Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
La juventud es una etapa crítica en la vida de las personas: un periodo de transición, en el que se han de tomar decisiones trascendentales en muchos ámbitos, especialmente en la educación y el…
May 2017
Author(s): Acevedo, Paloma; Hobbs, Jason; Martinez, Sebastian
We evaluate the effects of municipal infrastructure upgrades on property prices in the Municipality of Campo Grande, Brazil. Using detailed administrative data on property characteristics and sales…
Apr 2017
Author(s): PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC)
This project seeks to generate a strategy to promote and facilitate the development of a more efficient regional financial market by promoting the harmonization of regulations and seeking to…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Hansen, Erwin
This paper examines a panel (1994-2014) of Chilean non-financial firms, both publicly listed and private, which was built to analyze the determinants of the use of foreign currency debt and their…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Marzani, Matías
This paper shows, using probit analysis, that low national savings increase the risk of macroeconomic crisis. Foreign savings are a poor substitute of national savings not only for domestic…
May 2016
Author(s): Agénor, Pierre-Richard; Pereira da Silva, Luiz A.
This paper studies the extent to which alternative loan loss provisioning regimes affect the procyclicality of the financial system and financial stability. It uses a DSGE model with financial…
Apr 2016
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina; Rosas-Shady, David
Este documento examina el sistema de formación para el trabajo en Colombia. Su definición de formación para el trabajo incorpora distintasmodalidades que se ofrecen actualmente en el país. En primer…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Ricart, Consuelo; Morán, Tzitzi; Kappaz, Christina
This paper seeks to provide insight into the opportunities and challenges ahead for Mexico to consolidate a lifelong learning policy framework, building on the progress and avant garde approach…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Ricart, Consuelo; Morán, Tzitzi; Kappaz, Christina
El objetivo de esta publicación es aportar ideas sobre las oportunidades y desafíos que debe afrontar México para consolidar un marco de políticas para el aprendizaje a lo largo de la vida, a partir…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Sánchez, Mario; Biehl, María Loreto; Sabra, Mariel; Fazio, Maria Victoria; Moreno, María Verónica; Arroyo, Daniel; Posada, Carolina
Los grupos consultivos (ConSOC) son la plataforma del BID para promover el intercambio de información, fortalecer el diálogo y la consulta recurrente con organizaciones de la sociedad civil (OSC) en…
Apr 2014
Author(s): García, Pablo M.; Bafundo, Fiorella
The global services industry shows steady growth and a very dynamic pathcharacterized by unprecedented fast movements towards higher value services, constant changes in business as well as in service…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Office of Evaluation and Oversight
The importance of evaluation as a tool to promote learning and improve effectiveness has been extensively recognized in the Bank and reflected in the attention given to evaluability. As a consequence…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión
La importancia de la evaluación como herramienta para promover el aprendizaje y mejorar la eficacia se ha reconocido ampliamente en el Banco y reflejado en la atención conferida a la evaluabilidad.…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Corrales, Maria Elena; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Soldano, Miguel; Vera, Diego; Martin, Lucia
This approach paper defines the scope and content of the Paraguay country program evaluation (CPE) for the period 2009-2013. This is the third time the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Corrales, Maria Elena; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Soldano, Miguel; Vera, Diego; Martin, Lucia
Este documento de enfoque define el alcance y los contenidos de la evaluación del Programa de País (CPE, por sus siglas en inglés) de Paraguay para el periodo 2009-2013. Constituye la tercera…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Cabrol, Marcelo; Rondón, Carlos
School attendance in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has increased exponentially in the last two decades, almost every child goes to primary school and access to preschool and high school is…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Bassi, Marina; Urzúa, Sergio; Vargas, Jaime
Disconnected is a path-breaking analysis of the relationship between schooling and employers in Latin America. It is sophisticated in its design, using multiple surveys and multiple methods. It…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Bassi, Marina; Urzúa, Sergio; Vargas, Jaime
Mediante el análisis de información de primera mano recolectada a través de dos grandes encuestas una sobre trayectorias y habilidades conducida en Chile y Argentina en 2008 y 2010 respectivamente, y…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Bassi, Marina; Urzúa, Sergio; Vargas, Jaime
Desconectados abre um novo caminho de análise sobre a relação entre escolaridade e empregadores na América Latina. O livro é sofisticado em sua concepção, incorporando múltiplas pesquisas e vários…
Sep 2006
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Tejerina, Luis
This is the latest version available of "Do We Know What Works": A Systematic Review of Impact Evaluations of Social Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean¿. The document reviews…