Jun 2019
Author(s): Quintana, Rodrigo; Cravo, Tulio
This paper explores for the first time the impact of a demand-driven training program on labor turnover at both firm and worker level. Launched in 2014 by the Ministry of Development, Industry and…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Deyal, Zubin; Gauto, Victor; Christie, Jason
The Year 2019 and Beyond
• Following the recent strong performance of the global economy, forecasts are slightly less optimistic for the future. In addition, downside risks have increased and…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Bernales, Alejandro; Beuermann, Diether; Cumming, Douglas; Olid, Christian
Relatively little is known about the effects of blue-collar crime (theft, robbery, vandalism or arson) on financial decisions. Previous literature has focused its attention either on 'regional…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz; Aamot, Aida; Baron, Alejandro; Huapaya Nava, Mario; Quiroz, Juan Carlos
El sector extractivo en América Latina y el Caribe debe recuperar la confianza de la ciudadanía y asegurar su contribución al desarrollo sostenible desde el punto de vista económico, social y…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Perez, Sergio; Nazareth, Pery; Correia Oliveira Paiva Junior, Ivan; Porto Nazareth, Leonardo
Este manual contém as orientações básicas para o uso adequado do software de projeto de redes de esgotos chamado SaniBID. O SaniBID é integrado ao QGIS, que por ser um software livre e gratuito…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Guala, Federico; Pineda, Emilio
Empresas de propiedad estatal (EPE) presentan un desafío importante para programas de reforma fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe. Si bien los expertos del tema han propuesto varias estrategias para…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Antúnez, Brenda
Los impactos del cambio climático que afectan hoy en día a Latino América y el Caribe, requieren soluciones eficientes de mitigación de riesgos y adaptación. Países como Honduras, por ejemplo, son…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Schaffitzel, Filip; Jakob, Michael; Soria, Rafael; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Ward, Hauke
Energy subsidies account for about 7% of Ecuador’s yearly public spending, or two thirds of the fiscal deficit. Removing these subsidies would yield clear economic and environmental benefits and help…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Rivas, María Eugenia; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Serebrisky, Tomás
Policy innovations are needed to break the vicious cycle in urban transport in LAC. The ultimate objective should be reliable, efficient, high-quality, and sustainable urban transport. The study…
Jun 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 y una actualización hasta el primer trimestre de 2019, elaboradas por el…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Almeida, Eduardo; Prat, Jordi; Vargas-Moreno, Juan Carlos; Acevedo, María Cecilia; Del Carmen, Giselle; Mejía, Alejandra; Solera, Marco; Castillo Martínez, Paula; Del Campo, Victoria; Flores, Juan; Lennon Sabatini, Joaquín; Paz, Marcelo; Valencia, Adriana
Honduras: A Territorial Approach to Development presents an innovative approach to address the development challenges of the country. The document first describes the main challenges to inclusive…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Almeida, Eduardo; Prat, Jordi; Vargas-Moreno, Juan Carlos; Acevedo, María Cecilia; Del Carmen, Giselle; Mejía, Alejandra; Solera, Marco; Castillo Martínez, Paula; Del Campo, Victoria; Flores, Juan; Lennon Sabatini, Joaquín; Paz, Marcelo; Valencia, Adriana
Honduras: Un enfoque territorial para el desarrollo presenta un enfoque distinto de cómo enfrentar los retos de desarrollo del país. El documento inicia con los principales retos al desarrollo…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Sarni, Will
As part of Stockholm World Water Week 2018 (SWWW), the IDB organized, in coordination with several partners, a set of four sessions (“Eye on LAC”) in which the necessity, challenges, and…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Jandhyala, Viswanath; Dutta, Akshay
The goal of this joint report published by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Exim Bank is to discuss the outlook for bilateral trade and investment flows between LAC and India, signal the…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Jandhyala, Viswanath; Dutta, Akshay
El objetivo de este informe, publicado por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y el Banco de Exportaciones e Importaciones de la India (Exim Bank), es discutir las perspectivas para los…
Jun 2019
Author(s): African Development Bank; Asian Development Bank; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; European Investment Bank (EIB); Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; IDB Lab; Islamic Development Bank; World Bank
The Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance is an annual collaborative effort to make public MDB climate finance figures for developing and emerging economies, together with a…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Albrieu, Ramiro; Basco, Ana Inés; Brest López, Caterina; De Azevedo, Belisario; Peirano, Fernando; Rapetti, Martín; Vienni, Gabriel
La transformación tecnológica en curso revoluciona los modelos tradicionales de producción, comercio e integración de América Latina y El Caribe; modificando la configuración y la dinámica del…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Aramburu, Julián; Figal Garone, Lucas; Maffioli, Alessandro; Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
This paper estimates the impact of an agricultural technology adoption program on agricultural production and income using an experimental approach. The context of analysis is the Program for the…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Orellana, Edgar; Páez, Tania; Urdaneta, Julio; de Waziers, Benedicte; 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…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Rozemberg, Ricardo; Campos, Rosario; Gayá, Romina; Makuc, Adrián; Svarzman, Gustavo
El Informe MERCOSUR brinda un panorama de la evolución del bloque de integración regional durante las Presidencias Pro Tempore (PPT) de Paraguay y Uruguay, ejercidas sucesivamente en el año 2018. El…