Aug 2018
Author(s): Chauvin, Juan Pablo
Gender segmentation in the labor market is widespread. However, most existing studies of the effects of labor demand shocks on local economies assume away gender. In this paper, I show that local…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Chauvin, Juan Pablo
Do education investments improve regional labor market outcomes? In principle, education could lead to higher local productivity, but potential benefits to local economies could be muted if the…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Panadeiros, Monica; Pessino, Carola
El envejecimiento poblacional que caracterizará la evolución demográfica de los países latinoamericanos en las próximas décadas es probable que vaya acompañado de presiones para incrementar el gasto…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Jarquín, María José; Roseth, Benjamin
La Auditoría de Desempeño es una de las áreas más importantes de la evolución de las Entidades Fiscalizadoras Superiores de América Latina y el Caribe en las últimas dos décadas. A partir de la…
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…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Schreiner, Clara
This case study is one of ten international studies developed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in association with the Korean Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), for the…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Schreiner, Clara
Este estudo de caso de Cidades Inteligentes faz parte de um conjunto de dez estudos de casos internacionais desenvolvidos pelo Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID) em colaboração com o…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Larraín Ríos, Guillermo
Este informe, que inicia una serie que se denominará "En Ruta hacia la Integración Financiera", tiene por propósito principal proponer una estrategia de integración financiera en América…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Larraín Ríos, Guillermo
El mapeo de la regulación actual comprendió la revisión del marco legal y normativo de los países Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, México y Perú, estructurado bajo los temas que se detallan a…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Marini Ferreira, Caio
O presente estudo tem por finalidade apresentar uma análise da iniciativa liderada pelo Governo do Estado de Minas Gerais, Brasil, denominada MINAS FÁCIL, por encomenda do Banco Interamericano de…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Abbott Galvão, Luísa
This report outlines the results of a preliminary case study of the portrayal by the news media of violence against women in Latin America and the Caribbean. It focuses on national print news…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Abbott Galvão, Luísa
El presente informe detalla los resultados obtenidos a partir de un estudio decaso realizado con el fin de analizar el modo en que los medios de comunicación retratan la violencia contra la mujer en…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Gallego, Juan Miguel; Gutiérrez, Luis H.
Adoption of information and communication technologies (ICTs) has been slow in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) countries and is not widespread. There is a digital divide between and within…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Marín, Anabel; Stubrin, Lilia; da Silva Jr., J. J.
Argentina and Brazil are world leaders in agriculture; they have expanded production massively recently and have pioneered the adoption of agricultural technology intensive inputs. An important…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Portela Souza, André; Lima, Lycia; Arabage, Amanda; Camargo, Juliana; de Lucena, Thiago; Soares, Sammara
The past decade has witnessed an unprecedented surge in the emphasis given to the role of vocational education and training in Brazil. This has been characterized by an increasing flow of resources…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Horta Nogueira, L.A.; Haddad, J.; Borges da Silva, L.E.; Lambert-Torres, Germano
The Brazilian continental dimensions and diversified natural resources are proportional to the challenges to develop its infrastructure sustainably and supply proper public services to more than 200…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Boueri, Rogério; Mac Dowell, Maria Cristina; Pineda, Emilio; Bastos, Fabiano
This study uses Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to evaluate the efficiency of state public education systems in Brazil. State government spending on education and state gross domestic product are…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Boueri, Rogério; Mac Dowell, Maria Cristina; Pineda, Emilio; Bastos, Fabiano
Este estudio utiliza la metodología DEA (Data Envelopment Analysis o Análisis Envolvente de Datos) para evaluar la eficiencia de los sistemas de educación pública estaduales de Brasil. Se utilizaron…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Boueri, Rogério; Mac Dowell, Maria Cristina; Pineda, Emilio; Bastos, Fabiano
Este estudo utiliza a metodologia DEA (Data Envelopment Analysis) para avaliar a eficiência dos sistemas de educação públicos estaduais no Brasil. O gasto público estadual com educação e o produto…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Rivas, Gonzalo
Diversos países de América Latina y el Caribe se encuentran impulsando políticas de estímulo al emprendimiento dinámico. A partir de la revisión de iniciativas desarrolladas en Brasil, Chile y…