May 2019
Author(s): Turolla, Frederico; Apablaza, Patricio; Márquez, Mauricio; Hernández, Pablo; Astorga, Ignacio; Vieitez Martínez, Daniel
Esta Nota Técnica tiene como finalidad dar a conocer algunos aspectos clave en la estructuración financiera de los modelos de Asociación Público-Privada (APP) de Salud utilizados en América Latina.…
May 2019
Author(s): Prada, María Fernanda; Rucci, Graciana; Urzúa, Sergio
Understanding the causal association between skills and productivity is essential for designing effective training programs. This paper evaluates an intervention aimed at boosting leadership and…
May 2019
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique; Adamowicz, Alejandro
This publication identifies the role of digital infrastructure in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)--including education, employment, agricultural sustainability, food security, and…
May 2019
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique; Adamowicz, Alejandro
Esta publicación identifica el rol de la infraestructura digital en el logro de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) –que abarcan educación, empleo, sostenibilidad agrícola, seguridad…
May 2019
Author(s): Cuesta, Ana María; Reyes, Angela; Roseth, Benjamin
Al acceder a los servicios públicos, los ciudadanos se enfrentan a múltiples desafíos. Este artículo se centra en un aspecto todavía no explorado por la literatura existente sobre la carga…
May 2019
Author(s): Cuesta, Ana María; Reyes, Angela; Roseth, Benjamin
Citizens confront multiple challenges when attempting to access public services. This article focuses on an aspect yet unaddressed by existing literature on administrative burdens: the complexity of…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Anaya, Fernando
This study describes the options for introducing natural gas in the Caribbean region and includes an economic assessment of the cost of natural gas to each of the countries. The natural gas can…
Apr 2019
Author(s): González, Mario; Le Pommellec, Marion
Se presentan resultados de la evaluación de impacto del Componente 1 del PAGRICC el cual ofreció incentivos para cubrir costos de un paquete tecnológico para restaurar recursos naturales y mejorar…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Amaral, Nicole; Ospino, Carlos; Torres, Jesica; González, Stephanie
In this note, the third in the series "The future of Work in Latin America and the Caribbean", we combine traditional sources and new sources of data to explore the impact that…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Amaral, Nicole; Ospino, Carlos; Torres, Jesica; González, Stephanie
En esta nota interactiva, la tercera de la serie “El futuro del trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe”, combinamos fuentes tradicionales y nuevas fuentes de datos para explorar el impacto que ha…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Amaral, Nicole; Ospino, Carlos; Torres, Jesica; González, Stephanie
In this interactive note, the third in the series "The future of Work in Latin America and the Caribbean," we combine traditional sources and new data sources to explore the impact that…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Rodríguez, Marisol; Stein, Ernesto H.; Vlaicu, Razvan
This paper examines individual-level support for trade liberalization, relates it to beliefs about trade, and measures its sensitivity to positive and negative framing. The data come from the 2018…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Ayres, João; Hevia, Constantino; Nicolini, Juan Pablo
In this paper, we show that a substantial fraction of the volatility of real exchange rates between developed economies such as Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom against the US dollar can be…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Barrios, Juan José; Escobar, Julia; Moreno, Carmiña
El BID ha acompañado a El Salvador durante varios años, brindado financiamiento estratégico para el desarrollo, somos la principal fuente de financiamiento multilateral en el país; jugando un rol…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Martin, Xavier; Sobol, Danielle; Magnoni, Barbara; Burgess, Elisabeth
This study offers insights from a large cross-sectional survey on remittances sent by 2,145 migrants living in three major cities in the United States. The migrants in this study are from Colombia,…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Martin, Xavier; Sobol, Danielle; Magnoni, Barbara; Burgess, Elisabeth
Este estudio ofrece observaciones provenientes de una encuesta transversal grande acerca de las remesas enviadas por 2,145 migrantes que viven en 3 ciudades principales de los Estados Unidos. Los…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Hincapie, Diana; Duryea, Suzanne; Hincapié, Isabel
This policy brief uses data from censuses and household surveys in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region to analyze the gaps in school attendance and completion rates between children and…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Rieble-Aubourg, Sabine; López, Ángela; Elías, Alison; Margron, Josephine-Evelyn; Rodriguez Tapia, Catalina
The coverage of preschool education in Haiti is relatively high. However, it is a service provided primarily by the private sector and faces challenges such as unequal access, low quality, and…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Ayres, João; García, Marcio; Guillen, Diogo; Kehoe, Patrick
Brazil has had a long period of high inflation. It peaked around 100 percent per year in 1964, decreased until the first oil shock (1973), but accelerated again afterward, reaching levels above 100…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Paredes, Gabriela; Munguia, Sindy