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): 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): Garde, María José;Manatta, Zayda;Pineda, Emilio
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
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): 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): 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): 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%1. La pandemia de COVID-19…
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): Manzano, Osmel;Saboin, José Luis
This paper provides evidence of a positive effect of institutions and reforms in initiating investment booms. We constructed an unbalanced panel of 178 countries for the period 19502019 that…
May 2022
Author(s): Navia Díaz, María del Rosario;Aguilera, Julio Cesar;Bohórquez, Juan Fernando
Esta publicación incluye los principales resultados de la evaluación del desempeño de 32 empresas prestadoras de los servicios de acueducto y alcantarillado en Colombia, con base en la aplicación del…
May 2022
Author(s): Aranco, Natalia;Ibarrarán, Pablo;Stampini, Marco
Rapid population aging will drive a strong increase in the demand for long-term care services in Latin America and the Caribbean. To inform policy making, in this study we present novel estimates of…
May 2022
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver;Mondragón, Mauricio;Rodríguez Tapia, Catalina;Vivanco, Fermín
El Laboratorio de Seguridad Social Digital del Grupo BID y DiDi México se asociaron para conocer el perfil de los conductores de DiDi y repartidores usuarios de DiDi Food. Esta alianza inició en 2021…
May 2022
Author(s): Hernández, Juan;Santaella, Juan;Wills, Daniel
The COVID-19 pandemic produced a shock to public finances throughout the world. In the case of Colombia, the public debt to GDP ratio increased from 39.8% to 65.0%. We use a two-country neoclassical…
May 2022
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín;Bonet, Jaime Alfredo;Garson, Sol;Huanqui Valcárcel, Silvana;Muñoz Miranda, Andrés;Pérez, Gerson Javier;Slack, Enid
Cities are important drivers of productivity, innovation, and economic growth. To achieve their full economic potential, cities must deliver high-quality public services to their residents and…
May 2022
Author(s): Mohnen, Pierre
This paper reviews the empirical evidence on the effects of tax incentives on R&D, innovation, and productivity and on the effects of the tax burden on the relocation of R&D facilities. It…