch Central America and disasters in other parts of the world to identify the ways disasters affect women and to highlight women's participation in…