Digital Connectivity: Oil for the 21st Century
Digital connectivity is something that seems obvious and invisible, but it is not. High-capacity data-carrying connections are going to be, if they aren't already, the oil of the 21st century: a potential source of great wealth for the countries that best exploit this resource.
Is Sustainable Finance Closing Gaps in Latin America & the Caribbean?
There are multiple funds seeking that their investments have a certain sustainability component. These are what we call “impact investors,” and the question of how they can be persuaded to allocate resources to Latin America & the Caribbean (LAC) is key to the region’s future.
IDB World: Good Jobs, Universal Health Coverage, Fighting Poverty With Remittances
Economic growth: How to create good jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean?
Having overcome the COVID-19 crisis, the data indicates that the labor market began to recover in Latin America and the Caribbean, but does this mean that good-quality jobs have been created in the region?
By February 2023, from our Labor Observatory we recorded employment growth at 9 million above the pre-pandemic level. This growth is encouraging, but the indicator by itself is insufficient.
The New Gender Gaps Brought about by Technological Innovation and How to Avoid Them
Among the new technology applications, GPT chat continues to hit the headlines. It is an artificial intelligence tool capable of explaining topics, translating, writing its own papers, and even holding conversations. By using readily available information, however, it creates gender biases.
The Great Tech Revolution: Artificial General Intelligence & Multilateral Development Banks
The world is experiencing a remarkable technological revolution that is altering the course of human history. The internet and computing power have already transformed the way we interact with each other and the world around us, and even greater advancements are on the horizon. Thanks to neuromorphic networks and quantum computing, our capacity to analyze and process information has been expanded. This has led to the emergence of artificial intelligence (AI), which has revolutionized the way we interact with technology.View more posts
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