Aug 2018
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; López, Arnoldo; Manzano, Osmel
The literature on development effectiveness has traditionally focused on the ex-post analysis of projects. While this is the appropriate method of measuring benefits, a previous step must be taken as…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Flom, Hernán
Most Latin American countries face a systemic challenge in providing citizen security. In other words, the region’s current insecurity is not only the responsibility of state actors in isolation, but…
Aug 2018
Author(s): López Carbajal, Hector A.
This document is the first of a two-volume study that provides a policy guideline that draws conclusions from international experience and economic analysis to recommend some policies that are…
Aug 2018
Author(s): De Lira Salvatierra, Irving Arturo
Having reliable and meaningful access to information is no little feat for a country. Infrastructure needs to be in place; from the big cables – the backbone – that carry data from state to state to…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Garberi, Pedro M.; Marcano, Luis; Montilla, Abraham R.
The stock of IDB-supported projects with extensions longer than 24 months is increasing. This is creating concerns about mounting costs for both the Bank and the borrower country as well as…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Jaimovich, Analia; Rodríguez, Julio; Santos, Humberto
This paper contributes to the teacher sorting literature by analyzing equity in the distribution of teachers in three educational systems in Latin America, with different equalization policies,…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Marotta, Luana; Martínez, Matias; Soares, Sammara; Santos, Humberto; Vegas, Emiliana
Education spending has significantly increased in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the last few decades. Most education systems in the region have improved teacher salaries, introduced…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Smets, Lodewijk
Policies are not designed and implemented by a social planner but are determined through a political process, based on the policymakers' preferences, beliefs and the constraints provided by…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Rodríguez Oliva, Lázaro I.
¿Qué países están midiendo el impacto de las industrias creativas y culturales en sus economías? Este informe se suma al esfuerzo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) para visibilizar el…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; Nalvarte, Patricia; Castillo, Gabriel; Cerdeira, Reinaldo; Manzano, Osmel; López, Arnoldo
Con el objetivo de identificar brechas de eficiencia operativa tanto del Banco como de los prestatarios y presentar posibles mitigantes, se lleva a cabo un análisis integral que combina las…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Katz, Sebastián
Estudio de las trayectorias de la economía Haitiana en las últimas décadas. Descripción del funcionamiento de la economía, de la producción y la productividad.
Aug 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea
La adolescencia es una etapa crítica en la vida en la que se toman decisiones clave para el futuro, incluidas las educativas y laborales. El objetivo central de este documento es revisar cuáles…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Conexión INTAL informa sobre desarrollos en las áreas de integración y comercio en las regiones de América Latina y el Caribe. Esta edición se dedica al lanzamiento de la publicación del INTAL "…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Guanais, Frederico C.
With the aim of contributing to the design of evidence-based public health policies in Latin America and the Caribbean and giving special consideration to patient or health service user perspectives…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Fernandini Puga, Manuel
En esta publicación se recoge información relevante para propiciar el diálogo y el debate en torno a políticas de financiamiento de las tecnologías en el sector agropecuario. El objetivo es que sirva…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Harper, Leslie; Orjuela E., Jasbleidy
La contratación pública se ha utilizado como un instrumento para promover objetivos socioeconómicos, ofreciendo una vía óptima para combatir la pobreza y promover el crecimiento económico a nivel…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Navarro, Juan Carlos
Taking full advantage of the opportunities brought by the digital economy requires transforming Latin American and Caribbean's productive sectors and firms. Digital technologies such as the…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Navarro, Juan Carlos
Aprovechar al máximo las oportunidades que ofrece la economía digital requiere transformar las empresas y los sectores productivos. La denominada cuarta revolución industrial surge a partir de la…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; Eng, Nick; Ospino, Carlos; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Williams, Nate
This paper provides new evidence to characterize changes in the demand for skills associated with shifts in occupations for a sample of 10 of the G20 countries, using information available from…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; Eng, Nick; Ospino, Carlos; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Williams, Nate
Este documento proporciona nueva evidencia para caracterizar los cambios en la demanda de habilidades asociadas con los cambios en las ocupaciones para una muestra de 10 de los países del G20,…