Aug 2019
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana; Busso, Matías; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Yentzen, Triana
Teachers are the most important within-school factor to improve student achievement and educational outcomes, and education systems interested in improving educational results need to attract,…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Székely, Miguel
El presente estudio documenta que, de acuerdo con la información disponible, tanto el nivel educativo como la calidad de la educación en México han mejorado durante los últimos 20 años. En línea con…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Decentralizing the allocation of resources to community members is an increasingly popular form of delivering public resources in developing countries. However, this approach is associated with the…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Chauvin, Juan Pablo
Gender segmentation in the labor market is widespread. However, most existing studies of the effects of labor demand shocks on local economies assume away gender. In this paper, I show that local…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Chauvin, Juan Pablo
Do education investments improve regional labor market outcomes? In principle, education could lead to higher local productivity, but potential benefits to local economies could be muted if the…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Zárate, Héctor; Zapata-Sanabria, Daniel R.
The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, we evaluate the responses to the questions on inflation expectations in the World Economic Survey for sixteen inflation targeting countries. Second, we…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Castañeda-Fuentes, Juan Carlos; Valle-Samayoa, Héctor Augusto; Catalán-Herrera, Juan Carlos; Arriaza-Herrera, Juan Carlos; Gutiérrez-Morales, José; Castillo-Maldonado, Carlos Eduardo; Galindo-Gonzáles, Douglas Napoleón; Hurtarte-Aguilar, Guisela; Ortiz-Cardona, Edson Roger
Forecasting the inflation path is an important task for central banks in an inflation targeting regime. Therefore, central banks must continuously evaluate the forecasting accuracy of the models used…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Levy Algazi, Santiago
Why has an economy that has done so many things right failed to grow fast? Under-Rewarded Efforts traces Mexico’s disappointing growth to flawed microeconomic policies that have suppressed…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Levy Algazi, Santiago
Why has an economy that has done so many things right failed to grow fast? Under-Rewarded Efforts traces Mexico’s disappointing growth to flawed microeconomic policies that have suppressed…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Gallego, Francisco; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Alfonso, Mariana
Tailoring instruction to each student’s needs can produce significant learning gains. However, few programs have successfully implemented this approach. In this paper, we present the results of a…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Ayres, João
This paper quantifies the flow of knowledge within U.S. multinational corporations in the United States and European Union. A general equilibrium model of knowledge flows within multinationals is…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Salieri, Giulia
El objetivo de este estudio es analizar los cambios en la normatividad y en las prácticas de gestión de infraestructura escolar en los países de América Latina y el Caribe
May 2014
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Rodríguez Chamussy, Lourdes; Grafe, Fernando
Respecto a otros países en América Latina, México está rezagado en dos dimensiones: la tasa de participación laboral femenina es una de las más bajas y el alcance de los programas de desarrollo…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Nicaretta, Romina; Pombo, Cristina
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is an annual report produced by the IDB to show the results and impact of its work in Latin America and the Caribbean. It reports on the IDB's…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Nicaretta, Romina; Pombo, Cristina
El Panorama para la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO por sus siglas en inglés) es el informe anual del BID que muestra los resultados e impactos de su trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe. Reporta…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Nicaretta, Romina; Pombo, Cristina
O Panorama da Eficácia no Desenvolvimento ( DEO, na sigla em inglês) é um informe anual produzido pelo BID para mostrar os resultados e o impacto do seu trabalho na América Latina e no Caribe. Ele…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Rodríguez Chamussy, Lourdes
Reliable and affordable non-parental childcare is intimately related to female participation and other outcomes in the labor market given the conflicting demand for women's time on both, work…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Hemming, Richard
This paper examines how a universal social insurance program proposed for Mexico can respond to cyclical variations in revenue while remaining selffinancing. More specifically, it discusses the…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Antón, Arturo; Hernández, Fausto; Levy Algazi, Santiago
Mexico is characterized by a dual social insurance architecture. Firms and workers in salaried contractual relations are obligated to pay for a bundled set of health, pension and related programs.…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Bonet, Jaime Alfredo; Acevedo-Daunas, Rafael M.; Alvarado, Nathalie; Barco, Carolina; Brakarz, José; Contreras, Francisco; Cuenin, Fernando; Doyle, Morgan; Doherty-Bigara, Jennifer; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Hori, Tsuneki; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Méndez, Paola; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; Mojica, Carlos; Rueda, Fabio; Sabo, Rebecca; Stevenson, Claudia; Tagwerker, Christopher; Terraza, Horacio; Torres Arzayús, Patricia; Valencia, Sandra; Varea, Marco; Wilk, David
This work presents a comprehensive analysis of urban sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean. The document is composed of six sections, including this introduction. Providing the…