May 2022
Author(s): Ghezzi, Piero;García Carpio, Juan Manuel
Este documento trata la dinámica y los determinantes del crecimiento de las unidades productivas de menor tamaño (MYPE) utilizando el marco conceptual de la “valla de la calidad”, el cual pone…
May 2022
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo;Conservación Internacional Colombia;Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible
Las regiones tropicales de alta montaña, como las que se encuentran en el Corredor Chingaza-Sumapaz-Guerrero (corredor CSG), y particularmente los páramos, se caracterizan por su excelente capacidad…
May 2022
Author(s): Huneeus, Federico;Larrain, Borja;Larrain, Mauricio;Prem, Mounu
We use matched employer-employee data together with data on the ownership networks of Chilean firms to document a novel relationship between inequality in labor income and ownership structures.…
May 2022
Author(s): IDB Lab;World Economic Forum
Between the first and second quarters of 2020, e-commerce website traffic from five of the regions major markets increased by over 150%. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed and pulled tens of thousands…
May 2022
Author(s): BID Lab;Foro Económico Mundial
Entre el primer y el segundo trimestre de 2020, el tráfico de los sitios web de comercio electrónico de cinco de los principales mercados de la región creció más de un 150%1. La pandemia de COVID-19…
May 2022
Author(s): Acuna, Julio;Balza, Lenin;Gómez Parra, Nicolás
To study the causal impact of oil royalties on human capital, we exploit quasi-experimental variation arising from a law in Ecuador that transfers resources to municipalities regardless of their oil-…
May 2022
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel;Saboin, José Luis
This paper provides evidence of a positive effect of institutions and reforms in initiating investment booms. We constructed an unbalanced panel of 178 countries for the period 19502019 that…
May 2022
Author(s): Navia Díaz, María del Rosario;Aguilera, Julio Cesar;Bohórquez, Juan Fernando
Esta publicación incluye los principales resultados de la evaluación del desempeño de 32 empresas prestadoras de los servicios de acueducto y alcantarillado en Colombia, con base en la aplicación del…
May 2022
Author(s): Aranco, Natalia;Ibarrarán, Pablo;Stampini, Marco
Rapid population aging will drive a strong increase in the demand for long-term care services in Latin America and the Caribbean. To inform policy making, in this study we present novel estimates of…
May 2022
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver;Mondragón, Mauricio;Rodríguez Tapia, Catalina;Vivanco, Fermín
El Laboratorio de Seguridad Social Digital del Grupo BID y DiDi México se asociaron para conocer el perfil de los conductores de DiDi y repartidores usuarios de DiDi Food. Esta alianza inició en 2021…
May 2022
Author(s): Hernández, Juan;Santaella, Juan
The COVID-19 pandemic produced a shock to public finances throughout the world. In the case of Colombia, the public debt to GDP ratio increased from 39.8% to 65.0%. We use a two-country neoclassical…
May 2022
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín;Bonet, Jaime Alfredo;Garson, Sol;Huanqui Valcárcel, Silvana;Muñoz Miranda, Andrés;Pérez, Gerson Javier;Slack, Enid
Cities are important drivers of productivity, innovation, and economic growth. To achieve their full economic potential, cities must deliver high-quality public services to their residents and…
May 2022
Author(s): Mohnen, Pierre
This paper reviews the empirical evidence on the effects of tax incentives on R&D, innovation, and productivity and on the effects of the tax burden on the relocation of R&D facilities. It…
May 2022
Author(s): Ackermann, María Noel;Costa, Nicolás;Román, Natalia;Muñoz, Gonzalo;De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
Entre 2017 y 2020, el total de apoyos anuales debidos a políticas públicas que recibió el sector agropecuario de Uruguay promedió casi USD 430 millones, lo que equivale al 0,76% del PIB de la…
May 2022
Author(s): Martínez Fritscher, André;Mac Dowell, Maria Cristina;Ferreira, Soraya Naffah;Gazel, Ricardo
Este artigo analisa o impacto do Projeto de Modernização da Gestão Fiscal dos Estados (Profisco I), financiado pelo Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento, na arrecadação estadual, número de…
May 2022
Author(s): Savedoff, William D.;Bernal, Pedro;Distrutti, Marcela;Goyeneche, Laura;Bernal, Carolina
This technical note describes how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Latin America and the Caribbean, and considers the implications for future population health, health spending, healthcare service…
May 2022
Author(s): Allende López, Marcos;Pareja, Adrián
This paper presents a protocol to manage decentralized access and use of Permissioned Public Blockchain Networks using Ethereum technology as the underlying protocol. It proposes a solution to avoid…
May 2022
Author(s): Preciozzi, Javier
En los últimos años, el uso de sistemas biométricos se ha expandido de manera significativa en los escenarios más variados en todo el mundo. Noticieros y diarios a menudo incluyen noticias sobre sus…
May 2022
Author(s): Cherpitel, Cheryl J.;Witbrodt, Jane;Ye, Yu;Monteiro, Maristela;Ponce De León, Marisela
The objectives of this study are to report demographic and substanceuse characteristics and risk of road traffic injury from alcohol use, cannabis use, and combined use in a sample of emergency…
May 2022
Author(s): Abizanda, Beatriz;Almeyda, Gonzalo;Arias Ortiz, Elena;Berlanga, Cecilia;Bornacelly, Iván;Bos, María Soledad;Díaz, Ela;Dueñas, Ximena;Elacqua, Gregory;Elías, Alison;Fernández-Coto, Raquel;Frisancho, Verónica;García Moreno, Vicente A.;Hernández Cardozo, Jenny Carolina;Hincapie, Diana;Margitic, Juan Francisco;Marotta, Luana;Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Morduchowicz, Alejandro;Muñoz, Felipe;Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ruiz-Arranz, Marta;Thailinger, Agustina;Valverde Rodríguez, Francisco Javier;Vezza, Evelyn;Zoido, Pablo
Durante la pandemia de COVID-19, 165 millones de estudiantes de América Latina y el Caribe se vieron abruptamente desconectados de la educación. A finales de 2021, las escuelas habían estado cerradas…