May 2019
Author(s): Zavala, Verónica; Melo, Carlos; López, Arnoldo; Ochoa, Elizabeth; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta
Gracias al esfuerzo de muchos años, Guatemala ha consolidado la estabilidad de su economía y generado espacio fiscal para sus prioridades de inversión. Además cuenta con una estructura productiva…
May 2019
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Murguia, Juan M.; Rejas, Brisa; Winters, Solis
Despite the existence of a vast body of literature in the field of health economics on overweight, obesity, and undernutrition, little is known about the importance of owning a refrigerator on the…
May 2019
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique; Adamowicz, Alejandro
This publication identifies the role of digital infrastructure in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)--including education, employment, agricultural sustainability, food security, and…
May 2019
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique; Adamowicz, Alejandro
Esta publicación identifica el rol de la infraestructura digital en el logro de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) –que abarcan educación, empleo, sostenibilidad agrícola, seguridad…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol; Páez, Juan Andrés
The importance of connectivity is growing across the world as the need for access to information and communication technologies is becoming more important for economic development. This paper…
Dec 2017
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
En Latinoamérica, la productividad ha sido identificada en numerosos estudios como una de las principales barreras hacia el desarrollo. La economía digital, y en concreto el ecosistema de nuevas…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Agüero, Jorge M.; Frisancho, Verónica
A growing literature seeks to identify policies that could reduce intimate partner violence. However, in the absence of reliable administrative records, this violence is often measured using self-…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Ketterer, Juan Antonio; García Zaballos, Antonio
Economic theory tells us that there is a close relationship between price and demand. Moreover, these two variables may explain the rhythm of deployment and the technological solution that could…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Alarcon Lopez, Luis Guillermo
Radiofrequency spectrum is an essential asset for mobile network operators. Governments set its value to organize competitive frequency auctions and define recurrent payments, such as taxes and right…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Alarcon Lopez, Luis Guillermo
El espectro radioeléctrico es un activo esencial para los operadores de redes móviles. Los gobiernos establecen su valor para organizar subastas de frecuencias que sean competitivas y definir pagos…
May 2017
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Information and communications technology (ICT) plays an important role in promoting and enabling social, economic, and environmental well-being worldwide. Data centers are essential for the…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Calatayud, Agustina
Not since the end of World War II have supply chains been as highly exposed to risks as they are now. The Fourth Industrial Revolution poses unprecedented challenges for production and distribution…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Ketterer, Juan Antonio
Since the end of the great crisis of 2007-10, the financial services industry began a process of accelerating change. New business models based on convergent technological developments are…
Mar 2017
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Este informe describe y presenta los resultados del Índice de Desarrollode la Banda Ancha (IDBA) en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). El principal objetivo del IDBA es medir la brecha digital en la…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development; Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This joint initiative by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the OECD seeks to encourage the expansion of broadband networks and services in the region, supporting a coherent and cross-…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Esta iniciativa conjunta del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y la OCDE pretende fomentar la expansión de las redes y servicios de banda ancha en la región, apoyando un enfoque coherente e…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Wagner, Wolfgang; Brazil David, Renata; García Zaballos, Antonio
Access to information communications technologies (ICTs), in particular broadband, is critical for sustainable development. Increased access to broadband isolated communities in developing countries…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Bouskela, Mauricio; Casseb, Márcia; Bassi, Silvia; De Luca, Cristina; Facchina, Marcelo
A Smart City is one that places people at the center of development, incorporates Information and Communication Technologies into urban management, and uses these elements as tools to stimulate the…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Bouskela, Mauricio; Casseb, Márcia; Bassi, Silvia; De Luca, Cristina; Facchina, Marcelo
Una Ciudad Inteligente es aquella que coloca a las personas en el centro del desarrollo, incorpora Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación en la gestión urbana y usa estos elementos como…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Bouskela, Mauricio; Casseb, Márcia; Bassi, Silvia; De Luca, Cristina; Facchina, Marcelo
Uma Cidade Inteligente é aquela que coloca as pessoas no centro do desenvolvimento, incorpora tecnologias da informação e comunicação na gestão urbana e utiliza esses elementos como ferramentas que…