Apr 2022
Author(s): Kim, Jae-Jin;Kim, Hyoeun;Kim, Sewon;Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo
This publication reviews the history of digitalization of tax administration in Korea dating back to the 1990s and shares the countrys experience and know-how in building an efficient e-taxation…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Kim, Hyeyoung;Lee, Jihyun;Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo
This note describes the Korean experience with the standardization of private-public partnership (PPP) contracts in the context of a civil law system and the lessons of this experience for countries…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Chung, Jinmyeong;Yoo, Jiseon
As the global economy and workforce are constantly being diversified with a greater emphasis on technology, 21st Century citizens are required to acquire basic digital literacy competencies. In this…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Lee, Seung Hwan
The IDB's 2020 flagship book, “From Structures to Services,” seeks to motivate us to think about today's basic infrastructure services and how technological disruption will change the way…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Yoon, Seung-Joon
The IDB's 2020 flagship book, “From Structures to Services,” seeks to motivate us to think about today's basic infrastructure services and how technological disruption will change the way…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Kim, Ho-Young;Kang, Dong-Won
The IDB's 2020 flagship book, “From Structures to Services,” seeks to motivate us to think about today's basic infrastructure services and how technological disruption will change the way…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol;Lage de Sousa, Filipe;Merchán, Federico
This paper uses the sudden surge in Chinese competition faced by Brazil's manufacturers in the 2000s to revisit the findings from the literature on how productivity, innovation, and employment…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Lee, Changha;Zucchetti, Alessia;Olszewski, Brandon;Cobo, Cristóbal;Viik, Linnar;Kyllönen, Marjo;South, Joseph;Montaldo, Mariana;Ramos, Yolanda
As a consequence of the rapid spread of COVID-19, the entire world is suddenly engaged in the biggest distance learning experiment in history. In Latin America and the Caribbean, radio and TV have…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Lee, Changha;Zucchetti, Alessia;Olszewski, Brandon;Cobo, Cristóbal;Viik, Linnar;Kyllönen, Marjo;South, Joseph;Montaldo, Mariana;Ramos, Yolanda
Como consecuencia de la rápida propagación del COVID-19, el mundo entero está repentinamente inmerso en el mayor experimento de aprendizaje a distancia de la historia. En América Latina y el Caribe (…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Lee, Soohyung;Koh, Anna
South Korea is well known for its outstanding performance on international assessments of student achievement and learning. Both public and private investments are often considered key factors in…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Lee, Soohyung;Koh, Anna
In many Asian countries, such as South Korea, teaching is considered a very high-status profession. A teacher in South Korea must meet a minimum qualification, either by graduating from education…
Mar 2020
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio;Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique;Kim, Kyoung Woo;Park, Soontae
5G is a revolutionary mobile communication technology that will usher in the 4th Industrial Revolution and drastically change the society and economy of the future. Many countries around the world…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Molina, Danielken
In this paper, I use Colombian data from 1996-2013 to construct two datasets that are used to assess whether the China Shock has affected the future growth rates of productivity, employment level,…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.;Busso, Matías;Romero, Dario
We analyze how local labor markets in Mexico adjusted in response to an increase in Chinese import competition between 1998 and 2013. We exploit the spatial variation in import exposure arising from…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Castellanos, Sebastián;De la Lanza, Iván;Bray Sharpin, Anna;Lleras, Natalia;Lo Re, Luca;Amezola Rodríguez, Diana
La publicación está dirigida a tomadores de decisiones públicas que estén en las etapas iniciales de planeación de un sistema de bicicletas compartidas (SBC). Se basa en las lecciones aprendidas…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Pierola, Martha Denisse;Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis
This paper studies the impact of import competition from China on informality and wages in the Peruvian manufacturing sector in 20012010. Using data from the Peruvian Household Survey, we use a two-…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Mercado, Eduardo;Pierola, Martha Denisse;Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis
This paper studies the impact that import competition from China had on firms performance in the manufacturing sector in Peru in 20052015. Using a firm-level dataset that covers the universe of firms…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
In 2014, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences established the Latin America and the Caribbean and China Policy and Knowledge Summit. This initiative has…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Paz, Lourenço S.
The vigorous growth of the Chinese economy together with its growing role in international trade has raised fears of deindustrialization among developing countries. This study draws on the large…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.;Fentanes, Oscar
We study the impact of import competition on Mexican firm outcomes between 2003 and 2013 by exploiting variation in import penetration across industries. Focusing on the increase in import…