Mar 2017
Author(s): Torres, Javier; Agüero, Jorge M.
This paper uses seven nationally representative time use surveys in Latin America to identify key stylized facts regarding the quantity and quality of parental time investment on the skill formation…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Taddia, Alejandro Pablo; De la Peña Mendoza, Sissi Maribel; de la Peña, Elena
En las últimas décadas, la región de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) se ha visto severamente afectada por el alto índice de mortalidad causado por las incidencias de tránsito. Para conocer la…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Bhalla, Kavi; Diez-Roux, Esteban; Taddia, Alejandro Pablo; De la Peña Mendoza, Sissi Maribel; Pereyra, Andrés
Road traffic injuries are a leading cause of death and disability in Latin America. Nevertheless, road safety continues to rank low in national development priorities in the region. Estimates of the…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Cardona, Omar D.
This report describes the application in 12 countries of a system of four indicators that measure the potential impact of natural hazards, the key element of those countries' vulnerability, and…