Dec 2019
Author(s): Parro, Francisco; Zentner, Joaquín
A consensus exists in the literature regarding the welfare gains derived from international trade. Motivated by this well-documented fact, this paper provides a diagnosis and evaluation of the…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Nin Pratt, Alejandro; Freiría, Heber; Muñoz, Gonzalo
This study looks at the performance of livestock production in Uruguay and Paraguay, analyzing two situations with different implications for development: the displacement of livestock by soybean…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Furas, Alejandro; Ramos, Juan; Bhalla, Kavi; Garrido, Nicolás
El Bien Público Regional (BPR) de “Apoyo a la Implementación de Estándares de Regulación Vehicular en América Latina y el Caribe”, es un proyecto que nace como respuesta a la solicitud expresa de los…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Michalczewsky, Kathia
Esta nota presenta las estimaciones de los flujos comerciales internacionales de América Latina y el Caribe para el año 2019, elaboradas por el sector de Integración y Comercio (INT) del Banco…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Michalczewsky, Kathia
This report presents estimates of Latin American and Caribbean international trade flows in 2019. It was prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Ravillard, Pauline; Carvajal, Franco; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Chueca, J. Enrique; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Energy efficiency is the best tool to improve sustainability and affordability of energy services. However, there are considerable challenges when it comes to identifying opportunities and…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Davis, Lucas; Martinez, Sebastian
This paper analyzes data of temperature loggers in 450 homes in a housing development in Mexico. It also discusses best practices for deployment and data analysis and demonstrate how data from…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Leal Calderon, Zulima; Lotti, Giulia
This paper assesses the link between the effort to prepare investment projects and the effort to implement them. Effort is measured as the total number of staff hours devoted to the project…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Silva Paredes, Mariana; Noriega Navarrete, Diana Verónica; Aliaga Lordemann, Javier; Araujo Gutiérrez, Zuelclady Ma. F.; Ramírez García, José
Esta publicación es un instrumento práctico que facilita la planeación ante el cambio climático de manera efectiva y participativa, a través de un proceso que promueve el uso de modelos y…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vera, Diego
Limited information about borrowers may create allocative distortions in credit markets. Community-based lending programs may reduce these distortions by exploiting relevant information available to…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Ospino, Carlos; Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Torres, Jesica; González, Stephanie; Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis
Esta nota contiene la metodología que se utilizó para clasificar ocupaciones laborales en América Latina y el Caribe, tomando como base la información proporcionada por la Red de Información sobre…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Starting in 2006, Bolivia implemented a non-targeted, nationwide conditional cash transfer program that delivered transfers to households of school-age children conditional on attendance. The program…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Ayres, João; Hevia, Constantino; Nicolini, Juan Pablo
This paper shows that there is substantial comovement between prices of primary commodities such as oil, aluminum, maize, or copper and real exchange rates between developed economies such as Germany…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
Since the turn of the century, economic ties between Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Asia have deepened to unprecedented levels. Due to high and growing complementarity, trade has been the…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
Since the turn of the century, economic ties between Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Asia have deepened to unprecedented levels. Due to high and growing complementarity, trade has been the…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
Este informe presenta un panorama general sobre cómo han evolucionado a lo largo del tiempo los vínculos comerciales entre ALC y Asia, y analiza el modo en que los responsables de políticas y el…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel; Antonio, Katherine
¿Cuán conocidas y utilizadas son las nuevas tecnologías digitales en el sector hidroeléctrico? ¿En qué áreas y con qué fines las aplican las empresas? ¿Cuáles son las barreras percibidas para su uso…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Galiani, Sebastián
A conditional cash transfer program in the Dominican Republic offered an opportunity to randomize the entry of 61 firms into 72 markets and study the effects of increased competition on prices and…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; McJeon, Haewon C.; Edmonds, James A.; Arguello, Ricardo; Lucena, André F. P.; Binsted, Matthew; Iyer, Gokul ; Cadena, Angela; Delgado, Ricardo; Feijoo, Felipe; Sharma, Anjali
Achieving the Paris Agreement’s near-term goals (Nationally Determined Contributions, NDCs) and long-term temperature targets could result in pre-mature retirement, or stranding, of carbon-intensive…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; McJeon, Haewon C.; Edmonds, James A.; Arguello, Ricardo; Lucena, André F. P.; Binsted, Matthew; Iyer, Gokul ; Cadena, Angela; Delgado, Ricardo; Feijoo, Felipe; Sharma, Anjali
Lograr tanto los objetivos a corto plazo del Acuerdo de París (contribuciones determinadas a nivel nacional, NDCs, por sus siglas en inglés), así como los objetivos climáticos a largo plazo, podrían…