Mar 2019
Author(s): Abad, Julieta; Tarre, Alejandro; Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Morales, Olga
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, el Departamento de Infraestructura y Energía del BID pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la…
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…
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): Díaz, Manuel; Clerc, Jacques
El objetivo general del estudio es revisar la literatura internacional y las mejores prácticas para desarrollar un marco metodológico capaz de cuantificar el aumento de las inversiones requeridas…
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): Gordillo, Fabio; Calderón, Silvia; Romero, Germán; Ordóñez, Daniel A.; Álvarez, Andrés; Sanchez-Aragon, Leonardo; Ludeña, Carlos E.
El sector transporte se encuentra continuamente sujeto a riesgos meteorológicos que impactan directamente su infraestructura y la eficiencia de sus operaciones, y causan lesiones y muertes en todos…
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…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
TEST The IDB's Freight Logistics Statistics Yearbook is the first regional effort to collect and standardize data from the sector in 26 borrowing member countries of the Bank. Data is compiled…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Anuario Estadístico de Logística de Carga del BID es el primer esfuerzo regional de recolección y estandarización de datos del sector en los 26 países miembros prestatarios del Banco. Las fuentes…
Mar 2015
Author(s): African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); Development Bank of Latin America (CAF); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); European Investment Bank (EIB); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Islamic Development Bank (IDB); World Bank (WB)
1. In June 2012, at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, our eight Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) delivered a joint statement Commitment to Sustainable Transport (…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Harris, Jeremy; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro; Ramos, Barbara
During the last decade the patterns of global growth have shifted, with the developing South expanding at a faster pace than the developed North. For countries in Latin American and the Caribbean (…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Harris, Jeremy; Ramos, Barbara
During the last decade the patterns of global growth have shifted, with the developing South expanding at a faster pace than the developed North. For countries in Latin American and the Caribbean (…
May 2012
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Blyde, Juan S.
Our knowledge of the trade effects of domestic infrastructure is very limited. The reason is twofold. First, data needed to examine these effects are not readily available. Second, identifying such…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Rodrigue, Jean-Paul
Transportation is an inherently crucial factor in supporting economic activities as well as providing opportunities for economic development. As such, the provision of transport infrastructures is a…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Kohon, Jorge
Esta nota técnica aborda el tema de los ferrocarriles de América Latina y el Caribe en sus tres modelos de negocio (Transporte de cargas, de pasajeros urbanos y suburbanos -trenes de cercanías-, y de…
Feb 2011
Author(s): Kohon, Jorge
Los ferrocarriles urbanos y suburbanos en las grandes ciudades no cubren con sus ingresos propios los costos de capital y, usualmente, tampoco cubren los costos de operación. Este estado de cosas…
Oct 2010
Author(s): Huizenga, Cornie; Bakker, Stefan
This report is adapted from the forthcoming Climate Instruments for the Transport Sector (CITS) report written by Cornie Huizenga, convener of the Partnership for Sustainable Low Carbon Transport (…
Oct 2010
Author(s): Kohon, Jorge
El metro de Washington D.C. constituye un ejemplo emblemático y desarrollo de un sistema ferroviario. El propósito de esta Nota es describir y analizar la estrategia y las acciones de las autoridades…
Oct 2010
Author(s): Kohon, Jorge
El metro de San Pablo es una empresa pública perteneciente al Estado de San Pablo. Inaugurada al comienzo de los años '70, opera 62 km de líneas y transporta 700 millones de pasajeros por año.…