Oct 2021
Author(s): Hanna, Rema; Hoffmann, Bridget; Oliva, Paulina; Schneider, Jake
Male, younger, and higher-income respondents as well as those who perceived high pollution in recent days showed greater willingness to pay for SMS air quality alerts. Willingness to pay was…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Hanna, Rema; Hoffmann, Bridget; Oliva, Paulina; Schneider, Jake
Los encuestados varones, jóvenes y con mayores ingresos, así como quienes percibieron una alta contaminación en los últimos días, mostraron una mayor disposición a pagar por alertas SMS sobre la…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Chansky, Isadora; Belgamo Pupin, João Kenji; Giannini, Pedro
Com o apoio de governos e instituiçes de pesquisa da América Latina e do Caribe, em 2020 o BID desenvolveu a Rede de Análise e Melhores Práticas em Parcerias Público-Privadas (Rede PPP), com o…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Allende López, Marcos
Over the past decade, different blockchain technologies have contributed to the creation of thousands of blockchain networks which have hosted thousands of proofs of concepts and pilots, with…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Allende López, Marcos; Cerón, Sergio
This framework is a set of recommendations for the development of Self Sovereign Identity based solutions which can be applied in both public and private implementations. It covers decentralized…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica; Valdivia, Martín
Savings groups provide access to financial services to households who are underserved by formal financial institutions and microfinance lenders. Access to this model in rural Peru reduced…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica; Valdivia, Martín
Los grupos de ahorro proporcionan acceso a servicios financieros a los hogares no atendidos por las instituciones financieras formales y microfinancieras. El acceso a este modelo en el Perú rural…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Navas, Cristian; Bueno Cadena, Carlos; Mix Vidal, Richard
El transporte es uno de los sectores más representativos en la generación de contaminación ambiental asociada a emisiones de gases efecto invernadero, llegando a contribuir en América Latina y el…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Perez-Vincent, Santiago M.; Carreras, Enrique
This article examines changes in the frequency and characteristics of domestic violence reports after the start of the pandemic and the imposition of mobility restrictions in six Latin American…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Cabrol, Marcelo; Pombo, Cristina
Como otras disrupciones históricas, la pandemia del COVID-19 ha producido reacciones en cadena sobre la innovación, la adaptación y la rápida adopción de cambios de conducta. Como región, América…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Cabrol, Marcelo; Pombo, Cristina
Como otras disrupciones históricas, la pandemia del COVID-19 ha producido reacciones en cadena sobre la innovación, la adaptación y la rápida adopción de cambios de conducta. Como región, América…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Eguino, Huáscar; Román, Soraya; Schächtele, Simeon; Canavire-Bacarreza, Gustavo
Uno de los principales desafíos de los gobiernos locales de América Latina y el Caribe es mejorar sus ingresos tributarios a partir de medidas que sean fáciles de implementar, tengan bajos costos y…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Welsby, Dan; Solano-Rodriguez, Baltazar; Pye, Steve; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
The global low-carbon energy transition driven by technological change and government plans to comply with the Paris Agreement makes future gas demand, prices, and associated public revenues…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Vincent-Lancrin, Stéphan
Critical thinking has become key to the skill set that people should develop not only to have better prospects in the labor market, but also a better personal and civic life. This brief shows how…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Vincent-Lancrin, Stéphan
As the global economy and workforce are constantly being diversified with a greater emphasis on technology, 21st Century citizens are required to acquire basic digital literacy competencies. In this…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Salgado-Galvez, Mario A.; Brenes, Alonso; Jiménez, Virgina; Hori, Tsuneki
La presente nota técnica realiza un análisis a nivel de cuatro subregiones (Andina, Caribe, Centroamérica y Cono Sur), las cuales se clasifican en los veintiséis países miembros del Banco, en el…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Peña, Ignacio; Gutiérrez, Tomás; Gutiérrez, Milagros
This study analyzes the rise of the Miami startup ecosystem and the opportunities for mutual benefit engendered by a strong connection with Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
The…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Martínez Crespo, Gonzalo; Perez, Sergio; Rodríguez, María; González Medina, Francisco de Asís
In 2019, an urban-rural integration project was designed in the province of Santiago, Dominican Republic, which incorporates a commitment to strengthen the provincial public operator CORAASAN in a…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Martínez Crespo, Gonzalo; Perez, Sergio; Rodríguez, María; González Medina, Francisco de Asís
En 2019 se diseñó un proyecto de integración urbano-rural en la provincia de Santiago, República Dominicana, que incorpora una apuesta por fortalecer al operador público provincial CORAASAN en un…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel; Alberti, Juan; Correa, Cecilia; Malagón, Edwin; Sawada, Emilio; Baldivieso, Héctor; Rocha, Gabriel dos Santos Cruz
In the next decades, the evolution of the power sector in the region will be based on a combination of large-scale and centralized power plants, distributed generation, and even isolated microgrids.…