Dec 2012
Author(s): Sánchez Torres, Fabio; España Eljaiek, Irina; Zenteno, Jannet
This paper surveys the evolution and implications of fiscal decentralization in Colombia in recent decades. After describing the fiscal decentralization process and its impact on sub-national…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Chisari, Omar O.; Maquieyra, Javier; Miller, Sebastián J.
Un MEGC dinámico recursivo para evaluar shocks de Cambio Climático para seis economías latinoamericanas (Argentina, Brasil, Chile, El Salvador, Jamaica y Perú) se presenta a continuación. Es un…
May 2012
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
This report is intended to encourage and reinforce the efforts of policymakers and industry stakeholders throughout the region to accelerate broadband deployment. The report has two primary aims. The…
Feb 2012
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Truitt Nakata, Ginya; Vidal, Eloy; Aldonas, Grant; St. John, David
La conectividad y el acceso de banda ancha - y en concreto, las nuevas tecnologías de comunicación, aplicaciones y servicios soportados por las redes de banda ancha - resultan esenciales para el…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Eslava, Marcela; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Government-owned development banks have often been justified by the need to respond to financial market imperfections that hinder the establishment and growth of promising businesses, and as a result…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Severin, Eugenio; Peirano, Claudia; Falck, Denise
The use of technologies within educational settings has become a priority for governments of developing countries. Investment in Technologies for Education (TEd), which has the goal of improving the…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Severin, Eugenio; Peirano, Claudia; Falck, Denise
El presente documento se dirige a quienes diseñan, implementan y toman decisiones respecto a proyectos Tecnologías para la Educación (TEd) y tiene por objetivo motivar el desarrollo de procesos de…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Eslava, Marcela; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Despite the large potential gains from credit by second-tier development banks, little is known about the actual impact of these banks' lending activity. This study partially fills that gap by…