Jan 2023
Author(s): Martin, Xavier;Vivanco, Fermín;Okumura, Masato;Herrera, Diego;Gallagher, Terence;Peláez, Paula;Navajas, Sergio
According to United Nations estimates, in the next 30 years, the number of people over the age of 65 will double from 750 million today to more than 1.5 billion. Globally, by 2050, the percentage of…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Martin, Xavier;Vivanco, Fermín;Okumura, Masato;Herrera, Diego;Gallagher, Terence;Peláez, Paula;Navajas, Sergio
Según estimaciones de Naciones Unidas, en los próximos 30 años, el número de personas mayores de 65 años se doblará de 750 millones actuales a más de 1.500 millones. Globalmente, en 2050 el…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Campoverde, Jose Israel;Granda, María L.;Saboin, José Luis
We estimate the effects of ICT capital and ICT use on firm output and total factor productivity in Ecuador, using a capital augmented production function. We study heterogeneities across 2 dimensions…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Keefer, Philip;Vlaicu, Razvan
We exploit new experimental and quasi-experimental data to investigate voters' intrinsic motivation to engage politically. Does having the right to vote increase engagement or, given significant…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Martínez Villarreal, Déborah;Díaz, Lina M.
En este documento, tendrá la oportunidad de aprender sobre una intervención diseñada para aumentar las tasas de vacunación contra el virus del papiloma humano (VPH) en Bogotá, siguiendo los pasos de…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Martínez Villarreal, Déborah;Díaz, Lina M.
In this toolkit, you will learn about an intervention designed to increase HPV vaccination rates in Bogota by following the steps of the IDB Behavioral Economics Group methodology: define, diagnose,…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Olivera, Javier;Valderrama, José A.
We study the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the pension policy response on the private and public pension systems of Peru. We find that the policies allowing early withdrawals from the private…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Stampini, Marco;Bosch, Mariano
Este documento, basado en el Documento de Marco Sectorial de Protección Social y Pobreza, tiene el propósito de mostrar el estado actual de la protección social en América Latina y el Caribe. Para…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Castro, Rubén;González, Leonardo;Schiappacasse, Ignacio;Tapia, Juan
The Chilean pension system was hit hard during 2020-2021 by the withdrawal of 25 per cent of the individual pensions funds accumulated by 2019, an amount equivalent to 20 per cent of Chiles GDP. We…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Rofman, Rafael;Baliña, Joaquín;López Méndez, Emanuel
This paper presents a first approximation to assess the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on Argentinas pension system in both the short and medium/long-term. To this end, we have used the Pension…
Oct 2022
Author(s): De Simone, Francesco;Mejia, Camila;Martinez-Carrasco, José;Perez-Vincent, Santiago M.;Villalba, Harold
Family violence is a critical development challenge in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), carrying high health, social, and economic costs and increasing the risk of perpetuating the cycle of…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Garganta, Santiago;Pinto, María Florencia;Zentner, Joaquín
Este trabajo investiga el posible impacto de una extensión en la jornada escolar sobre la fecundidad adolescente. En particular, se estudia el caso del programa “Jornada Escolar Extendida” (JEE) en…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Garganta, Santiago;Pinto, María Florencia;Zentner, Joaquín
Este trabajo investiga el posible impacto de una extensión en la jornada escolar sobre la fecundidad adolescente. En particular, se estudia el caso del programa “Jornada Escolar Extendida” (JEE) en…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Urquidi, Manuel;Chalup, Miguel;Durand, Guillaume
In Paraguay, the earning gap between men and women is widest in the informal sector, especially among groups with less education and from rural areas. But there is a heterogeneous income gap that…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Urquidi, Manuel;Chalup, Miguel;Durand, Guillaume
En Paraguay se puede apreciar que la brecha de ingresos laborales entre hombres y mujeres está concentrada principalmente en el sector informal, específicamente en grupos con menores niveles…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.;Hidalgo, Sofía
Perú, como la mayoría de los países de la región, enfrenta cambios demográficos importantes: la población adulta mayor aumenta a un ritmo acelerado mientras que los adultos y jóvenes disminuyen…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Barone, Victoria;Cristia, Julian P.;Yarygina, Anastasiya
This document describes the methodology used to select the evaluations, code the variables and generate the results presented in the SkillsBank.
Jul 2022
Author(s): Kinnan, Cynthia;Samphantharak, Krislert;Townsend, Robert;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
In village economies, small firm owners facing idiosyncratic shocks adjust production by cutting spending and reducing employment. Households with whom they trade inputs and labor scale back their…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Benedetti, Fiorella;Acuña, José;Fabiani, Beatrice
Telecare is a remote care service that has flourished in recent years because of the many benefits it offers to users, their caregivers, and the health and social services system as a whole. In…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Benedetti, Fiorella;Acuña, José;Fabiani, Beatrice
La teleasistencia es un servicio de cuidado remoto que ha crecido significativamente en los últimos años a nivel global como consecuencia de sus múltiples beneficios para los usuarios, sus cuidadores…