Jun 2019
Author(s): Schaffitzel, Filip; Jakob, Michael; Soria, Rafael; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Ward, Hauke
Energy subsidies account for about 7% of Ecuador’s yearly public spending, or two thirds of the fiscal deficit. Removing these subsidies would yield clear economic and environmental benefits and help…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Schaffitzel, Filip; Jakob, Michael; Soria, Rafael; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Ward, Hauke
Los subsidios a la energía representan aproximadamente el 7% del gasto público anual de Ecuador, o dos tercios del déficit fiscal. Eliminar estos subsidios generaría claros beneficios económicos y…
May 2019
Author(s): Huete García, Agustín
Los avances de los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) en el fortalecimiento de la institucionalidad de la protección social no necesariamente han estado acompañados por un reconocimiento de…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Hincapie, Diana; Duryea, Suzanne; Hincapié, Isabel
This policy brief uses data from censuses and household surveys in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region to analyze the gaps in school attendance and completion rates between children and…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Mendes Constante, Jonas
The objective of this report is to describe international solutions and good practices for PCS solutions based on key drivers for successful PCS implementation, as described by the International Port…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Mendes Constante, Jonas
El propósito de este informe es describir soluciones internacionales y buenas prácticas para los PCS, sobre la base de los determinantes clave de la implementación exitosa de un PCS, de acuerdo con…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Bollers, Elton; Deyal, Zubin; Gauto, Victor; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Khadan, Jeetendra; Mooney, Henry; Smets, Lodewijk; Waithe, Kimberly; Wright, Allan
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. It also includes recommendations to overcome these…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Aranco, Natalia
Uruguay case study summary, website “Panorama of Aging and Long-term Care”.
Mar 2019
Author(s): Ponce De León, Marisela; Koinange, Carly
Caminar, ir en bicicleta (movilidad activa ) y en transporte público son actividades cotidianas en la región de América Latina y el Caribe, sin embargo, la falta de seguridad vial y seguridad…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Marques Garcia, Luana; Ortiz Sosa, Diana; Urban, Anne-Marie
Women with disabilities are at higher risk of experiencing violence than men with disabilities as well as women without disabilities. Yet, in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), there is a…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Alberti, Juan
This paper compares two approaches to the evaluation of mega transport project success. The first one is called the “iron triangle” approach. Under this approach, a megaproject is considered…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Aranco, Natalia
Summary "More Older Adults with Disabilities", featured topic in the website “Panorama of Aging and Long-term Care”.
Jan 2019
Author(s): Aranco, Natalia
Resumen "Más adultos mayores con discapacidad", tema destacado del sitio web Panorama de Envejecimiento y Atención a la Dependencia.
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Yañez, Patricia; Sanchez, Raul
This paper provides an overview of salient road safety issues in the LAC region. It reviews existing theoretical and empirical evidence of interventions to improve road safety outcomes, concentrating…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Hansz, Martín; Hernández, Diego; Rubinstein da Silva, Elias
La planificación del transporte urbano se ha desarrollado tradicionalmente sobre la base de modelos analíticos centrados en la movilidad observada, esto es, en los desplazamientos y sus…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Mitnik, Oscar A.; Sanchez, Raul; Yañez, Patricia
This paper quantifies the impacts of transport infrastructure investments on economic activity in Haiti, proxied by satellite luminosity data. Our identification strategy exploits the differential…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Granada, Isabel; Rodriguez Porcel, Manuel; Bezanilla Corte, Antonia
Poder transportarse sin peligros,independiente del propósito de viaje,con información adecuada sobre las distintas opciones,sabiendo hacer uso de ellas y con la posibilidad de usarlas,a un costo,…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Feng, Kuishuang; Hubacek, Klaus; Liu, Yu; Marchán, Estefanía; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Energy subsidies have been criticized due to their economic inefficiency and promotion of wasteful usage of energy and associated carbon emissions. Conversely, environmental taxes are advocated as…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Feng, Kuishuang; Hubacek, Klaus; Liu, Yu; Marchán, Estefanía; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Los subsidios a la energía son criticados debido a su ineficiencia económica, por promover un uso derrochador de la energía, y como consecuencia incrementar las emisiones de carbono. Por otro lado,…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Pereyra, Andrés; Alberti, Juan
La preinversión es la etapa fundacional del proyecto, y concluye con la estructuración contractual y comienzo de la implementación. Una preinversión con estudios técnico-económicos completos lleva a…