Apr 2020
Author(s): Blackman, Allen; Ibáñez, Ana María; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Keefer, Philip; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Schady, Norbert; Serebrisky, Tomás
The aim of this document is to examine the public policy options available to LAC countries and provide inputs for discussion by their governments. It focuses on the public policy challenges of…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Blackman, Allen; Ibáñez, Ana María; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Keefer, Philip; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Schady, Norbert; Serebrisky, Tomás
El objetivo de esta nota es discutir las opciones de política pública para los países de ALC y así proveer insumos de discusión para los gobiernos de la región. La nota se concentra en los retos de…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Blackman, Allen; Ibáñez, Ana María; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Keefer, Philip; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Schady, Norbert; Serebrisky, Tomás
O objetivo desta nota é discutir opções de políticas públicas para os países da ALC e, portanto, fornecer informações aos governos da região. A nota enfoca os desafios das políticas públicas para…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Aboal, Diego; Tacsir, Ezequiel
Several studies have highlighted information and communications technology (ICT) as a driver of firm productivity in developed countries. However, evidence of the impacts of ICT on services and…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Kim, Seung Keon; Jeong, Woo Soo; Park, Joon Ah
One of the world's poorest countries following the devastation of the Korean War, the Republic of Korea is now the world's fifth largest trading partner and a major manufacturer of…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Korea Energy Economics Institute
The IDB Annual Meeting was held in Busan in March, 2015. During the event, the Knowledge Sharing Forum took place to share development experiences and potential partnerships between Korea and Latin…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Park, Heejin; Choi, Jeung Yun; Yun, Jong Hyeok; Chae, Jae-Eun
Korea has invested heavily in education and the development of an education system aligned with its national development plans by adopting a sequential approach, both in terms of school levels and…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Santa Gadea, Rosario
Trade and investment have been the main drivers of economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and in the member countries of the Pacific Alliance (Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Gallego, Juan Miguel; Gutiérrez, Luis H.
Adoption of information and communication technologies (ICTs) has been slow in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) countries and is not widespread. There is a digital divide between and within…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Multiconsult y Cia. Ltda.
In 2013, Nicaragua ranked third in Latin America for investments in renewable energy. This was because Nicaragua's energy composition had a high level of renewable sources and investments in…
May 2015
Author(s): Portela Souza, André; Lima, Lycia; Arabage, Amanda; Camargo, Juliana; De Lucena, Thiago; Soares, Sammara
The past decade has witnessed an unprecedented surge in the emphasis given to the role of vocational education and training in Brazil. This has been characterized by an increasing flow of resources…
May 2015
Author(s): Lee, Sang Keon; You, Heeyoun; Kwon, Heeseo Rain
Under rapid urbanization that took place from around 1960 to 1990, the Republic of Korea has been facing various urban problems such as the expansion of urban slum, traffic congestion and…
May 2015
Author(s): Ryu, Kirak; Moon, Hanna
This study investigates Korea's success in the area of skills development and what role the Korean government played during the stages of Korean economic development since the 1960s. Major…
May 2015
Author(s): Horta Nogueira, L.A.; Haddad, J.; Borges da Silva, L.E.; Lambert-Torres, Germano
The Brazilian continental dimensions and diversified natural resources are proportional to the challenges to develop its infrastructure sustainably and supply proper public services to more than 200…
May 2015
Author(s): Tcha, MoonJoong
When considering countries of phenomenal economic development and growth, Korea is among the top tiers. While there are other economies with similar economic growth, including those of Singapore,…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Ezquiaga Arquitectura, Sociedad y Territorio S.L.
The developing region that has experienced one of the greatest urban growth in the world is Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). More than 80% of its population currently lives in cities and this…
May 2013
Author(s): Harbitz, Mia Elisabeth
The right to a name and nationality is not only one of the most fundamental human rights but also a requirement to access to basic and essential services such as health and education. This right is…
May 2013
Author(s): Anta, Rafael
La innovación permite encontrar y adoptar nuevos enfoques a problemas persistentes. En los países en vías de desarrollo, en particular, el efecto de la innovación puede ser especialmente…
May 2013
Author(s): Bretas, Fernando; Nery, Claudia; Mellinger, Yvon
Actualmente diversas ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe se encuentran ante el reto de corregir los pasivos ambientales y sociales generados por un crecimiento desordenado. En Brasil, el PROSAMIM…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Bezerra, Maria do Carmo
O tema objeto de estudo, Melhoramento de Bairros se apresenta como a maior demanda na carteira Procidades, em execução até 2011, respondendo por 43% do total dos investimentos. Importante esclarecer…