Sep 2019
Author(s): Ruiz-Tagle V., Cristóbal; Schueftan, Alejandra
Ambient air pollution is a serious problem in cities in south-central Chile because of massive combustion of wood as fuel for residential heating. To reduce air pollution emissions, Chile’s…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
Thirty years after the region embarked on large-scale liberalization, trade policy could have been expected to become all but irrelevant. Instead, a mismatch between expectations and what could…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Heresi, Rodrigo
This paper investigates how low-frequency commodity price fluctuations trigger a reallocation process that endogenously generates a decline in manufacturing productivity. I build a model in which…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Lares, Mary Elena; Pacheco, Luis A.; Sucre, Carlos G.
El propósito del este documento es diseñar una agencia independiente modelo que administre y regule la actividad de exploración y producción de hidrocarburos – petróleo y gas natural –de un país…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Azuero, Rodrigo; Bosch, Mariano; Cardoza, Marvin; Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis
This paper advances understanding of the relationship between tax policy and productivity, taking advantage of unique data from the Dominican Republic to document a significant negative impact of tax…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Di Chiara, Lorena; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
This note is a picture about the situation of the planning models in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) and the discussion of the main challenges they will be facing with the innovation behind the…
Sep 2019
Author(s): De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Muñoz, Gonzalo; Egas, Juan José; Shik, Olga
Governments around the world use agricultural policies to intervene in their agricultural sectors. This infographic shows the level of total support provided to the agricultural sector, including…
Sep 2019
Author(s): De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Muñoz, Gonzalo; Egas, Juan José; Shik, Olga
Los gobiernos usan las políticas públicas para intervenir en el sector agropecuario de sus países. Esta infografía muestra el nivel de apoyototal brindado al sector agropecuario, incluyendo los…
Sep 2019
Author(s): De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Muñoz, Gonzalo; Egas, Juan José; Shik, Olga
Governments around the world use agricultural policies to intervene in their agricultural sectors. This infographic shows the level of support given to agricultural general services (such as…
Sep 2019
Author(s): De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Muñoz, Gonzalo; Egas, Juan José; Shik, Olga
Los gobiernos usan las políticas públicas para intervenir en el sector agropecuario de sus países. Esta infografía muestra el nivel de apoyobrindado al sector agropecuario a través de servicios…
Sep 2019
Author(s): De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Muñoz, Gonzalo; Egas, Juan José; Shik, Olga
Governments around the world use agricultural policies to intervene in their agricultural sectors. This infographic shows the level of support provided to consumers of agricultural products. The…
Sep 2019
Author(s): De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Muñoz, Gonzalo; Egas, Juan José; Shik, Olga
Los gobiernos usan las políticas públicas para intervenir en el sector agropecuario de sus países. Esta infografía muestra el nivel de apoyo brindado a los consumidores de productos agropecuarios. El…
Sep 2019
Author(s): De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Muñoz, Gonzalo; Egas, Juan José; Shik, Olga
Governments around the world use agricultural policies to intervene in their agricultural sectors. This infographic shows the level of support provided to agricultural producers. The indicator used…
Sep 2019
Author(s): De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Muñoz, Gonzalo; Egas, Juan José; Shik, Olga
Los gobiernos usan las políticas públicas para intervenir en el sector agropecuario de sus países. Esta infografía muestra el nivel de apoyobrindado a los productores agropecuarios. El indicador…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Martínez Salgado, Hilda; Castellanos, Sebastián
El sector transporte en la región de América Latina es responsable del 36% de las emisiones de gases de efecto invernadero (GEI) (IEA 2015). La implementación de medidas que mitiguen estas emisiones…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Yee Amézaga, Karla
Much has been written about the importance of evidence-based public policy. Nonetheless, few rigorous studies have been conducted on the cost to a country of the lack of good-quality statistical…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Yee Amézaga, Karla
Mucho se ha escrito sobre la importancia de la política pública basada en evidencia; sin embargo, existen pocas cuantificaciones rigurosas acerca de cuánto le cuesta a un país no contar con…
Sep 2019
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Este informe presenta y describe los resultados del Índice de Desarrollo de la Banda Ancha (IDBA) en América Latina y el Caribe. El principal objetivo del IDBA es medir la brecha digital en la región…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Marotta, Luana
Low salaries, a limited amount of full-time teaching positions, and alternative systems of allocating teaching hours lead teachers to look for additional jobs in other schools. Although this is a…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Michalczewsky, Kathia; De Angelis, Jesica; De Azevedo, Belisario; Toscani, Verónica
After two years and ten rounds of discussions, MERCOSUR and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), a trade bloc formed by Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, concluded in substance…