Jun 2019
Author(s): Orellana, Edgar; Páez, Tania; Urdaneta, Julio; de Waziers, Benedicte; Morales, Olga
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, el Departamento de Infraestructura y Energía del BID pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Daigger, Glenn T.; Voutchkov, Nikolay; Lall, Upmanu; Sarni, Will
Innovation is quickly and inevitably changing the way we think and provide infrastructure services. Processes are being transformed and boundaries across sectors shifted. In the era of smart homes…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
La juventud es una etapa crítica en la vida de las personas: un periodo de transición, en el que se han de tomar decisiones trascendentales en muchos ámbitos, especialmente en la educación y el…
May 2018
Author(s): Barreto-Dillon, Leonellha; Basani, Marcello; De Simone, Francesco; Cotlear, Blanche
La adopción de prácticas de transparencia es uno de los determinantes principales de la eficiencia de los proveedores y reguladores de servicios de agua y saneamiento (AyS). Esta es una de las…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Rivera León, Lorena; Mairesse, Jacques; Cowan, Robin
This paper provides evidence of the existence and determinants of the publication productivity gender gap in Mexico at the individual level, and its consequences for the Mexican scientific system and…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Nelson, Kara L.; Erickson, John
A case study was conducted in the intermittent drinking water distribution system in Arraiján, Panamá, a rapidly growing peri-urban area west of Panama City. Pressure, flow, turbidity and chlorine…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Juan, Ellis J.; Terraza, Horacio; Soulier Faure, Martin; Deregibus, Bernardo; Ramírez, Ignacio; Schwint, Alejandra; Moscoso, Guido
Esta publicación es el resultado de la compilación y la estandarización de 30 encuestas de opinión pública llevadas a cabo de 2011 a 2014 en diferentes ciudades intermedias y megaciudades de América…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This publication tells the story of the collaboration between the Inter-American Development Bank, PepsiCo, and the PepsiCo Foundation. At a February 2011 ceremony in Mexico City, a five-year…
May 2016
Author(s): Moreno de Acevedo Sánchez, Enrique
This document analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of the different management models of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean. SOEs are important in the region. In…
May 2016
Author(s): Moreno de Acevedo Sánchez, Enrique
Este documento de discusión tiene como objetivo analizar las ventajas y desventajas de los diferentes modelos de gestión de las empresas públicas en América Latina y el Caribe. Las empresas públicas…
May 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social
Executive summary of the the study that analyzes the workforce of the 500 largest Brazilian companies to reveal possible gender, ethno-racial, or educational inequalities or gaps due to age or…
May 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID); Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social
Sumário executivo do estudo que retrata o perfil do quadro dos funcionários das 500 maiores empresas do Brasil, mostrando desigualdades em sua composição social, racial e de gênero. A pesquisa também…
May 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social
This study analyzes the workforce of the 500 largest Brazilian companies to reveal possible gender, ethno-racial, or educational inequalities or gaps due to age or disability, with the goal of…
May 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social
Este estudio pretende analizar el público interno de las 500 empresas más grandes de Brasil, y mostrar los posibles desequilibrios en su composición en lo que se refiere a género, color o raza, rango…
May 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID); Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social
O estudo retrata o perfil do quadro dos funcionários das 500 maiores empresas do Brasil, mostrando desigualdades em sua composição social, racial e de gênero. A pesquisa também apresenta as…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel
This evaluation looked at the performance and sustainability of 100 water systems that were installed in Paraguay between 2004 and 2010 as part of a project supported by the IDB. As part of the study…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel
El presente estudio investiga la funcionalidad y sostenibilidad de 100 sistemas de agua instalados en Paraguay entre 2004 y 2010 como parte de un proyecto apoyado por el BID. Como parte del estudio…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Cornick, Jorge; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.
This paper discusses the organizational structure and technical, operational and political capabilities required for successful productive development policies (PDPs). It also discusses how…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
"We are mostly water." True or false? Strange as it may seem, it's true! Our bodies are 75 percent water. In fact, some animals such as jellyfish are up to 99 percent water - about the…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
En gran parte, somos agua ¿Verdadero o falso? Por extraño que suene ¡Es verdad! Nuestros cuerpos están constituidos en un 75% por agua. De hecho, hay animales como las medusas cuyos organismos pueden…