Nov 2015
Author(s): Ludeña, Carlos E.; Sánchez Aragón, Leonardo; Álvarez, Andrés; Ordóñez, Daniel A.; Romero, Germán; Calderón, Silvia; Giraldo, Yuliet P.; Hernández, Luis; Orozco, Daniel; Obando, Diego; Duque, Ángela; Restrepo, Héctor I.; Orrego, Sergio A.; Riaño, Nestor M.
El cambio climático amenaza la supervivencia, biodiversidad, estructura y distribución de los bosques naturales así como el crecimiento y productividad de las plantaciones forestales. En Colombia…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Rucci, Graciana; Vazquez, Claudia
Esta nota aporta evidencia descriptiva sobre las desigualdades de género en el mercado laboral chileno en términos de participación, ingresos y segregación ocupacional. Además, describe la evolución…
May 2015
Author(s): Lee, Sang Keon; You, Heeyoun; Kwon, Heeseo Rain
Under rapid urbanization that took place from around 1960 to 1990, the Republic of Korea has been facing various urban problems such as the expansion of urban slum, traffic congestion and…
May 2015
Author(s): Villa, Laura; Melo, Jenny
El propósito de este documento es servir de referencia para la discusión interna del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) sobre el panorama de la innovación social en Colombia. Este presenta un…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Prada, María Fernanda; Rucci, Graciana; Urzúa, Sergio
This paper studies the effect of mandated employer-provided child care on the wages of women hired in large firms in Chile. We use a unique employer-employee database from the country's…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Huberts, Alyssa; Velasques de Paula Machado, Fabiana
The Brazilian Electoral Panel Study (BEPS) was designed primarily to capture campaign dynamics at the national level during the 2010 Brazilian presidential election. It aimed at generating data that…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Farías, Mauricio; González-Velosa, Carolina; Huneeus, Cristóbal; Rucci, Graciana
El rol del capital humano como motor de desarrollo productivo y crecimiento de los países es uno de los temas más estudiados en ciencias sociales. El consenso es amplio: la educación, entendida como…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Kaplan, David S.; Novella, Rafael; Rucci, Graciana; Vazquez, Claudia
This paper evaluates the impact of the Bono Trabajador Activo, a training voucher program in Chile, on workers' labor market outcomes. Using detailed administrative datasets of the National…
Mar 2015
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana; Sarzosa, Miguel; Urzúa, Sergio
In the last decades, countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have experienced a dramatic increase in the levels of higher education enrollment. Using administrative data from Chile and Colombia…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Vuletin, Guillermo
Government spending in the developing world has historically been procyclical. Traditional explanations for this have mostly revolved around the explicit or implicit notion that fiscal procyclicality…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Szwedzki, Roni; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka; Brisco Couchonal, Rafael; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Fernández Montero, Diego
This document presents the results of the evaluation of the Bank's country program with Costa Rica for the period 2011-2014. This is the fourth time the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE)…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Szwedzki, Roni; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka; Brisco Couchonal, Rafael; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Fernández Montero, Diego
Este documento presenta los resultados de la evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) del BID con Costa Rica para el periodo 2011-2014. Esta es la cuarta oportunidad en la que OVE provee una mirada…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Khan, Sarosh R.
After a long period of stagnating prices, the global bauxite market is experiencing changes which are expected to drive prices higher. To a large extent, these changes are driven by increasing demand…