May 2019
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique; Adamowicz, Alejandro
This publication identifies the role of digital infrastructure in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)--including education, employment, agricultural sustainability, food security, and…
May 2019
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique; Adamowicz, Alejandro
Esta publicación identifica el rol de la infraestructura digital en el logro de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) –que abarcan educación, empleo, sostenibilidad agrícola, seguridad…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad; Quijada, José Alejandro; Sánchez, Gabriel; Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia; Miller, Sebastian; Massia, Santiago; Pietrafesa, Florencia
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. It also includes recommendations to overcome these challenges, along with an…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Barrios, Juan José; Coj-Sam, Jorge; Del Carmen, Giselle; Díaz, Ana Karen; Escobar, Julia; Filippo, Agustín; Garcimartín, Carlos; Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; López, Arnoldo; Martínez, André; Mejía, Alejandra; Prat, Jordi; Solorzano, José; Torrentes-García, Laura; Vargas, Fanny; Zentner, Joaquín
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of Belize, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama. It also…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Bando, Rosangela; Gertler, Paul
We analyze evidence from 10 at-scale field experiments in four countries on the effect of inquiry- and problem-based pedagogy (IPP) on students’ math and science test scores. IPP creates active…
Aug 2018
Author(s): López Carbajal, Hector A.
This document is the first of a two-volume study that provides a policy guideline that draws conclusions from international experience and economic analysis to recommend some policies that are…
Aug 2018
Author(s): De Lira Salvatierra, Irving Arturo
Having reliable and meaningful access to information is no little feat for a country. Infrastructure needs to be in place; from the big cables – the backbone – that carry data from state to state to…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Jaimovich, Analia; Rodríguez, Julio; Santos, Humberto
This paper contributes to the teacher sorting literature by analyzing equity in the distribution of teachers in three educational systems in Latin America, with different equalization policies,…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Hincapie, Diana; Vegas, Emiliana; Alfonso, Mariana
Este libro examina las políticas públicas que varios países de la región están poniendo en práctica para atraer, preparar y seleccionar docentes efectivos. También analiza la evolución histórica de…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Hincapie, Diana; Vegas, Emiliana; Alfonso, Mariana
Este livro analisa as políticas públicas que vários países da região estão implementando para atrair, preparar e selecionar professores eficazes. Também examina a evolução histórica da profissão…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Berlinski, Samuel
We analyze the effects on teacher retention and between school mobility of a program that rewards excellence in pedagogical practice in Chile. Teachers apply voluntarily for the award and those who…
Apr 2018
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Latin America and the Caribbean is well positioned to participate in the digital economy and leverage its opportunities. Cloud computing is an enabling technology, forming the foundation of big data…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol; Páez, Juan Andrés
The importance of connectivity is growing across the world as the need for access to information and communication technologies is becoming more important for economic development. This paper…
Dec 2017
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
En Latinoamérica, la productividad ha sido identificada en numerosos estudios como una de las principales barreras hacia el desarrollo. La economía digital, y en concreto el ecosistema de nuevas…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Hincapie, Diana; Vegas, Emiliana; Alfonso, Mariana
Este informe examina las políticas públicas que varios países de la región están poniendo en práctica para atraer, preparar, y seleccionar a docentes efectivos. También analiza la evolución histórica…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Ketterer, Juan Antonio; García Zaballos, Antonio
Economic theory tells us that there is a close relationship between price and demand. Moreover, these two variables may explain the rhythm of deployment and the technological solution that could…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Kaufmann, Jorge
Las empresas públicas representan una fracción significativa del producto interno bruto (PIB) y del empleo en Paraguay. Están presentes en sectores clave de la economía, como energía,…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Alarcon Lopez, Luis Guillermo
Radiofrequency spectrum is an essential asset for mobile network operators. Governments set its value to organize competitive frequency auctions and define recurrent payments, such as taxes and right…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Alarcon Lopez, Luis Guillermo
El espectro radioeléctrico es un activo esencial para los operadores de redes móviles. Los gobiernos establecen su valor para organizar subastas de frecuencias que sean competitivas y definir pagos…