May 2018
Author(s): Sparkman, David; Sturzenegger, Germán
Sustainable Development Goal #6 (SDG6) set ambitious sanitation and wastewater treatment targets. Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) countries have committed to achieving them by 2030.…
May 2018
Author(s): Rodriguez Porcel, Manuel; Bernal González, Jonathan; Beltrán Real, Oscar Mauricio
Caso de Estudio del Programa de los Sistemas Estratégicos de Transporte Público de Colombia, pretende mostrar los avances, retos y lecciones aprendidas en la implementación del Programa, tanto (i)…
May 2018
Author(s): Aiello, Roberto Gabriel; Levy, Alberto; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Carlino, Hernán; Gutman, Verónica; Iezzi, Marcelo; Carlino, Micaela
Esta asignación, denominada “Examen de instrumentos económicos para la fijación de precios al carbono”, ha sido desarrollada con el objetivo último de entregar un análisis claro y comprensivo de las…
May 2018
Author(s): Pombo, Cristina; Gupta, Ravi; Stankovic, Mirjana
Disrupción es la nueva norma y la transformación digital puede detonar innovación en un amplio rango de actividades. Las tecnologías emergentes de la cuarta revolución industrial (conocida como 4IR)…
May 2018
Author(s): Pombo, Cristina; Gupta, Ravi; Stankovic, Mirjana
Disruption is the new norm and the digital transformation can spur innovation growth across many activities. Emerging technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) can help governments…
May 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country of Barbados
May 2018
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Bollers, Elton
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country.
May 2018
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Schmid, Juan Pedro
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country.
May 2018
Author(s): Smets, Lodewijk
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country
May 2018
Author(s): Wright, Allan
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country.
May 2018
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country
May 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Los adultos de América Latina obtienen una puntuación promedio mayor que los jóvenes en el Índice de Mejores Trabajos. La brecha generacional en el promedio de los 17 países del índice es,…
May 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
En el promedio de los 17 países que conforman el Índice de Mejores Trabajos, la brecha de género es de 22,5 puntos (68,7 frente a 46,2). La diferencia de puntuación entre ambos géneros es mayor en la…
May 2018
Author(s): African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Recent technological innovation in fields such as robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence have reduced the number of workers required in a range of sectors, while lowering costs and…
May 2018
Author(s): Barreto-Dillon, Leonellha; Basani, Marcello; De Simone, Francesco; Cotlear, Blanche
La adopción de prácticas de transparencia es uno de los determinantes principales de la eficiencia de los proveedores y reguladores de servicios de agua y saneamiento (AyS). Esta es una de las…
May 2018
Author(s): Sample, Kristen
Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have seen, in recent years, a sharp uptick in public mobilization against corruption, as well as the adoption of transparency and accountability-enhancing…
May 2018
Author(s): Sample, Kristen
En los últimos años, América Latina y el Caribe ha experimentado un fuerte repunte en la movilización pública contra la corrupción, así como en la adopción de reformas que mejoran la transparencia y…
May 2018
Author(s): Albuquerque, Pedro; Cravo, Tulio; Justino, Leandro; Quintana, Rodrigo
The location of offices of public employment services matters. It can bring jobseekers and vacancies closer together to accelerate the matching process and make the best use of resources. In the case…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Pasha, Sukrishnalall; Bollers, Elton; Wenner, Mark D.
Guyana has experienced significant economic growth and several waves of reforms over the past two decades. Nevertheless, several constraints continue to affect Guyana’s private sector. This policy…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Pfeiffer, Alexander; Hepburn, Cameron; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Caldecott, Ben
Over the coming decade, the power sector is expected to invest ~7.2 trillion USD in power plants and grids globally, much of it into CO2-emitting coal and gas plants. These assets typically have a…