Oct 2022
Author(s): Maciel, Odette;Rose, Jonathan;Anderson Alonso, Anais Maria;Corrales, Luis Fernando;Dyer, Henry;Barcellos, Andreia;Garay, Ingrid
This Independent Country Program Review (ICPR) analyzes the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group's country strategy (CS) and country program with Jamaica during the 2016-2022 period.…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether;Ramos Bonilla, Andrea ;Stampini, Marco
Covering the full population of applicants to the Jamaican Conditional Cash Transfer Program (PATH), we explore whether receiving PATH benefits alters the academic returns to subsequently attending a…
Oct 2022
Author(s): León Gutiérrez, Pedro
This note systematizes some of the lessons derived from the various investigations conducted by MICI's Compliance Review Phase. Specifically, this note focuses on two of the most common issues…
Oct 2022
Author(s): León Gutiérrez, Pedro
Esta nota sistematiza algunas de las lecciones derivadas de las diversas investigaciones realizadas por la Fase de Verificación de la Observancia del MICI. En concreto, se enfoca en dos de los temas…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Valencia, Oscar;Parra, Diego A.;Díaz, Juan Camilo
This paper provides a comprehensive early warning system (EWS) that balances the classical signaling approach with the best-realized machine learning (ML) model for predicting fiscal stress episodes…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Carter, Rebecca;Tye, Stefanie;Aguilar, Soledad
Long-term adaptation planning (LTAP) is an important element of the response to the impacts of climate change, particularly in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), a region that is highly…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Carter, Rebecca;Tye, Stefanie;Aguilar, Soledad
La planificación de la adaptación a largo plazo (PLP) es un elemento importante de la respuesta a los impactos del cambio climático, en particular en América Latina y el Caribe, una región que es…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Soto, Carolina;Manriquez, Sebastian;Tala, Nayib;Suaznabar, Claudia;Henriquez, Pauline
Este documento consolida las metodologías y aprendizajes de Planbim de Chile y del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) en la incorporación de la metodología de Building Information Modelling (…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Zambrano, Omar;Hernández, Hugo;Benzecry, Ricardo;Gómez, José Gregorio
La presente investigación explora los impactos que tuvo la Apertura Petrolera, una política sectorial que otorgó acceso masivo a la participación del sector privado en la industria petrolera…
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): 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): Arias, Karla;Camino-Mogro, Segundo;Weiss, Mariana;Matías, David;Daltro, Yuri;Carvajal, Franco;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
This study identifies and analyzes the evolution of efficiency in providing services and in the financial performance of the LAC electricity distribution companies between 2014-2020. In addition, it…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Arias, Karla;Camino-Mogro, Segundo;Weiss, Mariana;Matías, David;Daltro, Yuri;Carvajal, Franco;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Este estudio identifica y analiza la evolución de la eficiencia en la prestación de servicios y en el desempeño financiero de las empresas distribuidoras de electricidad de ALC entre 2014-2020.…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Féry, Guillaume
This discussion paper provides a foundation for digital transformation of water and sanitation utilities and illustrates how emerging technologies, new types of organizations, and forms of working…
Oct 2022
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio;Dalio, Maribel;Garran, Jesús;Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique;Puig Gabarró, Pau;Martínez Garza Fernández, Ricardo
El desarrollo de la tecnología 5G nos permitirá descubrir cosas que hasta ahora no podíamos hacer tecnológicamente. Y habilitará la fusión del mundo físico (operational technology, OT) con el mundo…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Environmental journalists have worked for decades to increase awareness of the imminent climate crisis. They did so long before the issue ever made the front page, or companies had sustainability…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Desde hace décadas, los periodistas ambientales trabajan para aumentar la visibilidad de la crisis climática que enfrentamos. Ya lo hacían cuando el tema todavía no llegaba a las portadas de los…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Trachtenberg, Danielle
This document uses responses from a questionnaire to examine whether tax policy is a barrier to information technology (IT) services imports in Latin America and the Caribbean. The responses show…
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…