Sep 2018
Author(s): Rose, Jonathan; Alonso, Pablo; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Carpanelli, María del Mar; Rivera, Johanan; Niembro, Rasec; O'Donnell, Megan; Jansson, Maya
Este resumen ejecutivo recoge los principales aspectos de la Evaluación del Apoyo del Banco a los Temas de Género y Diversidad. La evaluación valora la forma y medida en que las actividades del BID…
Sep 2018
Author(s): De los Santos, Jesús; Muñoz, Gonzalo; Egas, Juan José; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Dutra Schmidt, Tomas
Durante las primeras dos décadas del siglo, la economía de la República Dominicana experimentó tasas de crecimiento positivas por encima del promedio alcanzado por los países de la región. Durante…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Luzardo, Alejandra; Gasca, Leticia
In order to learn how a creative entrepreneurship can flourish in Latin America and the Caribbean, first it is necessary to know the talent that will develop the projects. Launching an Orange Future…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Luzardo, Alejandra; Gasca, Leticia
Para saber cómo puede florecer el emprendimiento creativo en América Latina y el Caribe, primero es necesario conocer al talento que desarrolla los proyectos. En Emprender un Futuro Naranja no solo…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Castro, Eleno
El Salvador has made significant advances in education in the last decade, with more and more children going to school. But many drop out young, and those who stay in school often receive an…
Sep 2018
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia; Ajzenman, Nicolás
Las ciencias del comportamiento tienen que ver con la evaluación de factores psicológicos, cognitivos, emocionales, culturales y sociales y su impacto en las decisiones económicas. Mejorar nuestro…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; López, Arnoldo; Manzano, Osmel
La literatura de efectividad de la ayuda para del desarrollo se centra en análisis ex post de los programas. Si bien ese es la manera de verificar los beneficios hay un paso previo que debe…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; López, Arnoldo; Manzano, Osmel
The literature on development effectiveness has traditionally focused on the ex-post analysis of projects. While this is the appropriate method of measuring benefits, a previous step must be taken as…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Flom, Hernán
Most Latin American countries face a systemic challenge in providing citizen security. In other words, the region’s current insecurity is not only the responsibility of state actors in isolation, but…
Aug 2018
Author(s): López Carbajal, Hector A.
This document is the first of a two-volume study that provides a policy guideline that draws conclusions from international experience and economic analysis to recommend some policies that are…
Aug 2018
Author(s): De Lira Salvatierra, Irving Arturo
Having reliable and meaningful access to information is no little feat for a country. Infrastructure needs to be in place; from the big cables – the backbone – that carry data from state to state to…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Garberi, Pedro M.; Marcano, Luis; Montilla, Abraham R.
The stock of IDB-supported projects with extensions longer than 24 months is increasing. This is creating concerns about mounting costs for both the Bank and the borrower country as well as…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Jaimovich, Analia; Rodríguez, Julio; Santos, Humberto
This paper contributes to the teacher sorting literature by analyzing equity in the distribution of teachers in three educational systems in Latin America, with different equalization policies,…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Marotta, Luana; Martínez, Matias; Soares, Sammara; Santos, Humberto; Vegas, Emiliana
Education spending has significantly increased in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the last few decades. Most education systems in the region have improved teacher salaries, introduced…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Smets, Lodewijk
Policies are not designed and implemented by a social planner but are determined through a political process, based on the policymakers' preferences, beliefs and the constraints provided by…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Rodríguez Oliva, Lázaro I.
¿Qué países están midiendo el impacto de las industrias creativas y culturales en sus economías? Este informe se suma al esfuerzo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) para visibilizar el…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; Nalvarte, Patricia; Castillo, Gabriel; Cerdeira, Reinaldo; Manzano, Osmel; López, Arnoldo
Con el objetivo de identificar brechas de eficiencia operativa tanto del Banco como de los prestatarios y presentar posibles mitigantes, se lleva a cabo un análisis integral que combina las…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Katz, Sebastián
Estudio de las trayectorias de la economía Haitiana en las últimas décadas. Descripción del funcionamiento de la economía, de la producción y la productividad.
Aug 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea
La adolescencia es una etapa crítica en la vida en la que se toman decisiones clave para el futuro, incluidas las educativas y laborales. El objetivo central de este documento es revisar cuáles…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Guanais, Frederico C.
With the aim of contributing to the design of evidence-based public health policies in Latin America and the Caribbean and giving special consideration to patient or health service user perspectives…