Dec 2020
Author(s): Fisbhen, Marco; Sahate, Victor; Duarte, Augusto
In Brazil, income and race impact on standardized test grades. Standardized test grades are the sole criterion for access to most public universities, or the top higher education institutions. In…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Fisbhen, Marco; Sahate, Victor; Duarte, Augusto
No Brasil, renda e raça afetam as notas de exames padronizados. As notas nesses exames são o único critério de acesso à maioria das universidades públicas, ou as melhores instituições de ensino…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Mooney, Henry; Bollers, Elton; Rosenblatt, David; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Frazier, Gralyn; McCaskie, Ariel; Khadan, Jeetendra; Abdul-Haqq, Nazera; Gauto, Victor
For most Caribbean countries, the COVID-19 pandemic will translate into the deepest single-year contraction of real GDP on record in 2020. With the exception of Guyana, countries have experienced…
Dec 2020
Author(s): García, Pablo M.; Rozemberg, Ricardo; Barafani, Magdalena; Suominen, Kati; Cram Martos, Virginia; Corcuera-Santamaría, Sandra; Moreno, Michelle; Cornejo, Rafael; Carballo, Ignacio E.; Radl, Alejandra; Cano, Lorena; Fan, Ziyang; Lin, Jesse
Blockchain - una de las tecnologías 4.0 - se expandió hacia el comercio internacional. Es una oportunidad para América Latina y el Caribe al optimizar sus procesos: trazabilidad de mercadería,…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Genova, Jared; Sáenz, Luis; Caimanque, Rodrigo; Kopelman, Tatiana; Navarrete, Jesús
Este documento presenta la experiencia de Nueva Orleans en la construcción de la resiliencia de la ciudad a través del patrimonio cultural en respuesta a los efectos del huracán Katrina y las…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Genova, Jared; Sáenz, Luis; Caimanque, Rodrigo; Kopelman, Tatiana; Navarrete, Jesús
The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the various resilience planning frameworks and explore their connections to cultural heritage and practices with especial reference to the…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Manjarrés, José Francisco; Alvarez, Lourdes; Bogado, Eduardo; Oyamada, Jorge; Morales, Olga; De Waziers, Benedicte
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…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Denaro, Desirée
The lack of motivation and sense of community within schools have proven to be the two most relevant factors behind the decision to drop out. Despite the notable progress made in school access in…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Denaro, Desirée
La falta de motivación y de sentido de comunidad dentro de las escuelas han resultado ser dos importantes factores que subyacen en la decisión de abandonar los estudios. A pesar de que los países de…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides an overview of the IDB's performance on sovereign-guaranteed outputs and lending program priorities. The QBR identifies trend deviations from IDB…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
En la región, el Grupo Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) lidera la transformación del sector transporte impulsando iniciativas que utilizan la tecnología para transformar los sistemas de…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En la región, el Grupo Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) lidera la transformación del sector transporte impulsando iniciativas que utilizan la tecnología para transformar los sistemas de…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Rosenblatt, David; Giles Álvarez, Laura; McCaskie, Ariel; Gauto, Victor; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Abdul-Haqq, Nazera
Except for Barbados, the Caribbean region experienced a new surge of Covid cases in the middle of this summer. Several factors contributed to this unfortunate situation: a rise in imported cases as…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Fazio, Maria Victoria; Hand, Anne; Keller, Lukas; Rodríguez Tapia, Catalina; Silva Porto, María Teresa
COVID-19 has been a catalyst for three technologies that had had slow adoption rates until just a few months ago: teleworking, on-demand digital platforms, and online training. This is evidenced by…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Fazio, Maria Victoria; Hand, Anne; Keller, Lukas; Rodríguez Tapia, Catalina; Silva Porto, María Teresa
El COVID-19 ha actuado como un catalizador de tres tecnologías que habían tenido una adopción lenta hasta hace apenas unos meses: el teletrabajo, las plataformas digitales de trabajo bajo demanda y…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Fazio, Maria Victoria; Hand, Anne; Keller, Lukas; Rodríguez Tapia, Catalina; Silva Porto, María Teresa
COVID-19 has been a catalyst for three technologies that had had slow adoption rates until just a few months ago: teleworking, on-demand digital platforms, and online training. This is evidenced by…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Fazio, Maria Victoria; Hand, Anne; Keller, Lukas; Rodríguez Tapia, Catalina; Silva Porto, María Teresa
El COVID-19 ha actuado como un catalizador de tres tecnologías que habían tenido una adopción lenta hasta hace apenas unos meses: el teletrabajo, las plataformas digitales de trabajo bajo demanda y…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Goldemberg, Diana; Genone, James; Wisor, Scott
Bridging the skills gap is necessary to increase productivity and equity. In Latin America and the Caribbean, this challenge has manifested in high rates of youth unemployment, informality, and…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Goldemberg, Diana; Genone, James; Wisor, Scott
Es necesario cerrar la brecha de habilidades para aumentar la productividad y la equidad. En América Latina y el Caribe, este desafío se ha traducido en altas tasas de desempleo juvenil, informalidad…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rivas, Pablo
Technology has comprehensively transformed societies. We work, interact, buy, and travel differently from what we did in the past decade. The speed with which changes will continue to alter our…