Sep 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); IDB Invest; Multilateral Investment Fund
The summary of the Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) presents the main takeaways of the DEO, which is the Inter-American Development Bank's annual report about the results and impact of…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); IDB Invest; Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones
El resumen del Panorama para la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO por sus siglas en inglés) presenta los mensajes principales del DEO que es el informe anual del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Ganimian, Alejandro; Barrera-Osorio, Felipe; Biehl, María Loreto; Cortelezzi, María
Many developing countries offer cash to low-income families to encourage children to attend school. These initiatives have increased educational attainment, but they have rarely improved student…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Ospino, Carlos
Esta nota discute qué son y cómo se pueden utilizar los catálogos de ocupaciones para informar la política pública sobre los mercados laborales. Se estudian las principales clasificaciones,…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Andía, Tatiana
Colombia ha logrado reducir significativamente los precios de los medicamentos gracias a una regulación que viene aplicando desde el año 2013. Sin embargo, nuevos datos parecen indicar que la…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Deopersad, Chitralekha; Saghir, Lynn; Mejia, Camila; Gischler, Christiaan; Pavon, Fernando; Payne, Dana; Pecha, Camilo; Beepath, Vasu; Marray, Amanda
The first edition of The Next Wave magazine is meant to feature how the Caribbean Country Department is dedicated to creating vibrant and resilient economies in the Caribbean and how it is focused on…
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
This executive summary sums up OVE's Evaluation of the Bank's Support for Gender and Diversity. The objective of this study is to assess how well and to what extent the IDB’s activities to…
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,…