Oct 2019
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Rucci, Graciana; Amaral, Nicole; Arias Ortiz, Elena; Becerra, Laura; Bustelo, Monserrat; Cabrol, Marcelo; Castro, Juliana; Caycedo, Juanita; Duryea, Suzanne; Groot, Bibi; Heredero, Elena; Hincapie, Diana; Magendzo, Adrián; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Novella, Rafael; Rieble-Aubourg, Sabine; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Scartascini, Carlos; Vezza, Evelyn
El siglo XXI no va a suceder en el futuro: está pasando hoy. Los cambios acelerados en términos tecnológicos, migratorios, demográficos y climáticos están reconfigurando el orden social, económico y…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Clarke, Dillon; Khadan, Jeetendra; Lorde, Kishmar; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Wright, Allan
All countries in the Caribbean face fiscal challenges. On the one hand, the countries that depend on tourism – Jamaica, Barbados, and The Bahamas – are at different stages of dealing with the…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Cabrol, Marcelo; Beliz, Gustavo; Rodrik, Dani; Aboal, Diego; Salazar-Xirinachs, José Manuel; Chelala, Santiago; Martínez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada; Sosa Escudero, Walter; Pagés, Carmen; Ripani, Laura; Calvo, Cristina; Zunino, Gonzalo; Sundararajan, Arun
This new edition contains the work of over 40 experts from different parts of the world, who analyze the risks that automation may pose to work and how this may affect integration and employment.…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Cabrol, Marcelo; Beliz, Gustavo; Rodrik, Dani; Aboal, Diego; Salazar-Xirinachs, José Manuel; Chelala, Santiago; Martínez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada; Sosa Escudero, Walter; Pagés, Carmen; Ripani, Laura; Calvo, Cristina; Zunino, Gonzalo; Sundararajan, Arun
¿Los robots serán una fuente de creación, desplazamiento o destrucción de empleos? ¿Cómo afectará el fenómeno de la automatización acelerada a los procesos de integración y comercio de América Latina…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Khadan, Jeetendra; Pradelli, Juan Jose
This issue of the Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin explores the importance of commodities for the region’s countries. While the Caribbean includes commodity producers, most members depend heavily…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wenner, Mark D.; Wright, Allan; Clarke, Dillon; Waithe, Kimberly
This Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin explores constraints to private sector development in the Caribbean. With economic growth weak and dependent on only a few sectors -either tourism or…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Wright, Allan; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Clarke, Dillon; Waithe, Kimberly
The macroeconomic performance of the countries in the Country Caribbean Department on average worsened in 2016 but is expected to improve in 2017. However, downside risks remain, including heightened…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Gomez Osorio, Camilo; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Thomas, Chrystol; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Okey, Onoh-Obasi
British voters surprised the world when they voted to leave the European Union in June 2016. Markets reacted heavily to the surprise, resulting in high volatility in all major stock indices as well…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Thomas, Chrystol; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Blenman, Shamar
A moniker often invoked to describe the Caribbean is: "high debt, low growth." It was never completely true. Today it may have become so. The tourism countries, Jamaica, Barbados, and The…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Valle Pereña, Juan Manuel; Tres, Joaquim; Balbis Pérez, Jorge; Xalma, Cristina; Garranzo, Rafael; Giacalone, Rita; Watanabe, Masato; Abdenur, Adriana Erthal; Grynspan M., Rebeca; Rivero Illa, Martín; Oliveira, Cassia; Santos, Thauan; Heidrich, Pablo; Kwak, Jae Sung; Killen, Brenda; Kindornay, Shannon; Carrillo, Susana; Shearer, Matthew; Dequech Neto, Napoleão; Santos, Luan; Blundell, Matthew; Sandler, Todd; Bessudo Lion, Sandra; Daccarett, Jorge
This issue addresses the South-South cooperation topic and argues that, rather than being much ado about nothing, it is actually tangible and about more than meets the eye, reflecting new avenues of…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Valle Pereña, Juan Manuel; Tres, Joaquim; Balbis Pérez, Jorge; Xalma, Cristina; Garranzo, Rafael; Giacalone, Rita; Watanabe, Masato; Abdenur, Adriana Erthal; Grynspan M., Rebeca; Rivero Illa, Martín; Oliveira, Cassia; Santos, Thauan; Heidrich, Pablo; Kwak, Jae Sung; Killen, Brenda; Kindornay, Shannon; Carrillo, Susana; Shearer, Matthew; Dequech Neto, Napoleão; Santos, Luan; Blundell, Matthew; Sandler, Todd; Bessudo Lion, Sandra; Daccarett, Jorge
Este número aborda el tópico de la Cooperación Sur-Sur (CSS) y demuestra que es más que ¿mucho ruido y pocas nueces¿. La CSS se presenta como algo muy tangible y más complejo de lo que parece,…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Ruta, Michele; Venables, Anthony J.; Rozenwurcel, Guillermo; Katz, Sebastián; Piñeiro, Martín; Bianchi, Eduardo; Arellano, José Pablo; Perrone, Nicolás Marcelo; Hamanaka, Shintaro; Tafgar, Aiken; Dos Santos, Enestor; Zignago, Soledad; Cavalcanti, Carlos Eduardo G.; Meloni Nassar, André; Santa Gadea, Rosario; Messere, Vanina; Gómez Minujín, Gala
The last decade has seen a significant increase in the exports of several Latin American and Caribbean countries to destinations within and beyond the region. The increase in trade links has not,…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Bianchi, Eduardo; Piñeiro, Martín; Venables, Anthony J.; Zignago, Soledad; Rozenwurcel, Guillermo; Ruta, Michele; Arellano, José Pablo; Cavalcanti, Carlos Eduardo G.; Meloni Nassar, André; Katz, Sebastián; Perrone, Nicolás Marcelo; Santa Gadea, Rosario; Tafgar, Aiken; Gómez Minujín, Gala; Dos Santos, Enestor; Messere, Vanina; Hamanaka, Shintaro
En el último decenio se verifica un significativo incremento de las exportaciones de varios países de América Latina y el Caribe, hacia destinos dentro y fuera de la región. Dicho incremento de los…
Nov 2010
Author(s): Cabrol, Marcelo; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ibarrarán, Pablo
Los estudiantes de primaria en Argentina obtienen resultados bajos en las pruebas internacionales de aprendizaje, particularmente en el área de Matemática y Ciencias. Con el fin de revertir esta…
Mar 2010
Author(s): Santiago, Ana; Cabrol, Marcelo; Alfonso, Mariana
Mexican students score low in international learning assessments, particularly in math. To help remedy this situation, the Inter-American Development Bank is supporting a pilot study to identify to…
Mar 2010
Author(s): Cabrol, Marcelo; Severin, Eugenio
Para el año 2015, es posible que 30 millones de estudiantes de América Latina cuenten con un dispositivo electrónico de uso personal, destinado a apoyar sus aprendizajes. Esto representa un enorme…