Feb 2018
Author(s): Flumian, Maryantonett
Lack of collaboration among public institutions and the absence of innovative managerial and technological tools often leaves citizens without access to adequate service delivery. However, citizens…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Pareja, Alejandro; Pedak, Mari; Gómez, Carlos; Barros, Alejandro
A identidade digital é a pedra fundamental da transformação digital da América Latina e do Caribe (ALC). É um aspecto cada vez mais relevante no sistema de identidade das pessoas, cujos fundamentos…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Pareja, Alejandro; Pedak, Mari; Gómez, Carlos; Barros, Alejandro
La identidad digital es la piedra angular de la transformación digital de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Es un aspecto cada vez más relevante en el sistema de identidad de las personas, cuyos…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Hosein, Roger
This paper estimates the trade, revenue, and welfare effects of the proposedCaribbean Community (CARICOM)-Canada free trade agreement (FTA) on
CARICOM countries using a partial equilibrium…
May 2016
Author(s): Cañón, Oscar; Vaca, Claudia P.; Giedion, Úrsula; Díaz, Ana M.
Esta nota técnica profundiza en el concepto de la priorización del gasto público en salud entendida como un sistema, con el propósito de resaltar la relevancia de la coordinación y articulación entre…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Margot, Diego; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Much attention has been devoted to how much infrastructure investment LAC needs. Less attention has been devoted to where that investment comes from. This report examines how much LAC invests in…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Margot, Diego; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Durante las últimas décadas se ha prestado especial atención a cuánto es necesario invertir en infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Sin embargo, no ha ocurrido lo mismo en relación al…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón; Sucre, Carlos
This technical note discusses the changes in the price of crude oil that occurred in the second half of 2014 and the price dynamics of the first half of 2015. It shows that from 2011 till the first…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor
Using micro data on expenditure and income for 17 Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries, this paper presents stylized facts on saving behavior by age, education, income and place of residence…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Shapira, Philip; Youtie, Jan; Cox, Debbie; Uyarra, Elvira; Gök, Abullah; Rogers, Juan; Downing, Chris
This technical note analyzes international experiences and practices of public technology extension service programs. Technology extension services comprise varied forms of assistance provided…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
These profiles complement the analysis presented in the Trade and Integration Monitor 2014: Facing Headwinds: Policies to Support a Trade Recovery in the Post-Crisis Era. The country profiles present…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
Los siguientes perfiles complementan el análisis presentado en el Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2014: Vientos adversos: Políticas para relanzar el comercio en la post-crisis. Los perfiles de país…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
These profiles complement the analysis presented in the Trade and Integration Monitor 2014: Facing Headwinds: Policies to Support a Trade Recovery in the Post-Crisis Era. Agreement Profiles…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
Los siguientes perfiles complementan el análisis presentado en el Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2014: Vientos adversos: Políticas para relanzar el comercio en la post-crisis. Los perfiles de…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Jaimovich, Analia
In order to improve the quality of education, several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are implementing institutional reforms that affect the roles and responsibilities of education…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Jaimovich, Analia
Para mejorar la calidad de la educación, varios países de América Latina y el Caribe están implementando reformas institucionales que modifican las responsabilidades de los diversos niveles de…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Simpson, Murray; Mercer Clarke, Colleen S.L.; Clarke, John D.; Scott, Daniel; Clarke, Alexander J.
Bank investments in tourism and other coastal development projects have been on the rise, generating an interest in the development of instruments and tools that would more effectively inform Bank…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Cesa-Bianchi, Ambrogio; Pesaran, M. Hashem; Rebucci, Alessandro; Xu, TengTeng
This is the data used for the estimation of the GVAR model as in "China's Emergence in the World Economy and Business Cycles in Latin America" (access the study in the related URL…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Staples, Brian Rankin
This paper draws on the experience of Mexico in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and on the experiences of four Latin American countries in the implementation of their services and…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Roffe, Pedro; Genovesi, Luis Mariano
Este estudio tiene por propósito considerar la experiencia de un grupo de países en la implementación de los tratados de libre comercio (TLC) suscritos en años recientes con los Estados Unidos de…