Dec 2022
Author(s): Balsa, Ana;Bloomfield, Juanita;Cid, Alejandro
Los programas de crianza pueden mejorar las experiencias durante los primeros años, generando resultados de largo plazo en variables como el empleo, la salud, la educación y el salario. La necesidad…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Balsa, Ana;Bloomfield, Juanita;Cid, Alejandro
Parenting programs can improve experiences during the early years and generate long-term outcomes in variables such as employment, health, education, and salary. The need to scale up parenting…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Blackman, Allen;Dissanayake, Sahan;Martinez Cruz, Adan;Corral, Leonardo;Schling, Maja
We conduct a discrete choice experiment with leaders of a random sample of 164 Peruvian indigenous communities (ICs) - to our knowledge, the first use of rigorous stated preference methods to analyze…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Taylhardat, Adolfo
La competencia por la atracción de inversión extranjera directa (IED) se intensificó a partir del 2020 debido a la drástica caída de los flujos de IED y al incremento en el número de agencias…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Rentería Palomares, Zaira;Gutiérrez García, Jorge; Perdomo Rodríguez, Daniel
Global efforts to achieve the climate goals specified in the Paris Agreement pose major challenges for the global production system, because demand for clean fuels, metals, and minerals will increase…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The IDB Behavioral Economics Group is an interdepartmental working group on behavioral economics. For nearly a decade, armed with the tools and insights offered by psychology and economics, the IDB…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Grupo de Economía del Comportamiento del BID es un grupo de trabajo interdepartamental sobre economía del comportamiento. Durante casi una década, armado con las herramientas y conocimientos que…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Puig Gabarró, Pau;Martínez Garza Fernández, Ricardo;García Zaballos, Antonio;Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique;Dalio, Maribel
El objetivo que persigue el presente documento es analizar el conjunto de barreras que explican las brechas de infraestructura de conectividad digital de última milla a nivel municipal y recopilar…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín;Hübscher, Evelyne;Keefer, Philip;Sattler, Thomas
Why do individuals preferences for redistribution often diverge widely from their material self-interest? Using an original online survey experiment spanning eight countries and 12,000 respondents…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Villasmil, Ricardo
El documento se centra en comprender el impacto que la migración masiva de venezolanos ha tenido tanto en los familiares que permanecen en el país como en Venezuela como país de origen. Se examina la…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Campoverde, Jose Israel;Granda, María L.;Saboin, José Luis
We estimate the effects of ICT capital and ICT use on firm output and total factor productivity in Ecuador, using a capital augmented production function. We study heterogeneities across 2 dimensions…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David;Clayton, Khamal;Mooney, Henry;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Walters, Anna-Kaye;Graham, Monique;Teixeira, Gisele;Satnarine-Singh, Nirvana
Just as Caribbean economies are emerging from the sharp recessions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, a confluence of external shocks now complicates the recovery. Commodity prices started…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Ketterer, Juan Antonio;Ortega Andrade, Adrián;Martínez Álvarez, Juan;Fonseca, Daniel
This paper presents a new public policy instrument, national infrastructure platforms (NIPs), to promote investment in sustainable infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean. The region has…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Fernandez-Stark, Karina;Bamber, Penny ;Couto, Vivian
The textile and apparel industry is a highly globalized, multi-trillion-dollar sector. Today, production networks are dominated by low-cost Asian countries with very large labor-pools, which has made…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Fernandez-Stark, Karina;Bamber, Penny ;Couto, Vivian
The textile and apparel industry is a highly globalized, multi-trillion-dollar sector. Today, production networks are dominated by low-cost Asian countries with very large labor-pools, which has made…
Dec 2022
Author(s): León, John Jairo;Andrian, Leandro Gaston;Mondragón, Jorge
The dependence of many countries in the region on oil exports makes them vulnerable to oil price volatility. In particular, the sharp declines observed between 2014 and 2016 show how public finances…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Ansoleaga, Antonio;Fretes, Santiago;Valencia, María Paula
La presente nota técnica desarrolla una visión analítica sobre la efectividad de las operaciones con garantía soberana y sus determinantes -con un foco especial en CSC-, con el objetivo de generar…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Salazar-Xirinachs, José Manuel
El desarrollo del sector de dispositivos médicos (DMs) en Costa Rica obedece a la combinación del dinamismo del sector privado junto con la adopción de una política de desarrollo productivo (PDP)…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Keefer, Philip;Vlaicu, Razvan
We exploit new experimental and quasi-experimental data to investigate voters' intrinsic motivation to engage politically. Does having the right to vote increase engagement or, given significant…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Strazza, Luciano
Este informe de diagnóstico presenta los resultados de la evaluación del servicio civil de Perú, realizada en 2022 . Se basa en el marco metodológico elaborado en 2002 y en las buenas prácticas…