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…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Cornelius, Wayne
This paper analyzes Mexico’s evolution as a historical country of emigration, exporting large numbers of workers to the United States for more than a century, to a transit state for Northern Triangle…
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…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; Eng, Nick; Ospino, Carlos; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Williams, Nate
This paper provides new evidence to characterize changes in the demand for skills associated with shifts in occupations for a sample of 10 of the G20 countries, using information available from…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; Eng, Nick; Ospino, Carlos; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Williams, Nate
Este documento proporciona nueva evidencia para caracterizar los cambios en la demanda de habilidades asociadas con los cambios en las ocupaciones para una muestra de 10 de los países del G20,…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Goñi Pacchioni, Edwin A.; Gonzales, Alessandra; Pardo, Francisco
Knowledge is transferred between firms explicitly or tacitly. While non-embedded knowledge can be transferred explicitly through patent citations, embedded knowledge is essentially transferred…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Lasida, Javier
O objetivo desta publicação é apresentar uma série de dimensões, padrões e indicadores de qualidade para permitir que organizações que prestam serviços de orientação, capacitação e inserção…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Sparkman, David; Sturzenegger, Germán
In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), according to 2015 figures from the Joint Monitoring Program, over 100 million people do not have access to adequate sanitation services, and nearly 34…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Sparkman, David; Sturzenegger, Germán
En América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), según cifras del Programa Conjunto para el Abastecimiento de Agua y Saneamiento 2015, más de 100 millones de personas carecen de acceso a servicios de saneamiento…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Garzón, Camilo; Sturzenegger, Germán
Durante la Semana Mundial del Agua 2015, convocada por el Instituto Internacional del Agua de Estocolmo (SIWI), se discutieron, bajo el liderazgo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), los…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
"We are mostly water." True or false? Strange as it may seem, it's true! Our bodies are 75 percent water. In fact, some animals such as jellyfish are up to 99 percent water - about the…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
En gran parte, somos agua ¿Verdadero o falso? Por extraño que suene ¡Es verdad! Nuestros cuerpos están constituidos en un 75% por agua. De hecho, hay animales como las medusas cuyos organismos pueden…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Saavedra, Guillermo; Garcia, Mariela
Chile has a long tradition in Community Management of water supply and sanitation at the rural areas. However, 80 percent of rural areas don't have access to waste water treatment, with the risk…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Saavedra, Guillermo; Garcia, Mariela
Chile tiene una larga tradición en Gestión Comunitaria del suministro de agua y del saneamiento en zonas rurales. Sin embargo, el 80% de las mismas carece de acceso al tratamiento de aguas residuales…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Estache, Antonio; Garsous, Grégoire; da Motta, Ronaldo Seroa
This paper investigates the effects of political (mis)alignment on public service delivery when mandates are shared between state and local governments. We analyze sewage treatment policies in the…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Stucchi, Rodolfo; Rojo, Sofía; Maffioli, Alessandro; Castillo, Victoria
Although knowledge spillovers are at the core of the innovation policy's justification, they have never been properly measured by any impact evaluation. This paper fills this gap by estimating…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Restrepo, Clara Inés; Pérez, Clara Lucia
The purpose of this guide is to provide information, guidance, and tools for designing and implementing job placement services so that disadvantaged youth have a better chance of obtaining and…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Restrepo, Clara Inés; Pérez, Clara Lucia
O objetivo do presente guia é oferecer informações, diretrizes e ferramentas para o desenho e implementação de serviços de colocação profissional, permitindo que jovens em contextos de…