Jun 2022
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
In this volume, we study gender gaps in the Southern Cone countries which include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. We assess the importance of gender inequalities and present evidence…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
Esta publicación estudia las brechas de género en los países del Cono Sur (Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Paraguay y Uruguay) y presenta evidencia sobre las consecuencias económicas de las desigualdades…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
Este livro estuda as desigualdades de gênero nos países do Cone Sul e apresenta evidências das consequências econômicas das desigualdades de gênero, suas causas e as políticas que podem contribuir…
May 2022
Author(s): Vieites, Yan;Weiss, Mariana;Andretti, Bernardo;Jacob, Jorge;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Non-focalized energy subsidies create a series of distortions and negative environmental and social consequences. Yet, citizens are very resistant to reforms since subsidies confer salient and…
May 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The 2022 first quarter edition of the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides management with a status of the Bank's performance. The QBR reports on outputs, lending program priorities and…
May 2022
Author(s): Berlinski, Samuel;Busso, Matías;Giannola, Michele
We exploit the randomized evaluation of a remedying education intervention that improved the reading skills of low-performing third grade students in Colombia, to study whether providing educational…
May 2022
Author(s): Gilboa, Amir
The Health Information Exchange (HIE) is one of the main national digital health infrastructures of Israels digital health strategy, which is led by the MOH. This document narrates the case of the…
May 2022
Author(s): Barreix, Alberto Daniel;Bes, Martín;González, Ubaldo;Pineda, Emilio;Riccardi, Andrea
A finales de 2021, 137 países llegaron a un acuerdo para reformar aspectos internacionales del impuesto a la renta de sociedades (IS) y prevenir la erosión de la base imponible que permite la…
May 2022
Author(s): Muñoz Miranda, Andrés;Calderón, Ana Cristina;González, Ubaldo;Pessino, Carola;Calijuri, Mónica;Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo;Ardanaz, Martín;Nicaretta, Romina
Este documento discute cómo la transformación digital de la gestión fiscal puede contribuir para fortalecer la sostenibilidad de las finanzas públicas, impulsar el crecimiento, económico y fomentar…
May 2022
Author(s): Ghezzi, Piero;García Carpio, Juan Manuel
Este documento trata la dinámica y los determinantes del crecimiento de las unidades productivas de menor tamaño (MYPE) utilizando el marco conceptual de la “valla de la calidad”, el cual pone…
May 2022
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo;Conservación Internacional Colombia;Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible
Las regiones tropicales de alta montaña, como las que se encuentran en el Corredor Chingaza-Sumapaz-Guerrero (corredor CSG), y particularmente los páramos, se caracterizan por su excelente capacidad…
May 2022
Author(s): Gomez-Gonzalez, Jose E.;Uribe, Jorge M.;Valencia, Oscar
This paper studies volatility spillovers in credit default swaps (CDS) between the corporate sectors and Latin American countries. Daily data from October 14, 2006, to August 23, 2021, are employed.…
May 2022
Author(s): Valencia, Oscar;Gomez-Gonzalez, Jose E.;Sánchez, Gustavo
This paper studies the effect of fiscal rules on debt affordability in a large set of developed and emerging market economies, using a panel data model which allows the inclusion of weakly exogenous…
May 2022
Author(s): Huneeus, Federico;Larrain, Borja;Larrain, Mauricio;Prem, Mounu
We use matched employer-employee data together with data on the ownership networks of Chilean firms to document a novel relationship between inequality in labor income and ownership structures.…
May 2022
Author(s): Garde, María José;Manatta, Zayda;Pineda, Emilio;De Michele, Roberto
The availability of beneficial ownership information on legal persons and arrangements is a key requirement of tax transparency and a key instrument in the fight against tax evasion and other…
May 2022
Author(s): Garde, María José;Manatta, Zayda;Pineda, Emilio;De Michele, Roberto
La disponibilidad de información sobre el beneficiario final de las personas e instrumentos jurídicos es un requisito fundamental de la transparencia fiscal y un instrumento clave en la lucha contra…
May 2022
Author(s): BID Lab;Foro Económico Mundial
Entre el primer y el segundo trimestre de 2020, el tráfico de los sitios web de comercio electrónico de cinco de los principales mercados de la región creció más de un 150%. La pandemia de COVID-19…
May 2022
Author(s): IDB Lab;World Economic Forum
Between the first and second quarters of 2020, e-commerce website traffic from five of the regions major markets increased by over 150%. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed and pulled tens of thousands…
May 2022
Author(s): Acuna, Julio;Balza, Lenin;Gómez Parra, Nicolás
To study the causal impact of oil royalties on human capital, we exploit quasi-experimental variation arising from a law in Ecuador that transfers resources to municipalities regardless of their oil-…
May 2022
Author(s): Murguia, Juan M.;Ordoñez, Pablo;Corral, Leonardo;Navarrete-Chacón, Gilmar
Several countries have implemented payment-for-ecosystem-services (PES) programs, buoyed by the promise of these programs as a win-win strategy that would allow both the conservation of natural…