Jul 2021
Author(s): Khoury, Fares
The objective of this report is to present an actionable programme to bring initial moonshot ideas into fully accomplishable projects, ready to be deployed. It comprises three parts. The first part,…
Jul 2021
Author(s): López Vargas, Kristian; Novella, Rafael; Tocre, Diego
Al momento de tomar decisiones tan importantes como qué carrera estudiar y en qué institución hacerlo, los jóvenes suelen estar poco informados, por lo que a menudo toman decisiones subóptimas. Para…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Neves, Mateus C. R.; Silva, Felipe de Figueiredo; Freitas, Carlos Otávio
In this working paper, we estimate agricultural total factor productivity (Ag TFP) for South American countries over the period 19692016 and identify how road density affect technical efficiency. In…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Engel, Eduardo; Fischer, Ronald; Galetovic, Alexander
Con el apoyo de Gobiernos e instituciones de investigación de América Latina y el Caribe, desde el BID desarrollamos en 2020 la Red de Análisis y Buenas Prácticas en Asociaciones Público-Privadas (…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Neves, Mateus C. R.; Silva, Felipe de Figueiredo; Freitas, Carlos Otávio
In this paper we estimate the average treatment effect from access to extension services and credit on agricultural production in selected Andean countries (Bolivia, Peru, and Colombia). More…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Scasserra, Sofia; De Marco, Celeste; Pereira, Mariano; Jozami, Mora; Mora, Carolina
Este documento analiza la infraestructura con la que cuentan los países de América Latina en torno a la adopción de la red 5G en el corto plazo. Se indaga sobre la posibilidad de posicionarse en…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Aruguete, Natalia; Calvo, Ernesto; Scartascini, Carlos; Ventura, Tiago
Recent increases in political polarization in social media raise questions about the relationship between negative online messages and the decline in political trust around the world. To evaluate…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Cuesta, Ana María; Delgado, Lucia; Gallegos, Sebastián ; Roseth, Benjamin; Sánchez, Mario
In this paper, we test whether promoting digital government tools increases the take-up of an important public health prevention service: cervical cancer screening. We implemented an at-scale field…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Cavazzoni Lima, Rafael; Ferreira, Rodrigo; Faria, Márcia Groszmann; Moura, Andre Almeida Pamponet; Prado, Gerald
This paper describes the issuance of the first sustainable bond in Brazil by a public financial institution, executed by the Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais (BDMG) with the support of the…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Hernández, Karla; Hoffmann, Bridget; Ruiz-Tagle V., Cristóbal; Schueftan, Alejandra
Air pollution is one of the primary causes of premature death worldwide. This paper examines the cost-effectiveness of two different air quality information programs that were implemented as part of…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Hanna, Rema; Hoffmann, Bridget; Oliva, Paulina; Schneider, Jake
We conduct a randomized controlled trial in Mexico City to determine willingness to pay (WTP) for SMS air quality alerts and to study the effects of air quality alerts, reminders, and a reusable N95…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Castellani, Francesca; Drenth, Gerard; Gallardo, Lourdes; Leslie, Janelle; Martin Rivero, Lucia; Rogers, Cassandra; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Valdez, Eugenia; Vasquez, Gian
The IDB has been experimenting with the Scenario Planning methodology since 2019 in order to challenge and innovate its approach to strategic planning, as well as to enhance the agility with which it…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Balza, Lenin; De Los Rios, Camilo; Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Manzano, Osmel
This paper explores the impacts of oil exploitation on human capital accumulation at the local level in Colombia, a resource-rich developing country. We provide evidence based on detailed spatial and…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Hersh, Jonathan; Martin Rivero, Lucia; Leslie, Janelle
This study aims to contribute to the efficient and effective implementation of Belize's National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) that was launched by the Central Bank of Belize in 2019. It…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Elacqua, Gregory; López, Ángela; Téllez Fuentes, Jorge; Peralta Castro, Rafael; Ojeda, Magali; Blanco Morales, Yudi; Pedró, Francesc; Vieira do Nascimento, Daniele; Roser Chinchilla, Jaime Félix
La irrupción del COVID 19 ha impactado la educación superior en América Latina. La crisis económica desatada por la pandemia tiene el potencial de afectar la matrícula universitaria en la región. De…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Ulied, Andreu; Biosca, Oriol; Solé, Albert; Lloveras, Frederic; Sarry, Sotiria; Franco, Nati; Rodrigo, Rafa; Montes da Cruz, André; Pedace, Maria Cecília; De Oliveira, Karina; Hitomi, Carollina; Morais dos Anjos, Janaina; Muntal, Judith
A publicação “Teresina: estudo de pré-viabilidade para recuperação de mais-valias fundiárias em sistemas de Desenvolvimento Orientado ao Transporte (DOT)” origina-se de estudo realizado em parceria…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin; Macedo, Marcia; Malek, Žiga; Verburg, Peter; Goodwin, Sean; Vargas, Renato; Rattis, Ludmila; Brando, Paulo M.; Coe, Michael T.; Neill, Christopher; Damiani, Octavio
The Amazon biome, despite its resilience, is being pushed by unsustainable economic drivers towards an ecological tipping point where restoration to its previous state may no longer possible. This is…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Sánchez Úbeda, Eugenio Francisco; Portela González, José; Muñoz San Roque, Antonio; Chueca, J. Enrique; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
En esta monografía, se presenta un análisis del impacto de la pandemia en términos de demanda eléctrica comparándolo con un modelo de un año habitual para cada uno de los países seleccionados. Esto…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Garcimartín, Carlos; Freire, Carolina; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.
El primer objetivo de este documento es realizar una estimación del impacto de la crisis de la COVID-19 sobre la pobreza y la desigualdad en Panamá basada en la Encuesta de Mercado Laboral de 2020.…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; De Angelis, Jesica; Guaitá, Nahuel; Michalczewsky, Kathia; Rodríguez Gaudin, Juan; Michelena, Gabriel; Vanegas, Ayelén
Los datos sobre el comercio de mercancías se publican con retraso debido, entre otras razones, a las correcciones que realizan las aduanas y los institutos de estadística. El indicador líder y el…