Electric vehicles are a critical part of a clean transport agenda, but strong policy incentives are needed to promote widespread EV adoption in Latin America.
Given their close proximity to the United States, LAC countries are well-positioned to capitalize on the surplus of US gas exports and current buyer’s market.
In the wake of the COP21 global climate talks, governments must shift attention to how they will actually follow through on the commitments made in Paris. One concept is central to achieving that goal – innovation.
With the recent decline in commodity prices, why have some countries have fared better than others?
Chile has been rocked with corruption scandals and political unease. Two of Latin America’s leading thinkers discuss why.
Chile is at an important moment. Over 20 years after democratization, the government now faces of transition towards modernization and electoral transparency.
This paper applies a comprehensive tax-benefit incidence analysis to estimate the distributional effects of fiscal policy in Chile in 2013.
The Chilean education system has 180,000 teachers and is divided into preschool, elementary, middle, higher, technical and adults. This paper deals with the first four levels. The first three types of schools can be municipal (state funding), private (Private funding) or private subsidized (with mixed funding). To enroll in universities, one…
“Estas grandes reformas, si no se implementan bien, tendrán un costo y no serán valoradas por la ciudadanía”
Sergio Bitar aborda en esta entrevista el proceso constituyente, las críticas y disculpas de Insulza, y la reforma a la educación superior entre otros.
This document describes the main technical and political decision-making process for the development of learning standards, carried out between 2002 and 2010 by the Chilean Ministry of Education. In this period, the Ministry of Education gradually developed content standards in the form of learning progress maps and performance standards such…
This document is an analysis of the education policy Preferential School Grant (SEP), implemented in Chile since 2008 in subjects of legislation, implementation, results, financing and transparency The SEP is conceived as a permanent policy aimed to contribute the solving of the chronic problem of results inequality in the Chilean…
Las últimas cuatro décadas han sido de grandes cambios en los sistemas escolares latinoamericanos, planteando nuevos desafíos a los investigadores educacionales de la Región. A continuación la visión de José Joaquín Brunner** sobre la base de su experiencia en Chile. Descargue el documento completo abajo
En marzo de 2006, los estudiantes secundarios en Chile protagonizaron una fuerte movilización que comenzó con demandas de carácter económico y evolucionó hasta un cuestionamiento general de la calidad de la educación, constituyéndolo en un tema de prioridad en la agenda pública y exigiendo la búsqueda participativa de soluciones. Se…
Although electric mobility is at an early stage in Latin America, several cities have made significant advances. This new report addresses a number of critical questions about electric transportation in Latin America, drawing on case studies of six urban electric car and bus markets that have seen among the fastest growth in the region.
Some governments in Latin America imposed early preventive measures and mobilized health systems to meet the threat of Covid-19. Meanwhile, others with populist national leaders have done very little to prepare for or otherwise mitigate the epidemic.