Aug 2017
Author(s): Peters, Amos
This paper’s primary goal is to determine the size of the informal sector in the heterogeneous Caribbean countries. The informal economic activities of a country have several implications for their…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Calatayud, Agustina; Schneider, Christian; Valencia, Carolina
En el contexto de la IV Revolución Industrial, las nuevas tecnologías digitales prometen generar importantes cambios en la economía. En particular, estas tecnologías pueden mejorar radicalmente la…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Aboal, Diego; Vairo, Maren
This paper evaluates the impact of Paraguay’s National Researcher Incentive Program (Programa Nacional de Incentivo a los Investigadores, or PRONII) on the gender production gap in academic science.…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Celhay, Pablo; Vidal, Cecilia; Johannsen, Julia
We study the effects of conditional cash transfers to pregnant women on stillbirths and child survival in Bolivia. Payments are conditional on compliance with medically recommended prenatal care and…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Agua y género es desarrollo. El papel tradicional de las mujeres en el hogar en muchas sociedades las pone a cargo de los quehaceres domésticos, un trabajo con muy poco reconocimiento y ninguna…
Aug 2017
Author(s): De León, Ignacio L.; Mora, Julian
Crowdfunding is a financial alternative that has exhibited sustainable growth over the past decade. Further, it has been positioned as a promising mechanism for LAC countries to improve their…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Serebrisky, Tomás
El transporte colectivo urbano es uno de los mayores desafíos para áreas urbanas, especialmente en Latinoamérica, donde se espera que en 2030 las ciudades tengan 130 millones de personas más de las…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Urban, Anne-Marie; Acuña, Nathyeli
This report reviews the progress made during the past three years of the implementation of the IDB’s Operational Policy on Gender Equality in Development (OP-761, the Gender Policy) and its…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Vegas, Emiliana
In an effort to boost student achievement and reduce income-based gaps, the Chilean government passed the Preferential School Subsidy Law (SEP) in 2008, which altered the nation’s 27-year-old…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Global Infrastructure Forum (GIForum) is the flagship event on collaborative financing for infrastructure development in support of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. This…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Hori, Tsuneki; Guerrero Compeán, Roberto; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Hiramatsu, Anri; Deopersad, Chitralekha; Ishiwatari, Mikio; Minamitani, Taichi
The Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is one of the most disaster-prone areas in the world. Disasters have increasingly devastated the development effectiveness of the LAC countries. Had…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Vieira de Carvalho, Arnaldo; Rojas Sánchez, Laura; Nour, Stéphanie; Gal, Amandine; Dufresne, Vincent; Langlois, Pierre; Couture-Roy, Marie; Flamand, Sébastien
El presente volumen hace parte de la Serie de Guías de Eficiencia Energética de la División de Energía del BancoInteramericano de Desarrollo, cuya publicación responde a la carencia de información de…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Marques Garcia, Luana
El objetivo general que se propone con este estudio es obtener un mayor conocimiento del fenómeno de la violencia de género en el municipio indígena de Toribío, a través de la adaptación a la…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Hincapie, Diana; Martinez, Valentina
Colombia mejoró significativamente su desempeño en las 3 materias evaluadas y está dentro de los 10países con mejor ritmo de mejora. Sin embargo, alrededor de la mitad de los estudiantes no cuentan…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Lopez-Ghio, Ramiro; López Gross, Juan Pablo; López Aguilar, Natalia
Esta publicación recoge los objetivos, experiencias y resultados de la segunda edición internacional del Concurso Universitario BID UrbanLab organizado por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo junto…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Rodríguez, Patricio; Palomino, Norma; Mondaca, Javier
Con el fin de colaborar con la utilización de Big Data y Data Science en el diseño e implementación de políticas públicas en Latinoamérica y el Caribe, se presentan tres estudios exploratorios…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Larrea, Sylvia Virginia; Bonzi Teixeira, Augusto; Cova, Bruno; Binato, Silvio; Parodi, Alejandro
The objective of this study is to assess the potential for electrical interconnection of power systems in the Arco Norte region of South America, which consists of the countries of Guyana, Suriname,…
Jul 2017
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Esta nota técnica analisa o sistema de priorização de tecnologias em saúde no Brasil, com o objetivo de avaliar seu desempenho e identificar oportunidades de melhora nos processos de decisão de…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Technology Transfer to Small Farmers Program, which aims to sustainably improve small farmers' agricultural income and food security in the north and northeast department of Haiti.
Jul 2017
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Marzani, Matías
Deeper financial integration is expected to enable low-saving countries to increase domestic investment but also to increase crisis risks by facilitating the accumulation of risky foreign liabilities…