• Mexico held a highly successful auction for oil and gas contracts in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico on December 5, giving a boost to its plans to lift production and investment in the country’s failing oil sector.

    Dec 6 2016 Voces
  • The unraveling of Obama’s Cuba policy would have minimal, or even slightly negative, consequences for Chinese companies.

    Dec 5 2016
  • CIEPLAN, one of Chile’s (and Latin America’s) leading think tanks, celebrated its 40th anniversary on November 7th in Santiago.

    Nov 30 2016 Voces
  • Guatemala’s economic growth and development has historically been affected by high rates of inequality, as well as by a poorly performing economic model that is based on agricultural exports.

    Nov 17 2016
  • Implementado gracias al apoyo de la Agencia para el Desarrollo Internacional de Estados Unidos (USAID),[1] Oportunidades para Mi Comunidad es…

    Nov 17 2016
  • In the last ten years, education in Ecuador has shown significant progress, notably in investment and coverage. However, the next decade comes with new challenges.

    Nov 16 2016 PREAL Blog
  • Opportunities for My Community is a three-year development project that aims to bring together migrants, remittances and savings to promote…

    Nov 15 2016
  • The liberal values of free trade and multiculturalism might be in retreat in the United States after the election of Donald Trump, but they are alive and well in Canada.

    Nov 11 2016 Voces
  • This article analyses financial access in El Salvador, delving into its characteristics and determinants. The article also presents the impact of a financial inclusion strategy to increase savings formalization rates among the population.

    Nov 3 2016
  • It is often mentioned that remittances “are primarily spent on consumption, housing and land, and are not utilized for productive investment that would contribute to long-run development.”[2] Statements such as these typically reflect value judgments rather than informed opinions based on empirical evidence.

    Nov 3 2016
  • The Venezuelan opposition took the streets to demand a recall referendum, and largely rejected the surprise announcement of a Vatican-backed dialogue.

    Oct 27 2016 Voces
  • The Dominican Republic should focus on redirecting the resources of the Ministry of Education towards activities that promote higher levels of student learning

    Oct 26 2016 PREAL Blog
  • It is important to consider how long Ministers of Education last because a short term poses difficulties to implementation

    Oct 4 2016 PREAL Blog
  • Chilean political parties are proud of the political stability and economic progress of the post-transition period. But the new generations demand more.

    Sep 23 2016
  • Recientemente la primera dama dijo que ella pensaba mandar a su hija a estudiar a Estados Unidos, “pero no la voy a mandar con un coyote, eso no lo haría nunca.”

    Sep 14 2016