Oct 2021
Author(s): Hanna, Rema;Hoffmann, Bridget;Oliva, Paulina;Schneider, Jake
Male, younger, and higher-income respondents as well as those who perceived high pollution in recent days showed greater willingness to pay for SMS air quality alerts. Willingness to pay was…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Hanna, Rema;Hoffmann, Bridget;Oliva, Paulina;Schneider, Jake
Los encuestados varones, jóvenes y con mayores ingresos, así como quienes percibieron una alta contaminación en los últimos días, mostraron una mayor disposición a pagar por alertas SMS sobre la…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Navajas, Fernando;Ahumada, Hildegart;Espina-Mairal, Santos;Bermúdez, Guillermo
This technical note examines the interactions between infrastructure and productivity growth in Mexico. To address this relation, we follow an approach that seek to tie down infrastructure…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Martínez, André
El liderazgo femenino, entendido como la participación de las mujeres en la toma de decisiones económicas, se ha venido incrementando levemente en los últimos años, tanto a nivel mundial como en la…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Margot, Diego;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Much attention has been devoted to how much infrastructure investment LAC needs. Less attention has been devoted to where that investment comes from. This report examines how much LAC invests in…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Margot, Diego;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Durante las últimas décadas se ha prestado especial atención a cuánto es necesario invertir en infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Sin embargo, no ha ocurrido lo mismo en relación al…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Nin Pratt, Alejandro;Falconi, César;Ludeña, Carlos E.;Martel, Pedro
This study analyzes the performance of Latin America and the Caribbean's agriculture between 1980 and 2012 looking at the contribution of inputs, and total factor productivity (TFP) to growth in…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Balza, Lenin;Espinasa, Ramón
Oil producers small enough to be price takers without barriers to investment or production should have reacted positively to the fourfold price increase after 2002. The seven largest Latin American…
Aug 2013
Author(s): Antón, Arturo;Leal, Julio
This paper analyzes the aggregate effects of a revenue neutral fiscal-cum-social policy reform in a typical developing country that consists of two main changes: (1) the implementation of universal…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Velarde, Marco;Azuara Herrera, Oliver;Alonso, Pablo;Beuermann, Diether;Fevre, Chloe;Pecha, Camilo;Conroy, Hector;Sembler, Jose Ignacio
This country program evaluation (CPE) covers the 2007-2011 period. This evaluation pays particular attention to the relevance of the IDB's program in relation to Mexico's fundamental…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Velarde, Marco;Azuara Herrera, Oliver;Alonso, Pablo;Beuermann, Diether;Fevre, Chloe;Pecha, Camilo;Conroy, Hector;Sembler, Jose Ignacio
Esta Evaluación de Programa de País (EPP) cubre el período 2007-2011.La evaluación analiza particularmente la relevancia del Programa del BID en relación con los desafíos fundamentales de México,…
Aug 2012
Author(s): Busso, Matías;Fazio, Maria Victoria;Levy Algazi, Santiago
The laws that regulate relations between firms and workers in Mexico distinguish sharply between salaried and non-salaried workers, and they are at the root of the existence of informality. This…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Kirby, Carlos;Brosa, Nicolau
En América Latina y el Caribe, a pesar de las mejoras experimentadas a nivel logístico en los últimos años, persisten algunos problemas estructurales que suponen un freno a las exportaciones de las…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Artana, Daniel;Auguste, Sebastián
El presente trabajo presenta un enfoque metodológico que permite medir a nivel de planta y de sectores la informalidad y la productividad en forma conjunta de manera tal de poder entender mejor y…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Kirby, Carlos;Brosa, Nicolau
The logistics industry is one of utmost relevance and principally serves as a motor of private sec-tor development and growth of the economic sectors of a country or region. A logistics industry that…
Feb 2009
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This presentation was prepared for an IDB Seminar titled "Brainstorming Session: The Political Economy of Productivity: Actors, Arenas, and Policymaking," held on February 6th, 2009. This…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Shantong, Li
This presentation reviews the following topics: China in the world economy; industrial performance and competitiveness of China; features of trade of major Asian economies and preliminary exploration…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Murillo, Maria Victoria;Urízar H., Carmen;Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime;Menezes-Filho, Naercio Aquino;Ravina, Renato;Fachola, Gabriela;Sanguinetti, Juan;Pazello, Elaine;Kuhn, Peter;Lée, Sigfrido;Cassoni, Adriana;Torero, Máximo;Zegarra, Eduardo;Márquez, Gustavo;Ronconi, Lucas;Zylberstajn, Helio;Tommasi, Mariano;Labadie, Gastón J.;Chahad, Jose Paulo;Johnson, Susan
The subject of labor unions in Latin America provokes a variety of diverse and strongly held views. While some see unions as a way to protect workers' rights and ensure an equitable…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;López Córdova, José Ernesto
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Integración y Comercio del Diálogo Regional de Política para la V Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 14 y 15 de agosto de 2003. Da a conocer el…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;López Córdova, José Ernesto
¿Cuál es el impacto de la integración sobre la productividad? ¿Cuáles son los canales principales? ¿Existe en los acuerdos regionales alguna especificidad con relación a los efectos de la…