4 min. read It is not a surprise that data from private companies can be beneficial for many public policy decisions, and the Development Data Partnership recognizes that the private sector is a powerful ally to strengthen development initiatives through knowledge, data and resources, among others. The Partnership is a consortium of multilaterals, which include the … [Read more...] about A Development Data Partnership case study: LinkedIn data and the COVID-19 impact on the labor market
At the beginning of 2020, we experienced a transition to the new normal in response to the coronavirus that began to spread globally. To the initiatives generated by the IDB to support Latin America and the Caribbean to cope with this situation, a series of entries were added to this blog.
This tag brings together all the articles that have been written in Abierto al Público on the COVID-19 pandemic, also referred to as Coronavirus.
The visible ally: open data about the network of entrepreneurs responding to COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean
Entrepreneurs are experts at mobilizing quickly and turning challenges into opportunities. In the context of the pandemic, the IDB Lab carried out a regional mapping exercise to visualize the solutions that are emerging from this network. This open data, presented with an intuitive interface, serves to facilitate collaborations, scale robust concepts, … [Read more...] about The visible ally: open data about the network of entrepreneurs responding to COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean
Coronavirus Impact Dashboard Toolbox: data and open-source tools to understand the pandemic’s impact in cities across Latin America and the Caribbean
The Coronavirus Impact Dashboard Toolbox includes publicly available data sources and open-source code to process Waze for Cities data. Together, these tools are the basis for a dashboard that shows the impact of social distancing measures on mobility in Latin America and the Caribbean since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. The code can be replicated and reused in other … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Impact Dashboard Toolbox: data and open-source tools to understand the pandemic’s impact in cities across Latin America and the Caribbean
Responses in 3D: Opening up the production of critical medical supplies
The response to the coronavirus crisis has revealed the shortage of personal protective equipment and critical medical devices. According to the WHO, the worldwide capacity to supply needed items through traditional suppliers is under stress. To produce and provide supplies directly in the service of local first responders, maker communities across Latin America, the Caribbean, … [Read more...] about Responses in 3D: Opening up the production of critical medical supplies
Coronavirus: resources and open knowledge to collaborate in response to the pandemic
The emergence of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and its subsequent spread across the globe illustrates the truly interconnected nature of our current society. And such, where there is a systemic challenge, the response must also derive from collective efforts. In the context of responding to this pandemic, it is key to build responses based on open and shared knowledge, enabling … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: resources and open knowledge to collaborate in response to the pandemic