Dec 2015
Author(s): Aboal, Diego; Tacsir, Ezequiel
Several studies have highlighted information and communications technology (ICT) as a driver of firm productivity in developed countries. However, evidence of the impacts of ICT on services and…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Kim, Seung Keon; Jeong, Woo Soo; Park, Joon Ah
One of the world's poorest countries following the devastation of the Korean War, the Republic of Korea is now the world's fifth largest trading partner and a major manufacturer of…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Park, Heejin; Choi, Jeung Yun; Yun, Jong Hyeok; Chae, Jae-Eun
Korea has invested heavily in education and the development of an education system aligned with its national development plans by adopting a sequential approach, both in terms of school levels and…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Santa Gadea, Rosario
Trade and investment have been the main drivers of economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and in the member countries of the Pacific Alliance (Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Korea Energy Economics Institute (KEEI)
The IDB Annual Meeting was held in Busan in March, 2015. During the event, the Knowledge Sharing Forum took place to share development experiences and potential partnerships between Korea and Latin…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Gallego, Juan Miguel; Gutiérrez, Luis H.
Adoption of information and communication technologies (ICTs) has been slow in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) countries and is not widespread. There is a digital divide between and within…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Multiconsult y Cia. Ltda.
In 2013, Nicaragua ranked third in Latin America for investments in renewable energy. This was because Nicaragua's energy composition had a high level of renewable sources and investments in…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Portela Souza, André; Lima, Lycia; Arabage, Amanda; Camargo, Juliana; de Lucena, Thiago; Soares, Sammara
The past decade has witnessed an unprecedented surge in the emphasis given to the role of vocational education and training in Brazil. This has been characterized by an increasing flow of resources…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Lee, Sang Keon; You, Heeyoun; Kwon, Heeseo Rain
Under rapid urbanization that took place from around 1960 to 1990, the Republic of Korea has been facing various urban problems such as the expansion of urban slum, traffic congestion and…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Ryu, Kirak; Moon, Hanna
This study investigates Korea's success in the area of skills development and what role the Korean government played during the stages of Korean economic development since the 1960s. Major…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Horta Nogueira, L.A.; Haddad, J.; Borges da Silva, L.E.; Lambert-Torres, Germano
The Brazilian continental dimensions and diversified natural resources are proportional to the challenges to develop its infrastructure sustainably and supply proper public services to more than 200…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Tcha, MoonJoong
When considering countries of phenomenal economic development and growth, Korea is among the top tiers. While there are other economies with similar economic growth, including those of Singapore,…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Ezquiaga Arquitectura, Sociedad y Territorio S.L.
The developing region that has experienced one of the greatest urban growth in the world is Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). More than 80% of its population currently lives in cities and this…
May 2013
Author(s): Harbitz, Mia Elisabeth
The right to a name and nationality is not only one of the most fundamental human rights but also a requirement to access to basic and essential services such as health and education. This right is…
May 2013
Author(s): Anta, Rafael
La innovación permite encontrar y adoptar nuevos enfoques a problemas persistentes. En los países en vías de desarrollo, en particular, el efecto de la innovación puede ser especialmente…
May 2013
Author(s): Bretas, Fernando; Nery, Claudia; Mellinger, Yvon
Actualmente diversas ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe se encuentran ante el reto de corregir los pasivos ambientales y sociales generados por un crecimiento desordenado. En Brasil, el PROSAMIM…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Bezerra, Maria do Carmo
O tema objeto de estudo, Melhoramento de Bairros se apresenta como a maior demanda na carteira Procidades, em execução até 2011, respondendo por 43% do total dos investimentos. Importante esclarecer…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Gutiérrez, Marcela; Hernández Ávila, Leonardo; Rubio, Mónica
El conocimiento sistematizado sobre Programas de Transferencias Condicionadas (PTC) a poblaciones indígenas en América Latina es aún insuficiente. La especificidad de esta población se manifiesta…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Fernández Bremauntz, Adrián
Atender adecuadamente el gran reto del cambio climático demanda en los países contar con capacidades humanas, institucionales y financieras de gran magnitud, muchas de las cuales sólo empiezan a ser…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Fernández Bremauntz, Adrián
México, al igual que otros países latinoamericanos tiene una enorme riqueza biológica. Sin embargo, durante décadas ha experimentado la deforestación de sus bosques, selvas y manglares; la pérdida de…