Aug 2019
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Santos, Humberto; Munevar, Isabela; Sanchez, Fabio
To contribute to the debate about decentralization of education management, in this paper, we take advantage of the arbitrary rule used in Colombia to define the municipalities that can autonomously…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Cristia, Julian P.; Hincapie, Diana; Messina, Julián; Ripani, Laura
Despite governments best efforts, many people in Latin America and the Caribbean don't have the skills they need to thrive. This book looks at what policies work, and don't work, so that…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Cristia, Julian P.; Hincapie, Diana; Messina, Julián; Ripani, Laura
A pesar del gran esfuerzo de los gobiernos, muchas personas en América Latina y el Caribe no tienen las habilidades que necesitan para prosperar. Este libro analiza qué políticas funcionan, y no…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Cristia, Julian P.; Hincapie, Diana; Messina, Julián; Ripani, Laura
Aprender melhor: poli­ticas publicas para o desenvolvimento de habilidades
Mar 2017
Author(s): Mohan, Preeya; Strobl, Eric; Watson, Patrick
In-firm training is a crucial innovative activity in modern knowledge-based economies which face increasing global competition and rapidly changing technology. Nevertheless, there are few studies…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Castillo, Marola A.
This manual explains in detail the external sustainability assessment approach following Castillo (2016), given by the stock-flow relationship among net external positions, non-income current account…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Castillo, Marola A.
This paper explains in detail the external sustainability assessment approach given by the stock-flow relationship between the net external positions, non-income current account plus net capital…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto
This technical note examines the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) and research and development (R&D) investment on innovation and productivity in Chilean firms, in…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Di Fabio, Claudia; Roldán, Flavia; Angelelli, Pablo; Crespi, Gustavo
La economía de Uruguay ha transitado una "década de oro" en materia de crecimiento, liderado fundamentalmente por un alto dinamismo de la inversión, la productividad y las exportaciones,…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Navarro, Juan Carlos; Benavente, José Miguel; Crespi, Gustavo
The main purpose of this study is to present the conceptual basis that supports science, technology, and innovation (STI) policy in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). It starts by clarifying STI…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Park, Heejin; Choi, Jeung Yun; Yun, Jong Hyeok; Chae, Jae-Eun
Korea has invested heavily in education and the development of an education system aligned with its national development plans by adopting a sequential approach, both in terms of school levels and…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Lafuente, Mariano
Results of the Civil Service Development Index (CSDI), obtained from diagnostics of the institutional quality of civil service systems in 16 Latin American countries. The IDB supported the design of…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Vegas, Emiliana
Analizamos las decrecientes correlaciones entre el gasto en educación y los resultados del aprendizaje para abordar dos preguntas fundamentales: ¿Los sistemas educativos con diferentes niveles de…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Cámara de Comercio de Barranquilla; Gutierrez, Mabel; Guerra, Juan Carlos; Cantillo, Jose David; Bayona, Paola; Meléndez, Augusto; Rios, Cristian; del Toro, Angeli María; Díaz, Andrés; Valencia, Jorge
The process of developing a methodology for the management of education infrastructure in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean began with an analysis and discussion of types of variables…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Cámara de Comercio de Barranquilla; Gutierrez, Mabel; Guerra, Juan Carlos; Cantillo, Jose David; Bayona, Paola; Meléndez, Augusto; Rios, Cristian; del Toro, Angeli María; Díaz, Andrés; Valencia, Jorge
El desarrollo de una metodología para la gestión de la infraestructura educativa para América Latina y el Caribe (ALyC) requirió en su etapa inicial el análisis y discusión de tipologías de variables…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Gargiulo, Carlos
This series of notes summarizes work performed by the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean under the Project on Learning in Twenty-First Century Schools, a Technical Cooperation on Regional…
Dec 2014
Author(s): López Corral, Antonio M.
The objective of this chapter is to provide the tools needed to support the governments of Latin American countries in assessing potential operations and opportunities that can be carried out as PPPs…
Dec 2014
Author(s): López Corral, Antonio M.
El objetivo de este capítulo es proveer las herramientas para apoyar a los gobiernos de América Latina con el diagnóstico de operaciones y oportunidades potenciales realizables a través de CPP, como…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Livingston, Nicholas
Actualmente, varios países del Caribe están considerando recurrir a las APP para modernizar su infraestructura y mejorar la prestación de servicios públicos. Jamaica y Trinidad y Tobago son los…
Dec 2014
Author(s): San Juan, Gustavo; Hoses, Santiago; Martini, Irene
El estudio de los niveles de confort permite tener en cuenta aquellos factores propios del equilibrio entre el cuerpo humano y el ambiente que intervienen en la edilicia, con el objeto de lograr que…