May 2022
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel;Saboin, José Luis
This paper provides evidence of a positive effect of institutions and reforms in initiating investment booms. We constructed an unbalanced panel of 178 countries for the period 1950-2019 that…
May 2022
Author(s): Navia Díaz, María del Rosario;Aguilera, Julio Cesar;Bohórquez, Juan Fernando
Esta publicación incluye los principales resultados de la evaluación del desempeño de 32 empresas prestadoras de los servicios de acueducto y alcantarillado en Colombia, con base en la aplicación del…
May 2022
Author(s): Aranco, Natalia;Ibarrarán, Pablo;Stampini, Marco
Rapid population aging will drive a strong increase in the demand for long-term care services in Latin America and the Caribbean. To inform policy making, in this study we present novel estimates of…
May 2022
Author(s): Hernández, Juan;Santaella, Juan;Wills, Daniel
The COVID-19 pandemic produced a shock to public finances throughout the world. In the case of Colombia, the public debt to GDP ratio increased from 39.8% to 65.0%. We use a two-country neoclassical…
May 2022
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver;Mondragón, Mauricio;Rodríguez Tapia, Catalina;Vivanco, Fermín
El Laboratorio de Seguridad Social Digital del Grupo BID y DiDi México se asociaron para conocer el perfil de los conductores de DiDi y repartidores usuarios de DiDi Food. Esta alianza inició en 2021…
May 2022
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín;Bonet, Jaime Alfredo;Garson, Sol;Huanqui Valcárcel, Silvana;Muñoz Miranda, Andrés;Pérez, Gerson Javier;Slack, Enid
Cities are important drivers of productivity, innovation, and economic growth. To achieve their full economic potential, cities must deliver high-quality public services to their residents and…
May 2022
Author(s): Mohnen, Pierre
This paper reviews the empirical evidence on the effects of tax incentives on R&D, innovation, and productivity and on the effects of the tax burden on the relocation of R&D facilities. It…
May 2022
Author(s): Ackermann, María Noel;Costa, Nicolás;Román, Natalia;Muñoz, Gonzalo;De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
Entre 2017 y 2020, el total de apoyos anuales debidos a políticas públicas que recibió el sector agropecuario de Uruguay promedió casi USD 430 millones, lo que equivale al 0,76% del PIB de la…
May 2022
Author(s): Martínez Fritscher, André;Mac Dowell, Maria Cristina;Ferreira, Soraya Naffah;Gazel, Ricardo
Este artigo analisa o impacto do Projeto de Modernização da Gestão Fiscal dos Estados (Profisco I), financiado pelo Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento, na arrecadação estadual, número de…
May 2022
Author(s): Allende López, Marcos;Pareja, Adrián
This paper presents a protocol to manage decentralized access and use of Permissioned Public Blockchain Networks using Ethereum technology as the underlying protocol. It proposes a solution to avoid…
May 2022
Author(s): Preciozzi, Javier
En los últimos años, el uso de sistemas biométricos se ha expandido de manera significativa en los escenarios más variados en todo el mundo. Noticieros y diarios a menudo incluyen noticias sobre sus…
May 2022
Author(s): Cherpitel, Cheryl J.;Witbrodt, Jane;Ye, Yu;Monteiro, Maristela;Ponce De León, Marisela
The objectives of this study are to report demographic and substanceuse characteristics and risk of road traffic injury from alcohol use, cannabis use, and combined use in a sample of emergency…
May 2022
Author(s): Savedoff, William D.;Bernal, Pedro;Distrutti, Marcela;Goyeneche, Laura;Bernal, Carolina
This technical note describes how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Latin America and the Caribbean, and analyzes the implications for the health of the population, health spending, and reforms and…
May 2022
Author(s): Savedoff, William D.;Bernal, Pedro;Distrutti, Marcela;Goyeneche, Laura;Bernal, Carolina
Esta nota técnica describe cómo la pandemia del COVID-19 ha afectado a América Latina y el Caribe, y analiza las implicaciones en la salud de la población, el gasto en salud, y las reformas e…
May 2022
Author(s): Giraldez Zúñiga, Francisca;Sánchez González, Santiago;Calatayud, Agustina
Este documento complementa los hallazgos de Rivas et al. (2019) acerca de “Hechos estilizados de transporte urbano en América Latina y el Caribe”, con especial atención a la movilidad privada. En…
May 2022
Author(s): Baumann Fonay, Iván
Since the turn of the century, emerging market economies have begun to develop markets for bonds denominated in their local currencies, thus trying to avoid the “original sin” that resulted in many…
May 2022
Author(s): Abizanda, Beatriz;Almeyda, Gonzalo;Arias Ortiz, Elena;Berlanga, Cecilia;Bornacelly, Iván;Bos, María Soledad;Díaz, Ela;Dueñas, Ximena;Elacqua, Gregory;Elías, Alison;Fernández-Coto, Raquel;Frisancho, Verónica;García Moreno, Vicente A.;Hernández Cardozo, Jenny Carolina;Hincapie, Diana;Margitic, Juan Francisco;Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Morduchowicz, Alejandro;Muñoz, Felipe;Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ruiz-Arranz, Marta;Thailinger, Agustina;Valverde Rodríguez, Francisco Javier;Vezza, Evelyn ;Zoido, Pablo
Durante la pandemia de COVID-19, 165 millones de estudiantes de América Latina y el Caribe se vieron abruptamente desconectados de la educación. A finales de 2021, las escuelas habían estado cerradas…
May 2022
Author(s): Abizanda, Beatriz;Almeyda, Gonzalo;Arias Ortiz, Elena;Berlanga, Cecilia;Bornacelly, Iván;Bos, María Soledad;Díaz, Ela;Dueñas, Ximena;Elacqua, Gregory;Elías, Alison;Fernández-Coto, Raquel;Frisancho, Verónica;García Moreno, Vicente A.;Hernández Cardozo, Jenny Carolina;Hincapie, Diana;Margitic, Juan Francisco;Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Morduchowicz, Alejandro;Muñoz, Felipe;Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ruiz-Arranz, Marta;Thailinger, Agustina;Valverde Rodríguez, Francisco Javier;Vezza, Evelyn;Zoido, Pablo
Durante la pandemia de COVID-19, 165 millones de estudiantes de América Latina y el Caribe se vieron abruptamente desconectados de la educación. A finales de 2021, las escuelas habían estado cerradas…
May 2022
Author(s): Pérez Urdiales, María;Libra, Jesse Madden;Machado, Kleber;Serebrisky, Tomás;Solís, Ben
An issue that affects the effectiveness of water pricing policies is consumers misperception, which implies that households decide their water consumption based on poor/inaccurate information about…
May 2022
Author(s): Ibáñez, Ana María;Quigua, Juliana;Romero, Jimena;Velásquez, Andrea
By 2017, one-quarter of people born in El Salvador were estimated to be living in the U.S. We show that extreme temperatures have negatively affected agricultural production and increased…