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): Banerjee, Abhijit; Breza, Emily; Townsend, Robert; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Approaches to underdevelopment based on misallocation of resources have two premises. First, that there is huge heterogeneity in terms of underlying productivity among potential and actual…
Oct 2018
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Ventosa-Santaulària, Daniel
Over the last three decades, Mexico’s macroeconomic policy has been driven by a sound orthodox strategy: an open economy via many trade agreements signed since the mid-1980s, a nominal exchange rate…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Jaureguiberry, Florencia; Duarte, Jesús
Learning spaces in the schools Latin American children and youth attend are inadequate and distributed unequally, disadvantaging the poorest students and those who attend rural schools.
Mar 2018
Author(s): Jaureguiberry, Florencia; Duarte, Jesús
Los espacios de aprendizaje en las escuelas a las que asisten los niños y jóvenes latinoamericanos son inadecuados y están distribuidos desigualmente, desfavoreciendo a los más pobres y a los…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Gallego, Juan Miguel; Gutiérrez, Luis H.
This paper presents evidence of the effects of gender diversity on firm innovation outcomes and their productivity in Colombian manufacturing firms, by extending a CDM model to include women’s…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Peters, Amos
This paper’s primary goal is to determine the size of the informal sector in the heterogeneous Caribbean countries. The informal economic activities of a country have several implications for their…
May 2017
Author(s): Gallego, Juan Miguel; Gutiérrez, Luis H.
Over one million firms around the world have adopted a Quality Management System (QMS) that conforms to ISO 9001 certification in 2015 and recent figures show that certifications have rapidly…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Duarte, Jesús; Jaureguiberry, Florencia; Racimo, Mariana
The purpose of this analysis is to investigate the characteristics of school infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean, using information from TERCE comparatively around the concepts of…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Duarte, Jesús; Jaureguiberry, Florencia; Racimo, Mariana
El objetivo del presente análisis es investigar las características de la infraestructura escolar de la región, utilizando la información de la base de datos del TERCE comparativamente a partir de…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Pereira, Mariano; Tacsir, Ezequiel
Este trabajo analiza la relación entre la innovación y el empleo a nivel de firma. En particular, contribuye a generar evidencia sobre los efectos de la introducción de innovaciones (de producto o…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Arango, Luis Eduardo; Castellani, Francesca; Obando, Nataly
Using the Colombian Annual Manufacturing Survey (EAM) between 2000 and 2013, this paper investigates the existence of heterogeneity in the labor demand within the industrial sector. Long run own-…
Jul 2002
Author(s): Mendoza, Enrique G.
Financial contagion and Sudden Stops of capital inflows experienced in emerging-markets crises may originate in an explosive mix of lack of policy credibility and world capital market imperfections…