Nov 2018
Author(s): Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia; Sório, Rita Elisabeth; Pérez, Marcelo
En Uruguay, hay dos temas en el campo de las políticas sociales que ponen a adolescentes y jóvenes en el centro de un activo y complejo debate. El primero remite a la necesidad de consolidar el…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Chauvin, Juan Pablo
Gender segmentation in the labor market is widespread. However, most existing studies of the effects of labor demand shocks on local economies assume away gender. In this paper, I show that local…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Plenus
El Módulo de Autonomía Económica constituye uno de los ejes estratégicos de intervención de los programa de Servicios Integrados para el Empoderamiento de la Mujer. Facilita a las usuarias servicios…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Di Giannatale, Sonia; Roa, María José
This paper discusses the determinants of and the barriers to formal saving both from the theoretical point of view and based on empirical evidence from various associated interventions and their…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Bustelo, Monserrat; Martinez, Sebastian; Pérez, Michelle; Rodríguez Silva, Julio
Ciudad Mujer (CM) es un programa liderado por el Gobierno de El Salvador a través de la Secretaría de Inclusión Social (SIS) con el apoyo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), que pretende…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Urban, Anne-Marie; Buitrago, Paola; Acuña, Nathyeli; Morrison, Andrew
The main objective of this report is to provide information on the actions undertaken and results achieved during the second year of implementation of the Gender Action Plan for Operations, 2014-2016…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Brito, María Paula; Gutierrez, Claudia; Hofmann, Michael; Moscoso, Dora; Otsuka, Monica; Hutt Scott, Katherine
The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) was created in 1993 by 21 donor countries In 2007, 39 donor countries replenished the fund with a renewed mandate to support economic growth and reduce poverty…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Keller, Lukas; Rouse, Rebecca
Esta nota analítica presenta los resultados de un análisis cuantitativo de los perfiles socioeconómicos de los beneficiarios de remesas internacionales en El Salvador. El análisis se basa en datos de…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Monje Silva, Andrea; Núñez, Anamaría; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRAFÍA: En las últimas dos décadas, la región de América Latina y el Caribe ha estado a la altura de los desafíos en términos de acceso a servicios de agua y saneamiento: entre 1990 y el 2015,…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Núñez, Anamaría; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRAFIA: En las últimas dos décadas, la región de América Latina y el Caribe ha estado a la altura de los desafíos en términos de acceso a servicios de agua y saneamiento: entre 1990 y el 2015,…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Núñez, Anamaría; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRAFIA: En las últimas dos décadas, la región de América Latina y el Caribe ha estado a la altura de los desafíos en términos de acceso a servicios de agua y saneamiento: entre 1990 y el 2015,…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Núñez, Anamaría; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRÁFICO: Nas duas últimas décadas, a região da América Latina e Caribe esteve à altura dos desafios em termos de acesso a serviços de água e saneamento: entre 1990 e 2015, mais de 220 milhões de…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
Why should people -and economies- save? The typical answer usually focuses on the need to protect against future shocks, to smooth consumption during hard times, in short, to save for the proverbial…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
Savings in an economy matter for development. At the macro level, savings determine how much a country can invest, and they have implications for growth and economic stability. At the individual…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
In advanced economies, the vast majority of savings are intermediated through formal financial instruments. This intermediation can take one of three forms: direct financing, with individuals holding…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
Why save more? One good reason is to invest more. Economies that save more can take advantage of investment opportunities and thus grow faster. Investing to improve access to education and health,…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
Countries invest in physical capital in order to grow. In principle, domestic investment can be financed with either national or foreign financing. However, foreign financing is not a good substitute…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
When it comes to consumption and saving, there are two groups of people: those who produce resources actively in the labor market, and those who depend on what others produce because they are either…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
Pension systems in Latin America and the Caribbean are broken. To begin with, they cover less than half the population. Moreover, flaws in structure and financing make some of them unsustainable,…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
Increasing national saving requires everyone to pitch in, including the government. Traditionally, policies to boost public saving have focused on either raising taxes or cutting spending—or both.…