Jul 2022
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Michalczewsky, Kathia
La invasión rusa a Ucrania representa un choque significativo para la economía mundial, que se produce al tiempo que la región de América Latina y el Caribe aún se está recuperando de la pandemia.…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Michalczewsky, Kathia
La invasión rusa a Ucrania representa un choque significativo para la economía mundial, que se produce al tiempo que la región de América Latina y el Caribe aún se está recuperando de la pandemia.…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Hanson, Craig;Lipinski, Brian;Nichols-Vinueza, Alex;Antonioli, Virginia;Espinoza, Laura;Kenny, Samantha;Sturzenegger, Germán;Espinola, Natalia
Food loss and waste (FLW) is a challenge affecting the Latin American and Caribbean region economically, socially, and environmentally. In 2015, nations of the world agreed to halve rates of retail…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Hanson, Craig;Lipinski, Brian;Nichols-Vinueza, Alex;Antonioli, Virginia;Espinoza, Laura;Kenny, Samantha;Sturzenegger, Germán;Espinola, Natalia
La pérdida y el desperdicio de alimentos (PDA) son retos que afectan a la región de América Latina y el Caribe de forma económica, social y ambiental. En 2015, las naciones del mundo acordaron…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Hanson, Craig;Lipinski, Brian;Nichols-Vinueza, Alex;Antonioli, Virginia;Espinoza, Laura;Kenny, Samantha;Pearson, Pete;Sturzenegger, Germán;Espinola, Natalia
The “Food Loss and Waste Country Progress Index” (“FLW Country Progress Index” or “the Index”) is designed to provide an objective assessment of the degree to which countries are taking steps toward…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Hanson, Craig;Lipinski, Brian;Nichols-Vinueza, Alex;Antonioli, Virginia;Espinoza, Laura;Kenny, Samantha;Pearson, Pete;Sturzenegger, Germán;Espinola, Natalia
El “índice sobre pérdida y desperdicio de alimentos” (“índice de PDA” o “el índice”) está diseñado para brindar una evaluación objetiva del grado en que los países están tomando medidas para reducir…
Jan 2022
Author(s): Rojas Méndez, Ana María
Pese a los avances recientes en la reducción de la brecha de género, las normas sociales vigentes y los estereotipos de género todavía asignan roles, capacidades y responsabilidades diferenciadas…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Reyes, Angela;Roseth, Benjamin;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
El acceso a documentos nacionales de identidad (DNI) es a menudo necesario para reclamar beneficios del gobierno. Sin embargo, aumentar su obtención puede ser especialmente difícil entre los grupos…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.;Bahar, Dany;Magendzo, Adrián;Zuluaga, Víctor
This paper reviews Israels early experience with dynamic entrepreneurship programs. Rather than discussing current policies, it focuses on two programs that were at the core of these policies since…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Arteaga Garavito, Maricruz;Beuermann, Diether;Giles Álvarez, Laura;McCaskie, Ariel
We conducted a telephone-based nationally representative survey of Barbados between May and June 2020. The main objective was to quantify the early consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. We document…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos;Valle Luna, Joanna
Interpersonal trust and trust in institutions have been falling steadily over the last couple of decades all over the world. This is particularly problematic because previous research has found…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
The COVID-19 crisis will have devastating implications for countries around the worldparticularly tourism-dependent economies. This paper highlights the vulnerability of many Latin American and…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
La COVID-19 tendrá consecuencias devastadoras para los países de todo el mundo, en particular para aquellos que dependen del turismo. Nuestro capítulo resalta que muchos países de América Latina y el…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Hoffmann, Bridget;Armangue i Jubert, Tristany;Parrado, Eric
Investors' interest in investments that consider environmental, social, and governance factors (ESG investments) is increasing as they seek investments that combine financial returns with…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Rapoport, Nina;Rojas Méndez, Ana María;Scartascini, Carlos
Behavioral insights are becoming part of the policy toolkit in countries around the world, and the IDB has positioned itself at the forefront of this movement in Latin America and the Caribbean. This…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Rapoport, Nina;Rojas Méndez, Ana María;Scartascini, Carlos
Las ciencias del comportamiento se están convirtiendo en una de las herramientas clave de política pública con las que cuentan los países, y el BID se ha posicionado a la vanguardia de este campo en…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Gauto, Victor;Mooney, Henry
Guyana's economy is on the verge of a historic transformation owing to recent oil discoveries. In this context, maximizing the benefits of faster growth and increased revenues will depend…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
The COVID-19 pandemic threatens global food supply chains in many ways. As workers are prevented to access fields and processing facilities, containment measures drive supply shocks, particularly in…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
La pandemia del coronavirus amenaza las cadenas globales de valor de alimentos a través de varios canales. Las medidas de contención generan shocks de oferta, particularmente en los sectores…
May 2020
Author(s): Balza, Lenin;Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Macedo, Demian;Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
This paper revisits the relationship between private participation, regulatory governance and the performance of the electricity sector in 18 Latin American countries over the last five decades.…