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  • noticia - Hot spots
  • noticia - For a Safer Latin America: a New Perspective to Prevent and Control Crime
  • noticia - CAF warns about lack of entrepreneurial dynamism in Latin America
  • Hot spots

    Recognizing the spatial nature of crime has clear public policy implications: if certain factors that are intrinsic to geographic spaces determine the occurrence of a crime, a prevention polic...

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    For a Safer Latin America: a New Perspect...

    CAF's 2014 Economy and Development Report proposes a new approach to understand insecurity and violence from the analysis of the elements that make up a criminal event (individual in special circums...

  • CAF warns about lack of entrepreneurial d...

    CAF presented its Economy and Development Report (RED, for its acronym in Spanish), entitled Entrepreneurships in Latin America. From Subsistence Toward Productive Transformation. 

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Applied research regarding the development problems faced by Latin America is a critical element of CAF's strategy. This research provides the Institution with the possibility of intervening constructively in the debates on public policy in the region in addition to being an instrument to focus the Bank's business strategy. Cooperation with governments in research and knowledge projects is a service that CAF also offers the countries in order to generate useful information and analysis from the policies they implement.

Women heads of household, the ones who save the most in Latin America img - Women heads of household, the ones who save the most in Latin America 04 de March de 2016

Women heads of households and urban men between 40 and 50 years old, with a formal employment, are the groups with the highest financial education and greater capacity to save in Latin America, according to a new report 

Regulatory Framework and Productivity in Latin America

22 de February de 2017

CAF-Development bank of Latin America- calls to present research proposals that contribute to the study of the effects of regulations and public policies on productivity in Latin America.

Call for research proposals on Health and Social Inclusion in Latin America

10 de January de 2017

CAF -Development Bank of Latin America- calls to present research proposals that contribute to the study of health as a promoter of social inclusion in Latin America.

Skill building at an early age is key to strengthen the work performance of youths

01 de December de 2016

Although the incidence of the NiNi phenomenon has fallen in the past two decades, today in Chile one out of five youths between the ages of 15 and 25 does not study or work. Low skills, inequalities, and school drop-out rates are the main ...

Skills for work and life are a task for all

20 de September de 2016

The time that parents dedicate to their children, the quality of education, and the first employment that youths get are a determining factor for the future of Bolivia, according to the new Economy and Development Report carried out by CAF...

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img - Women heads of household, the ones who save the most in Latin America
Women heads of household, the ones who save the most in Latin America
Women heads of households and urban men between 40 and 50 years old, with a formal employment, are the groups with the highest financial education and greater capacity to save in Latin America,...
img - Uruguay's challenges regarding skills for work and life
Uruguay's challenges regarding skills for work and life
The time that parents dedicate to their children, quality of education, and the reduction of the drop-out rate, as well as youth employment, are basic pillars in the development of skills of U...
How can we improve access to and quality of public services?
Guillermo Perry, former Minister of Finance of Colombia, and Laura Trucco, of the NYU Development Center, explain what is needed to have effective and quality services 
¿How can we have a more effective state?
In recent years, the development debate has focused more on defining what are the best policies for growth and social inclusion and less on the capabilities of the agencies charged with implem...
Electronic monitoring and hotspot policing - Rafael DiTella
Focusing investment on preventive and social policies is the key to solve the problem of crime in the region 
events
img - More skills for work and life in Latin America
More skills for work and life in Latin America
CAF -Development Bank of Latin America- and the Brookings Global-CERES Economic and Social Policy in Latin America Initiative (ESPLA) will present the 2016 Economy and Development Report (RED) ...
img - Policy Seminar: More skills for work and life: the contribution of families, schools, jobs, and the social context
Policy Seminar: More skills for work and life: the contribution of families, schools, jobs, and the social context
CAF -Development Bank of Latin America- and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will present the 2016 Economy and Development Report (RED) "More skills for work and life: the contributio...
img - The State of Skills Development in Latin America
The State of Skills Development in Latin America
CAF -Development Bank of Latin America- and the Inter-American Dialogue will present the 2016 Economy and Development Report (RED) "More skills for work and life: the contributions of the famil...
img - 2016 Economy and Development Report (RED) Peru
2016 Economy and Development Report (RED) Peru
CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, and the Universidad del Pacífico will present the 2016 Peru Economy and Development Report (RED): More skills for work and life: the contributions of the...
img - 2016 Economy and Development Report (RED) Uruguay
2016 Economy and Development Report (RED) Uruguay
CAF, Development Bank of Latin America, will present the 2016 Economy and Development Report (RED) in Uruguay: More skills for work and life: the contributions of the family, school, environme...