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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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our contribution

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 

Challenges to improving the quality of human capital in Panama

07 de July de 2017

Greater emphasis on care and education from early childhood is paramount to leverage the process of promoting cognitive, social, emotional and physical skills among young men and women, according to the Economy and Development Report (NET ...

Working skills and life skills are key in boosting growth and equality in Argentina

28 de June de 2017

The Economy and Development Report (RED) drafted by CAF highlights the family, school, the environment and the world of work as the four areas of life that are fundamental in the human capital required by Latin America developing and acqui...

Family, school. environment, and labor world, areas that determine skills in Latin America

26 de April de 2017

In Madrid, CAF presents the 2016 Economy and Development Report focused on Latin America's human capital 

 

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.

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knowledge
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 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...
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,...
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 
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 
events
img - DATAFIRM-LATAM International Seminar
DATAFIRM-LATAM International Seminar
This seminar will analyze the potential benefits and challenges faced by different countries to increase direct and safe access of researchers to the administrative micro-data of productive uni...
img - Skills for the future: the challenges of human capital formation in Latin America
Skills for the future: the challenges of human capital formation in Latin America
If Latin America is to move onto a path of sustained and inclusive economic growth, it needs to improve the socio-emotional, cognitive and physical skills of its human capital. We will present ...
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...
visiones
¿Estamos preparados para los trabajos del futuro?
La creciente automatización de los empleos amenaza a muchos de los puestos de trabajo actuales, especialmente en América Latina
Policías en "puntos calientes", una solución inteligente contra el crimen
El patrullaje por puntos calientes, que combina elementos disuasorios y de control con acciones de refuerzo en las comunidades, está logrando reducir las tasas de criminalidad en varias ciudad...