May 2021
Author(s): Tennant, David
The datasets come from two surveys of Jamaican businesses conducted between May and June 2020. Two sets of self-administered surveys were conducted using Survey Monkey. A very small sample of…
May 2021
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Frisancho, Verónica
This study examines the gendered effects of early and sustained exposure to high-performing peers on female educational trajectories. Exploiting random allocation to classrooms within middle schools…
May 2021
Author(s): Vadillo Quesada, Clara; Peón, Gonzalo; González Madrazo, Eloy; Medina Cardona, Sonia N.; Rello Rincón, Emilio; Vidal Masip, Félix
La presente guía está dirigida a autoridades públicas, especialistas del sector privado y la sociedad civil, y otras partes interesadas en fomentar una micromovilidad segura, sostenible y equitativa…
May 2021
Author(s): Dewez, Raphael; Chiavassa, Nathalie
The IDB has been a predominant partner supporting Haiti development efforts for many years. Nowadays, the IDB is the main source of investment for the country.
Considering the vital weight…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Vargas, Fanny; Anglade, Boaz
A pesar de que la fertilidad total ha disminuido en toda América Latina, la fertilidad adolescente continúa siendo de las más elevadas del mundo. Este documento examina las tendencias del embarazo…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Laloum, Mélanie; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta
Con altas tasas de emigración, los hogares de la región de Centroamérica, República Dominicana, México y Haití, en particular los más vulnerables, son muy dependientes del envío de remesas familiares…
Apr 2021
Author(s): BID Lab; Universidad de Piura; Fundación Telefónica; Cámara de Comercio, Turismo e Industria de Ica
En el año 2017, la Fundación Telefónica Movistar y el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), mediante su laboratorio de innovación BID Lab, empezaron un proyecto denominado Integración del impacto…
Apr 2021
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia; Ferro Venegas, María de la Paz; Carneiro, Pedro
Un desafío clave de la política pública es cómo llevar a escala programas de primera infancia efectivos. Si la entrega de estos programas pudiera hacerse a través de la infraestructura de servicios…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Busso, Matías; González, María P.; Scartascini, Carlos
Telemedicine can expand access to health care at relatively low cost. Historically, however, demand for telemedicine has remained low. Using administrative records and a difference-in-differences…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Madrigal Barquero, Diana; Pérez Monforte, Sergio
The Shit Flow Diagram (SFD) graphic is an advocacy tool that aims to assist technical and non-technical stakeholders to implement plans and programs related to urban sanitation. The SFD methodology…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Biscan, Benjamin; Pérez Monforte, Sergio; Schöbitz, Lars; Kilbride, Anthony
The Shit Flow Diagram (SFD) graphic is an advocacy tool that aims to assist technical and non-technical stakeholders to implement plans and programs related to urban sanitation. The SFD methodology…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Martínez Villarreal, Déborah; Parilli, Cristina; Rojas Méndez, Ana María; Scartascini, Carlos; Simpser, Alberto
Willingness to download health applications could be increased by addressing data privacy concerns indirectly. In Mexico, a survey experiment explored different priming prompts and their effect on…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Oliveri, María Laura
Ecuador case study summary website "Panorama of Aging and Long-term Care".
Apr 2021
Author(s): Oliveri, María Laura
Resumen del caso de estudio de Ecuador del sitio web "Panorama de envejecimiento y atención a la dependencia".
Apr 2021
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Schady, Norbert
This document compares three versions of the same home visiting model, the well-known Jamaica model, which was gradually scaled-up from an efficacy trial (proof of concept) in Jamaica, to a pilot in…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Schady, Norbert
Este documento compara tres versiones del mismo modelo de visitas domiciliarias, el conocido modelo de Jamaica, en su proceso de ser escalado de forma gradual desde un primer estudio de eficacia (…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Arteaga Garavito, Maricruz; Beuermann, Diether; Khadan, Jeetendra
A nationally representative telephone survey on the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic in Suriname was conducted during the month of August in 2020. This paper presents a summary of the main…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Koussa, Michelle; Hernández Agramonte, Juan Manuel
Learning to cope with disappointments and overcoming obstacles is part of growing up. By conquering some challenges, children develop resilience. Such normal stressors may include initiating a new…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Koussa, Michelle; Hernández Agramonte, Juan Manuel
Aprender a sobrellevar las decepciones y vencer los obstáculos es parte del crecimiento. Al superar algunos desafíos, los niños desarrollan la resiliencia. Dentro de esos factores de estrés normales…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Heresi, Rodrigo
I study the firm-level dynamic response of a commodity-exporting economy to global cycles in commodity prices. To do so, I develop a heterogeneous-firms model that endogenizes declines in aggregate…