Oct 2022
Author(s): Fuentes, Nelson;Aguilar, Gonzalo;Trillos, Camila
Using an impact evaluation methodology for interrupted time-series and the IDB Pension Projection Model, this study estimates that the COVID-19 pandemic could have notably effects on the private…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Arias, Karla;Camino-Mogro, Segundo;Weiss, Mariana;Matías, David;Daltro, Yuri;Carvajal, Franco;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
This study identifies and analyzes the evolution of efficiency in providing services and in the financial performance of the LAC electricity distribution companies between 2014-2020. In addition, it…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Arias, Karla;Camino-Mogro, Segundo;Weiss, Mariana;Matías, David;Daltro, Yuri;Carvajal, Franco;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Este estudio identifica y analiza la evolución de la eficiencia en la prestación de servicios y en el desempeño financiero de las empresas distribuidoras de electricidad de ALC entre 2014-2020.…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Féry, Guillaume
This discussion paper provides a foundation for digital transformation of water and sanitation utilities and illustrates how emerging technologies, new types of organizations, and forms of working…
Oct 2022
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio;Dalio, Maribel;Garran, Jesús;Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique;Puig Gabarró, Pau;Martínez Garza Fernández, Ricardo
El desarrollo de la tecnología 5G nos permitirá descubrir cosas que hasta ahora no podíamos hacer tecnológicamente. Y habilitará la fusión del mundo físico (operational technology, OT) con el mundo…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Environmental journalists have worked for decades to increase awareness of the imminent climate crisis. They did so long before the issue ever made the front page, or companies had sustainability…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Desde hace décadas, los periodistas ambientales trabajan para aumentar la visibilidad de la crisis climática que enfrentamos. Ya lo hacían cuando el tema todavía no llegaba a las portadas de los…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Trachtenberg, Danielle
This document uses responses from a questionnaire to examine whether tax policy is a barrier to information technology (IT) services imports in Latin America and the Caribbean. The responses show…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Castro, Rubén;González, Leonardo;Schiappacasse, Ignacio;Tapia, Juan
The Chilean pension system was hit hard during 2020-2021 by the withdrawal of 25 per cent of the individual pensions funds accumulated by 2019, an amount equivalent to 20 per cent of Chiles GDP. We…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Bedoya-Maya, Felipe;Calatayud, Agustina;González Mejia, Vileydy
Road congestion and air pollution are key challenges for quality of life in urban settings. This research leverages highly disaggregated crowdsourced data from Latin America to study the effect of…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Pappa, Evi;Santantonio, Chiara
Every day, three women are murdered in the United States by a current or former partner. Yet policy action to prevent gender-based violence has been limited. Previous studies have highlighted the…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Álvarez Marinelli, Horacio;Berlinski, Samuel;Busso, Matías;Martínez Correa, Julián
Teachers are the most fundamental input of students' learning. For this reason, developing teaching skills is a policy priority for most governments around the world. We experimentally evaluate…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Alberti, Juan;Beltrán Real, Óscar Mauricio;Juárez, Rodrigo;Pereyra, Andrés
El Metro de Medellín es el resultado de un largo proceso de planificación llevado a cabo en la ciudad de Medellín ubicada en el Valle de Aburrá, en el departamento de Antioquia, en Colombia. La…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Rofman, Rafael;Baliña, Joaquín;López Méndez, Emanuel
This paper presents a first approximation to assess the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on Argentinas pension system in both the short and medium/long-term. To this end, we have used the Pension…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Minatta, Alejandro;Basani, Marcello
El fomento de la innovación en el sector agua, saneamiento y residuos sólidos (AyS) resulta esencial para, entre otros objetivos, contribuir a la efectiva consecución, de forma rápida y eficiente, de…
Oct 2022
Author(s): African Development Bank;Asian Development Bank;Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank;Council of Europe Development Bank;European Bank for Reconstruction and Development;European Investment Bank;Inter American Development Bank;Islamic Development Bank;New Development Bank;World Bank
The Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks Climate Finance is an annual collaborative effort to publish multilateral development bank climate finance figures, together with a clear…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Bogado, Eduardo;Cuppens, Arnoud;Manjarrés, José Francisco
El presente documento tiene como objetivo realizar un análisis exhaustivo de la situación de la prestación de los servicios de agua potable y saneamiento en Paraguay, mediante la verificación de los…
Oct 2022
Author(s): De la Peña, Maria Eugenia;Larrea, Christian J.;Sasaki, Keisuke;Smith, David
El crecimiento acelerado de la población así como los efectos del cambio climático contribuyen a la profundización de las desigualdades en el acceso a agua y saneamiento en la región de América…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Alaimo, Veronica;Alarcón, Valente;Hernández Ramírez, José Pablo;Kaplan, David S.;Novella, Rafael;Chaves, María Noel
La pandemia del COVID-19 marcó un punto de inflexión en la manera de trabajar. La flexibilidad laboral que surgió por primera vez en Europa en los años 90 para facilitar el balance entre la vida…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Talamas Marcos, Miguel Ángel
In Mexico, a grandmothers death, through its impact on childcare availability, reduces mothers employment rate by 12 percentage points but does not affect fathers employment rate. This equals half of…