Mar 2019
Author(s): Zavala, Verónica; Garcimartín, Carlos; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta
Este documento resume el diagnóstico y las oportunidades en las áreas específicas para el desarrollo inclusivo y sostenible de Panamá. Tras el notable éxito económico conseguido en los últimos años,…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Allende López, Marcos; Da Silva, Marcelo Madeira
A new generation of quantum technologies will cut across most of the emerging technologies we know today, empowering many of them and threatening the security of others. They will also disrupt…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Allende López, Marcos; Da Silva, Marcelo Madeira
Actualmente está naciendo una nueva generación de tecnologías cuánticas altamente disruptivas con potencial para afectar transversalmente a la mayoría de las tecnologías emergentes que conocemos,…
Mar 2019
Author(s): López-Ortega, Mariana
Mexico case study summary, website “Panorama of Aging and Long-term Care”.
Mar 2019
Author(s): López-Ortega, Mariana
Resumen del caso de estudio de México del sitio web “Panorama de envejecimiento y atención a la dependencia”.
Mar 2019
Author(s): Aranco, Natalia
Uruguay case study summary, website “Panorama of Aging and Long-term Care”.
Mar 2019
Author(s): Aranco, Natalia
Resumen del caso de estudio de Uruguay del sitio web “Panorama de envejecimiento y atención a la dependencia”.
Mar 2019
Author(s): Yurivilca, Rossemary
In 2016, the IDB Group´s Board of Governors endorsed the goal to increase finance for climate change-related operations in borrowing member countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region to 30%…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Rivas, María Eugenia; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Serebrisky, Tomás
The urban population in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has increased significantly over the last decades. Currently, almost 80 percent of the LAC population lives in cities, that is, more than…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Christelis, Dimitris; Messina, Julián
We partially identify population treatment effects in observational data under sample selection, without the benefit of random treatment assignment. We provide bounds both for the average and the…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Bustelo, Monserrat; Martinez, Sebastian; Pérez, Michelle; Rodríguez, Julio
We study the effects of integrated social services on the utilization and subjective life satisfaction of women in El Salvador. The Ciudad Mujer “one-stop shop” centers integrate health, legal,…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Fioravanti, Reinaldo; Lembo, Carolina; Deep, Akash
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is working with other multilateral development banks (MDBs) and international organizations (IOs) to define common mechanisms and policies to tackle the…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Stampini, Marco; Oliveri, María Laura; Cerrato, Ignacio
This learning material details the methodology used for the construction of the dependence risk calculator and the need to receive long-term support from the website "Panorama of Aging and Long-…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Persaud, Christopher; Tarre, Alejandro; Morales, Olga
Through this case studies series, the Department of Infrastructure and Energy of the IDB seeks to transmit its work in the region, the problems addressed, the project implementation challenges faced…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Abad, Julieta; Tarre, Alejandro; Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Morales, Olga
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, el Departamento de Infraestructura y Energía del BID pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro
Jamaica tuvo que enfrentar la crisis financiera mundial del 2008 con una economía débil y altos niveles de deuda. En esta coyuntura económica, la situación fiscal de Jamaica se hizo insostenible. A…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Azuero, Rodrigo; Bosch, Mariano; Torres, Jesica
Simplified tax regimes reduce both tax rates and compliance costs for small firms. On the one hand, these regimes increase the number of businesses formally registered and have the potential of also…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Buenadicha Sánchez, César; Bustelo, Monserrat; Duryea, Suzanne; Heredero, Elena; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Rucci, Graciana; Becerra, Laura
Habilidades del siglo 21 es una iniciativa liderada por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo que busca sumar y articular distintos actores del ámbito público y privado con el fin de equipar a los…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Buenadicha Sánchez, César; Bustelo, Monserrat; Duryea, Suzanne; Heredero, Elena; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Rucci, Graciana; Becerra, Laura
21st Century Skills is an initiative led by the Inter-American Development Bank that aims to gather and organize different stakeholders from public and private sectors in order to equip Latin…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Marques Garcia, Luana; Ortiz Sosa, Diana; Urban, Anne-Marie
Women with disabilities are at higher risk of experiencing violence than men with disabilities as well as women without disabilities. Yet, in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), there is a…