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
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): 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…
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): Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Rivas, María Eugenia
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): Ji, Yi; Hallack, Michelle; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Chueca, J. Enrique; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
Net Metering (NM) policies have 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): Ezquiaga Arquitectura, Sociedad y Territorio S.L.
Este estudio analiza el entorno e impacto del ordenamiento urbano territorial en el distrito de Comas (población de aproximadamente 500.000 hab.), lo que lo convierte en el tercer distrito más…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Price, Juan José; Mujica, Felipe
En esta publicación se cita evidencia que indica que algunos subsectores de las llamadas industrias creativas enfrentan barreras de acceso al financiamiento que pueden ser más severas que en otras…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Sa, Paulo de; Espinasa, Ramón
This report reviews the policies adopted for the management of mineral revenues in resource rich countries in Latin America and the Caribbean with the aim of distilling good practices that could be…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Zuloaga, Daniela
The effects of climate change and disasters triggered by natural hazards pose a significant threat to sustainable development in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. According to the Bank’s…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Zuloaga, Daniela
El presente documento resume la Metodología de evaluación del riesgo de desastres y cambio climático desarrollada y sometida a pruebas piloto durante 2017 y 2018. Si bien la Metodología es el…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Ji, Yi; Hallack, Michelle; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
With rapid energy growth in the past 40 years, the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region has maintained a steady increase in electricity needs above the global level. While there is no question…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Ariza, Katherine; Gordillo, Fabio; Mojica, Carlos; Hollnagel, Julia
Este reporte presenta una reseña del financiamiento en transporte público, sus retos, sus alternativas y experiencias exitosas a nivel mundial. En él se detallan una serie de elementos que permiten…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Ariza, Katherine; Gordillo, Fabio; Mojica, Carlos; Hollnagel, Julia
Este reporte presenta una reseña del financiamiento en transporte público, sus retos, sus alternativas y experiencias exitosas a nivel mundial. En él se detallan una serie de elementos que permiten…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Zahler, Andrés; Goya, Daniel; Caamaño, Matías
We study the effect of different types of barriers to innovation (financial, demand, knowledge, market, cooperation, and regulatory barriers) on firm level innovation inputs and outputs. Using a…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Jaureguiberry, Florencia; López, Ángela; Zoido, Pablo
La inversión pública en educación ha aumentado en la última década en la región. Sin embargo, como porcentaje del PIB y nivel por alumno sigue estando por debajo del promedio de los países de la OCDE…