This report from the Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program analyzes one of the salient features of contemporary Venezuela—rampant corruption—and presents detailed proposals for repatriating stolen assets for the benefit of the Venezuelan people.
This Declaration presents the vision and recommendations agreed upon during the virtual meetings between May and July 2020 of the Quality Forum in Early Childhood Education.
This report from the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program and Edison Lanza provides a succinct assessment of freedom of expression developments in the Americas in the early months of the Covid-19 pandemic.
This policy brief examines the regulatory changes in Mexico’s electric power sector made under the López Obrador administration. The brief analyzes the broader implications for Mexico’s economy and its trade and economic relations with its key trading partner, the United States. A full report will be forthcoming in October 2020.
On June 24, 2020, the Working Group on Technology and Innovation in Education met to discuss the challenges presented by closing schools and the opportunities that educational technology can provide.
This report discusses the impact that Covid-19 has had on migrants from Latin America and the Caribbean with a focus on migrant job-loss and its effect on remittances sent to their native countries.
Este nuevo informe analiza las características compartidas de las instituciones policiales en América Latina, evalúa los intentos recientes de reforma policial y propone una agenda para futuras reformas.
Latin American State Oil Companies and Climate Change: Decarbonization Strategies and Role in the Energy Transition
Latin American national oil companies (NOCs) have made important advances in slashing emissions from their operations through techniques such as reducing flaring, improving energy efficiency, and injecting CO2 for enhanced oil recovery, according to a new report by the Inter-American Dialogue and the Inter-American Development Bank. Yet, progress in producing lower carbon energy sources for consumers has been sluggish, no Latin American NOC has committed to net zero emissions, and for some companies emissions are on the rise, the report finds.
This report offers an overview of how foreign currency regulations affect money transfers to Venezuela in addition to describing and explaining Venezuelan migrant remitting behavior in six migrant host countries. It also provides an estimate of the aggregate volume of remittances sent to Venezuela.
Uruguay se destaca en la región por sus políticas de primera infancia comprehensivas, lea su informe de progreso.
Advancing US-Japan Cooperation on Digital Economy Development in Latin America: Three Recommendations
Enhanced Japan-US collaboration would do much to advance the delivery of information and communications technology platforms across the region.
Read this declaration outlining teacher’s professional development and school leadership as key elements of any effort to raise teaching quality.
This report analyzes trends in remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2019 and explores the factors related to slowing remittance growth. Family remittances to the region grew by approximately 8% compared to 2018 and totaled nearly US$100 billion, which stands in contrast to the region’s slower economic growth of 0.6%.
This report analyzes the role of money transfer intermediaries on migrants sending remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean. We look at the current modernization of the payments industry, specifically as it relates to digital payments, analyzes trends in transfer costs, and discusses the proposed changes to the ‘Remittance Rule,’ including the consequences they may have on remittance senders.
La República Dominicana ha hecho grandes esfuerzos implementando nuevas políticas públicas para la primera infancia, sin embargo estas políticas no cuentan con una asignación específica del Presupuesto Nacional como tal.