Mar 2019
Author(s): Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Barrios, Juan José; Escobar, Julia; Moreno, Carmiña
El BID ha acompañado a El Salvador durante varios años, brindado financiamiento estratégico para el desarrollo, somos la principal fuente de financiamiento multilateral en el país; jugando un rol…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Székely, Miguel
El presente estudio documenta que, de acuerdo con la información disponible, tanto el nivel educativo como la calidad de la educación en México han mejorado durante los últimos 20 años. En línea con…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Schwartz, Moises; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Dippel, Christian; Schmidt-Hebbel, Klaus; Khadan, Jeetendra; Pecha, Camilo; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Loser, Claudio; Wright, Allan; Waithe, Kimberly; Bollers, Elton; Bonnett, Kevin; Wenner, Mark D.; Mejia, Camila; Mooney, Henry; Smets, Lodewijk
The book explores the historical development and status of political and economic institutions in The Caribbean. The Caribbean institutional reality is studied vis-à-vis best international practices…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Levy Algazi, Santiago
Why has an economy that has done so many things right failed to grow fast? Under-Rewarded Efforts traces Mexico’s disappointing growth to flawed microeconomic policies that have suppressed…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Levy Algazi, Santiago
Why has an economy that has done so many things right failed to grow fast? Under-Rewarded Efforts traces Mexico’s disappointing growth to flawed microeconomic policies that have suppressed…
May 2018
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
Human capital, as reflected in education levels and skills, and innovation are two important engines of economic growth. The Caribbean is deficient in both: lower than expected GDP growth rates are…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Almeida, Eduardo Marques; Bastos, Fabiano; Quijada, José Alejandro; Acevedo, María Cecilia; Pastor, Cinthya; Kaufmann, Jorge; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad; Rosas García, José Nicolás; Calatayud, Agustina; Fernandini Puga, Manuel; Acevedo-Daunas, Rafael M.; Almeida, Juliana; Bogado, Eduardo; Camblor, Roberto; Castillo Martínez, Paula; Flores, Juan; Garcia, Alvaro; García, Antonio; Grunwaldt, Alfred; Larsson, Mikael; Lefevre, Benoit; Linares, Eddy; Manjarrés, José Francisco; Marques, Luana; Márquez, Fernando; Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; O'Connell, Lesley D.; Paz, Marcelo; Piras, Claudia; Radics, Axel; Rebolledo, Enrique; Robles, Marcos; Rodríguez, Jennifer; Rodríguez, Marisol; Sawada, Emilio; Sosa, Martín; Tapia Troncoso, Waldo; Theinhardt, Jean-Eric; Urquidi, Manuel; Valencia J., Adriana M.; Valencia, Horacio; Ventura, Juan Pablo; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Esta publicación sintetiza el trabajo analítico desarrollado por especialistas del BID en el marco de preparación de la nueva estrategia del Banco con Paraguay. El documento analiza los desafíos que…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Explosive advances in technology promise to bring about major changes in the working world. Robotics, artificial intelligence, big data, 3D printing, biotechnology, the cloud and cryptography will…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El explosivo avance tecnológico promete transformar profundamente el mundo del trabajo. La robótica, la inteligencia artificial, los datos masivos, la impresión en 3D, la biotecnología, la nube y la…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; de Diego, Maria Eugenia; Pagés, Carmen; Prada, María Fernanda
Este estudio analiza el desempeño del sistema de formación técnico-profesional (FTP) de Chile, el cual, a efectos de este documento, abarca la educación media técnico-profesional (EMTP), la educación…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Wenner, Mark D.; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Schwartz, Moises; Beuermann, Diether; Waithe, Kimberly
Countries that have set themselves on a course of strengthening the quality of their institutions to provide a minimum of certainty to economic agents have been able to alter their development paths…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Prat, Jordi; López, Arnoldo; Manzano, Osmel; Solera, Marco; Ochoa, Elizabeth
Central America and the Dominican Republic had stable economic growth in 2017. The performance of the United States economy and low commodity prices, mainly oil, meant that the key indicators for the…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Prat, Jordi; López, Arnoldo; Manzano, Osmel; Solera, Marco; Ochoa, Elizabeth
En 2017 Centroamérica y República Dominicana tuvo un crecimiento económico estable. El desempeño de Estados Unidos y los bajos precios de las materias primas, principalmente de los hidrocarburos,…
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…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Bukstein, Daniel; Gandelman, Néstor
This paper presents evidence that female researchers have 7.1 percentage points lower probability of being accepted into the largest national research support program in Uruguay than male researchers…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Fernández, Manuel; Messina, Julián
Earnings inequality declined rapidly in Argentina, Brazil and Chile during the 2000s. A reduction in the experience premium is a fundamental driver of declines in upper-tail (90/50) inequality,…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Firpo, Sergio P.; Messina, Julián
The Gini coefficient of labor earnings in Brazil fell by nearly a fifth between 1995 and 2012, from 0.50 to 0.41. The decline in earnings inequality was even larger by other measures, with the 90-10…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
Facing what looks like a prolonged period of economic contraction due to a sharp decline in energy fortunes, Trinidad and Tobago is increasingly looking towards the private sector to play a greater…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Bosch, Mariano; Schady, Norbert
Many poor households in developing countries are liquidity-constrained. As a result, they may under-invest in the human capital of their children. We provide new evidence on the long-term (10-year)…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Marczak, Jason; Engelke, Peter; Bohl, David; Saldarriaga Jiménez, Andrea
Strategic foresight is critical to moving a country or region in the right direction. Leaders nearly everywhere in the world are overwhelmed by the crush of events, focusing their attention on the…