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): O'Leary, Christopher J.; Cravo, Tulio; Sierra, Ana Cristina; Justino, Leandro
This paper uses for the first time program administrative data from Brazil’s National Employment System (SINE) to assess the impact of SINE job interview referrals on labor market outcomes. Data for…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
La juventud es una etapa crítica en la vida de las personas: un periodo de transición, en el que se han de tomar decisiones trascendentales en muchos ámbitos, especialmente en la educación y el…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
La juventud es una etapa crítica en la vida de las personas: un periodo de transición, en el que se han de tomar decisiones trascendentales en muchos ámbitos, especialmente en la educación y el…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano; Ripani, Laura; Pagés, Carmen
In this first issue of “The future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean” series, we approach this topic from a general perspective with the idea of offering a conceptual framework to set the…
May 2018
Author(s): Albuquerque, Pedro; Cravo, Tulio; Justino, Leandro; Quintana, Rodrigo
The location of offices of public employment services matters. It can bring jobseekers and vacancies closer together to accelerate the matching process and make the best use of resources. In the case…
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): 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…
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…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in China, presenting the case study of Leping Group.…
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 Peru, presenting the case study of La Tarumba.…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); World Association of Public Employment Services; Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development
Public employment services are challenged by expectations of growth, changing conditions in the labor market, and institutional contexts. An important step to meet those challenges, and to better…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); World Association of Public Employment Services; Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico
Los SPE son desafiados constantemente por las expectativas de crecimiento, las condiciones cambiantes en el mercado laboral y los contextos institucionales. Un paso importante para abordar estos…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); World Association of Public Employment Services; Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development
Les services publics d¿emploi sont mis au défi par les prévisions de croissance, l¿évolution des conditions du marché du travail et les contextes institutionnels. Une étape importante pour répondre à…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
In this paper, the author examines the current structure of the tax system for hydrocarbon production in Trinidad and Tobago in light of global trends in hydrocarbon taxation. Some of the main…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo
External financing flows to the region increased due to higher liquidity in international markets and low financing costs, and also thanks to the region’s stability relative to developed economies.…