Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Bernal, Pedro
Maintaining high standards of care from doctors, nurses and other health professionals is of critical importance for an effective and efficient health system. Yet deficient levels of health worker…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Hallack, Michelle; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
Net Metering (NM) policies has been widely used as a mechanism to allow the inclusion of distributed generation (DG) resources in the energy system, especially the adoption of solar photovoltaic…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Vegas, Emiliana; Viteri, Adriana; Zoido, Pablo
Esta nota presenta los resultados de la evaluación PISA, que incluye los resultados del estudio PISA-D y PISA-2015. Los resultados PISA-D refuerzan el retrato generalizado de bajos desempeños,…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Vegas, Emiliana; Viteri, Adriana; Zoido, Pablo
Esta nota presenta los resultados de la evaluación PISA, que incluye los resultados del estudio PISA-D y PISA-2015. Los resultados PISA-D refuerzan el retrato generalizado de bajos desempeños,…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Álvarez Marinelli, Horacio; Elacqua, Gregory; López, Ángela; Piñeros, Luis; Rivera, Maria Camila
Colombia incrementó la inversión pública en educación durante la última década. Sin embargo, las fuentes de financiamiento y los mecanismos de distribución de la inversión no logran reducir las…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Umaña, Víctor
La actual publicación consiste en un análisis exhaustivo de la competitividad de los servicios digitales en El Salvador, con el fin de trazar una ruta para impulsar acciones dirigidas a promover su…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Pombo, Cristina; Sáenz-Zulueta, Claudia
This document presents the impact assessment process and results of a pilot project on the learning of physics through technology among upper secondary education students in Sinaloa, Mexico. The…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Yañez, Patricia; Sanchez, Raul
This paper provides an overview of salient road safety issues in the LAC region. It reviews existing theoretical and empirical evidence of interventions to improve road safety outcomes, concentrating…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Franco, Ana Paula; Kitmang Matencios, Jostin; Sardon, Sebastian; Ñopo, Hugo R.
Análisis temático comparativo de las experiencias de 5 países para analizar las estrategias, innovaciones y soluciones que se han realizado en el ámbito de la intermediación laboral.
Dec 2018
Author(s): Camacho, Marcos; Dalaison, Wilhelm
Los proyectos de infraestructura social requieren contar con servicios públicos que garanticen su adecuado funcionamiento desde el mismo momento en que la edificación es entregada a sus usuarios. Sin…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Camacho, Marcos; Dalaison, Wilhelm
Los proyectos de infraestructura social requieren contar con servicios públicos que garanticen su adecuado funcionamiento desde el mismo momento en que la edificación es entregada a sus usuarios. Sin…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Verhulst, Stefaan G.; Young, Andrew
Across the world, significant time and resources are being invested in making government data accessible to all with the broad goal of improving people’s lives. Evidence of open data’s impact - on…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Mendes e Costa, Roberta; Hallack, Michelle; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Vazquez, Miguel
School electrification can decrease the gap between rural and urban education. The Brazilian policy focusing on electricity access in school decreased student’s dropout rate. Rural electrification…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Hansz, Martín; Hernández, Diego; Rubinstein da Silva, Elias
La planificación del transporte urbano se ha desarrollado tradicionalmente sobre la base de modelos analíticos centrados en la movilidad observada, esto es, en los desplazamientos y sus…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Lema, Daniel; Gallacher, Marcos; Egas, Juan José; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
This report analyzes agricultural policy in Argentina, in particular with respect to the degree of support producers and consumers receive. Available evidence suggests that: (i) as a result of export…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Lema, Daniel; Gallacher, Marcos; Egas, Juan José; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
Este informe analiza la política agrícola argentina, particularmente lo relacionado al nivel de apoyo brindado a los productores y consumidores. A manera de contexto, el informe comienza con un…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Banuri, Sheheryar; Keefer, Philip; Walque, Damien de
A booming literature has argued that mission-based motives are a central feature of mission-oriented labor markets. This paper shifts the focus to task-based motivation and finds that it yields…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Schwartz, Moises; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra; Wright, Allan; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Gauto, Victor; Bollers, Elton; Mooney, Henry; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk
The divergence in the development of the countries that correspond to the Inter-American Development Bank’s Caribbean Country Department and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Pereira Dos Santos, Pablo
Guarantees are powerful tools to scale up private investment in infrastructure and enhance the catalytic role Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) play in mobilizing private resources to bridge the…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Waithe, Kimberly; Lorde, Kishmar
The Barbados economy has been challenged over the last decade by elevated fiscal deficits and a rapid build-up in debt. While the country has made efforts to address this challenge through revenue…