Jan 2023
Author(s): Luzes, Marta;Rodríguez Guillén, Lucina
Este documento del Laboratorio de Percepción Ciudadana y Migración explora la tendencia de la opinión pública respecto de la migración en los últimos 5 años en América Latina y el Caribe. El…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Oviedo, Maria Eugenia
Measuring 21st century skills is one of the most important tasks of education and training systems. Measurement is what allows program managers to evaluate the effectiveness of a particular education…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Michalczewsky, Kathia
This report provides estimates of Latin America and the Caribbeans international trade flows for 2022. It was prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) at the Inter-American Development Bank…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Michalczewsky, Kathia
Esta nota presenta las estimaciones de los flujos comerciales internacionales de América Latina y el Caribe para el año 2022. Las cifras fueron elaboradas por el Sector de Integración y Comercio (INT…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David;Clayton, Khamal;Mooney, Henry;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Walters, Anna-Kaye;Graham, Monique;Teixeira, Gisele;Satnarine-Singh, Nirvana
Just as Caribbean economies are emerging from the sharp recessions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, a confluence of external shocks now complicates the recovery. Commodity prices started…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Bamber, Penny ;Fernandez-Stark, Karina;Abras, Ana;Campos, Camila;Rocha, Bruno de Paula;Caluz, Antonio Daniel;Guitart, Violeta;Rabosto, Andrés ;Segal, Nicolás;Peláez, Sergio;Ramos, María Priscila;Romero, Carlos;Covelli, María Paula;Breitkopf, Martin;Svarzman, Gustavo;Rozemberg, Ricardo;Basco, Ana Inés
Esta revista, en su edición número 48, presenta seis estudios elaborados a partir de un llamado a investigaciones realizado junto al Instituto Interdisciplinario de Economía Política de Buenos Aires…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Instituto para la Integración de América Latina y el Caribe
Luego del buen desempeño del comercio global y de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) en 2022, la paulatina normalización de los costos de fletes marítimos y del intercambio de servicios, el pronóstico…
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): Inter American Development Bank
The 2022 third quarter edition of the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides management with a status of the Bank's performance. The QBR reports on outputs, lending program priorities and…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Stampini, Marco;Bosch, Mariano
Este documento, basado en el Documento de Marco Sectorial de Protección Social y Pobreza, tiene el propósito de mostrar el estado actual de la protección social en América Latina y el Caribe. Para…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Alaimo, Veronica;Alarcón, Valente;Hernández Ramírez, José Pablo;Kaplan, David S.;Novella, Rafael;Chaves, María Noel
La pandemia del COVID-19 marcó un punto de inflexión en la manera de trabajar. La flexibilidad laboral que surgió por primera vez en Europa en los años 90 para facilitar el balance entre la vida…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Instituto para la Integración de América Latina y el Caribe
El presente Newsletter se centra en el crecimiento del comercio internacional, a tasas más bajas, luego del fuerte rebote observado en 2021. En un escenario global complejo, tras el shock de la…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Busso, Matías;Cristia, Julian P.;Garofalo, Pablo;Messina, Julián
We report the results of a meta-analytic review of the effectiveness of programs designed to retrain workers. The review focuses on studies that rely on identification strategies designed to obtain…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether
Using meta-analysis we document that (across several contexts) attending sought-after public secondary schools does not tend to improve student test scores. We argue that this fact does not preclude…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether
While schools may influence academic and non-academic outcomes, it is not clear whether schools that improve test scores are the same schools that causally improve longer-run outcomes. This policy…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The 2022 second quarter edition of the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides management with a status of the Bank's performance. The QBR reports on outputs, lending program priorities and…
Aug 2022
Author(s): McGrath, Robert E.;Adler, Alejandro
It is widely accepted that schools and other settings catering to youth can play an essential role in offering education in life skills and character. However, there exists a broad array of potential…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Rosenblatt, David;Graham, Monique;Richardson, Natasha;Acevedo, María Cecilia;Pereira, Stefano;Clayton, Khamal;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;Gauto, Victor
This edition of the Caribbean Economics Quarterly (Q2-2022) is a collaboration between the IDBs Caribbean Country Department and IDB Invest, which focuses on firms access to finance. The report…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Wolvin, Andrew;Lim, JungKyu Rhys
As we face the ravages of COVID-19, climate change, economic disparities, and social injustice, the world needs listening skills more than ever. Listening skills are one of the core life skills that…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Michalczewsky, Kathia
La invasión rusa a Ucrania representa un choque significativo para la economía mundial, que se produce al tiempo que la región de América Latina y el Caribe aún se está recuperando de la pandemia.…