Dec 2017
Author(s): Bornacelly, Iván; Rieble-Aubourg, Sabine
In Barbados, investment in education is one of the highest in the region and there is almost universal access to basic education. However, learning outcomes are still unequal, and while many young…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Bornacelly, Iván; Biehl, María Loreto
La educación básica en Costa Rica es hoy más equitativa que hace 10 años. Las mejoras en los aprendizajes han sido impulsadas por la población más vulnerable. Sin embargo, mientras que las…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Soares, Sammara; Bertoni, Eleonora; Marotta, Luana; Martínez, Matias
A more equitable distribution of school funding can narrow persistent socioeconomic achievement gaps among students in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Dec 2017
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Soares, Sammara; Bertoni, Eleonora; Marotta, Luana; Martínez, Matias
Uma distribuição mais equitativa do financiamento educacional poder reduzir as desigualdades socioeconômicas no desempenho acadêmico dos alunos da América Latina e Caribe.
Dec 2017
Author(s): Martínez, Matias
Rural, isolated, and low performing urban schools that serve disadvantaged students have difficulty attracting and retaining high-quality teachers.
Dec 2017
Author(s): Martínez, Matias
Las escuelas aisladas, rurales y urbanas de bajo desempeño que atienden a estudiantes en desventaja tienen dificultades para atraer y retener a los docentes de alta calidad.
Dec 2017
Author(s): Martínez, Matias
Escolas rurais, isoladas, e urbanas com baixo desempenho que servem alunos mais vulneráveis tem dificuldade de atrair e reter professores qualificados.
Dec 2017
Author(s): Vijay, Modi; Bott, Jack; Fobi Nsutezo, Simone ; Aiello, Roberto Gabriel; Aclan, Carolina
The utility business was historically hardware driven, where utilities generated power and hoped it reached the customer. They meter the consumption at the home, and replace resources when failure is…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Bornacelly, Iván
Girls attend and finish school at the same rate or higher than boys. Nevertheless, boys continue to outperform girls on standardized learning assessments and continue to benefit most from labor…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Bornacelly, Iván
Las mujeres asisten y finalizan la escuela tanto o más que los hombres. Sin embargo, siguen siendo los hombres quienes se desempeñan major que las mujeres en pruebas estandarizadas y se benefician…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Zoido, Pablo
While attendance rates and funding for preprimary have increased education, both remain relatively low. Despite recent efforts like PRIDI, countries still lack data on the quality of programs aimed…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Zoido, Pablo
A pesar de los aumentos en las tasas de asistencia y financiamiento de la educación preprimaria, ambos indicadores permanecen relativamente bajos. A pesar de esfuerzos como PRIDI, países no tienen…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Jaureguiberry, Florencia; Martinez, Valentina
The defining educational achievement of countries in the region over the course of the last decade has been to improve access. The current challenge: improving quality equitably.
Dec 2017
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Jaureguiberry, Florencia; Martinez, Valentina
El principal logro educativo de los países de la región en la última década ha sido alcanzar un alto nivel de cobertura. El desafío actual: incrementar la calidad garantizando la equidad.
Dec 2017
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund
In March 2017, the city of Bogotá, Colombia, was home to the first Global Summit on Social Innovation. The event, hosted by The Rockefeller Foundation, the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Schoolderman, Ruurd; Bicer, Bulent; Valencia J., Adriana M.
The growing demand for sustainable energy drives the need for a local workforce to fulfill the demand for experienced and skilled technicians and professionals at various levels, who are capable of…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Russell, Nathaniel
This study provides an overview of various Brazilian programs of firm support — including productive finance, business consulting, value chain, export promotion, and innovation support — as well as…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Russell, Nathaniel
Este estudo oferece um panorama de diversos programas brasileiros de apoio a empresas – incluindo financiamento produtivo, consultoria de negócios, cadeia de valor, promoção à exportação e apoio à…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Guerrero Compeán, Roberto
Este estudio examina de manera empírica el efecto que tiene una mejora en las condiciones de la gobernabilidad en la gestión del riesgo sobre las pérdidas humanas ante la ocurrencia de un desastre.…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Rodríguez, Manuel; Pinto Ayala, Ana María; Páez, Daniel; Ortiz, Miguel Ángel; Bocarejo, Juan Pablo; Oviedo, Daniel; Saud, Verónica
Las ciudades de América Latina han demostrado un notable interés por la promoción del uso de la bicicleta a través de acciones como el desarrollo de sistemas de bicicletas públicas, inversión en…