Dec 2022
Author(s): Goyeneche, Laura;Boruchowicz, Cynthia;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Tejerina, Luis;Roseth, Benjamin;Nelson, Jennifer
This study describes the perception, adoption, and acceptance factors involved in the deployment of digital technologies for public health in Latin America and considers the implications for future…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Goyeneche, Laura;Boruchowicz, Cynthia;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Tejerina, Luis;Roseth, Benjamin;Nelson, Jennifer
Este informe describe los factores de percepción, adopción y aceptación involucrados en el despliegue de tecnologías digitales para la salud pública en América Latina y considera sus implicancias…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Lopez Boo, Florencia;Daga, Giuliana;Madariaga, Sofia
This note provides insights into understanding and combating vaccine hesitancy in the Caribbean. We draw on both qualitative and quantitative evidence stemming from IDB analytical and operational…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Astorga, Ignacio;Henriquez, Carlos;Fábrega L., Ricardo;Quinlan, Rolando;Romero, Claudia;Ruiz Casares, Belén;Savignano, María Celeste
La pandemia de COVID-19 ha marcado un antes y un después en el diseño de infraestructura sanitaria y en la forma en que los servicios de salud alrededor del mundo se organizan. La experiencia ha…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Olivera, Javier;Valderrama, José A.
We study the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the pension policy response on the private and public pension systems of Peru. We find that the policies allowing early withdrawals from the private…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Alviarez, Vanessa
Global value chains (GVCs) provide countries with opportunities to diversify trade, and boost productivity and growth by specializing in one stage of the production process. However, for the most…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Fuentes, Nelson;Aguilar, Gonzalo;Trillos, Camila
Using an impact evaluation methodology for interrupted time-series and the IDB Pension Projection Model, this study estimates that the COVID-19 pandemic could have notably effects on the private…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Castro, Rubén;González, Leonardo;Schiappacasse, Ignacio;Tapia, Juan
The Chilean pension system was hit hard during 2020-2021 by the withdrawal of 25 per cent of the individual pensions funds accumulated by 2019, an amount equivalent to 20 per cent of Chiles GDP. We…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Rofman, Rafael;Baliña, Joaquín;López Méndez, Emanuel
This paper presents a first approximation to assess the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on Argentinas pension system in both the short and medium/long-term. To this end, we have used the Pension…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Viollaz, Mariana;Salazar-Saenz, Mauricio;Flabbi, Luca;Bustelo, Monserrat;Bosch, Mariano
We study the labor supply impact of the COVID-19 pandemic by gender in four Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries: Brazil, Chile, Dominican Republic, and Mexico. To identify the impact, we…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Campi, Mercedes;Dueñas, Marco
In this paper, we characterize the geography of Colombian exporting clusters and analyze how the COVID-19 crisis has affected Colombian exporters. We contribute to the industrial clusters literature…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Abad, Julieta;Moleres, Cristian;Dobrusky, Fernando;Pérez Martín, Joaquín;Sánchez, Jorge;Fiadone, Rodolfo;Suyai Mendiberri, Lucía;Fulponi, Juan Ignacio;Parisi, Maximiliano; Spadaro, Patricio;Pipicello, Tomás
El proyecto “Distribución Urbana de Mercancías en la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires” financiado por el BID para el Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires y ejecutado por el Instituto del Transporte…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Heresi, Rodrigo;Powell, Andrew
We study the relationship between corporate debt, corporate risk and firm-level investment, using a sample of 25,000 listed companies across 47 countries over the last two decades. We find higher…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Hernaiz, Daniel;Medina, Juan Pablo;Miller, Sebastián J.
Durante las últimas décadas Chile ha sido resaltado como ejemplo a seguir en el manejo y solvencia de su política fiscal. Ese comportamiento había permitido reducir la deuda pública y mantener una…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth;López Benítez, Benigno;Bonilla, Juan Pablo;Regalia, Ferdinando;Bilal, Usama;Ibáñez, Ana María;Schady, Norbert;Pinillos, Juliana;Hoffmann, Bridget;Medina, María Paula;Blackman, Allen;Savedoff, William D.;Slesinski, Claire;Cortínez-O’Ryan, Andrea;Indvik, Katherine;Mazariego, Mónica;Morais, Lídia Maria de Oliveira;Vidaña-Pérez, Dèsirée;Rubinstein, Adolfo;Cejas, Cintia;Corburn, Jason;Pérez-Jaramillo, Jorge;Martinez-Herrera, Eliana
Esta publicación aborda algunos de los principales desafíos que enfrentan las ciudades en materia de salud. Su objetivo es servir como guía para que los gestores públicos, y tomadores de decisiones,…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth;López Benítez, Benigno;Bonilla, Juan Pablo;Regalia, Ferdinando;Bilal, Usama;Ibáñez, Ana María;Schady, Norbert;Pinillos, Juliana;Hoffmann, Bridget;Medina, María Paula;Blackman, Allen;Savedoff, William D.;Slesinski, Claire;Cortínez-O’Ryan, Andrea;Indvik, Katherine;Mazariego, Mónica;Morais, Lídia Maria de Oliveira;Vidaña-Pérez, Dèsirée;Rubinstein, Adolfo;Cejas, Cintia ;Corburn, Jason;Pérez-Jaramillo, Jorge;Martinez-Herrera, Eliana
This publication reports on some of the health challenges facing cities. It aims to serve as a guide for public managers and decision makers optimize the great potential of cities to improve the well…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Garcimartín, Carlos;Astudillo, Jhonatan A.;Rodríguez, Rubilú
El primer objetivo de este trabajo ha sido actualizar para 2021 la estimación que hicimos del impacto de la crisis del COVID en la pobreza y desigualdad que existe en Panamá. Los resultados muestran…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Chauvin, Juan Pablo;Tricaud, Clemence
While there is evidence of gender differences in leaders behavior, less is known about what drives these gaps. This paper uncovers the role of electoral incentives. Using a close election regression…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Gómez-Lobo, Andrés;Gutiérrez, Mauro;Huamaní, Sandro;Marino, Diego;Serebrisky, Tomás;Solís, Ben
This paper presents the results of a quasi-experimental study for which information was collected through a survey conducted in peri-urban areas of Metropolitan Lima between October and November 2021…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Gómez-Lobo, Andrés;Gutiérrez, Mauro;Huamaní, Sandro;Marino, Diego;Serebrisky, Tomás;Solís, Ben
Este trabajo presenta los resultados de un estudio cuasi-experimental para el cual se recolectó información mediante una encuesta realizada en zonas periurbanas de Lima Metropolitana entre octubre y…