Oct 2018
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia
We explore the effects of a randomly assigned conditional cash transfer in Honduras (Bono 10000) on early childhood development. We find significant impacts on cognitive development in children 0-60…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Suominen, Kati
Mercosur members have grown into Latin America’s digital leaders in the past decade. Online sales have grown much faster than national economies, retail, or foreign trade. Brazil generates 60 percent…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Radics, Axel; Eguino, Huáscar
Subnational governments in Latin America and the Caribbean are becoming increasingly important in the provision of public goods and services. In fact, their participation in the public expenditure…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Radics, Axel; Eguino, Huáscar
Los gobiernos subnacionales de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) son cada vez más importantes en la provisión de bienes y servicios públicos. De hecho, su participación en el gasto público se elevó…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Radics, Axel; Eguino, Huáscar
Governos subnacionais na América Latina e no Caribe (ALC) são cada vez mais importantes na provisão de bens e serviços públicos. De fato, sua participação nos gastos públicos aumentou de 13% para 25…
Oct 2018
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia; Cubides Mateus, Mayaris; Sório, Rita Elisabeth; Garibotto, Giorgina; Beron, Christian
Uruguay is one of very few countries in Latin America that has a nationally representative, longitudinal survey of early childhood development. In 2015–2016, during the second wave of the survey, an…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
The 2018 Global Microscope on Financial Inclusion is a benchmarking index that assesses the enabling environment for financial access in 55 countries. The research underscores the evolving landscape…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
The 2018 Global Microscope provides a unique insight into the leading practices that governments and regulators are adopting to channel the digital revolution of financial services into greater…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
El Microscopio global de 2018 brinda una perspectiva única de las prácticas líderes que los gobiernos y los entes reguladores están adoptando para canalizar la revolución digital de los servicios…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Illanes, Víctor; Rojas, Gabriel
El presente documento corresponde al informe final de la consultoría “Análisis de información: experiencias en orientación vocacional en cinco países” para las iniciativas localizadas en los países…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Suescún, Rodrigo
This paper describes the FMM-MTFF model, a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model developed by the Fiscal Management Division (FMM) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to support the…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Eguino, Huáscar; Lanfranchi, Gabriel; Rodríguez, Jorge; Vásquez Jordán, Darinka
El presente estudio propone la adopción de estrategias de innovación digital en los gobiernos municipales, a fin de facilitar la mayor integración e inter-operatividad de las diferentes áreas de la…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Granada, Isabel; Leaño, Juan Manuel; Benítez, Carolina; Navas, Cristian; Sanz, Natalia; Crotte Alvarado, Amado; Cortés, René; Armijos, Jean Pol; Ortiz, Paola; Glen, Claudia
El Bien Público Regional Transport GenderLab, ha desarrollado un benchmark regional recopilando las iniciativas de género y transporte implementadas por las ciudades miembros. Este fascículo…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones; Jiménez, Juan Pablo
Evaluación cuasi-experimental sobre el retorno de la inversión (ROI) para programas de capacitación y empleo juvenil dentro de la iniciativa NEO y su aplicación piloto en Nuevo León, México.
Oct 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Dormal, Marta; Rubio-Codina, Marta
This paper analyzes the association between quality of parenting programs and child development outcomes. It focuses on parenting programs delivered through home visits (i.e., home visiting programs…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Campos, Javier; Betancor, Ofelia
En esta nota metodológica se identifican y discuten las principales cuestiones que caracterizan la evaluación, selección y priorización de proyectos multinacionales con efecto sobre la integración…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Rodrigues Gomes, Camila
Despite the widespread debate about crime in Brazil and the alarming increase in homicides in recent years, few studies have analyzed or exposed evidence of the impact of public security spending on…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Josling, Timothy; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Shik, Olga; Boyce, Rachel; Foster, William; Derlagen, Christian; Muñoz, Gonzalo; De los Santos, Jesús; Nuenninghoff, Sybille; Bayard, Budry; Gachot, Sebastien; Pavilus, Cleeford
This publication summarizes the agricultural policy analyses conducted in nine Caribbean countries (Suriname, Guyana, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Belize, Barbados, The Bahamas, and Trinidad…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Celhay, Pablo; Chemor Ruiz, Antonio; Delgado Sánchez, Verónica; Halley Castillo, María Elizabeth; Martinez, Sebastian; Muñoz, Matías; Pérez, Michelle; Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo; Villagrán Muñoz, Víctor Manuel
El Programa Seguro Médico Siglo XXI (SMSXXI)2 tiene el objetivo de facilitar el acceso a los servicios de salud y contribuir a disminuir el empobrecimiento causado por problemas de salud, mediante el…
Oct 2018
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Ventosa-Santaulària, Daniel
Over the last three decades, Mexico’s macroeconomic policy has been driven by a sound orthodox strategy: an open economy via many trade agreements signed since the mid-1980s, a nominal exchange rate…