Jun 2019
Author(s): Almeida, Eduardo; Prat, Jordi; Vargas-Moreno, Juan Carlos; Acevedo, María Cecilia; Del Carmen, Giselle; Mejía, Alejandra; Solera, Marco; Castillo Martínez, Paula; Del Campo, Victoria; Flores, Juan; Lennon Sabatini, Joaquín; Paz, Marcelo; Valencia, Adriana
Honduras: A Territorial Approach to Development presents an innovative approach to address the development challenges of the country. The document first describes the main challenges to inclusive…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Molina-Millan, Teresa; Macours, Karen; Maluccio, John A.; Tejerina, Luis
Conditional cash transfer programs have become a popular social protection tool in developing countries. They aim to reduce short-term poverty through cash transfers and long-term poverty through…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea
La adolescencia es una etapa crítica en la vida en la que se toman decisiones clave para el futuro, incluidas las educativas y laborales. El objetivo central de este documento es revisar cuáles…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Bornacelly, Iván; Biehl, María Loreto
La educación básica en Costa Rica es hoy más equitativa que hace 10 años. Las mejoras en los aprendizajes han sido impulsadas por la población más vulnerable. Sin embargo, mientras que las…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Bornacelly, Iván
Girls attend and finish school at the same rate or higher than boys. Nevertheless, boys continue to outperform girls on standardized learning assessments and continue to benefit most from labor…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Bornacelly, Iván
Las mujeres asisten y finalizan la escuela tanto o más que los hombres. Sin embargo, siguen siendo los hombres quienes se desempeñan major que las mujeres en pruebas estandarizadas y se benefician…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
This fourth edition in the series “Environmental Economics for Evidence Based Policy Making” provides an overview of Colombia’s new environmental-economic accounts, the IEEM Platform and how it can…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil
Esta cuarta edición de la serie "Economía-Ambiental para Políticas Basadas en Evidencia" ofrece una visión general de las nuevas cuentas ambientales y económicas de Colombia, la Plataforma…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Izquierdo, Alejandro
This paper studies the cyclical properties of two key expenditure categories (current and public investment spending) during the different phases of the business cycle (good times and bad times).…
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…
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 públicas funcionan…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer
Durante los últimos años, el precio (considerado un estimulador de actividad a nivel mundial) cayó y tuvo un impacto en todos los sectores de la economía, incluyendo productores, exportadores,…
Aug 2017
Author(s): INDESA; Diamond, Alex; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.
Un gran número de países desarrollados y en desarrollo han sido exitosos en impulsar a las industrias creativas a través de políticas públicas integrales. Panamá inició un proceso de identificación y…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Arias Ortiz, Elena; González-Velosa, Carolina
This technical note contains figures and tables cited in "Adulthood: Formal Post- Secondary Education," Chapter 9 of the Inter-American Development Bank's 2017 Development in the…
May 2017
Author(s): Cicowiez, Martin; Banerjee, Onil; Morris, Emily
In this study we develop an evidence-based tool to help to guide policy and investment choices, to maximize developmental returns from tourism. Specifically, we develop a tourism-extended social…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Zegarra Méndez, Eduardo
El Canal de Panamá es un importante motor de la economía panameña y del mundo, ya que aporta 6,8% al PIB panameño y es el punto focal del transporte asociado al 6% del comercio mundial. Este depende…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Mendoza, Pamela
This paper explores families' investment in skills development through education in a high-inequality, low-education quality country such as Mexico, comparing it to a lower-inequality, higher-…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bobba, Matteo; Frisancho, Verónica
This paper designs and implements a field experiment that provides students from less advantaged backgrounds with individualized feedback on academicperformance during the transition from middle to…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Dinkelman, Taryn; Martínez, Claudia; Romero, Dario
Schools that provide higher education often belong to either a merit-based selective system or an open-access less selective system. This paper presents the results of a field experiment that…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Colombia, presenting the case study of Lumni.…