Jul 2018
Author(s): Pineda, Emilio; Ter-Minassian, Teresa; Ahmad, Ehtisham; Letelier, Leonardo S.; Fernández, Ignacia
Chile se encuentra en un punto de inflexión para definir el rol que desempeñarán los gobiernos subnacionales (GSN) en el futuro. La presente monografía utiliza la experiencia internacional para…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Agüero, Jorge M.
About half of Peruvian women between the ages of 15 and 49 have experienced some form of violence from their partners. Through a quantitative analysis, this report explores how violence rates against…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Agüero, Jorge M.
Cerca de la mitad de las mujeres peruanas de entre 15 y 49 años han sufrido algún acto de violencia por parte de sus parejas. En este trabajo se explora mediante un análisis cuantitativo de qué…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Granada, Isabel; Fioravanti, Reinaldo; Deambrosi, Sergio; Gutiérrez, Maria Clara; Caldo, Alejandra; Benavides, Juan; Martínez, Marelia
Este documento tiene como objetivo presentar un recuento del desarrollo del sector logístico en Panamá y de las operaciones específicas de apoyo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo al Gobierno…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Bukstein, Daniel; Hernández, Elisa; Usher, Ximena
This paper analyzes the effects of financial and nonfinancial obstacles to innovation on Uruguayan firms. We contribute to the literature by including the role of systemic and institutional factors…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este Breve se basa en un Webinar presentado por el Dr. Javier Humberto Guzmán Cruz, director del Instituto Nacional de Vigilancia de Medicamentos y Alimentos (INVIMA). El documento se centra en la…
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): Beuermann, Diether; Electricity Bureau of Suriname; Flores Cruz, Ramiro
This dataset covers a Nationally Representative Sample of the Suriname population. It measures all main aspects of living conditions and reports consumption based poverty rates. The survey was…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Flores Cruz, Ramiro; Guyana Bureau of Statistics
This dataset covers a Nationally Representative Sample of the Guyana population during the July-September 2017 quarter. It measures all main employment indicators. This is the first quarter of a…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether
This dataset covers a Nationally Representative Sample of the Guyana population during the October-December 2017 quarter. It measures all main employment indicators. This is the second quarter of a…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Flores Cruz, Ramiro; Barbados Statistical Service
This dataset covers a Nationally Representative Sample of the Barbados population. It measures all main aspects of living conditions and reports consumption based poverty rates. The survey was…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Bollers, Elton; Hosein, Roger
The relationship between natural resource endowments and economic growth and development has attracted much attention. Specifically, the Dutch disease phenomenon, which has crippled several economies…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Schydlowsky, Daniel M.
This paper discusses what are now known as dormant or “zombie” accounts, which have their origin in conditional transfer programs and other government programs that created accounts for beneficiaries…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Visconti, Ernesto; Jaimes, Ivonne; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Benjamin, Lisa
This document describes the general methodology of the Index of Governance and Public Policy in Disaster Risk Management (iGOPP) and presents the main concepts that support both disaster risk…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The IDB's Indicators of Disaster Risk and Risk Management allow countries to better assess countries' disaster risk, serving as a useful guide for policymaking and government actions to…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Nuguer, Victoria; González Gómez, Andrés; Finkelstein-Shapiro, Alan; Roldán-Peña, Jessica
We use a novel dataset that merges goods-level prices underlying the CPI in Mexico with the balance sheet information of Mexican publicly listed firms and study the connection between firms'…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The IDB's Indicators of Disaster Risk and Risk Management allow countries to better assess countries' disaster risk, serving as a useful guide for policymaking and government actions to…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Ackerman, María Noel; Buonomo, Mariela; Muñoz, Gonzalo; Cortelezzi, Ángela; Barboza, Natalia
Este estudio realizado por la Oficina de Programación y Políticas Agropecuaria (OPYPA) del Ministerio de Ganadería Agricultura y Pesca (MGAP) con apoyo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) a…
Jun 2018
Author(s): von Hesse, Milton; Zavaleta, Claudia
Panamá ha tenido uno de los niveles de crecimiento más altos del mundo en el transcurso de la última década y cuenta con una economía basada principalmente en servicios, donde el aporte del sector…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Fernández, Marcos A.; Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Diamond, Alex
Este documento de discusión busca contrastar las bondades con los retos que la Alianza del Pacifico representa para Panamá. Para esto se hace uso de un análisis descriptivo que profundiza en las…