Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
The 2018 Global Microscope provides a unique insight into the leading practices that governments and regulators are adopting to channel the digital revolution of financial services into greater…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
El Microscopio global de 2018 brinda una perspectiva única de las prácticas líderes que los gobiernos y los entes reguladores están adoptando para canalizar la revolución digital de los servicios…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Pasha, Sukrishnalall; Bollers, Elton; Wenner, Mark D.
Guyana has experienced significant economic growth and several waves of reforms over the past two decades. Nevertheless, several constraints continue to affect Guyana’s private sector. This policy…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Marotta, Luana; Martínez, Matias; Santos, Humberto; Soares, Sammara
Rural, isolated, and low performing urban schools that serve disadvantaged students have difficulty attracting and retaining high-quality teachers.
Dec 2017
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Marotta, Luana; Martínez, Matias; Santos, Humberto; Soares, Sammara
Las escuelas aisladas, rurales y urbanas de bajo desempeño que atienden a estudiantes en desventaja tienen dificultades para atraer y retener a los docentes de alta calidad.
Dec 2017
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Marotta, Luana; Martínez, Matias; Santos, Humberto; Soares, Sammara
Escolas rurais, isoladas, e urbanas com baixo desempenho que servem alunos mais vulneráveis tem dificuldade de atrair e reter professores qualificados.
Nov 2017
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Improving students' social skills is a critical challenge for the region. Schools and families play a critical role in developing these skills by providing opportunities for students to work…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Mejorar las habilidades sociales es un desafío crucial. Las escuelas y las familias juegan un papel fundamental en el desarrollo de estas habilidades al proporcionar oportunidades para que los…
May 2017
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Schady, Norbert
Teachers vary considerably in their effectiveness, but identifying teacher characteristics that predict their impact on learning outcomes has been elusive. We analyze a teacher evaluation that is…
May 2017
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This document is the fifth edition of an informational tool and benchmarking index that assesses the capacity of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to carry out sustainable public-private…
May 2017
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento es la quinta edición de una herramienta informática e índice de referencia que evalúa la capacidad de los países de América Latina y el Caribe de llevar a cabo asociaciones público-…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Calatayud, Agustina
Not since the end of World War II have supply chains been as highly exposed to risks as they are now. The Fourth Industrial Revolution poses unprecedented challenges for production and distribution…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Howell, Hunt; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Stevenson, Claudia; Grant, Kayla
This paper reviews the Inter-American Development Bank's policy-based loans, which are designed to improve competitiveness in selected Latin American and Caribbean countries. It summarizes the…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan
From productivity performance indicators derived from the World Bank, The Bahamas is underperforming relative to our Caribbean economies and even other small economies within Latin America and the…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Only a small percentage of students in the region perform well in science, reading, or mathematics. An almost insignificant number of students are top performers in all three subjects.
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Sólo una pequeña proporción de estudiantes de la región logran un desempeño en ciencia, lectura o matemáticas. Un número casi insignificante de alumnos son todo terreno alcanzando desempeño destacado…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Gender gaps are more pronounced in the region than in other parts of the world. Boys in the region perform better than girls in science and mathematics, while girls outperform boys in reading.
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Las brechas de género son más pronunciadas en la región que en otras partes del mundo. Los hombres de la región se desempeñan mejor que las mujeres en ciencia y matemática, mientras que en lectura…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Poverty remains one of the most important barriers to learning in the region. However, a small percentage of poor students achieve positive results, showing that everyone, regardless of their…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
La pobreza sigue siendo uno de los obstáculos más importantes para el aprendizaje en la región. Sin embargo, un porcentaje pequeño de estudiantes pobres logran resultados positivos mostrando que…