May 2019
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Fuertes, Nicolás; Kang, Minji; Robles, Marcos; Schady, Norbert; Zuluaga, Daniela
Utilizando los datos de diferentes fuentes de información desde 1960, las proyecciones de la población por edad de Naciones Unidas y modelos basados en los cambios observados tanto en los países de…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Long-term economic growth and the reduction of poverty and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean depend on development that is economically, financially, environmentally, socially, and…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El crecimiento económico a largo plazo y la reducción de la pobreza y la desigualdad en América Latina y el Caribe dependen de un desarrollo que sea económica, financiera, ambiental, social e…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Cravo, Tulio; Schimanski, Caroline
While the relationship between business cycles and employment is a topic of continuing interest, it has received limited attention in the literature focusing on developing countries. This study adds…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Robles, Marcos; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Schady, Norbert; Zuluaga, Daniela; Fuertes, Nicolás; Kang, Minji
In this second issue of the series "The future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean", we analyze the evolution of the labor market in the education and health sectors. Not only do we…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Robles, Marcos; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Schady, Norbert; Zuluaga, Daniela; Fuertes, Nicolás; Kang, Minji
In this interactive note, the second issue of the series "The future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean", we analyze the evolution of the labor market in the education and health…
Feb 2017
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Prat, Jordi; Solera, Marco; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Linares, Jennifer; Lagarda, Guillermo; Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel
The macroeconomic context of Central America and the Dominican Republic has been characterized by positive perspectives. The economic recovery of United States, lower commodity prices, and the low…
Feb 2017
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Prat, Jordi; Solera, Marco; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Linares, Jennifer; Lagarda, Guillermo; Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel
El contexto macroeconómico de Centroamérica y República Dominicana ha estado caracterizado por tener expectativas positivas. La recuperación económica de Estados Unidos, a los bajos precios de las…
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 Mexico, presenting the case study of Echale a tu…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Sánchez, Gabriel; Valenzuela, Patricio
This study explores the relationship between demographic factors and saving rates using a panel dataset covering 110 countries between 1963 and 2012. In line with predictions from theory, this paper…
May 2015
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Cristia, Julian P.; Humpage, Sarah D.
Many families fail to vaccinate their children despite the supply of these services at no cost. This study tests whether personal reminders can increase demand for vaccination. A field experiment was…
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 (…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Teeple, Jim; Deibert, Michael; Helleranta, Meri; Antón Díaz, Pablo; Azevedo, Viviane; Lalime, Thomas; Santelices, Cristian; Sipp, Caroline
This publication takes stock of the efforts Haiti is making to transform several key sectors. Some are fundamental for economic growth; others are essential for improving its people's living…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Teeple, Jim; Deibert, Michael; Helleranta, Meri; Antón Díaz, Pablo; Azevedo, Viviane; Lalime, Thomas; Santelices, Cristian; Sipp, Caroline
Cette publication présente les efforts déployés par Haiti pour transformer plusieurs secteurs clés. Certains sont fondamentaux pour la croissance économique, d'autres sont essentiels pour…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
People used to take the weather and climate for granted -butnot anymore! They are both now studied intensively by scientists
and discussed by celebrities and newscasters as they become
Jan 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
La gente solía tomar el clima como algo establecido, pero ya no es así. Ahora este fenómeno natural lo estudian intensamente reconocidos científicos, aparece como protagonista en las emisiones de…
May 2013
Author(s): Bretas, Fernando; Nery, Claudia; Mellinger, Yvon
Actualmente diversas ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe se encuentran ante el reto de corregir los pasivos ambientales y sociales generados por un crecimiento desordenado. En Brasil, el PROSAMIM…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Partridge, William L.; Mejía, María Clara
This document focuses on four sectors where socio-cultural analysis is particularly critical for addressing issues of reducing poverty and exclusion. In the case of major infrastructure projects, the…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
In most cultures around the world, municipal markets are popular places for starting up small businesses. An entrepreneur can set up a stall with very low overhead costs, and sell anything from food…
Jan 2010
Author(s): González Alcocer, María Eugenia; Cohen, Michael; Oliveira, Cléia Beatriz H. de; Santos, Bárbara Araújo dos; Alvarado, Nathalie; Palenque, Patricia; Rojas, Eduardo; de Araujo Larangeira, Adriana; Ruiz, Verónica; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Couriel, Jack; França, Elisabete; Smolka, Martim; Burgos, Ramiro; Brakarz, José; Fandiño, Sonia; Bonat Pegoraro, Denise; Romo, Margarita; Dávila Armas, Heisda; Cuenin, Fernando; Nieto, María de la Luz; Abizanda, Beatriz
Building Cities reviews the experiences of the Latin American and Caribbean region in the design and implementation of neighbourhood upgrading programmes. The volume has a particular focus on the…