Analysis

The impact of migrants’ remittances and investment on rural youth

Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances, and Development Program, recently co-authored a report with Mariellen Jewers titled “The impact of migrants’ remittances and investment on rural youth.”

Manuel Orozco

Reports ˙ ˙ International Fund for Agricultural Development

Calidad en la Educación Temprana en América Latina

Informe de relatoría sobre la calidad en la educación temprana en América Latina.

Transforma, LEGO Foundation, Inter-American Dialogue, Embajada de Finlandia en Lima

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Promessas Não Cumpridas: A América-Latina Hoje

O volume tem uma visão ampla dos recentes desenvolvimentos sociais, políticos e econômicos na América Latina. Ele contém seis ensaios, focados em temas salientes e transversais, que tentam construir um fio ou uma narrativa sobre a região altamente diversificada, destacando suas principais idiossincrasias e analisando para onde ela deve se encaminhar nos próximos anos.

Laura Chinchilla, Catalina Botero, Robert Muggah, Augusto de la Torre, Alain Ize, George Gray Molina, Ana Covarrubias, Andrés Malamud, Michael Shifter, Bruno Binetti

Books ˙ ˙ Promessas Não Cumpridas: A América-Latina Hoje

Online Disinformation in the United States

A policy brief exploring the nature and implications of disinformation spread in the United States, particularly surrounding the 2016 elections.

Ben Raderstorf, Michael Camilleri

Reports ˙ ˙ Online Disinformation in the United States

Policies for Teaching Excellence: A Regional Agenda

All people are born with enormous potential, but not everyone has the chance to fully develop their potential. Evidence shows that schools–where teachers are key actors–can make an important impact in the life of each student. The Latin American Coalition for Teaching Excellence aims to bolster teacher professionalization so that…

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Hacking Corruption

A report analyzing the opportunities and challenges involved in utilizing new technologies to combat corruption in public procurement in Latin America.

Tamar Ziff, Maria Fernanda Pérez Argüello

Reports ˙ ˙ Hacking Corruption

Nearing the Tipping Point: Drivers of Deforestation in the Amazon Region

The largest tropical rainforest on the planet, the Amazon plays a critical role as a storehouse of carbon and mediator of the global water cycle and holds a greater share of the world’s known biodiversity than any other ecosystem. However, unchecked development is placing the Amazon under threat, pushing deforestation rates to near-record levels throughout the region.

Matt Piotrowski, Enrique Ortiz

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Transition Interrupted?

A report analyzing the potential scenarios facing Venezuela at a critical juncture in its democratic development.

Michael Camilleri

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Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018

Each year, the Inter-American Dialogue analyzes remittances to the region, identifying areas of growth and new trends that are impacting how people send and receive money. Family remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean reached $85 billion in 2018, an important financial flow and a critical source of support for many households in the region.

Manuel Orozco, Laura Porras, Julia Yansura

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Unfulfilled Promises: Latin America Today

The volume takes a broad view of recent social, political, and economic developments in Latin America. It contains six essays, focused on salient and cross-cutting themes, that try to construct a thread or narrative about the highly diverse region, highlighting its main idiosyncrasies and analyzing where it might be headed in coming years.

Laura Chinchilla, Catalina Botero, Robert Muggah, Augusto de la Torre, Alain Ize, George Gray Molina, Ana Covarrubias, Andrés Malamud, Michael Shifter, Bruno Binetti

Books ˙ ˙ Unfulfilled Promises: Latin America Today

How Foresight Could Strengthen Governance in Latin America

The Dialogue’s long-term global trends program aims to increase Latin America’s exposure to the growing use of foresight and strategic thinking, in order to improve decision-making today. In cooperation with the Inter-American Development Bank, the Dialogue’s initiative provides governments, banks and corporations, universities, think tanks, and other institutions in Latin…

Sergio Bitar

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Cautious Capital: Chinese Development Finance in LAC, 2018

China provided relatively little state finance to Latin America in 2018, but China remains a key source of credit for some countries in LAC.

Margaret Myers, Kevin P. Gallagher

Reports ˙ ˙ China-Latin America Finance Database

Inter-American Guide on Strategies for Reducing Educational Inequality

Educational inequality is a critical issue in Latin America. The Inter-American Guide on Strategies to Reduce Educational Inequality presents ten policy strategies that have proven effective at reducing levels of educational inequality.

Maria Oviedo, Sarah Stanton, Ariel Fiszbein

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