Dec 2020
Author(s): Manjarrés, José Francisco; Alvarez, Lourdes; Bogado, Eduardo; Oyamada, Jorge; Morales, Olga; De Waziers, Benedicte
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, el Departamento de Infraestructura y Energía del BID pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Denaro, Desirée
The lack of motivation and sense of community within schools have proven to be the two most relevant factors behind the decision to drop out. Despite the notable progress made in school access in…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Denaro, Desirée
La falta de motivación y de sentido de comunidad dentro de las escuelas han resultado ser dos importantes factores que subyacen en la decisión de abandonar los estudios. A pesar de que los países de…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides an overview of the IDB's performance on sovereign-guaranteed outputs and lending program priorities. The QBR identifies trend deviations from IDB…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
En la región, el Grupo Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) lidera la transformación del sector transporte impulsando iniciativas que utilizan la tecnología para transformar los sistemas de…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En la región, el Grupo Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) lidera la transformación del sector transporte impulsando iniciativas que utilizan la tecnología para transformar los sistemas de…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Rosenblatt, David; Giles Álvarez, Laura; McCaskie, Ariel; Gauto, Victor; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Abdul-Haqq, Nazera
Except for Barbados, the Caribbean region experienced a new surge of Covid cases in the middle of this summer. Several factors contributed to this unfortunate situation: a rise in imported cases as…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Fazio, Maria Victoria; Hand, Anne; Keller, Lukas; Rodríguez Tapia, Catalina; Silva Porto, María Teresa
COVID-19 has been a catalyst for three technologies that had had slow adoption rates until just a few months ago: teleworking, on-demand digital platforms, and online training. This is evidenced by…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Fazio, Maria Victoria; Hand, Anne; Keller, Lukas; Rodríguez Tapia, Catalina; Silva Porto, María Teresa
El COVID-19 ha actuado como un catalizador de tres tecnologías que habían tenido una adopción lenta hasta hace apenas unos meses: el teletrabajo, las plataformas digitales de trabajo bajo demanda y…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Fazio, Maria Victoria; Hand, Anne; Keller, Lukas; Rodríguez Tapia, Catalina; Silva Porto, María Teresa
COVID-19 has been a catalyst for three technologies that had had slow adoption rates until just a few months ago: teleworking, on-demand digital platforms, and online training. This is evidenced by…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Fazio, Maria Victoria; Hand, Anne; Keller, Lukas; Rodríguez Tapia, Catalina; Silva Porto, María Teresa
El COVID-19 ha actuado como un catalizador de tres tecnologías que habían tenido una adopción lenta hasta hace apenas unos meses: el teletrabajo, las plataformas digitales de trabajo bajo demanda y…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Goldemberg, Diana; Genone, James; Wisor, Scott
Bridging the skills gap is necessary to increase productivity and equity. In Latin America and the Caribbean, this challenge has manifested in high rates of youth unemployment, informality, and…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Goldemberg, Diana; Genone, James; Wisor, Scott
Es necesario cerrar la brecha de habilidades para aumentar la productividad y la equidad. En América Latina y el Caribe, este desafío se ha traducido en altas tasas de desempleo juvenil, informalidad…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rivas, Pablo
Technology has comprehensively transformed societies. We work, interact, buy, and travel differently from what we did in the past decade. The speed with which changes will continue to alter our…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rivas, Pablo
La tecnología ha transformado integralmente las sociedades. Trabajamos, nos relacionamos, compramos o viajamos de una manera muy distinta a como lo hacíamos en la década pasada. La velocidad con que…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Okumura, Masato; Stampini, Marco; Buenadicha Sánchez, César; Castillo, Ana; Vivanco, Fermín; Sánchez, Mario; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Castillo Martínez, Paula
The silver economy is the subset of the global economy associated with the demographic shift bought about by population aging. It focuses on the needs and demands of older people. Aging is often seen…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Okumura, Masato; Stampini, Marco; Buenadicha Sánchez, César; Castillo, Ana; Vivanco, Fermín; Sánchez, Mario; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Castillo Martínez, Paula
La Economía Plateada es aquella parte de la economía global vinculada al cambio demográfico producido por el envejecimiento de la población cuyo enfoque se centra en las necesidades y demandas de los…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Bello, Omar; Hendrickson, Michael; Marcano, Blaine; Pantin, Machel; Mery, Gustavo; Espiga, Carlos; Espiga, Franklin; Gonzalez, Mauricio; Flores, Adrián; Ibarra, Francisco; Marconi, Salvador; Williams, Robert; Attademo-Hirt, Florencia ; Nelson, Michael
Hurricane Irma was the largest hurricane observed in the Atlantic open ocean, maintaining a Category 5 for three days, and made landfall over Turks and Caicos, and later Barbuda, before reaching the…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Bello, Omar; Williams, Robert; Hendrickson, Michael; De Andrade, Roberto; Mery, Gustavo; Bazo, Andrés; De Quattro, Jeff; Ibarra, Francisco; Marcano, Blaine; Marconi, Salvador; Ruiz, Esteban; Attademo-Hirt, Florencia ; Nelson, Michael; Barón, Marie Edwige
Hurricane Matthew in October 2016 marks the second time in just over a year that the country was affected by a Category 4 hurricane. Hurricane Matthew's greatest impact was felt on the country…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Deopersad, Chitralekha; Persaud, Christopher; Chakalall, Yuri; Bello, Omar; Masson, Malaika; Perroni, Alejandra; Carrera-Marquis, Daniela; Fontes de Meira, Luciana; Gonzales, Candice; Peralta, Leda; Skerette, Nyasha; Marcano, Blaine; Pantin, Machel; Vivas, Gabriel; Espiga, Carlos; Allen, Eduardo; Ruiz, Esteban; Ibarra, Francisco; Espiga, Franklin; Gonzalez, Mauricio; Marconi, Salvador; Nelson, Michael
Hurricane Dorian is not an isolated occurrence, but the latest example of recurrent extreme climate events that have changed the Bahamian landscape and impacted its economy. The increase in water…