Dec 2021
Author(s): Groom, Simon;Armendáriz, Edna
The discussion paper analyzes international experience in megaproject management, identifying problems and delivery performance. The most important distortions are optimism bias and strategic…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Chung, Jinmyeong;Yoo, Jiseon
As the global economy and workforce are constantly being diversified with a greater emphasis on technology, 21st Century citizens are required to acquire basic digital literacy competencies. In this…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Colina Unda, Vanessa
How many times have you heard the term "human-centered design"? How about "human-centered technology"? These terms are often used interchangeably in conversations involving…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Colina Unda, Vanessa
¿Cuántas veces has escuchado el término "diseño centrado en personas"? ¿Qué tal "tecnología centrada en personas"? Estos términos se utilizan a menudo de manera intercambiable en…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Carlsson, Mikael;Messina, Julián;Skans, Oskar Nordström
Permanent demand shocks are the main driver of labor adjustments. A one standard deviation demand shock increases the net employment rate by 6 percentage points in the long run, while a technology…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Carlsson, Mikael;Messina, Julián;Skans, Oskar Nordström
Los shocks permanentes de la demanda son el principal motor de los ajustes laborales. Un shock de la demanda de una desviación estándar aumenta la tasa neta de empleo en 6 puntos porcentuales a largo…
Jan 2021
Author(s): Carlsson, Mikael;Messina, Julián;Skans, Oskar Nordström
This paper analyzes how labor ows respond to permanent idiosyncratic shifts in rm-level production functions and demand curves using very detailed Swedish micro data. Shocks to rms physical…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rennie, Gavin;Hartnett, Brad K.;Reyes, Victoria;Siegert, Dafna;Sandoval, Daniel;Banda, Maria
The objective of this project is to understand and analyze the innovation gap in the LAC regions power & utilities industry, using countries in Europe, Asia, and other regions as a benchmark. The…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rennie, Gavin;Hartnett, Brad K.;Reyes, Victoria;Siegert, Dafna;Sandoval, Daniel;Banda, Maria
El objetivo principal de este proyecto es comprender y analizar la brecha de innovación en la industria energética de la región de ALC, utilizando los países de Europa, Asia y otras regiones como…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Castellanos, Sebastián;De la Lanza, Iván;Bray Sharpin, Anna;Lleras, Natalia;Lo Re, Luca;Amezola Rodríguez, Diana
La publicación está dirigida a tomadores de decisiones públicas que estén en las etapas iniciales de planeación de un sistema de bicicletas compartidas (SBC). Se basa en las lecciones aprendidas…
Feb 2016
Author(s): López-Calva, Luis Felipe;Levy Algazi, Santiago
Over the last two decades Mexico has had an open trade regime, experienced macroeconomic stability, and made substantial progress in education. However, average workers¿ earnings have stagnated and…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Del Boca, Daniela
This paper discusses several approaches to examining the relationship between child care and mothers' labor supply. The focus is on child care for children aged 0-3, because this is a critical…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Cesa-Bianchi, Ambrogio;Pesaran, M. Hashem;Rebucci, Alessandro;Xu, TengTeng
This is the data used for the estimation of the GVAR model as in "China's Emergence in the World Economy and Business Cycles in Latin America" (access the study in the related URL…
Jan 2007
Author(s): Venables, Anthony J.;Maloney, William;Kokko, Ari;Bravo Ortega, Claudio;Lederman, Daniel;Rigobón, Roberto;De Gregorio, José;Czelusta, Jesse;Jayasuriya, Shamila A.;Blomström, Magnus;Xu, L. Colin;Ludema, Rodney;Manzano, Osmel;Martin, Will;Cuddington, John T.;Wright, Gavin
'Natural Resources: Neither Course nor Destiny' brings together a variety of analytical perspectives, ranging from econometric analyses of economic growth to historical studies of…
Jun 2006
Author(s): Hifab International AB
The purpose of this study is to document and give deeper substance to the link between math and science achievement and the economic performance of firms in the information and communications…
May 2004
Author(s): Crawley, Andrew;Vignoles, Christopher;Jessen, Anneke;Vodusek, Ziga;Ferrero, Lucas;Brenner, Yann;Covarrubias, María de la Paz
El propósito de este documento es presentar un análisis de la evolución de las relaciones económicas entre la UE y América Latina y el Caribe en el decenio iniciado a mediados de los años noventa.…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Leipprand, Anna;Pielen, Britta;Kraemer, R. Andreas
This paper discusses the importance and applicability of economic instruments in the context of water management. The paper presents a typology and associated examples of implementation from European…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Leipprand, Anna;Pielen, Britta;Kraemer, R. Andreas
Este informe incluye una reseña de la literatura y la información internacional disponible sobre la aplicación de instrumentos económicos en la gestión del agua, basada especialmente en la…
Sep 2002
Author(s): Ahnlid, Anders
The conditions for trade policy formulation have changed significantly in many, if not all, countries over the past decade. The scope of trade policy has increased. Trade policy interrelates more…
Sep 2002
Author(s): Ahnlid, Anders
Este documento se enfoca en el caso de Suecia y más específicamente en el proceso de consulta con la sociedad civil en la formulación de la posición del país en temas de la Unión Europea (UE) dentro…