Dec 2020
Author(s): Genova, Jared; Sáenz, Luis; Caimanque, Rodrigo; Kopelman, Tatiana; Navarrete, Jesús
Este documento presenta la experiencia de Nueva Orleans en la construcción de la resiliencia de la ciudad a través del patrimonio cultural en respuesta a los efectos del huracán Katrina y las…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Genova, Jared; Sáenz, Luis; Caimanque, Rodrigo; Kopelman, Tatiana; Navarrete, Jesús
The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the various resilience planning frameworks and explore their connections to cultural heritage and practices with especial reference to the…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Oliveri, María Laura
Argentina case study summary website "Panorama of Aging and Long-term Care".
Dec 2020
Author(s): Oliveri, María Laura
Resumen del caso de estudio de Argentina del sitio web "Panorama de envejecimiento y atención a la dependencia".
Dec 2020
Author(s): Value for Women
This report aims to provide an overview of the gender and climate resilience nexus in the Caribbean and provide gender-inclusive recommendations for climate resilience programmes in the region. This…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Manjarrés, José Francisco; Alvarez, Lourdes; Bogado, Eduardo; Oyamada, Jorge; Morales, Olga; De Waziers, Benedicte
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, el Departamento de Infraestructura y Energía del BID pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Bosch, Mariano; Cabrita Felix, Carolina; Cerda, Rodrigo; García-Huitrón, Manuel; Gutiérrez, Laura Karina; Tapia Troncoso, Waldo
The 2019 PLAC Network's Pension Indicators are a dataset containing information related to the labor markets and pension systems of the nineteen PLAC Network member countries: Argentina, Bahamas…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Bosch, Mariano; Cabrita Felix, Carolina; Cerda, Rodrigo; García-Huitrón, Manuel; Gutiérrez, Laura Karina; Tapia Troncoso, Waldo
The PLAC Network's Pension Indicators are a dataset containing information related to the labor markets and pension systems of the nineteen PLAC Network member countries: Argentina, Bahamas,…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica; Valdivia, Martín
This paper evaluates the impact of the introduction of savings groups on poverty, vulnerability, and financial inclusion outcomes in rural Peru. Using a cluster randomized control trial and relying…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel; De la Cruz, Rafael; Loterszpil, Mario
Tras la crisis financiera de finales del siglo pasado, Ecuador entró en una prolongada fase de crecimiento económico que trajo consigo grandes transformaciones sociales al permitir el surgimiento de…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Urquidi, Manuel; Tejerina Camacho, Verónica; Raphael, Mariana; Durand, Guillaume
Durante los últimos veinte años, la región de América Latina y el Caribe ha evolucionado de manera favorable en materia de igualdad de género. Sin embargo, la disparidad en diversos ámbitos sigue…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Saavedra, José Jorge; Alleng, Gerard
Like other Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Caribbean island economies have intrinsic characteristics that make them vulnerable to external shocks. The recent pandemic highlights the structural…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Chauvin, Juan Pablo; Herrera L., Nicolás
This study assesses the empirical relevance of the Harris-Todaro model at high levels of urbanization a feature that characterizes an increasing number of developing countries, which were largely…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Andreasen, Eugenia; Nuguer, Victoria
This paper studies from an empirical and theoretical perspective the systemic and bank-level effects of imposing reserve requirements (RR) in foreign currency in an economy with a heavily dollarized…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Denaro, Desirée
The lack of motivation and sense of community within schools have proven to be the two most relevant factors behind the decision to drop out. Despite the notable progress made in school access in…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Denaro, Desirée
La falta de motivación y de sentido de comunidad dentro de las escuelas han resultado ser dos importantes factores que subyacen en la decisión de abandonar los estudios. A pesar de que los países de…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Ibáñez, Ana María; Rozo, Sandra; Urbina, María J.
We examine the role of Venezuelan forced migration on the propagation of 15 infectious dis-eases in Colombia. For this purpose, we use rich municipal-monthly panel data. We exploit the fact that…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Bahar, Dany; Ibáñez, Ana María; Rozo, Sandra
Between 2014 and 2020 over 1.8 million refugees fled from Venezuela to Colombia as a result of a humanitarian crisis, many of them without a regular migratory status. We study the short- to medium-…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Becerra, Laura; Hernández Agramonte, Juan Manuel; López Bóo, Florencia; Pérez Alfaro, Marcelo; Vasquez Echeverria, Alejandro
Uruguay has increased it preschool enrollment, reaching almost universal coverage among four- and five-year-olds. However, more than a third of children enrolled in preschool programs have…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo; Zane, Giulia
This paper evaluates the impact of a rural electrification program benefiting indigenous and maroon communities in Suriname. Using quasi-experimental methods we find that the program increased…