ISTOCK Gracias a Internet y los avances tecnológicos de la última década, hoy en día es posible estudiar en las universidades más prestigiosas del mundo a una fracción del costo o incluso de...

Ana I. Aguilera |

 Photo: Curt Carnemark / World Bank Crises in access to water are making headlines around the world. Among difficult policy pathways to respond, convincing people to change their behavior and...

Laura De Castro Zoratto, Courtney Price Ivins |

International trade has a critical role to play in environmental protection and the effort to mitigate climate change. While it certainly isn’t always framed this way, it is important to realize...

Miles McKenna, Jaime de Melo, Mariana Vijil |

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  Un número cada vez más grande de ciudadanos de todo el mundo están exigiendo a urbanistas y autoridades políticas de sus ciudades que “hagan bien las cosas” al...

Verónica Raffo |

When economists think about price shocks, they consider how a change in price will affect the supply and demand of a product. But when that product is human – i.e., a worker – interpreting the...

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For those of our readers who were anxious to learn more about how "Non-Tariff Measures Raise Food Prices and Hinder Regional Integration in Central America", the working paper has now...

Miles McKenna |

It is July 2012 and cattle farmers in Nicaragua are worried because Guatemala has enacted a series of laws that restrict beef trade. These so-called “non-tariff measures, ” or NTMs, require that...

Jose Daniel Reyes, Maria Jose Gonzalez Rivas |

A parte realmente interessante de trabalhar em infraestrutura é todos conhecerem a própria tarefa.   Nós todos pagamos contas, ficamos sem energia durante tempestades e nos preocupamos com a...

Jordan Z. Schwartz |

Los conductores y pasajeros de motocicletas han sido durante mucho tiempo los usuarios más vulnerables del transporte motorizado.  En América Latina, las facilidades de financiamiento y los...

Anna Okola |