Nov 2021
Author(s): Bonzi Teixeira, Augusto;Boeck Daza, Eric Fernando;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle;Weiss, Mariana;Daltro, Yuri;Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel;Montanez, Leopoldo
The Electrokit is an initiative created by the IDB to strengthen transformation and continuous improvement of electric utilities in the LAC region. The Electrokit is organized in 16 activities that…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Bonzi Teixeira, Augusto;Boeck Daza, Eric Fernando;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle;Weiss, Mariana;Daltro, Yuri;Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel;Montanez, Leopoldo
The Electrokit is an initiative created by the IDB to strengthen transformation and continuous improvement of electric utilities in the LAC region. The Electrokit is organized in 16 activities that…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Janson, Nils;Bulbena, Laura
Due to the current health crisis caused by COVID-19, the Water Utilities that provide Water and Sanitation services have seen their financial capacity affected to ensure the adequate provision of…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Cifuentes, Luis A.;Cerda Gho, Viviana;Bohaud Ausset, Anne-Lise;Alarcón González, María Teresa;Cabrera Castro, Camila;Parra Arias, José Luis;López Gómez, Iván;Ochoa Herrera, Valeria;Flor Cevallos, Daniela;Flores Rendón, Camila;Scheel Mayenberger, Carlos;Cantú Garza, Andrea;Galarza Contreras, Elsa;Núñez Holgado, Christian
Aug 2021
Author(s): Cifuentes, Luis A.;Cerda Gho, Viviana;Bohaud Ausset, Anne-Lise;Alarcón González, María Teresa;Cabrera Castro, Camila;Parra Arias, José Luis;López Gómez, Iván;Ochoa Herrera, Valeria;Flor Cevallos, Daniela;Flores Rendón, Camila;Scheel Mayenberger, Carlos;Cantú Garza, Andrea;Galarza Contreras, Elsa;Núñez Holgado, Christian
En la Declaración sobre Gestión Sostenible del Plástico (2019), los países miembros de la Alianza del Pacífico (AP), Colombia, Chile, México, y Perú, junto a Ecuador, tomaron la decisión de enfrentar…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Gómez Vidal, Analía;Machado, Fabiana;Datshkovsky, Darcia
Tracking progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is critical to evaluate how far the water and sanitation sector is from achieving these targets, and to guarantee that the solutions…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Gómez Vidal, Analía;Machado, Fabiana;Datshkovsky, Darcia
Medir el progreso hacia los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) es crítico para evaluar la evolución del sector de agua y saneamiento y cuantificar cuán lejos se encuentra éste de alcanzar esos…
Jan 2021
Author(s): González, Aldo;Serebrisky, Tomás
El objetivo de esta nota es relevar los casos investigados por las agencias de libre competencia de las seis principales economías de la región de América Latina en el período 2010-2020 en los…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Adam, Isabelle;Fazekas, Mihály;Regös, Nóra;Tóth, Bence
The importance of transparency and governance as determinants of efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of service undoubtedly occupy a key place among the most relevant lessons learned from the…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Adam, Isabelle;Fazekas, Mihály;Regös, Nóra;Tóth, Bence
La importancia de la transparencia y la gobernanza como determinantes de la eficiencia, efectividad y calidad del servicio sin duda ocupa un lugar clave entre las lecciones más relevantes aprendidas…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Urbiztondo, Santiago;Navajas, Fernando;Barril, Diego
This paper presents an analysis of the main challenges faced by Argentina, regarding both institutional and tariff taxes subsidies accommodations, to properly handle the new opportunities behind…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Brichetti, Juan Pablo;Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Chisari, Omar O.;Mastronardi, Leonardo;Serebrisky, Tomás;Vila Martínez, Juan Pablo
En este trabajo se presentan los resultados de modelos de Equilibrio General Computado aplicados al análisis del impacto de la infraestructura en varios países de América Latina y el Caribe:…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Dutra, Joisa
While 12% of the world’s freshwater is located in Brazil, its unevenly distributed across the country. As a result, water scarcity is a real and present challenge in many areas across Brazil.…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Estache, Antonio;Serebrisky, Tomás
This paper argues that, while most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have managed to significantly improve the short-term efficiency of their infrastructure services since the widespread…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Sosa Escudero, Walter
This article discusses the possibilities of using big data and machine learning strategies to improve the provision of public services along many dimensions, including better access or quality and…
Oct 2018
Author(s): De Halleux, Morgane;Estache, Antonio;Serebrisky, Tomás
This paper matches country-specific performance and governance characteristics of the electricity sector in order to draw conclusions about the correlation between governance features and performance…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Coremberg, Ariel
La cuenta satélite de servicios de infraestructura (CSI) que se propone en esta Nota Técnica ofrece una nueva forma de abordar la prestación de los Servicios de Infraestructura (SI). Se trata de un…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Navajas, Fernando
Este estudio busca responder a la pregunta de cómo deberían los servicios públicos (domiciliarios) de infraestructura ser objeto de imposición, procediendo a revisar la literatura de imposición…
Feb 2017
Author(s): García Larumbe, Javier;Garcia Merino, Lucio Javier;Sasaki, Keisuke
La División de Agua y Saneamiento (INE/WSA) del BID lanzó en el año 2011 una herramienta para apoyar a las empresas operadoras de agua potable y alcantarillado sanitario en la identificación y…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Titan Engineering, Inc.
The primary objective of this Technical Note is to provide guidance to utility companies either for improving the operations-phase implementation of a current environmental management system or for…