Jan 2020
Author(s): Murphy, Tommy E.
This article reviews some of the literature on technological disruption and infrastructure investment over the long run, looking at how service provision was affected by that interaction. Although…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Townsend, Anthony; Zambrano-Barragán, Patricio
Esta nota técnica brinda guía para que distintas municipalidades mejoren su gobernanza mediante big data urbana (datos masivos urbanos), que definimos como el conjunto de información sobre bienes,…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Townsend, Anthony; Zambrano-Barragán, Patricio
This technical note provides guidance to help municipalities improve city governance through the use of big urban data, which we define as the collective body of information on assets and activities…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Buenadicha Sánchez, César; Bustelo, Monserrat; Duryea, Suzanne; Heredero, Elena; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Rucci, Graciana; Becerra, Laura
21st Century Skills is an initiative led by the Inter-American Development Bank that aims to gather and organize different stakeholders from public and private sectors in order to equip Latin…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Benzell, Seth G.
Will smart machines replace humans like the internal combustion engine replaced horses? If so, can putting people out of work, or at least out of good work, also put the economy out of business? Our…