Oct 2016
Author(s): Tomar, Louisa;Guicheney, William;Kyarisiima, Hope;Zimani, Tinashe
This paper analyzes different ways in which big data can be leveraged to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of government. It describes five cases where massive and diverse sets of information…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Lewis, James Andrew
Access to the Internet increases productivity, national income, and employment. Access to information catalyzes growth. However, these opportunities come with risk. Digital technologies are not…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Lewis, James Andrew
El acceso a Internet provoca un aumento de la productividad, del ingreso nacional y del empleo, y el acceso a la información cataliza el crecimiento. Sin embargo, estas oportunidades también…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura;Guerrero Compeán, Roberto
This publication identifies the main areas of research that the Citizen Security and Justice Cluster of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will undertake in the next four years. The Latin…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Wiseman, Jane
This paper is the first of the IDB's "Innovations in Public Service Delivery" series, which identifies and analyzes innovative experiences of promising practices in Latin America and…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín;Lafuente, Mariano;Santiso, Carlos
Center of Government institutions, which work directly with the Head of the Executive Branch at any level of government, are essential to provide direction and coherence to the government and to…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín;Lafuente, Mariano;Santiso, Carlos
Las instituciones de Centro de Gobierno, que trabajan directamente con el Jefe del Poder Ejecutivo en cualquier nivel de gobierno, son fundamentales para brindar dirección y coherencia al gobierno, y…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Elson, Christina;Estrada-Belli, Francisco
The Maya in a Millennial Perspective looks at the deep history of the lowland Maya. It examines what the Maya thought about the world around them and how they crafted nature into a flourishing…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Elson, Christina;Estrada-Belli, Francisco
Los Mayas en una Perspectiva Milenaria presenta la larga historia de la cultura maya, tal y como tomó forma en las tierras bajas. Examina lo que los mayas pensaron acerca del mundo que los rodeaba y…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Harbitz, Mia Elisabeth;Kentala, Kristo;Arcos Axt, Iván
In the world today, there are more than 400 million native English speakers and probably at least three times as many who speak English as a second language. Communicating with precision and clarity…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Harbitz, Mia Elisabeth;Kentala, Kristo;Arcos Axt, Iván
La evolución del tema de la identidad legal como un tema transversal para el desarrollo ha sido acompañada del reconocimiento de que existe una carencia de información de apoyo para llevar adelante…
May 2012
Author(s): Baena Olabe, Paloma;Kahn, Theodore
This technical note considers the role of information and communications technology (ICT) in promoting the use of information and active participation among various stakeholders in the context of…