Jul 2019
Author(s): Bermudez, Tomas; Davis, Diane E.; Gallego-Lizón, Tatiana; Benton, Sarah; Blanco Blanco, Andrés; Razu, David; Arcia, Diego; Silva, Enrique; Soto Laveaga, Gabriela; Barrios, Douglas; Santos, Miguel Ángel; Santamaría, Juan; Segovia, Rubén; Silva, Jorge; Tomateo, Claudia; Vera, Felipe; Castro, Cesar; Joseph, Neha B.; Tzemou, Konstantina; Álvarez, Patricia; Kofman, Theodore ; Matthew, Samuel; Ramirez, Aaron; Seijas, Andreina; Summers, Claire; Wolf, Kate; Zwetzich, Diana; Tato, Belinda; Toledo, Jorge; Vallejo, José Luis; Chávez, Adriana; Stagno, Daniel
This publication summarizes the outcomes and lessons learned from the Fall 2017 course titled “Emergent Urbanism: Planning and Design Visions for the City of Hermosillo, Mexico” (ADV-9146). Taught by…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Urteaga Dufour, José Antonio; Cortina Correa, Lucía
El aprovechamiento de las energías renovables en las ciudades está creciendo notablemente, sin embargo, el potencial a nivel ciudad ha sido poco explorado. Este estudio que la Ciudad de México tiene…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Marquez Mees, Victoria Aurora
2018 représente un chaînon supplémentaire du processus de renforcement institutionnel pour le MICI, qui lui a permis de continuer à se positionner comme un interlocuteur fiable et transparent vis à…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Marquez Mees, Victoria Aurora
2018 has served as another link in MICI’s institutional strengthening process, which has allowed it to continue to position itself as a reliable and transparent interlocutor with its counterparts.…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Marquez Mees, Victoria Aurora
2018 ha representado un eslabón más en el proceso de fortalecimiento institucional del MICI, que le ha permitido seguir posicionándose como un interlocutor confiable y transparente ante sus…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Marquez Mees, Victoria Aurora
2018 representa mais um elo no processo de fortalecimento institucional do MICI, permitindo-lhe continuar a atuar como interlocutor confiável e transparente perante suas contrapartes. No total foram…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
Many countries in the Caribbean have been grappling with persistent fiscal imbalances and rising debt levels. The average debt to GDP ratio in the Caribbean in 2017 was 76.6 percent, higher than the…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Voege, Tom
The scope of this discussion paper is to describe the main trends disrupting transport services and the policy implications for Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries; this includes both those…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Ernest, William; Gutiérrez Juárez, Priscilla; Schneider, Christian; Finnovista
El estudio tiene como objetivo analizar el estado actual del ecosistema financiero de Costa Rica, tanto desde la industria tradicional hasta la irrupción de nuevos modelos de negocio provenientes de…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Deubelli, Teresa
Este estudo de caso contribui para a compreensão das políticas e práticas da Costa Rica destinadas a assegurar que sua infraestrutura crítica seja mais resiliente nas futuras catástrofes. Proporciona…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Deubelli, Teresa
This case study contributes insights into Costa Rica’s policies and practices aimed at ensuring its critical infrastructure is more resilient against future disasters. It provides an overview of…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Deubelli, Teresa
Este estudio de caso aporta información sobre las políticas y prácticas de Costa Rica consignadas a garantizar que su infraestructura crítica sea más resistente frente a futuros desastres.…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Dormal, Marta; Lazarte, Fabiola; Ore, Beatriz; Rubio-Codina, Marta
Un desafío en la evaluación de los servicios de desarrollo infantil es encontrar instrumentos de medición del desarrollo que sean lo suficientemente confiables y válidos para medir sus impactos. Dado…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Ospino, Carlos
¿Es posible modificar las habilidades socioemocionales de los trabajadores adultos? ¿Tienen estas habilidades algún impacto sobre la productividad de los trabajadores y de las empresas? Estas…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Maffioli, Alessandro; Aramburu, Julián; Figal Garone, Lucas; López, César Augusto
This paper estimates the impact of an agricultural technology adoption program on agricultural production and income using an experimental approach. The context of analysis is the Program for the…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Maffioli, Alessandro; Aramburu, Julián; Figal Garone, Lucas; López, César Augusto
Este documento estima el efecto que tiene un programa de adopción de tecnologías agrícolas en la producción y los ingresos utilizando un método experimental. El análisis se enmarca dentro del…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Asher, Sam
This Policy Brief argues that inclusion on any future adopted European Union (EU) AML/CFT list of high-risk third jurisdictions would be problematic for The Bahamas for three main reasons. First, EU…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Shik, Olga; Boyce, Rachel; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
The agricultural sector accounts for 3.8 percent of the GDP of Barbados and 2.9 percent of its jobs. The Government of Barbados considers agriculture to be one of the nation’s potential growth…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Quintana, Rodrigo; Cravo, Tulio
This paper explores for the first time the impact of a demand-driven training program on labor turnover at both firm and worker level. Launched in 2014 by the Ministry of Development, Industry and…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Deyal, Zubin; Gauto, Victor; Christie, Jason
The Year 2019 and Beyond
• Following the recent strong performance of the global economy, forecasts are slightly less optimistic for the future. In addition, downside risks have increased and…