Oct 2022
Author(s): Pierri, Gastón;Jarquín, María José;De Michele, Roberto;Dassen, Nicolás
En los últimos años, los países latinoamericanos han sufrido actos de corrupción que han afectado las percepciones de la ciudadanía en la efectividad del gobierno. Utilizando experimentos…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Alvarez Pagliuca, Claudia;Martínez Álvarez, Juan;Pereira Dos Santos, Pablo;Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
Mientras que la región presenta un amplio potencial de mejora de eficiencia en inversión pública (hacer más con menos recursos disponibles) resulta crucial potenciar mecanismos que incentiven a una…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Balza, Lenin;De Los Rios, Camilo;Rivera, Nathaly M.
Do resource-extraction booms crowd out postsecondary education? We explore this question by examining the higher education-related decisions of Chilean high school graduates during the 2000s…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Garganta, Santiago;Pinto, María Florencia;Zentner, Joaquín
This paper investigates the potential impact of extended school days in reducing teenage fertility. We study the Jornada Escolar Extendida program, which doubled the school-day length from 4 to 8…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Perdomo Rico, Juan Camilo
Structural changes in migratory flows in recent years have led to important demographic changes in the Latin American and Caribbean region. These changes have generated the need to increase the…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Perdomo Rico, Juan Camilo
Los cambios estructurales en los flujos migratorios en los últimos años llevan a cambios demográficos importantes en la región de América Latina y el Caribe. Estos cambios han generado la necesidad…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Pompeu, Gustavo;Rossi, José Luiz
The study of the predictability of exchange rates has been a very recurring theme on the economics literature for decades, and very often is not possible to beat a random walk prediction,…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Rossi, José Luiz;Piccioni, Carlos;Rossi, Marina;Cajueiro, Daniel
We investigated the predictability of the Brazilian exchange rate at High Frequency (1, 5 and 15 minutes), using local and global economic variables as predictors. In addition to the Linear…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Dumas, Patrice;Wirsenius, Stefan;Searchinger, Tim;Andrieu, Nadine;Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Eleven countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. Changes in the food system are critical to achieving these carbon neutrality goals, as…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Dumas, Patrice;Wirsenius, Stefan;Searchinger, Tim;Andrieu, Nadine;Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Once países en América Latina y el Caribe se han comprometido a alcanzar cero emisiones netas hacia el 2050. Los cambios en el sistema alimentario son fundamentales para alcanzar dichos objetivos de…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Villalobos Dintrans, Pablo;Oliveira, Déborah;Stampini, Marco
El acelerado proceso de envejecimiento poblacional que experimenta América Latina y el Caribe implicará un aumento en el número de personas mayores con dependencia de cuidados. En este contexto, uno…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Laguyás, Natalia;Vivanco, Fermín;Carrasco, Carolina;Piedrafita, Carolina;De Ferrari, Camila
Recognizing the widespread concern that disruptions created by technology have not yet benefited middle- and low-income households, this study explores the potential of PropTech to positively impact…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Alarcon Lopez, Luis Guillermo;Ayala Roa, Mauricio;Marques da Costa Jacomassi, Eduardo
La incertidumbre al medir las brechas digitales representa un obstáculo importante que impide la extensión de la conectividad digital en zonas rurales. Este documento describe una nueva metodología…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Dolabella, Marcelo;Ko, Kwanghee;Choi, Hankyeung;Em, Honggi;Choi, Sungkyu;Kim, Yongseok;Lee, Da Sol;Chicola, Erica
The relationship between Korea and Latin American and the Caribbean has come a long way. As the two economies embraced trade with one another in the early 1990s, their connection went from being…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Dolabella, Marcelo;Ko, Kwanghee;Choi, Hankyeung;Em, Honggi;Choi, Sungkyu;Kim, Yongseok;Lee, Da Sol;Chicola, Erica
The relationship between Korea and Latin American and the Caribbean has come a long way. As the two economies embraced trade with one another in the early 1990s, their connection went from being…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Kaleagasi, Bartu;McCarthy, Sean;Beaumont, Peter
This publication presents six case studies of public policies that promote the development and use of geospatial technologies and applications, which can be categorized in five layers: institutions,…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Zanoni, Wladimir;Díaz, Lina M.;Hernández, Hugo;Arenas Ortiz, Catalina;Brauckmeyer, Gustav;Acevedo, Paloma;Zambrano, Omar
Esta nota técnica describe los aspectos conceptuales y metodológicos del diseño e implementación de un estudio experimental de campo conducido entre 2021 y 2022 para medir el tamaño y determinantes…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Goñi Pacchioni, Edwin A.;Reyes, Santiago
Este documento propone, a partir de la adaptación y unificación de metodologías de análisis de redes, una herramienta de mapeo, identificación y medición de las relaciones entre actores de…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Elías, Alison;Granada, Isabel;Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Ortiz, Paola;Romero, Jimena;Dávalos, Adela
En las últimas décadas, muchos países de la región vienen experimentando movimientos masivos de personas que huyen de la pobreza extrema, de situaciones de violencia o de dificultades socioeconómicas…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Busso, Matías;Irazoque, Nicolás;Park, Kyunglin
In this note, we describe the procedure used to search, filter and code information from studies that credibly measure the impact of managerial skills training on several specific outcomes (…