Which jobs run the greatest risk of being made obsolete by automation?
The opportunities and challenges brought by the convergence of the digital economy, changes in mobility and consumption, regulation, and care for the environment.
Recent publications selected by our library that provide more information on the issues covered in this INTAL Connection.
How will exponential automation impact Latin America’s position in the global market and the diversification of its production structure? Will robotization destroy or displace jobs or will it create new, more sustainable ones? INTAL/IDB brought together experts and thought leaders to respond to these strategic questions.
Having employees with so-called hard skills is valuable because they find solutions to technical problems. However, crises or unexpected situations are solved through a combination of these and soft skills, which are related to emotions.
The two countries are seeking fairer conditions for farmers, especially for the least developed countries, and are also focusing on food security issues.
The two countries met to review bilateral economic affairs and plan future agendas.
The initiative will include support from the Inter-American Development Bank and CAF to improve physical connectivity in the region.
The two countries are seeking to simplify and streamline the entry and exit process for goods at customs facilities.
As pro-tempore president of the MERCOSUR, Brazil guaranteed that it would fast-track negotiations in the hope of presenting the agreement at the upcoming WTO conference.
Eight countries will receive training from Korea and will share their experiences. They are seeking to simplify public intervention formalities and make these more transparent.
The upgrading project includes technological development, digitization, infrastructure work, and new trade policy measures.
The Caribbean Community continues to strengthen its trade system with the aim of repositioning itself in the global economy.
The two countries are seeking to expand their export offer in the short term by breathing new life into negotiations.
The agreement increases each MERCOSUR member’s opportunities for trade with new markets.
The repowering of Argentina’s Embalse Nuclear Power Plant will extend its services for a further 30 years and increase its capacity by 5%. This building work aims to complement the growing demand for electrical energy in the region, maintain the share of nuclear power, and ensure the diversity of the energy matrix.
The COSIPLAN Network of Freight Logistics Experts is moving ahead with its work plan analyzing national projects to promote the development of integrated logistics systems.
INTAL/IDB and the Ministry of Modernization organized an event to discuss the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
The president of Accenture Argentina, Sergio Kaufman, shared his vision of the future of work with IDB staff.
A next-generation agreement that strengthens production- and investment-related ties
Two years ago, the WTO Agreement on Agriculture was reformed, eliminating export subsidies for these goods, which were a source of serious distortions to trade. The relative dynamism of these markets has brought about positive changes in negotiations, albeit at the margins.
This year, the Internet of Things will grow by 20% globally. This article examines the main applications for a technology that is still in its infancy and the industries where it is being used.
The preparatory workshop for the 11th Ministerial Conference took place at the headquarters of the World Economic Forum in Geneva.
The meeting took place in the city of Mendoza in Argentina and sought to develop a positive integration agenda for the two regional blocs.
INTAL has launched a new publication on the future of employment. The study contains contributions from 40 international experts.