Feb 2019
Author(s): Core Collaboration Group LLC
380,000 is the number of lives transformed by the New Employment Opportunities (NEO) Initiative, during 2013-2018 period. In a region plagued by precarious rates of youth unemployment, NEO has…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
Youth is a critical stage in people's lives: a transition period in which transcendental decisions have to be made in many areas, especially in education and work. Knowing what lies behind the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
La juventud es una etapa crítica en la vida de las personas: un periodo de transición, en el que se han de tomar decisiones trascendentales en muchos ámbitos, especialmente en la educación y el…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
La juventud es una etapa crítica en la vida de las personas: un periodo de transición, en el que se han de tomar decisiones trascendentales en muchos ámbitos, especialmente en la educación y el…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea
La adolescencia es una etapa crítica en la vida en la que se toman decisiones clave para el futuro, incluidas las educativas y laborales. El objetivo central de este documento es revisar cuáles…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Rucci, Graciana; Urzúa, Sergio
Labor market institutions shape the return to workers’ skills. They define the incentives of firms and workers to invest in general and specific skills, affecting the returns to experience and tenure…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George; Mueller, Sven-Uwe; Meller, Hendrik; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Serebrisky, Tomás; Georgoulias, Andreas
This report investigates the nature and consequences of conflict in infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the first study on…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Pasha, Sukrishnalall; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon
Guyana is a country with abundant mineral wealth. Extractive industries, along with agriculture, drive the economy. Mining poses several inherent challenges due to its negative impact on the…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Acevedo-Daunas, Rafael M.; Sosa, Martín; González, Daniel; Partridge, William L.
Este Manual de Gestión Social, tiene como objetivo prevenir, mitigar y compensar los impactos sociales, y delinea las estrategias e instrumentos necesarios para su gestión en proyectos de…
May 2017
Author(s): Josling, Timothy; Boyce, Rachel; Valero, Sara; Mills, Anaitée ; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Alleng, Gerard
This document presents the results of a study that combines data on the emission of greenhouse gasses (GHG measured in CO2 equivalents) from farming activities with the incidence of policy incentives…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Cortés, René; Caldo, Alejandra; Granada, Isabel
Este documento busca desarrollar un marco conceptual de lo que se considera un megaproyecto de transporte con el objetivo de facilitar la definición, identificación y tratamiento diferencial de…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Beliz, Gustavo; Sánchez Sorondo, Marcelo; Stern, Nicholas; Conte Grand, Mariana; Sterner, Thomas; Corderi, David; Caffera, Marcelo; Alpízar, Francisco; Madrigal, Róger; Figueres, Christiana; Espinosa, Patricia; González, Arancha; Michaelowa, Axel; Maskin, Eric; Campos, Sergio; Sugathan, Mahesh; Letouzé, Emmanuel; Sangokoya, David; Ricard, Julie; Martínez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada; Edenhofer, Ottmar; Schultes, Anselm; Terraza, Horacio; Yépez-García, Ariel; Barbero, José A.; Kolstad, Charles; Cienfuegos, Rodrigo; Zamagni, Stefano; Valdés, Alberto; Rabassa, Mariano; Fernández, Víctor; Calvo, Cristina
Inspired by the encyclical Laudato Si', by Pope Francis, Nobel prizes and world experts pose concrete options for advancing in a regional eco-integration where social and environmental dimension…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Beliz, Gustavo; Sánchez Sorondo, Marcelo; Stern, Nicholas; Conte Grand, Mariana; Sterner, Thomas; Corderi, David; Caffera, Marcelo; Alpízar, Francisco; Madrigal, Róger; Figueres, Christiana; Espinosa, Patricia; González, Arancha; Michaelowa, Axel; Maskin, Eric; Campos, Sergio; Sugathan, Mahesh; Letouzé, Emmanuel; Sangokoya, David; Ricard, Julie; Martínez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada; Edenhofer, Ottmar; Schultes, Anselm; Terraza, Horacio; Yépez-García, Ariel; Barbero, José A.; Kolstad, Charles; Cienfuegos, Rodrigo; Zamagni, Stefano; Valdés, Alberto; Rabassa, Mariano; Fernández, Víctor; Calvo, Cristina
Inspirados por la encíclica Laudato Si' del Papa Francisco, premios Nobel y expertos mundiales plantean opciones concretas para avanzar en una eco-integración regional donde la dimensión social…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund
The Development Effectiveness Report is an annual analysis of the performance, effectiveness, and impact of the projects and activities of the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF). This 2016 edition…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Guerrero Cázares, Hernando
El presente documento busca establecer temas de interés para el inicio de un diálogo constructivo entre autoridades ambientales de América Latina, tanto en lo que concierne a licenciamiento como a…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Porcar, Beatriz; Arrasate, María Ignacia; Georgoulias, Andreas; Sawada, Emilio; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Meller, Hendrik
This evaluation applies the Envision Rating System on the Punta del Tigre Combined-Cycle Power Generation Project B (PTB) in Uruguay. Envisionis a unique system that assesses the sustainability of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Salo, James
Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are major sources of natural resource consumption and environmental impacts such as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. At the same time, MSMEs make up a…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Salo, James
Managing value chain environmental impacts and natural resource use has become an important consideration in the purchasing decisions of large publicly traded companies. Suppliers, including micro,…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Mitnik, Oscar A.; Ripani, Laura; Rosas-Shady, David
The evidence on the effectiveness of youth training programs in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) tends to be encouraging regarding the quality of employment of beneficiaries (positive impacts…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Mandle, Lisa; Griffin, Rob; Goldstein, Josh; Acevedo-Daunas, Rafael M.; Camhi, Ashley; Lemay, Michele H.; Rauer, Elizabeth; Peterson, Victoria
Natural Capital & Roads: Managing dependencies and impacts on ecosystem services for sustainable road investments provides an introduction to incorpo­rating ecosystem services into road design…