Dec 2018
Author(s): Pombo, Cristina; Sáenz-Zulueta, Claudia
This document presents the impact assessment process and results of a pilot project on the learning of physics through technology among upper secondary education students in Sinaloa, Mexico. The…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Pombo, Cristina; Sáenz-Zulueta, Claudia
En este documento se presentan los resultados de la evaluación de impacto y la evaluación de procesos del proyecto piloto para el aprendizaje de física con tecnología realizado entre estudiantes de…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Minoja, Livia; Dalaison, Wilhelm
Ciudad Mujer es un programa de Servicios Integrados para el Empoderamiento de la Mujer (SIEM) para impulsar el bienestar, la inclusión socioeconómica y el empoderamiento femenino, que reúne bajo un…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Jiménez, Juan P.
Guía Herramienta sencilla de aplicación masiva para determinar cuatro indicadores claves de desempeño en programas de capacitación y empleo juvenil y monetizarlos: productividad, capacitación,…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Yañez, Patricia; Sanchez, Raul
This paper provides an overview of salient road safety issues in the LAC region. It reviews existing theoretical and empirical evidence of interventions to improve road safety outcomes, concentrating…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Umaña, Víctor
La actual publicación consiste en un análisis exhaustivo de la competitividad de los servicios digitales en El Salvador, con el fin de trazar una ruta para impulsar acciones dirigidas a promover su…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Camacho, Marcos; Dalaison, Wilhelm
Los proyectos de infraestructura social requieren contar con servicios públicos que garanticen su adecuado funcionamiento desde el mismo momento en que la edificación es entregada a sus usuarios. Sin…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Camacho, Marcos; Dalaison, Wilhelm
Los proyectos de infraestructura social requieren contar con servicios públicos que garanticen su adecuado funcionamiento desde el mismo momento en que la edificación es entregada a sus usuarios. Sin…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; González Ávila, Liliana
Análisis temático comparativo de las experiencias de 5 países para resolver el problema de la inclusión de las habilidades socioemocionales en la oferta formativa según el currículo Pasaporte al…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Mendes e Costa, Roberta; Hallack, Michelle; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Vazquez, Miguel
School electrification can decrease the gap between rural and urban education. The Brazilian policy focusing on electricity access in school decreased student’s dropout rate. Rural electrification…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Banuri, Sheheryar; Keefer, Philip; Walque, Damien de
A booming literature has argued that mission-based motives are a central feature of mission-oriented labor markets. This paper shifts the focus to task-based motivation and finds that it yields…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Schwartz, Moises; Gauto, Victor
The divergence in the development of the countries that correspond to the Inter-American Development Bank’s Caribbean Country Department and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Demaestri, Edgardo C.; Moskovits, Cynthia; Chiara, Jimena
This paper discusses the main issues concerning sovereign fiscal and financial risks from public–private partnerships (PPPs) with a focus on contingent liabilities (CLs). It is based on the…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Waithe, Kimberly; Lorde, Kishmar
The Barbados economy has been challenged over the last decade by elevated fiscal deficits and a rapid build-up in debt. While the country has made efforts to address this challenge through revenue…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Mitnik, Oscar A.; Sanchez, Raul; Yañez, Patricia
This paper quantifies the impacts of transport infrastructure investments on economic activity in Haiti, proxied by satellite luminosity data. Our identification strategy exploits the differential…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Lotti, Giulia; Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Cossens, Shakirah
This Technical Note aims to analyze project characteristics associated with problems in execution as reported in the Progress Monitoring Report (PMR), a tool used by the Inter-American Development…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Caruso Bloeck, Martín; Galiani, Sebastián; Weinschelbaum, Federico
This paper studies the relative effectiveness of these and other mechanisms by way of a formal model in which workers choose between job opportunities in the formal and informal sectors. Although the…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura
This paper uses the crime economics framework to shed light on the main drivers of crime and proposes avenues for future research and action in the region to reduce crime and its social and economic…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Muñoz Miranda, Andrés; Martínez-Vázquez, Jorge
This paper argues that the need for metropolitan-wide government is higher the larger the unrealized benefits from economies of scale and externalities. It contends that there is no trade-off between…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Souto, Gonzalo; Tommasino, Humberto; Errea, Eduardo; Sáder, Mayid
En este volumen se realiza un relevamiento de las principals cadenas agroindustriales del país, enfatizando en los movimientos de cargas que se realizan a lo cadena de valor, la logística utilizada,…