Aug 2019
Author(s): Castro, Eleno; López, Ángela; Zoido, Pablo; Fernández-Coto, Raquel
Mesoamérica es una subregión joven con un gran potencial de desarrollo. Sin embargo, los aprendizajes en las escuelas son bajos y la deserción escolar es la más alta de América Latina y el Caribe.…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; IDB Lab
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is the annual flagship report of the IDB Group, which showcases the Group's contribution towards the development of its 26 borrowing member countries…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; BID Invest; BID Lab
El Panorama de la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO) es el informe anual del Grupo BID que muestra la contribución del Grupo al desarrollo de sus 26 países miembros prestatarios en América Latina y…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; BID Invest; BID Lab
El Panorama de la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO) es el informe anual del Grupo BID que resume la contribución del Grupo al desarrollo de los 26 países miembros prestatarios en América Latina y el…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; IDB Invest; IDB Lab
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is the annual flagship report of the IDB Group, which showcases the Group's contribution towards the development of its 26 borrowing member countries…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Orellana, Edgar; Páez, Tania; Urdaneta, Julio; de Waziers, Benedicte; Morales, Olga
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, el Departamento de Infraestructura y Energía del BID pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la…
May 2019
Author(s): Madariaga, Javier; Buenadicha Sánchez, César; Molina, Erika; Ernst, Christoph; BID Lab
El fenómeno de las plataformas digitales cuenta con cerca de diez años a nivel global y ha significado una de las mayores disrupciones en el mundo del trabajo, pero es relativamente reciente en la…
May 2019
Author(s): Pratt, Lawrence; Ortega, Juan Manuel
The issuance of green bonds has grown rapidly in the past several years. However, agricultural green bonds have lagged far behind, because of the difficulties of developing international…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Anaya, Fernando
This study describes the options for introducing natural gas in the Caribbean region and includes an economic assessment of the cost of natural gas to each of the countries. The natural gas can…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Ji, Yi; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
With rapid energy growth in the past 40 years, the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region has maintained a steady increase in electricity needs above the global level. While there is no question…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Ji, Yi; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
Con el rápido crecimiento energético ocurrido en los últimos 40 años, la región de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) ha mantenido un aumento constante de las necesidades de electricidad, que se…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Caruso Bloeck, Martín; Galiani, Sebastián; Weinschelbaum, Federico
This paper studies the relative effectiveness of these and other mechanisms by way of a formal model in which workers choose between job opportunities in the formal and informal sectors. Although the…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Antón, Arturo; Rasteletti, Alejandro
En este documento se presenta un modelo de equilibrio general estático de decisión ocupacional con heterogeneidad en habilidades laborales y empresariales, capaz de generar elevados niveles de…
Oct 2018
Author(s): de Halleux, Morgane; Estache, Antonio; Serebrisky, Tomás
This paper matches country-specific performance and governance characteristics of the electricity sector in order to draw conclusions about the correlation between governance features and performance…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Alaimo, Veronica; Dborkin, Daniela
This paper presents new data documenting the level and evolution of public spending on non-contributory programs for 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Salaried formal workers…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The 2018 second quarter edition of the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides management with a status of the Bank's performance. The QBR reports on outputs, lending program priorities and…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Alaimo, Veronica; Dborkin, Daniela
This paper presents new data documenting the level and evolution of public spending on non-contributory programs for 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Salaried formal workers…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; IDB Lab
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is an annual report produced by the IDBG to show the results and impact of its work in Latin America and the Caribbean. It reports on the IDBG's…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; Nalvarte, Patricia; Castillo, Gabriel; Cerdeira, Reinaldo; Manzano, Osmel; López, Arnoldo
Con el objetivo de identificar brechas de eficiencia operativa tanto del Banco como de los prestatarios y presentar posibles mitigantes, se lleva a cabo un análisis integral que combina las…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; López, Arnoldo; Manzano, Osmel
The literature on development effectiveness has traditionally focused on the ex-post analysis of projects. While this is the appropriate method of measuring benefits, a previous step must be taken as…