Oct 2018
Author(s): Radics, Axel; Eguino, Huáscar
Subnational governments in Latin America and the Caribbean are becoming increasingly important in the provision of public goods and services. In fact, their participation in the public expenditure…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Radics, Axel; Eguino, Huáscar
Los gobiernos subnacionales de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) son cada vez más importantes en la provisión de bienes y servicios públicos. De hecho, su participación en el gasto público se elevó…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Radics, Axel; Eguino, Huáscar
Governos subnacionais na América Latina e no Caribe (ALC) são cada vez mais importantes na provisão de bens e serviços públicos. De fato, sua participação nos gastos públicos aumentou de 13% para 25…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Pineda, Emilio; Ter-Minassian, Teresa; Ahmad, Ehtisham; Letelier, Leonardo S.; Fernández, Ignacia
Chile se encuentra en un punto de inflexión para definir el rol que desempeñarán los gobiernos subnacionales (GSN) en el futuro. La presente monografía utiliza la experiencia internacional para…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Visconti, Ernesto; Jaimes, Ivonne; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Benjamin, Lisa
This document describes the general methodology of the Index of Governance and Public Policy in Disaster Risk Management (iGOPP) and presents the main concepts that support both disaster risk…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Bobba, Matteo; Flabbi, Luca; Levy Algazi, Santiago
This paper develops a search and matching model where firms and workers are allowed to form matches (jobs) that can be formal or informal. Workers optimally choose the level of schooling acquired…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Porto, Alberto; Pineda Mannheim, Carlos R.; Eguino, Huáscar
Este trabajo presenta una revisión general del panorama del sector fiscal subnacional en América Latina. Se utilizan datos de la Plataforma de Información Fiscal Subnacional del Banco para realizar…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Bornacelly, Iván; Rieble-Aubourg, Sabine
In Barbados, investment in education is one of the highest in the region and there is almost universal access to basic education. However, learning outcomes are still unequal, and while many young…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Garcia, Alvaro; Osorio, Claudio; Torres, Ana María; Visconti, Ernesto; Hraste, Mirka
La institucionalidad actualmente existente en Paraguay para la gestión del riesgo de desastres (GRD) se ha construido en base a un proceso de maduración y reflexión de una serie de emergencias y…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Porto, Alberto; Eguino, Huáscar; Rosales, Walter
Este estudio presenta la situación actual de la descentralización fiscal y las finanzas municipales en América Central. Su objetivo es contribuir a cerrar una importante brecha de información y…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Martínez, María Adelaida; Martinez, Sebastian; Pérez, Michelle; Sánchez, Mario
While the effects of conditional cash transfers on primary school enrollment, attendance and dropouts are well documented, few studies address their impact on longer-term outcomes
like high-…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Aid for Trade (AfT) seeks to support developing countries as they strengthen trade capacity and infrastructure. As the World Trade Organization’s main institutional counterpart for AfT in LAC, the…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Martínez-Vázquez, Jorge; Radics, Axel; Pérez, Belinda
El objetivo de este estudio es realizar un diagnóstico sobre la descentralización en República Dominicana (RD) y analizar perspectivas de reforma, incluyendo un análisis comparado del proceso de…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Agüero, Jorge M.; Frisancho, Verónica
Violence against women takes place mainly in the private sphere and isperpetrated by people close to the victim. These features can introduce large
biases into its reporting in specialized…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Torres, Javier; Agüero, Jorge M.
This paper uses seven nationally representative time use surveys in Latin America to identify key stylized facts regarding the quantity and quality of parental time investment on the skill formation…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Mohan, Preeya; Strobl, Eric; Watson, Patrick
In-firm training is a crucial innovative activity in modern knowledge-based economies which face increasing global competition and rapidly changing technology. Nevertheless, there are few studies…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Acerenza, Santiago; Gandelman, Néstor
This paper characterizes household spending in education using microdata from income and expenditure surveys for 12 Latin American and Caribbean countries and the United States. Bahamas, Chile and…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Jaimes, Ivonne; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Visconti, Ernesto; Novillo, Nathalia
El presente informe presenta los principales avances y retos pendientes del país a nivel de su gobernabilidad para la gestión del riesgo de desastres, medida a través del Índice de Gobernabilidad y…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Suarez, Ginés; Salazar, Lina; Durán, Rolando; Torres, Ana María; Visconti, Ernesto
El presente informe resume los principales hallazgos de la aplicación del iGOPP, el Índice de Gobernabilidad y Políticas Públicas para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres, en Haití. Dicho índice…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Visconti, Ernesto; Durán, Rolando; Torres, Ana María; Suarez, Ginés; Jiménez, Virgina
En este documento se describe la metodología general del Índice de Gobernabilidad y Políticas Públicas en Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres (iGOPP). Asimismo se presentan los principales conceptos que…