Jan 2019
Author(s): Aranco, Natalia
Resumen sobre envejecimiento en América Latina y el Caribe del sitio web Panorama de Envejecimiento y Atención a la Dependencia.
Jan 2019
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Fuertes, Nicolás; Kang, Minji; Robles, Marcos; Schady, Norbert; Zuluaga, Daniela
In this interactive note, the second issue of the series "The future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean", we analyze the evolution of the labor market in the education and health…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Seco, Antonio
Based on the analysis of some success factors of integrated financial management information systems (IFMIS) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), this paper identifies the technological pillars…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Seco, Antonio
A partir del análisis de algunos factores de éxito para el buen funcionamiento de los sistemas integrados de administración financiera (SIAF) en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), se identifican ejes…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Bustelo, Monserrat; Flabbi, Luca; Piras, Claudia; Tejada, Mauricio
The labor force participation of women is lower than the labor force participation of men. This empirical regularity is particularly acute in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). In terms of labor…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Michalczewsky, Kathia; De Angelis, Jesica
This report presents estimates of Latin American and Caribbean international trade flows in 2018. It was prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Michalczewsky, Kathia; De Angelis, Jesica
Esta nota presenta las estimaciones de los flujos comerciales internacionales de América Latina y el Caribe para el año 2018, elaboradas por el sector de Integración y Comercio (INT) del Banco…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Mobilizing resources is critical to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and multilateral development banks in particular have been called upon to crowd-in additional financing for the Sustainable…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Morrison, Judith; Lustig, Nora; Ratzlaff, Adam
Ethnic and racial gaps in economic outcomes, labor opportunities and access to basic services, such as education and health remain a challenge throughout Latin America. Taxes and public spending are…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Morrison, Judith; Lustig, Nora; Ratzlaff, Adam
Las brechas étnicas y raciales en desempeño económico, oportunidades laborales y acceso a servicios básicos, tales como educación y salud, permanecen como un gran reto pendiente en América Latina.…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; García, Juan Felipe; Oliveira, Patricia; Putic, Melanie
This evaluation focuses on problem projects, defined narrowly as those “financially impaired” because they hold the possibility of financial losses. Problems may be defined as any departure from…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Haarsager, Ulrike; Alonso, Pablo; Bouillon, César P.; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Huppi, Monika; Legarreta, Regina; Niembro, Rasec; Pineda, Astrid; Rey, Joaquin; Putic, Melanie
This is the fourth independent evaluation of the Bank’s country program with Mexico. This approach paper defines the approach and sets out the main evaluation parameters for the CPE. It focuses on…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Haarsager, Ulrike; Alonso, Pablo; Bouillon, César P.; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Huppi, Monika; Legarreta, Regina; Niembro, Rasec; Pineda, Astrid; Rey, Joaquin; Putic, Melanie
Esta es la cuarta evaluación independiente del programa de país del BID con México. En el presente documento se define el enfoque y se establecen los principales parámetros de evaluación que se…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Gingerich, Daniel; Scartascini, Carlos
Welfarist justifications of democracy presume that citizens have policy preferences that are responsive to pertinent information. Is this accurate? This paper addresses that question by providing a…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Scholl, Lynn; Oviedo, Daniel; Innao, Marco; Pedraza, Lauramaría
Investments in public transit infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean often aim to reduce spatial and social inequalities by improving accessibility to jobs and other opportunities. The…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Scholl, Lynn; Martínez, Daniel; Mitnik, Oscar A.; Oviedo, Daniel; Yáñez-Pagans, Patricia
Despite the growing interest in and proliferation of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems around the world, their causal impacts on labor market outcomes remain unexplored. Reduced travel times for those…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martínez, Daniel; Mitnik, Oscar A.; Salgado, Edgar; Scholl, Lynn; Yañez, Patricia
Limited access to safe transportation is one of the greatest challenges to labor force participation faced by women in developing countries. This paper quantifies the causal impacts of improved urban…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Egas, Juan José; Shik, Olga; Inurritegui, Marisol; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
Este informe presenta una actualización de los estudios sobre políticas agropecuarias realizados previamente por el BID (BID, 2013) en el marco de la iniciativa Agrimonitor. Esta iniciativa tiene…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Rivas, María Eugenia; Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
Understanding and recognizing the different transportation conditions and mobility behavior of low-income groups is extremely important for developing and delivering sustainable transportation…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
4% of Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP comes from the extractive sector. This figure is equivalent to the amount generated by agriculture in the same region. An effective engagement between…