Jun 2019
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz; Aamot, Aida; Baron, Alejandro; Huapaya Nava, Mario; Quiroz, Juan Carlos
El sector extractivo en América Latina y el Caribe debe recuperar la confianza de la ciudadanía y asegurar su contribución al desarrollo sostenible desde el punto de vista económico, social y…
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…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Zavala, Verónica; Garcimartín, Carlos; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta
Este documento resume el diagnóstico y las oportunidades en las áreas específicas para el desarrollo inclusivo y sostenible de Panamá. Tras el notable éxito económico conseguido en los últimos años,…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Araki, Satoshi; Panizza, Ugo
Esta nota reproduce todos los cuadros y gráficos del documento “El uso de indicadores de corrupción en las calificaciones soberanas”, usando datos actualizados a diciembre de 2017. La mayor parte de…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela
Men and women are biologically different and may sometimes have different roles, but they should have equal rights. As things stand, however, women work more yet get less formal compensation or…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Caruso Bloeck, Martín; Galiani, Sebastián; Weinschelbaum, Federico
This paper studies the relative effectiveness of these and other mechanisms by way of a formal model in which workers choose between job opportunities in the formal and informal sectors. Although the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore; Baron, Alejandro; Vieyra, Juan Cruz
Improving infrastructure and basic services is a central task in the region’s growth and development agenda. Despite the importance of private sector participation, governments will continue to play…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Engel, Eduardo; Noveck, Beth Simone; Ferreira Rubio, Delia; Kaufmann, Daniel; Lara Yaffar, Armando; Londoño Saldarriaga, Jorge; Pieth, Mark; Rose-Ackerman, Susan
Recent corruption scandals have shown the negative effects that corruption may have in countries around the world, including those of the Latin American and Caribbean region. The Inter-American…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Engel, Eduardo; Noveck, Beth Simone; Ferreira Rubio, Delia; Kaufmann, Daniel; Lara Yaffar, Armando; Londoño Saldarriaga, Jorge; Pieth, Mark; Rose-Ackerman, Susan
Los escándalos recientes de corrupción han demostrado los efectos negativos que la corrupción puede tener en países de todo el mundo, incluidos los de la región de América Latina y el Caribe. En…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
La presente infografía analiza la oferta, la demanda y los principales procesos logísticos de la cadena forestal en Uruguay.
Oct 2018
Author(s): de Michele, Roberto; Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol; Losada Revol, Isaías
Recent experience shows the negative consequences that corruption cases can have on the development of infrastructure, specifically on the market of public–private partnerships (PPP). Unlike…
Oct 2018
Author(s): de Michele, Roberto; Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol; Losada Revol, Isaías
La experiencia reciente muestra las consecuencias negativas que los casos de corrupción pueden tener sobre el desarrollo de la infraestructura y, muy en particular, en el mercado de las asociaciones…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Muñoz, Ercio; Rucci, Graciana; Saltiel, Fernando; Urzúa, Sergio
Inequality in Latin America fell substantially in the early 2000s. In this paper, we take advantage of administrative matched employee-employed data in Brazil, Chile and Ecuador to examine whether…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Quijada, José Alejandro; Sierra, José David; Espinola, Natalia
Paraguay is one of the fastest growing economies in Latin America and the Caribbean. Despite solid growth and sound macroeconomic fundamentals, foreign direct investment flows remain sluggish. Since…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Noveck, Beth Simone; Koga, Kaitlin; Aceves Garcia, Rafael; Deleanu, Hannah; Cantú-Pedraza, Dinorah
Corruption presents a fundamental threat to the stability and prosperity of Mexico and combating it demands approaches that are both principled and practical. In 2017, the Inter-American Development…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Noveck, Beth Simone; Koga, Kaitlin; Aceves Garcia, Rafael; Deleanu, Hannah; Cantú-Pedraza, Dinorah
La corrupción representa una amenaza fundamental para la estabilidad y la prosperidad de México, y combatirla requiere de enfoques tanto prácticos como basados en principios. En 2017, el Banco…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Public-private partnerships to promote transparency Institutional quality and transparency are key to the effective delivery of public services and to building a business climate that incentives…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
La calidad institucional y la transparencia son claves para la adecuada prestación de servicios públicos y para establecer un clima de negocios que incentive las inversiones y apoye el desarrollo del…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Bornacelly, Iván; Rieble-Aubourg, Sabine
In Barbados, investment in education is one of the highest in the region and there is almost universal access to basic education. However, learning outcomes are still unequal, and while many young…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Panizza, Ugo
This paper studies the relationship between sovereign ratings and corruption indicators. The paper first shows a strong correlation between ratings issued by the three main rating agencies (Standard…