Aug 2020
Author(s): Rossi, Martín; Vázquez, Antonia; Vieyra, Juan Cruz
This paper provides experimental evidence about the causal impact of disclosing information related to public investment projects on the performance of these projects. Specifically, it analyzes the…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Rossi, Martín; Vázquez, Antonia; Vieyra, Juan Cruz
Esta publicación proporciona evidencia experimental sobre el impacto causal que la divulgación de información relacionada con proyectos de inversión pública tiene en el desempeño de estos proyectos.…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Ajzenman, Nicolás; Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Marotta, Luana; Méndez, Carolina
Inequality in access to high-quality teachers is an important driver of student socioeconomic achievement gaps. We experimentally evaluate a novel nation-wide low-cost government program aimed at…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Balza, Lenin; Brearley, Emily; Clarke, Dillon; Gauto, Victor
New oil-producing countries face the daunting challenge of transforming expected revenue windfalls into sustainable and inclusive economic development. Record discoveries and growing hydrocarbon…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Ikeda, John; Basani, Marcello; De Kervenoael, Mathieu; Murthy, Sudhir
Massive amounts of investment are needed to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for water supply and sanitation. However, several challenges have limited the ability to mobilize…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Támola, Alejandro; Fernández Díez, María Carmen
The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered the largest global economic contraction since the Great Depression. Governments are faced with the daunting task of devising policy responses in an environment of…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Saboin, José Luis
El colapso en que se encuentra la economía venezolana no tiene precedentes. La economía se contrajo un 70% entre 2013 y 2019, a lo que se suma una reducción esperada del 30% en 2020, lo que la ubica…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Saboin, José Luis
El colapso en que se encuentra la economía venezolana no tiene precedentes. La economía se contrajo un 70% entre 2013 y 2019, a lo que se suma una reducción esperada del 30% en 2020, lo que la ubica…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Maduro, Lucía; Veiga, Pedro da Motta; Polónia Rios, Sandra
O acordo MERCOSUL-UNIÃO EUROPEIA representa uma inflexão na politica de inserção internacional do MERCOSUL e de seus paises associados. Sendo um acordo de nova geração, alinhado com os acordos…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Eguino, Huáscar; Schächtele, Simeon
We present new evidence that a non-threatening behavioral intervention appealing to reciprocity significantly increases tax compliance in a setting (i.e., crisis-ridden Argentina) where one might…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Bottan, Nicolas L.; Hoffmann, Bridget; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
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…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Scott-Brown, Miles; Intelligent Social Investment
Este toolkit es una herramienta de referencia para los alcaldes en Latino América y el Caribe y para las personas clave en la toma de decisions. Sirve como guía para incluir y priorizar la…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Scott-Brown, Miles; Intelligent Social Investment
This toolkit is aimed to help Latin American Mayors in key decision makers to include and prioritize biodiversity in their agendas, fostering sustainable and climate-change resilient urban landscapes.
Aug 2020
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Soares, Sammara; Westh Olsen, Anne Sofie; Méndez, Carolina; Román, Alonso
En el escenario de crisis económica que abre la pandemia de Covid-19, existe el riesgo de que se profundicen las desigualdades en las oportunidades educativas en los países de América Latina y el…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Soares, Sammara; Westh Olsen, Anne Sofie; Méndez, Carolina; Román, Alonso
Diante da crise economica deflagrada pela pandemia da Covid-19, existe o risco de que as desigualdades de oportunidades educacionais nos países da América Latina e Caribe (ALC) se aprofundem se nao…
Aug 2020
Author(s): García, Pablo M.; López, Andrés
Dada la importancia de la Inversión Extranjera Directa (IED) para el desarrollo de los países de América Latina y el Caribe, y en particular en la etapa posterior a la pandemia del COVID-19, donde el…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Arteaga Garavito, Maricruz; Beuermann, Diether; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Gauto, Victor; Khadan, Jeetendra; Mooney, Henry; Smets, Lodewijk
COVID-19 has triggered a severe and unprecedented economic crisis in the Caribbean region. The combination of the halt in tourism arrivals, the fall in international oil prices, and a widespread…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Alvarado, Nathalie; Villa-Mar, Karelia; Jarquín, María José; Cedillo, Bárbara; Forero, Daniela
América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) tiene un millón y medio de reclusos y una tasa de encarcelamiento que se ha duplicado desde el año 2000: ha aumentado 120% versus 24% en el resto del mundo. Frente a…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Correa, Cecilia; Di Chiara, Lorena
Por las características de las matrices energéticas de varios países de América Latina y el Caribe, la electrificación se presenta como una oportunidad para reducir las emisiones de diversos sectores…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Bello, Omar; Hendrickson, Michael; Marcano, Blaine; Pantin, Machel; Mery, Gustavo; Espiga, Carlos; Espiga, Franklin; Gonzalez, Mauricio; Flores, Adrían; Ibarra, Francisco; Marconi, Salvador; Williams, Robert; Attademo-Hirt, Florencia ; Nelson, Michael
Hurricane Irma was the largest hurricane observed in the Atlantic open ocean, maintaining a Category 5 for three days, and made landfall over Turks and Caicos, and later Barbuda, before reaching the…