Jun 2020
Author(s): Hoffmann, Bridget; Armangue i Jubert, Tristany; Parrado, Eric
Investors' interest in investments that consider environmental, social, and governance factors (ESG investments) is increasing as they seek investments that combine financial returns with…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This infographic captures the key takeaways from the webinar hosted by IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno with Lord Nicolas Stern, professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science, on…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Esta infografía captura las conclusiones clave del webinar organizado por el presidente del BID, Luis Alberto Moreno, con Lord Nicolas Stern, profesor de London School of Economics and Political…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Salamanca Malagón, Carlos; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Lack of information is an important trade barrier. Online platforms connecting firms can reduce this barrier and thereby affect firms exports. We examine whether this is the case by focusing on…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Cortes, Camila; Morales, Fernando; Pierola, Martha Denisse
We employ recent household surveys and population censuses to present a profile of immigrants in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a focus on economic integration. By comparing the profile of…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Cortes, Camila; Morales, Fernando; Pierola, Martha Denisse
Basándonos en las encuestas de hogares y los censos poblacionales más recientes, elaboramos un perfil de los inmigrantes llegados a América Latina y el Caribe, prestando especial atención a la…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Bottan, Nicolas L.; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.; Hoffmann, Bridget
The current coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented public health challenge that has devastating economic impacts for households. Using a sample of 230,540 respondents to online surveys in 17…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Schling, Maja; Palacios, Ana Claudia; Pazos, Nicolás
Due to the global pandemic caused by the expansion of COVID-19 and with the intention of minimizing the number of infections (“flatten the curve”), many countries have opted for generalized…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Schling, Maja; Palacios, Ana Claudia; Pazos, Nicolás
Debido a la pandemia global provocada por la expansión del COVID-19 y con la intención de minimizar el número de contagios (“aplanar la curva”), muchos países han optado por cuarentenas generalizadas…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Bustillos, Daniel; González Madrazo, Eloy; Romero, Emilio
El objetivo de esta Guía es proponer medidas para proteger el bienestar de todas las personas involucradas en el proceso de preparación y envío de alimentos o bienes, incluyendo al personal del…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Camino Mogro, Segundo; Pinzón, Kathia; Carrillo Maldonado, Paul A.
International trade is one of the most important ways to improve firms' productivity because of technology transfer from foreign companies. Particularly, imports can generate an improvement in…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Ubfal, Diego; Arráiz, Irani; Beuermann, Diether; Frese, Michael; Maffioli, Alessandro; Verch, Daniel
A randomized controlled trial with 945 entrepreneurs in Jamaica shows positive short-term impacts of soft-skills training on business outcomes. The effects are concentrated among men and disappear 12…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Escamilla, José; López, Ángela; Peña, Luis
La emergencia ha acelerado la integración tecnológica en la enseñanza universitaria. Sin embargo, tres entre cuatro docentes en la región no se sienten preparados para incorporar nuevas tecnologías…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Escamilla, José; López, Ángela; Peña, Luis
The emergency has accelerated technological integration in university education. However, three out of four professors in the region do not feel prepared to use new digital technologies in the…
Jun 2020
Author(s): De Waziers, Benedicte; Morales, Olga
La infraestructura es un conjunto de obras e instalaciones que tienen como función satisfacer las necesidades de las sociedades mediante la prestación de serviciosde energía, transporte,…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Planas, Alexandra; Cárdenas Valero, Juan Carlos; Solarte, Sebastián; Tarre, Alejandro; 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 2020
Author(s): Medellín, Nadin
Costa Rica case study summary, website “Panorama of Aging and Long-term Care”.
Jun 2020
Author(s): Medellín, Nadin
Resumen del caso de estudio de Costa Rica del sitio web “Panorama de envejecimiento y atención a la dependencia”.
Jun 2020
Author(s): Olivo, Víctor; Saboin, José Luis
This work seeks to estimate the impact of the adjustment in the prices of a series of goods and services that have been regulated for 20 years, something that implies high magnitudes. Using Input-…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Beverinotti, Javier; Deza, María Cecilia
En este documento se realiza un diagnóstico de la resiliencia de las empresas de la región andina antes del COVID-19. Para ello se toma como base la literatura que estudia la resiliencia de una…