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…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wenner, Mark D.; Wright, Allan; Clarke, Dillon; Waithe, Kimberly
This Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin explores constraints to private sector development in the Caribbean. With economic growth weak and dependent on only a few sectors -either tourism or…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro
Jamaica entered the world economic downturn in 2008 from a position of ongoing weak economic performance and high, increasing debt levels. As a result, Jamaica's fiscal situation quickly became…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bueso-Merriam, Jacqueline; Demichelis, Francisco; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Giuliodori, David; Rodríguez, Alejandro; Stucchi, Rodolfo
A shortcoming of the current empirical impact evaluation literature is the lack of studies that measure the effect of access to credit in the medium and long term, as well as the impact on…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bueso-Merriam, Jacqueline; Demichelis, Francisco; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Giuliodori, David; Rodríguez, Alejandro; Stucchi, Rodolfo
Una limitación de la literatura empírica actual sobre evaluación de impacto es la carencia de estudios que midan los impactos del crédito en el mediano y largo plazo, así como en los tipos de…
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): Ketterer, Juan Antonio; Andrade, Gabriela
Innovations in digital payment technologies and digital currencies suggest that extending access to central bank money (CBM) to firms and individuals is now feasible. This paper focuses on a recent…
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…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Margot, Diego; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Much attention has been devoted to how much infrastructure investment LAC needs. Less attention has been devoted to where that investment comes from. This report examines how much LAC invests in…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Margot, Diego; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Durante las últimas décadas se ha prestado especial atención a cuánto es necesario invertir en infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Sin embargo, no ha ocurrido lo mismo en relación al…
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…
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…