Nov 2022
Author(s): De Filippo, Alexandra;Bellatín Nieto, Paloma;Rosales Legorreta, Miguel;Hidalgo, Nidia
Las mujeres empresarias de pequeñas y medianas empresas (pymes) enfrentan muchos retos en todo el mundo. En particular, en Honduras, son vulnerables a varios tipos de violencia que atentan contra su…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Campos, Rosario;Michalczewsky, Kathia
The 2022 Trade and Integration Monitor examines how global shocks are impacting trade by analyzing Latin America and the Caribbeans performance and looking at the evolution of key variables at the…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Campos, Rosario;Michalczewsky, Kathia
El Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2022 examina el impacto comercial de los shocks globales, realizando una comparación del desempeño de América Latina y el Caribe con el resto del mundo y…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Wetzel, Deborah;Cartaxo, Fátima;Poppi, Ricardo;Lafuente, Mariano
This technical note documents the Continuous Payroll Audit Initiative within Brazils Court of Accounts (Tribunal de Contas da Unio, or TCU), presents its lessons learned, and makes recommendations…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Casseb, Márcia;Bonomo, Umberto;Gambarra, Thaise;Abraham, Salma;Cristaldo, Osvaldo
Esta publicación recopila y visibiliza un trabajo de larga trayectoria realizado en el marco del Programa Patrimonio Vivo en Asunción del Paraguay y desarrollado por la mesa interinstitucional de…
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): 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): 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): Andrian, Leandro Gaston;Valencia, Oscar;Hirs, Jorge;Urrea Rios, Ivan Leonardo
Governments can issue public debt for both good and bad reasons. The former include intertemporal tax smoothing, fiscal stimulus, and asset management. In contrast, the bad reasons, which generate…
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): 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): 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…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Weiss, Mariana;Daltro, Yuri;Campo, Evelyn;Matías, David;Arias, Karla;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Este manual apresenta uma breve introduço ao Banco de Dados Electrorating e sua metodologia. A Electrorating é uma iniciativa liderada pela Equipe de Conhecimento da Diviso de Energia do BID que visa…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Drouet Arias, Marcelo;Elacqua, Gregory;Marotta, Luana;Rosa, Leonardo
It is unclear whether teachers with a degree in education are more effective than those who are not trained in an education-related field. To further examine this issue, we analyze the rela- tionship…
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…