Apr 2014
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Vargas, Fernando
This paper studies productivity in Latin America and the Caribbean, with an emphasis on the service sector. It shows that the low levels of productivity observed in the region are not only a…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Martínez, Ernesto; Loera Varela, Armando; Hernández Agramonte, Juan Manuel
En Paraguay, durante los últimos tres años, el Ministerio de Educación y Cultura y el BID han participado juntos en el estudio de lo que sucede en la educación de matemáticas y ciencias en este país…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Martínez, Ernesto; Loera Varela, Armando; Hernández Agramonte, Juan Manuel
In Paraguay, for the past three years the Ministry of Education and Culture and the IDB have jointly studied what works in math and science education in Paraguay. During this time we have been…
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.…