May 2019
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
The approval of the Paris Agreement in December 2015 established a new global regimen in matters of climate change. Similarly, countries from Latin America and the Caribbean participate in and adhere…
May 2019
Author(s): Pratt, Lawrence; Ortega, Juan Manuel
The issuance of green bonds has grown rapidly in the past several years. However, agricultural green bonds have lagged far behind, because of the difficulties of developing international…
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…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
4% of Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP comes from the extractive sector. This figure is equivalent to the amount generated by agriculture in the same region. An effective engagement between…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
4% of Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP comes from the extractive sector. This figure is equivalent to the amount generated by agriculture in the same region. An effective engagement between…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
4% of Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP comes from the extractive sector. This figure is equivalent to the amount generated by agriculture in the same region. An effective engagement between…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
4% of Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP comes from the extractive sector. This figure is equivalent to the amount generated by agriculture in the same region. An effective engagement between…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
4% of Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP comes from the extractive sector. This figure is equivalent to the amount generated by agriculture in the same region. An effective engagement between…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
4% of Latin America and the Caribbean’s GDP comes from the extractive sector. This figure is equivalent to the amount generated by agriculture in the same region. An effective engagement between…
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…
May 2017
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
The Caribbean has promising resources and land, it is shocking to acknowledge that this region faces many development challenges that threat its magnificence and its sustainable development. This…
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): Caldecott, Ben; Harnett, Elizabeth; Cojoianu, Theodor; Kok, Irem; Pfeiffer, Alexander
Over the last few years, the topic of "stranded assets" resulting from environment-related risk factors has loomed larger. These factors include the effects of physical climate change as…
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…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Peru, presenting the case study of La Tarumba.…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Díaz, Juan José; Rosas-Shady, David
This paper brings new evidence on the impact of The Peruvian Job Youth Training Program (Projoven). Compared with prior evaluations of the program, this one has several advantages. This is the first…