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): García Zaballos, Antonio; Huici, Héctor; Puig Gabarró, Pau; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Este documento analiza el estado de los fondos de servicio universal en América Latina y el Caribe y desarrolla recomendaciones específicas relativas a criterios de eficiencia, estabilidad,…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Silva Paredes, Mariana; Araujo Gutiérrez, Zuelclady Ma. F.; Ramírez García, José; Aliaga Lordemann, Javier; Noriega Navarrete, Diana Verónica; Hernández Carreto, Manuel Alejandro
This Guideline is a tool to address issues on EST in national and sectorial policies and plans to relieve the negative effects of climate change in LAC. Its main objectives are: i) To be a practical…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Genova, Jared; Sáenz, Luis; Caimanque, Rodrigo; Kopelman, Tatiana; Navarrete, Jesús
Este documento presenta la experiencia de Nueva Orleans en la construcción de la resiliencia de la ciudad a través del patrimonio cultural en respuesta a los efectos del huracán Katrina y las…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Genova, Jared; Sáenz, Luis; Caimanque, Rodrigo; Kopelman, Tatiana; Navarrete, Jesús
The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the various resilience planning frameworks and explore their connections to cultural heritage and practices with especial reference to the…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Berlinski, Samuel; Ferreyra, María Marta; Flabbi, Luca; Martin, Juan David
We develop and estimate a model of child care markets that endogenizes both demand and supply. On the demand side, families with a child make consumption, labor supply, and child-care decisions…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Aruoba, S. Boragan; Drazen, Allan; Vlaicu, Razvan
The opportunity to run for reelection provides a significant incentive for incumbent U.S. governors to exert effort, creating a disciplining effect. This improves policy outcomes by 4.9 percent.…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Aruoba, S. Boragan; Drazen, Allan; Vlaicu, Razvan
La oportunidad para presentarse a la reelección representa un incentivo importante para que los gobernadores actuales en Estados Unidos se esfuercen y creen un efecto disciplinante. Esto mejora los…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Bandiera, Antonella; Dinarte, Lelys; Rozo, Sandra; Schmidt-Padilla, Carlos; Sviatschik, María Micaela; Winkler, Hernán
Can repatriation inflows impact firm behavior in origin countries? To the extent that repatriated individuals bring large networks and know-how they can benefit local firms. We examine this question…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Bucheli, José R.; Fontenla, Matías
Migration between Mexico and the US has seen a sharp reversal. Since 2007 more Mexicans are returning home relative to those who are migrating to the United States. In light of recent research that…
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…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Lee, Changha; Zucchetti, Alessia; Olszewski, Brandon; Cobo, Cristóbal; Viik, Linnar; Kyllönen, Marjo; South, Joseph; Montaldo, Mariana; Ramos, Yolanda
As a consequence of the rapid spread of COVID-19, the entire world is suddenly engaged in the biggest distance learning experiment in history. In Latin America and the Caribbean, radio and TV have…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Lee, Changha; Zucchetti, Alessia; Olszewski, Brandon; Cobo, Cristóbal; Viik, Linnar; Kyllönen, Marjo; South, Joseph; Montaldo, Mariana; Ramos, Yolanda
Como consecuencia de la rápida propagación del COVID-19, el mundo entero está repentinamente inmerso en el mayor experimento de aprendizaje a distancia de la historia. En América Latina y el Caribe (…
May 2020
Author(s): Schoen, Daví Parente
New York City's success in providing high-quality, sustainable, ecologically productive and equity-promoting parks in recent years presents a number of important lessons for cities in Latin…
May 2020
Author(s): Schoen, Daví Parente
El éxito de la ciudad de Nueva York en los últimos años al proporcionar parques de alta calidad, sostenibles, ecológicamente productivos y que promueven la equidad, son una lección importante que…
May 2020
Author(s): Schoen, Daví Parente
O sucesso da cidade de Nova York nos últimos anos na provisão de parques sustentáveis de alta qualidade, ecologicamente produtivos e promotores da equidade oferece uma série de lições importantes que…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Ayres, João; Raveendranathan, Gajendran
We analyze a general equilibrium model of firm dynamics to study the effects of shocks to productivity, labor wedge, and collateral constraint (credit shock) on firm exit. We find that only the…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Castro Abril, Miguel
The new surge in electric vehicle (EV) charging in Texas can be served efficiently during the early morning hours with large wind generation, low electricity demand, low prices, and low environmental…