Jan 2020
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Busso, Matías; Romero, Dario
We analyze how local labor markets in Mexico adjusted in response to an increase in Chinese import competition between 1998 and 2013. We exploit the spatial variation in import exposure arising from…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Castro Abril, Miguel
The new surge in electric vehicle (EV) charging in Texas can be served efficiently during the early morning hours with large wind generation, low electricity demand, low prices, and low environmental…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Strobl, Eric; Tuffour, Theophiline
This paper examines the allocation of resources of poverty rates within households in Suriname. To this end we employ a bargaining model estimation framework that allows one to identify the…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Rendón, José Rodrigo; Snyder, Virginia; Suarez, Ginés; Estrada Regalado, Nelson Mauricio; Castaneda Cerón, Jorge Antonio; Jacome Montenegro, Carlos Alberto; Barahona Rebolledo, Juan David; Benavides, Juan; Roda, Pablo; Rave, Claudia; Alvarado, Mildred; Lucio, Alejandro; Perdomo, Francisco; Sánchez, Jorge
El Plan Maestro de Infraestructura de El Salvador (PMI) para el periodo 2019 -2030 es una herramienta para la planificación de infraestructura multisectorial con visión de largo plazo que ha sido…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Navarro-Palau, Patricia; Prada, María Fernanda
This study yields new insights on the changing landscape of Belize's economy and the challenges of equipping students and workers with the skills they need to thrive in an evolving labor market…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
This paper provides long- and short -run tax buoyancy estimates for a group of 12 Caribbean countries over the period 1991-2017. By using panel regressions, this paper finds that the long- and short-…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura
This paper presents an assessment of financial market development, access, and inclusion for Barbados. Based on a review of indicators, survey data, and other metrics, our analysis suggests that…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Viscidi, Lisa; Yépez-García, Ariel
Auctions are a leading tool for facilitating clean energy investment. Latin America has been at the forefront of using auctions to develop renewable energy capacity. Some of the worlds first…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Bagstad, Kenneth J.; Cicowiez, Martin; Dudek, Sebastian
We link the Integrated Economic-Environmental Modeling (IEEM) Platform to ecosystem services modeling (ESM). The IEEMESM Platform is an innovative decision-making framework for exploring complex…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Bagstad, Kenneth J.; Cicowiez, Martin; Dudek, Sebastian
Vinculamos la Plataforma de Modelado Económico-Ambiental Integrada (IEEM) al modelado de servicios ecosistémicos (ESM). La plataforma IEEM ESM es un marco innovador de toma de decisiones para…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Ramírez, María José; Viteri, Adriana
El informe analiza las trayectorias educativas de los niños y jóvenes en los 10 países de mesoamérica, desde que ingresan al preescolar hasta que terminan la secundaria. Los resultados muestran que,…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Muñoz, Juan Sebastián; Montaño, Sebastián
This paper shows that returns to education are not enough to capture all the returns to human capital. Using longitudinal data of all college graduates in Colombia, we estimate labor market returns…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Maciel, Odette; Soriano, Alejandro; García, Juan Felipe; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Mortara, Anna; Soares, Thaís
As part of its work program, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) submits this country program evaluation (CPE) for the IDB Groups country…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Maciel, Odette; Soriano, Alejandro; García, Juan Felipe; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Mortara, Anna; Soares, Thaís
Como parte del programa de trabajo de la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), se presenta la Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE, por sus siglas en…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Hidalgo G., M. Soledad; Díaz F., Natalia; Icaza N., M. del Carmen; Etchegaray, M. José; Rey R., Camila
Las ocho iniciativas sistematizadas en este documento tienen como objetivo promover innovaciones para la adaptación de la agricultura familiar al cambio climático en la región, a través de…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin
This technical guide presents the Integrated Economic-Environmental Modeling (IEEM) Platform, a recursive dynamic computable general equilibrium model developed at the Inter-American Development Bank…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Keefer, Philip; Espinoza, Mauricio; Espinoza, Álvaro; Fort, Ricardo
Exploiting a unique empirical setting, 1,000 vendors in 90 traditional food markets in Lima, we document that historic social ties among market founders are associated, decades later, with stricter…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Mogollón, Mónica; Ortega, Daniel; Scartascini, Carlos
Most tax agencies use letters as the method of communicating with taxpayers. Still, other technologies exist that could be more effective. This paper reports the results of a field experiment…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Moita, Rodrigo; Monte, Daniel
This paper develops a dynamic model of competitive equilibrium in electricity markets with thermal, hydro and intermittent power sources. Thermal generators have positive and increasing costs and use…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Derlagen, Christian; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Egas, Juan José; Pierre, Guillaume
El sector agropecuario es importante para la economía de Honduras, representa el 12.9% del Producto Interno Bruto (PIB), el 35.6% del valor total de las exportaciones del país, y emplea al 35% de la…