Nov 2022
Author(s): Gerritsen, Erik;Korteweg, Lisa;Petsinaris, Foivos;Lamothe, Rachel;Laan, Jeroen van der;Chiriac, Daniela;Strinati, Costanza;Stout, Sean;Tonkonogy, Bella
Healthy and resilient ecosystems underpin our societies and economies. Collapse of just a few ecosystem services such pollination, timber from forests and food from marine fisheries, could result in…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Pareja, Alejandro;Morales, Marcela
Esta es la cuarta edición de Simplificando Vidas. Al igual que las publicaciones anteriores, esta procura contribuir a la mejora de los trámites y procesos de gestión que pueden impedir el acceso a…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Matiz, Juan Pablo;Landaverde, Osvaldo;Granada, Isabel;Martinez Rivas, Marelia
En los últimos 30 años, la integración física de América Latina y el Caribe ha sido un tema fundamental para el desarrollo de la región y una prioridad de las agendas gubernamentales. Las cadenas de…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Rocha, Cecilia;Urban, Anne-Marie;Ortiz, Diana;Frisancho, Verónica;Pandolfi, Jimena
Un clima de convivencia escolar saludable está asociado a mejores resultados académicos y de involucramiento de los niños, niñas y adolescentes con los centros educativos; así como a menores índices…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development;Inter American Development Bank
The review examines how higher education institutions are supporting innovation and entrepreneurship in their surrounding communities. The study focuses on eleven universities located in six…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Lashley, Jonathan;Smith, Katrine;Thomas, Luwayne
Extant research has indicated that women are under-represented in business ownership in the Caribbean, and when they do establish businesses, that they underperform relative to men in business…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Cristia, Julian P.;Bernal, Pedro;Santamaria, Julieth; Algarra, Paula;Bernal, Carolina;Escalante, Lisseth;Gallegos, Andrés;Irazoque, Nicolás;Arias Ortiz, Elena;Della Nina Gambi, Gabriela;Nelson, Jennifer;Roseth, Benjamin;Vlaicu, Razvan
The increase in access to digital technologies is opening up opportunities for governments in Latin America and the Caribbean to offer digital public services. However, there is scarce evidence…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Cavalcanti, Tiago;Hasna, Zeina;Santos, Cezar
We evaluate the aggregate and distributional effects of climate change mitigation policies using a multi-sector equilibrium model with intersectoral input-output linkages and worker heterogeneity…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Granada, Isabel;Landaverde, Osvaldo;Pinto Ayala, Ana María;Peña, Mariam
En los últimos 30 años, la integración regional de América Latina y el Caribe ha sido un tema fundamental en la agenda de desarrollo y una prioridad para el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo y sus…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Weiss, Mariana;Daltro, Yuri;Campo, Evelyn;Matías, David;Arias, Karla;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
This manual gives a brief Introduction to the Electrorating database and its methodology. Electrorating is an initiative led by the Knowledge Team of the IDBs Energy Division to raise, build,
Nov 2022
Author(s): Weiss, Mariana;Daltro, Yuri;Campo, Evelyn;Matías, David;Arias, Karla;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Este manual es una breve introducción a la base de datos Electrorating y su metodología. Electrorating es una iniciativa liderada por el Equipo de Conocimiento de la División de Energía del BID que…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Estache, Antonio;Foucart, Renaud;Serebrisky, Tomás
We study the potential benefits of adding a lottery component to cut the main risks associated with standard negotiated and rule-based auction procurement procedures. We show that adopting a two…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Olivera, Javier;Valderrama, José A.
We study the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the pension policy response on the private and public pension systems of Peru. We find that the policies allowing early withdrawals from the private…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Weiss, Mariana;Eguiguren-Cosmelli, José;Matías, David;Daltro, Yuri;Arias, Karla;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Dada la heterogeneidad de las empresas de distribución eléctrica en América Latina y el Caribe no es trivial diseñar incentivos para garantir decisiones eficientes. Una buena gobernanza es una…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Gómez-Lobo, Andrés;Sánchez González, Santiago;González Mejia, Vileydy
This paper reviews three targeted transit subsidies applied in Latin America. The Vale Transporte scheme in Brazil is the oldest, having been introduced in 1985. Household survey data for 26…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Domínguez, Patricio;Scartascini, Carlos
Crime levels are a perennial development problem in Latin America and a renewed concern in the United States. At the same time, trust in the police has been falling, and questions abound about…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether;Ramos Bonilla, Andrea ;Stampini, Marco
Covering the full population of applicants to the Jamaican Conditional Cash Transfer Program (PATH), we explore whether receiving PATH benefits alters the academic returns to subsequently attending a…
Oct 2022
Author(s): León Gutiérrez, Pedro
This note systematizes some of the lessons derived from the various investigations conducted by MICI's Compliance Review Phase. Specifically, this note focuses on two of the most common issues…
Oct 2022
Author(s): León Gutiérrez, Pedro
Esta nota sistematiza algunas de las lecciones derivadas de las diversas investigaciones realizadas por la Fase de Verificación de la Observancia del MICI. En concreto, se enfoca en dos de los temas…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Valencia, Oscar;Parra, Diego A.;Díaz, Juan Camilo
This paper provides a comprehensive early warning system (EWS) that balances the classical signaling approach with the best-realized machine learning (ML) model for predicting fiscal stress episodes…