Jul 2020
Author(s): Banque Interaméricaine de Développement
L’objectif de l’Enquête sur les Conditions de Vie et Développement Social en Haïti du Nord (Living Conditions and Social Development Survey, ou LCSDS) est d’évaluer et suivre les conditions…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
The COVID-19 crisis will have devastating implications for countries around the worldparticularly tourism-dependent economies. This paper highlights the vulnerability of many Latin American and…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Hoffmann, Bridget; Armangue i Jubert, Tristany; Parrado, Eric
Investors' interest in investments that consider environmental, social, and governance factors (ESG investments) is increasing as they seek investments that combine financial returns with…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Rapoport, Nina; Rojas Méndez, Ana María; Scartascini, Carlos
Las ciencias del comportamiento se están convirtiendo en una de las herramientas clave de política pública con las que cuentan los países, y el BID se ha posicionado a la vanguardia de este campo en…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Rapoport, Nina; Rojas Méndez, Ana María; Scartascini, Carlos
Las ciencias del comportamiento se están convirtiendo en una de las herramientas clave de política pública con las que cuentan los países, y el BID se ha posicionado a la vanguardia de este campo en…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Schady, Norbert
Very few developing countries have long-term longitudinal surveys that have followed children from the early years throughout their adult life, with low attrition rates and large sample sizes. This…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Gauto, Victor; Mooney, Henry
Guyana's economy is on the verge of a historic transformation owing to recent oil discoveries. In this context, maximizing the benefits of faster growth and increased revenues will depend…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
The COVID-19 pandemic threatens global food supply chains in many ways. As workers are prevented to access fields and processing facilities, containment measures drive supply shocks, particularly in…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
La pandemia del coronavirus amenaza las cadenas globales de valor de alimentos a través de varios canales. Las medidas de contención generan shocks de oferta, particularmente en los sectores…
May 2020
Author(s): Balza, Lenin; Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Macedo, Demian; Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
This paper revisits the relationship between private participation, regulatory governance and the performance of the electricity sector in 18 Latin American countries over the last five decades.…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Davis, Lucas; Martinez, Sebastian; Taboada, Bibiana
These data were collected for the evaluation of a field trial in Mexico in which a quasi-random sample of new homes was provided with insulation and other energy efficiency upgrades. The field trial…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Martínez Villarreal, Déborah; Rojas Méndez, Ana María; Scartascini, Carlos
Con miles de casos nuevos y muertes confirmadas a diario en todo el mundo, el nuevo coronavirus y la enfermedad que provoca, COVID-19, están impactando todos los rincones del planeta. Para detener el…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Martínez Villarreal, Déborah; Rojas Méndez, Ana María; Scartascini, Carlos
Com milhares de novos casos e óbitos confirmados diariamente em todo o mundo, o novo coronavírus e a doença que ele provoca, a Covid-19, estão afetando os quatro cantos do planeta. Para deter o…
Mar 2020
Author(s): Seminario, Bruno; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra; Palomino, Luis
En esta investigación estudiamos la distribución regional del ingreso en el Perú desde 1795 hasta el 2017. Para lograr este objetivo, reconstruimos las series regionales de PIB y población de…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Carballo, Jerónimo; Marra de Artiñano, Ignacio; Gómez Decker, Federica
Los resultados de las evaluaciones de impacto realizadas indican que las asistencias brindadas por URUGUAY XXI han contribuido de manera significativa a aumentar y diversificar las exportaciones de…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Índice de Mejores Trabajos es una herramienta para el análisis comparativo de los mercados laborales en América Latina. Este índice mide el estado del empleo en los países a través de dos…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura
This paper presents an assessment of financial market development, access, and inclusion for Barbados. Based on a review of indicators, survey data, and other metrics, our analysis suggests that…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Pardo Abello, Rafael; Llorente Carreño, Blanca
La inclusión de personas con discapacidad es de gran interés para la región porque impacta retos para su desarrollo. Este tema destaca, por un lado, la situación de exclusión social y desigualdad que…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Yurivilca, Rossemary
At the IDBG Annual Meeting in 2016, the Board of Governors resolved to endorse the goal to increase finance for climate change-related projects in Latin America and the Caribbean to 30% of the IDB’s…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Yurivilca, Rossemary
At the IDBG Annual Meeting in 2016, the Board of Governors resolved to endorse the goal to increase finance for climate change-related projects in Latin America and the Caribbean to 30% of the IDB’s…