Jun 2021
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Spencer, Nekeisha; Strobl, Eric; Bose-Duker, Theophiline
This paper applies probit regression models to a nationally representative household survey dataset collected in 2016-2017 to analyze the relationships between various socio-demographic variables and…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Kantis, Hugo; Federico, Juan; Menéndez, Cecilia
La pandemia ha impactado de manera significativa en el segmento de las empresas nuevas y jóvenes de América Latina y el Caribe. Este estudio busca aportar elementos que ayuden a conceptualizar y…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Bocquet, Rodolphe; Braly-Cartillier, Isabelle; Pombo, Mariana; De Salins, Antoine
Based on recent works and experiences from issuers in Latin America and the Caribbean, and complemented by interviews of experts, this study provides public issuers with insight and encouragement to…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Lichand, Guilherme; Dória, Carlos Alberto; Neto, Onicio Leal; Cossi, João
The goal of this paper is to document the pedagogic impacts of the remote learning strategy used by an state department of education in Brazil during the pandemic. We found that dropout risk…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Petrie, Christopher; García-Millán, Clara; Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes
Hoy en día, existe un abundante diálogo en todo el mundo sobre el futuro del trabajo y las habilidades necesarias para que los niños prosperen en ese futuro. Sin ciertas habilidades básicas, incluso…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Petrie, Christopher; García-Millán, Clara; Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes
There is a wealth of conversation around the world today on the future of the workplace and the skills required for children to thrive in that future. Without certain core abilities, even extreme…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Cafferata, Fernando G.; Scartascini, Carlos
Crime is a major problem in Latin America and the Caribbean. With 9 percent of the world's population, the region accounts for 33 percent of global homicides. This dataset makes extensive new…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Seco, Antonio
Los Sistemas de Información de Administración Financiera (SIAF) son fundamentales para la estabilidad económica y para lograr una mayor eficiencia y transparencia fiscal, con una importancia…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Garcimartín, Carlos; Roca, Jerónimo; Díaz, Karen
El objetivo principal de este trabajo es ofrecer una estimación de la recaudación potencial que puede lograrse con la incorporación de la economía digital al IVA en los países de Centroamérica,…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Jaramillo, Marcela; Saavedra, Valentina
The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) indicates that meeting the Paris Agreement's goal of limiting the global temperature rise from pre-industrial levels to between 1.5 and 2…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Luciano, Dinys; Hidalgo, Nidia
Muchas sobrevivientes y víctimas de diversos tipos de violencia sexual y basada en género (VSBG) no reciben tratamiento oportuno, ni acceden a la atención integral que requieren, por la falta de…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Luciano, Dinys; Hidalgo, Nidia
La seguridad de las víctimas, sobrevivientes o mujeres en riesgo es una prioridad de las respuestas a la violencia sexual y basada en género (VSBG). Un plan de seguridad eficaz empodera a la víctima…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Keefer, Philip; Roseth, Benjamin
Do targeted transparency interventions reduce corrupt behavior when corrupt actors are few and politically influential; their behavior imposes small costs on numerous individuals; and corrupt…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Aparicio, Gabriela; Bobić, Vida; De Olloqui, Fernando; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Gerardino, María Paula; Mitnik, Oscar A.; Vargas, Sebastián
This paper evaluates the effectiveness of easing credit constraints for rural producers in Mexico through loans provided by a national public development finance institution. In contrast to most of…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
As a development institution, the IDB Group is committed to improving the lives of all people in Latin America and the Caribbean by providing the most innovative and pragmatic solutions to our…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Alviarez, Vanessa; Head, Keith; Mayer, Thierry
We assess the consequences for consumers in 76 countries of multinational acquisitions in beer and spirits. Outcomes depend on how changes in ownership affect markups versus efficiency. We find that…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Morrison, Andrew; Hernández Jurado, María; De la Piedra García, Andrea
Hay evidencia empírica convincente de que las empresas más diversas en términos de raza, etnia y género son más innovadoras, más productivas y generan mayores utilidades. Chile, Colombia, México y…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Ferraz, João Carlos; Torracca, Julia; Urraca Ruiz, Ana; Britto, Jorge; Schmidt, Henrique
El presente estudio determina las etapas de evolución y el proceso de transformación productiva en términos de adopción de tecnologías digitales de las firmas en Argentina y en Brasil. Además destaca…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Herrera Dappe, Matías; Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
Do differences in port performance explain differences in maritime transport costs? How much would improvements in port performance reduce maritime transport costs in developing countries? To answer…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Cuadra, Gabriel; Nuguer, Victoria
Advanced economies (AEs) transmit economic crisis to Emerging Market Economies (EMEs) through cross-border bank flows, impacting their output, credit, and assets prices. Empirical evidence suggests…