Dec 2018
Author(s): Mitnik, Oscar A.; Sanchez, Raul; Yañez, Patricia
This paper quantifies the impacts of transport infrastructure investments on economic activity in Haiti, proxied by satellite luminosity data. Our identification strategy exploits the differential…
Aug 2018
Author(s): López Carbajal, Hector A.
This document is the first of a two-volume study that provides a policy guideline that draws conclusions from international experience and economic analysis to recommend some policies that are…
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): Seco, Antonio; Muñoz Miranda, Andrés
El contexto nuevo y cambiante de la economía digital y la digitalización del sector público ofrecen a las administraciones fiscales de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) un marco con necesidades e…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Conexión INTAL informa sobre desarrollos en las áreas de integración y comercio en las regiones de América Latina y el Caribe. Esta edición se dedica al seminario “Los algoritmos al servicio del agro…
Jun 2018
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Los países de América Latina y el Caribe son particularmente vulnerables a los impactos del cambio climático. Para evitar estos efectos, potenciando el uso de las nuevas tecnologías digitales, los…
Jun 2018
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Latin American and Caribbean countries are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. To prevent these effects from occurring, entrepreneurs are working collaboratively with…
May 2018
Author(s): Pombo, Cristina; Gupta, Ravi; Stankovic, Mirjana
Disrupción es la nueva norma y la transformación digital puede detonar innovación en un amplio rango de actividades. Las tecnologías emergentes de la cuarta revolución industrial (conocida como 4IR)…
May 2018
Author(s): Pombo, Cristina; Gupta, Ravi; Stankovic, Mirjana
Disruption is the new norm and the digital transformation can spur innovation growth across many activities. Emerging technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) can help governments…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Álvarez-Pallete, José María
This paper studies the existing relationship between international mobile phone calls and international trade for the case of Spain, showing that it is possible to build an explanatory model with a…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Vitón, Roberto; García Plata, Gabriel Antonio; Soares, Yuri; Castillo, Ana; Soto Marió, Alessandra Beatriz
Esta publicación analiza las principales tendencias en AgroTech en América Latina y el Caribe, destacando emprendimientos que ofrecen innovaciones tecnológicas a los grandes desafíos de la…
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…
May 2017
Author(s): Rodríguez, Patricio; Palomino, Norma; Mondaca, Javier
This paper discusses the constantly changing definition of big data and portrays the landscape of the most widely used analytical techniques in the context of public policy formulation in Latin…
May 2017
Author(s): Rodríguez, Patricio; Palomino, Norma; Mondaca, Javier
El presente trabajo comenta la definición de "datos masivos", en evolución permanente, y describe un panorama de las técnicas analíticas más utilizadas en el contexto de la formulación de…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Beliz, Gustavo; Sánchez Sorondo, Marcelo; Stern, Nicholas; Conte Grand, Mariana; Sterner, Thomas; Corderi, David; Caffera, Marcelo; Alpízar, Francisco; Madrigal, Róger; Figueres, Christiana; Espinosa, Patricia; González, Arancha; Michaelowa, Axel; Maskin, Eric; Campos, Sergio; Sugathan, Mahesh; Letouzé, Emmanuel; Sangokoya, David; Ricard, Julie; Martínez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada; Edenhofer, Ottmar; Schultes, Anselm; Terraza, Horacio; Yépez-García, Ariel; Barbero, José A.; Kolstad, Charles; Cienfuegos, Rodrigo; Zamagni, Stefano; Valdés, Alberto; Rabassa, Mariano; Fernández, Víctor; Calvo, Cristina
Inspired by the encyclical Laudato Si', by Pope Francis, Nobel prizes and world experts pose concrete options for advancing in a regional eco-integration where social and environmental dimension…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Beliz, Gustavo; Sánchez Sorondo, Marcelo; Stern, Nicholas; Conte Grand, Mariana; Sterner, Thomas; Corderi, David; Caffera, Marcelo; Alpízar, Francisco; Madrigal, Róger; Figueres, Christiana; Espinosa, Patricia; González, Arancha; Michaelowa, Axel; Maskin, Eric; Campos, Sergio; Sugathan, Mahesh; Letouzé, Emmanuel; Sangokoya, David; Ricard, Julie; Martínez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada; Edenhofer, Ottmar; Schultes, Anselm; Terraza, Horacio; Yépez-García, Ariel; Barbero, José A.; Kolstad, Charles; Cienfuegos, Rodrigo; Zamagni, Stefano; Valdés, Alberto; Rabassa, Mariano; Fernández, Víctor; Calvo, Cristina
Inspirados por la encíclica Laudato Si' del Papa Francisco, premios Nobel y expertos mundiales plantean opciones concretas para avanzar en una eco-integración regional donde la dimensión social…
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): Vilalta Perdomo, Carlos J.
Este trabajo analiza los diversos sistemas de información criminal en América Latina y el Caribe. En especial, se enfoca en cuatro tendencias que requieren rápida atención en materia de políticas…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Tomar, Louisa; Guicheney, William; Kyarisiima, Hope; Zimani, Tinashe
This paper analyzes different ways in which big data can be leveraged to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of government. It describes five cases where massive and diverse sets of information…