Nov 2020
Author(s): Martínez Álvarez, Silvia; De Varela, Ana Lorena
"Aprendamos todos a leer" es la iniciativa para la enseñanza de lectura y escritura inicial del BID, donde a través de materiales para el alumno, el maestro y el aula de clase, pretende…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Sosa, José; Sacco, Matías; Buzarquis, Enrique; Ríos, Daniel; Suárez Pérez, Jazmín; Scavone, María del Mar
Los procesos de estandarización en el sector de la movilidad eléctrica son esenciales para la difusión de productos y servicios de este sector y asegurar la interoperabilidad y la conectividad a…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Groves, David G.; Syme, James; Molina-Pérez, Edmundo; Calvo, Carlos; Víctor-Gallardo, Luis; Godinez, Guido; Quirós-Tortos, Jairo; De León, Felipe; Meza Murillo, Andrea; Saavedra Gómez, Valentina; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Los líderes mundiales están buscando reactivar sus economías y, al mismo tiempo, preservar el clima y reducir el riesgo de futuras crisis ambientales. El Plan Nacional de Descarbonización de Costa…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Groves, David G.; Syme, James; Molina-Pérez, Edmundo; Calvo, Carlos; Víctor-Gallardo, Luis; Godinez, Guido; Quirós-Tortos, Jairo; De León, Felipe; Meza Murillo, Andrea; Saavedra Gómez, Valentina; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Los líderes mundiales están buscando reactivar sus economías y, al mismo tiempo, preservar el clima y reducir el riesgo de futuras crisis ambientales. El Plan Nacional de Descarbonización de Costa…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Groves, David G.; Syme, James; Molina-Pérez, Edmundo; Calvo, Carlos; Víctor-Gallardo, Luis; Godinez, Guido; Quirós-Tortos, Jairo; De León, Felipe; Meza Murillo, Andrea; Saavedra Gómez, Valentina; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Given the socioeconomic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, global leaders are seeking solutions to re-activate their economies while preserving the climate and mitigating the risk of future…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Rubio-Codina, Marta; Grantham-McGregor, Sally
Existe un creciente compromiso a nivel mundial para llevar a cabo intervenciones en la primera infancia con el objetivo de promover el desarrollo de millones de niños en situación de desventaja en…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Oliveri, María Laura
Argentina es uno de los países con población más envejecida en América Latina y el Caribe y continúa envejeciendo a un ritmo acelerado. Esto trae aparejado un aumento en la demanda de cuidados de…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Chauvin, Juan Pablo; Fowler, Annabelle; Herrera L., Nicolás
This paper examines why a larger share of COVID-19 deaths occurs among young and middle-aged adults in developing countries than in high-income countries. Using novel data at the country, city, and…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Kinnan, Cynthia; Samphantharak, Krislert; Townsend, Robert; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
In village economies, insurance networks are key to smoothing shocks, while production networks can propagate them. The interplay of these networks is crucial. We show that a significant health…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Pierri, Gastón; Lafuente, Mariano
Las iniciativas de gobierno digital y control ciudadano han aumentado en los últimos años. Sin embargo, la literatura sobre su efectividad es escasa. En este estudio se busca presentar evidencia…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Pierri, Gastón; Lafuente, Mariano
Digital government and citizen oversight initiatives have increased in number in recent years. Governments have increased the numbers of virtual platforms that display data on public works, and…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Berlinski, Samuel; Ferreyra, María Marta; Flabbi, Luca; Martin, Juan David
We develop and estimate a model of child care markets that endogenizes both demand and supply. On the demand side, families with a child make consumption, labor supply, and child-care decisions…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Brooks, Amy; Jambeck, Jenna; Mozo-Reyes, Eliana
As of 2017, 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic had been produced worldwide. Since about 40% is used in things that are thrown away relatively quickly (packaging and single use items), 6.4 billion…
Nov 2020
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia; Leer, Jane; Kamei, Akito
Expanding small-scale interventions without lowering quality and attenuating impact is a critical policy challenge. Community monitoring overs a low-cost quality assurance mechanism by making service…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Camacho, Juanita; Messina, Julián; Montenegro, Guadalupe
Latin American governments swiftly implemented income assistance programs to sustain families' livelihoods during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. This paper analyzes the potential coverage and…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Berlinski, Samuel; Ramos, Alejandra
This paper analyzes the effect on teacher mobility of a program that rewards excellence in teaching practices in Chile. Successful applicants receive a 6 percent annual wage increase for up to 10…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Berlinski, Samuel; Ramos, Alejandra
Esta investigación analiza el efecto en la movilidad de los profesores de un programa que recompensa la excelencia en las prácticas docentes en Chile. Los postulantes exitosos al programa reciben un…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Álvarez Marinelli, Horacio; Berlinski, Samuel; Busso, Matías
This paper assesses the effectiveness of an intervention aimed at improving the reading skills of struggling third-grade students in Colombia. In a series of randomized experiments, students…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Álvarez Marinelli, Horacio; Berlinski, Samuel; Busso, Matías
Este artículo evalúa la efectividad de una intervención realizada en Colombia cuyo objetivo es mejorar la lectura en alumnos de tercer grado que se encontraban rezagados. En una serie de experimentos…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Bottan, Nicolas L.; Hoffmann, Bridget; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Results show that becoming eligible for an established, noncontributory pension program during the Covid-19 crisis in Bolivia increased the probability that households had a weeks worth of food…