Dec 2019
Author(s): Álvarez Marinelli, Horacio; Berlinski, Samuel; Busso, Matías
This paper assesses the effectiveness of an intervention aimed at improving the reading skills of struggling third-grade students in Colombia. In a series of randomized experiments, students…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Leal Calderon, Zulima; Lotti, Giulia
This paper assesses the link between the effort to prepare investment projects and the effort to implement them. Effort is measured as the total number of staff hours devoted to the project…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
In 2014, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences established the Latin America and the Caribbean and China Policy and Knowledge Summit. This initiative has…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Silva Paredes, Mariana; Noriega Navarrete, Diana Verónica; Aliaga Lordemann, Javier; Araujo Gutiérrez, Zuelclady Ma. F.; Ramírez García, José
Esta publicación es un instrumento práctico que facilita la planeación ante el cambio climático de manera efectiva y participativa, a través de un proceso que promueve el uso de modelos y…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vera, Diego
Limited information about borrowers may create allocative distortions in credit markets. Community-based lending programs may reduce these distortions by exploiting relevant information available to…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Ayres, João; Hevia, Constantino; Nicolini, Juan Pablo
This paper shows that there is substantial comovement between prices of primary commodities such as oil, aluminum, maize, or copper and real exchange rates between developed economies such as Germany…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; González, Stephanie; Ospino, Carlos; Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis; Torres, Jesica
Esta nota contiene la metodología que se utilizó para clasificar ocupaciones laborales en América Latina y el Caribe, tomando como base la información proporcionada por la Red de Información sobre…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
A partir de 2006, Bolivia implementó un programa de transferencia monetaria condicionada no focalizado en todo el país que entrega transferencias a los hogares de niños en edad escolar, condicionadas…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Starting in 2006, Bolivia implemented a non-targeted, nationwide conditional cash transfer program that delivered transfers to households of school-age children conditional on attendance. The program…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
Since the turn of the century, economic ties between Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Asia have deepened to unprecedented levels. Due to high and growing complementarity, trade has been the…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
Since the turn of the century, economic ties between Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Asia have deepened to unprecedented levels. Due to high and growing complementarity, trade has been the…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
Este informe presenta un panorama general sobre cómo han evolucionado a lo largo del tiempo los vínculos comerciales entre ALC y Asia, y analiza el modo en que los responsables de políticas y el…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel; Antonio, Katherine
¿Cuán conocidas y utilizadas son las nuevas tecnologías digitales en el sector hidroeléctrico? ¿En qué áreas y con qué fines las aplican las empresas? ¿Cuáles son las barreras percibidas para su uso…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Galiani, Sebastián
A conditional cash transfer program in the Dominican Republic offered an opportunity to randomize the entry of 61 firms into 72 markets and study the effects of increased competition on prices and…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Galiani, Sebastián
Un programa de transferencia monetaria condicionada en la República Dominicana ofrecía una oportunidad para aleatorizar la entrada de 61 empresas en 72 mercados y estudiar los efectos del aumento de…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; McJeon, Haewon C.; Edmonds, James A.; Arguello, Ricardo; Lucena, André F. P.; Binsted, Matthew; Iyer, Gokul ; Cadena, Angela; Delgado, Ricardo; Feijoo, Felipe; Sharma, Anjali
Achieving the Paris Agreement’s near-term goals (Nationally Determined Contributions, NDCs) and long-term temperature targets could result in pre-mature retirement, or stranding, of carbon-intensive…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; McJeon, Haewon C.; Edmonds, James A.; Arguello, Ricardo; Lucena, André F. P.; Binsted, Matthew; Iyer, Gokul; Cadena, Angela; Delgado, Ricardo; Feijoo, Felipe; Sharma, Anjali
Lograr tanto los objetivos a corto plazo del Acuerdo de París (contribuciones determinadas a nivel nacional, NDCs, por sus siglas en inglés), así como los objetivos climáticos a largo plazo, podrían…
Dec 2019
Author(s): African Development Bank; Asian Development Bank; Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; European Investment Bank; Inter American Development Bank; International Development Finance Club; Islamic Development Bank
Climate resilience metrics are needed to align financing flows with the climate resilience goals of the Paris Agreement, which calls for scaling up both the volume and the effectiveness of financing…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin; Moreda, Adela; Risso, Adrián
La literatura señala la importancia de la buena gobernanza para el desarrollo de los destinos turísticos. En algunos casos, se advierte que la complejidad del entramado de los agentes implicados en…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Rendón, José Rodrigo; Tarre, Alejandro; Morales, Olga; de Waziers, Benedicte; Taddia, Alejandro Pablo; Montes, Laureen; Cabrera, Ana Elsy; Pérez, Pedro
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…