Sep 2020
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Fazio, Maria Victoria; Hand, Anne; Keller, Lukas; Rodríguez Tapia, Catalina; Silva Porto, María Teresa
COVID-19 has been a catalyst for three technologies that had had slow adoption rates until just a few months ago: teleworking, on-demand digital platforms, and online training. This is evidenced by…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Fazio, Maria Victoria; Hand, Anne; Keller, Lukas; Rodríguez Tapia, Catalina; Silva Porto, María Teresa
El COVID-19 ha actuado como un catalizador de tres tecnologías que habían tenido una adopción lenta hasta hace apenas unos meses: el teletrabajo, las plataformas digitales de trabajo bajo demanda y…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Goldemberg, Diana; Genone, James; Wisor, Scott
Bridging the skills gap is necessary to increase productivity and equity. In Latin America and the Caribbean, this challenge has manifested in high rates of youth unemployment, informality, and…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Goldemberg, Diana; Genone, James; Wisor, Scott
Es necesario cerrar la brecha de habilidades para aumentar la productividad y la equidad. En América Latina y el Caribe, este desafío se ha traducido en altas tasas de desempleo juvenil, informalidad…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rivas, Pablo
Technology has comprehensively transformed societies. We work, interact, buy, and travel differently from what we did in the past decade. The speed with which changes will continue to alter our…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rivas, Pablo
La tecnología ha transformado integralmente las sociedades. Trabajamos, nos relacionamos, compramos o viajamos de una manera muy distinta a como lo hacíamos en la década pasada. La velocidad con que…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Okumura, Masato; Stampini, Marco; Buenadicha Sánchez, César; Castillo, Ana; Vivanco, Fermín; Sánchez, Mario; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Castillo Martínez, Paula
The silver economy is the subset of the global economy associated with the demographic shift bought about by population aging. It focuses on the needs and demands of older people. Aging is often seen…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Okumura, Masato; Stampini, Marco; Buenadicha Sánchez, César; Castillo, Ana; Vivanco, Fermín; Sánchez, Mario; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Castillo Martínez, Paula
La Economía Plateada es aquella parte de la economía global vinculada al cambio demográfico producido por el envejecimiento de la población cuyo enfoque se centra en las necesidades y demandas de los…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Bello, Omar; Hendrickson, Michael; Marcano, Blaine; Pantin, Machel; Mery, Gustavo; Espiga, Carlos; Espiga, Franklin; Gonzalez, Mauricio; Flores, Adrián; Ibarra, Francisco; Marconi, Salvador; Williams, Robert; Attademo-Hirt, Florencia ; Nelson, Michael
Hurricane Irma was the largest hurricane observed in the Atlantic open ocean, maintaining a Category 5 for three days, and made landfall over Turks and Caicos, and later Barbuda, before reaching the…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Bello, Omar; Williams, Robert; Hendrickson, Michael; De Andrade, Roberto; Mery, Gustavo; Bazo, Andrés; De Quattro, Jeff; Ibarra, Francisco; Marcano, Blaine; Marconi, Salvador; Ruiz, Esteban; Attademo-Hirt, Florencia ; Nelson, Michael; Barón, Marie Edwige
Hurricane Matthew in October 2016 marks the second time in just over a year that the country was affected by a Category 4 hurricane. Hurricane Matthew's greatest impact was felt on the country…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Deopersad, Chitralekha; Persaud, Christopher; Chakalall, Yuri; Bello, Omar; Masson, Malaika; Perroni, Alejandra; Carrera-Marquis, Daniela; Fontes de Meira, Luciana; Gonzales, Candice; Peralta, Leda; Skerette, Nyasha; Marcano, Blaine; Pantin, Machel; Vivas, Gabriel; Espiga, Carlos; Allen, Eduardo; Ruiz, Esteban; Ibarra, Francisco; Espiga, Franklin; Gonzalez, Mauricio; Marconi, Salvador; Nelson, Michael
Hurricane Dorian is not an isolated occurrence, but the latest example of recurrent extreme climate events that have changed the Bahamian landscape and impacted its economy. The increase in water…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Rosenblatt, David; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Gauto, Victor; Bollers, Elton; Christie, Jason; McCaskie, Ariel; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk
Governments in the Caribbean region have been relatively successful in flattening the infection curve of the coronavirus in their countries. Geographical isolation is a contributing factor, but…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Ruiz Martín, Héctor
Saber cómo regular los propios procesos de aprendizaje con el objetivo de hacer más eficaces nuestros esfuerzos por aprender constituye una habilidad clave para la vida. No en vano, una de las…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Irwin, Emilee; Pickerill, Joe; Desetti, Brendan
Systems of learning need to adapt to a new normal of global life. Alarm bells have been ringing for the last decade about the future of work and the changing skills demands brought on by technology…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
NDC Invest es una plataforma del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) que ofrece una ventanilla única de servicios técnicos y financieros a lo largo del ciclo del proyecto, desde políticas y…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
NDC Invest es una plataforma del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) que ofrece una ventanilla única de servicios técnicos y financieros a lo largo del ciclo del proyecto, desde políticas y…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Lee, Changha; Zucchetti, Alessia; Olszewski, Brandon; Cobo, Cristóbal; Viik, Linnar; Kyllönen, Marjo; South, Joseph; Montaldo, Mariana; Ramos, Yolanda
As a consequence of the rapid spread of COVID-19, the entire world is suddenly engaged in the biggest distance learning experiment in history. In Latin America and the Caribbean, radio and TV have…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Lee, Changha; Zucchetti, Alessia; Olszewski, Brandon; Cobo, Cristóbal; Viik, Linnar; Kyllönen, Marjo; South, Joseph; Montaldo, Mariana; Ramos, Yolanda
Como consecuencia de la rápida propagación del COVID-19, el mundo entero está repentinamente inmerso en el mayor experimento de aprendizaje a distancia de la historia. En América Latina y el Caribe (…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
NDC INVEST apoya a los países en el diseño e implementación de sus objetivos relacionados con el cambio climático, tal como se articula en sus Contribuciones Determinadas Nacionales (NDC) y más allá…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
NDC INVEST supports countries in the design and implementation of their climate change-related goals as articulated under their National Determined Contributions (NDCs) and beyond. It is currently…