Nov 2021
Author(s): Galizia, Federico; Perraudin, William; Powell, Andrew; Turner, Timothy
Long-term development finance provided by Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) is key to advancing the United Nations 2015 Sustainable Development Goals. However, MDBs are constrained in their…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
As one of the leading development partners for Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC), the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB Group) is fully committed to lead by example on climate change…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Janson, Nils; Burkhard, Lindsay N.; Jones, Sara
The Caribbean Water Study describes the operational and financial performance of selected water utilities in the Caribbean as reported by the utilities as well as secodary sources, the situation of…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Navas, Cristian; Mix Vidal, Richard
En julio de 2019 se firmó un acuerdo entre el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo y el Ministerio de Transportes y Telecomunicaciones de Chile para avanzar en el desarrollo de nuevas aplicaciones…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Zamora, Paula
Introducing financial incentives to increase productivity in the public sector tends to be politically and bureaucratically cumbersome, particularly in developing countries. Behavioral interventions…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica; Herrera, Alejandro
Providing access to a financial diary app to graduating high school students improves financial literacy test scores and knowledge of market prices. The financial app also leads to greater levels of…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica; Herrera, Alejandro
Proporcionar acceso a una aplicación de diarios financieros a graduados recientes de la educación secundaria mejora las puntuaciones en educación financiera y el conocimiento de los precios de…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Chansky, Isadora; Ribeiro Fajardo, Gabriel; Rios, Jéssica Loyola Caetano; Palma, Juliana Bonacorsi de; Giannini, Pedro
Com o apoio de governos e instituições de pesquisa da América Latina e do Caribe, em 2020 o BID desenvolveu a Rede de Análise e Melhores Práticas em Parcerias Público-Privadas (Rede PPP), com o…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.
Analyses that examine the role of international standards on export performance has been concentrated on quality certifications. Very little is known about the impact of environmental certifications…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Alzuri, Pablo; Cabral Berenfus, Florencia; Paz, Santiago; Nowersztern, Ariel; Libedinsky, Pablo
Esta guía, realiza una recopilación y clasificación del conocimiento existente a nivel global en lo que respecta a normas, marcos de trabajo, estándares, buenas prácticas y guías de implementación de…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Navarro-Palau, Patricia; Prada, María Fernanda; Soares, Sammara
This paper studies the impact of online technical education offered to complement regular academic instruction in high school on student schooling outcomes. Using a regression discontinuity design…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Sánchez Ávalos, Roberto; González, Felipe; Ortiz, Teresa
A pesar de que existe un número importante de principios que buscan una IA ética, solo proporcionan una orientación de alto nivel sobre lo que debe o no hacerse en su desarrollo y existe muy poca…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Sánchez Ávalos, Roberto; González, Felipe; Ortiz, Teresa
A pesar de que existe un número importante de principios que buscan una IA ética, solo proporcionan una orientación de alto nivel sobre lo que debe o no hacerse en su desarrollo y existe muy poca…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Alzuri, Pablo; Cabral Berenfus, Florencia; Paz, Santiago; Nowersztern, Ariel; Libedinsky, Pablo
This guide compiles a compilation and classification of existing knowledge at a global level regarding norms, frameworks, standards, good practices and cybersecurity implementation guides, in order…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Alzuri, Pablo; Cabral Berenfus, Florencia; Paz, Santiago; Nowersztern, Ariel; Libedinsky, Pablo
Esta guía, realiza una recopilación y clasificación del conocimiento existente a nivel global en lo que respecta a normas, marcos de trabajo, estándares, buenas prácticas y guías de implementación de…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Berlinski, Samuel; Busso, Matías; Dinkelman, Taryn; Martínez, Claudia
We document large gaps between parents knowledge and school reports of students attendance and grades. Sending frequent text messages with information on attendance, grades and school behavior…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Berlinski, Samuel; Busso, Matías; Dinkelman, Taryn; Martínez, Claudia
Existen grandes brechas entre la información que tienen las familias y las escuelassobre la asistencia y las calificaciones de los estudiantes. El envío frecuente de mensajes de texto con información…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Cafferata, Fernando G.; Hoffmann, Bridget; Scartascini, Carlos
Trust in government and the perceived quality of public services are positively correlated with support for an additional tax to improve air quality. Trust in government and the perceived quality of…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Cafferata, Fernando G.; Hoffmann, Bridget; Scartascini, Carlos
La confianza en el gobierno y la percepción de la calidad de los servicios públicos están correlacionadas positivamente con el apoyo a un impuesto para mejorar la calidad del aire. La confianza en el…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Hanna, Rema; Hoffmann, Bridget; Oliva, Paulina; Schneider, Jake
Male, younger, and higher-income respondents as well as those who perceived high pollution in recent days showed greater willingness to pay for SMS air quality alerts. Willingness to pay was…