Jun 2019
Author(s): Asher, Sam; Novosad, Paul
As cities in developing countries continue to grow rapidly, there is little empirical evidence about how this affects growth in surrounding rural economies. We study the effects of shocks to labor…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Deyal, Zubin; Gauto, Victor; Christie, Jason
The Year 2019 and Beyond
• Following the recent strong performance of the global economy, forecasts are slightly less optimistic for the future. In addition, downside risks have increased and…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Almeida, Eduardo; Prat, Jordi; Vargas-Moreno, Juan Carlos; Acevedo, María Cecilia; Del Carmen, Giselle; Mejía, Alejandra; Solera, Marco; Castillo Martínez, Paula; Del Campo, Victoria; Flores, Juan; Lennon Sabatini, Joaquín; Paz, Marcelo; Valencia, Adriana
Honduras: A Territorial Approach to Development presents an innovative approach to address the development challenges of the country. The document first describes the main challenges to inclusive…
May 2019
Author(s): Lembo, Carolina; Fioravanti, Reinaldo; Astesiano, Gastón; Lohbauer, Rosane; Barata, Rodrigo; Rosset, Natasha
Investment in infrastructure is, admittedly, one of the main forms of economic development. Traditionally, the Public Administration implements infrastructure projects committing taxpayers’ money to…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
In 2018, partnerships were once again at the center of the Inter-American Development Bank Group’s (IDB Group) efforts to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB’s Office of…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Gauto, Victor; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
The March 2019 Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin focuses on a specific challenge for the Caribbean economies – insufficient financial inclusion, which can hold back growth, development, and efforts…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro
Jamaica tuvo que enfrentar la crisis financiera mundial del 2008 con una economía débil y altos niveles de deuda. En esta coyuntura económica, la situación fiscal de Jamaica se hizo insostenible. A…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Deyal, Zubin
The concepts of economic growth, public debt, and the government’s fiscal balance are strongly intertwined. In Barbados, low growth and recurring fiscal deficits have led to rapid accumulation of…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Schwartz, Moises; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra; Wright, Allan; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Gauto, Victor; Bollers, Elton; Mooney, Henry; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk
The divergence in the development of the countries that correspond to the Inter-American Development Bank’s Caribbean Country Department and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Smets, Lodewijk
Policies are not designed and implemented by a social planner but are determined through a political process, based on the policymakers' preferences, beliefs and the constraints provided by…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Andrian, Leandro Gaston
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Andrian, Leandro Gaston
Este resumen de política presenta una síntesis de los desafíos de desarrollo que enfrenta Colombia.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Castilleja, Liliana
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges that the country faces
Jun 2018
Author(s): Castilleja, Liliana
Este policy brief presenta un resumen de los desafios de desarrollo que enfrenta el país.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Díaz Cassou, Javier
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Díaz Cassou, Javier
Este policy brief presenta un resumen de los desafíos de desarrollo que enfrenta el país.
May 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Diálogo Empresarial de las Américas (ABD, por su siglas en inglés) es una iniciativa liderada por el sector privado y facilitada por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), con el fin de…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Almeida, Eduardo Marques; Bastos, Fabiano; Quijada, José Alejandro; Acevedo, María Cecilia; Pastor, Cinthya; Kaufmann, Jorge; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad; Rosas García, José Nicolás; Calatayud, Agustina; Fernandini Puga, Manuel; Acevedo-Daunas, Rafael M.; Almeida, Juliana; Bogado, Eduardo; Camblor, Roberto; Castillo Martínez, Paula; Flores, Juan; Garcia, Alvaro; García, Antonio; Grunwaldt, Alfred; Larsson, Mikael; Lefevre, Benoit; Linares, Eddy; Manjarrés, José Francisco; Marques Garcia, Luana; Márquez, Fernando; Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; O'Connell, Lesley D.; Paz, Marcelo; Piras, Claudia; Radics, Axel; Rebolledo, Enrique; Robles, Marcos; Rodríguez, Jennifer; Rodríguez, Marisol; Sawada, Emilio; Sosa, Martín; Tapia Troncoso, Waldo; Theinhardt, Jean-Eric; Urquidi, Manuel; Valencia J., Adriana M.; Valencia, Horacio; Ventura, Juan Pablo; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Esta publicación sintetiza el trabajo analítico desarrollado por especialistas del BID en el marco de preparación de la nueva estrategia del Banco con Paraguay. El documento analiza los desafíos que…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este es el segundo de dos volúmenes que constituyen el Informe Anual del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) 2017. El presente volumen contiene la discusión y análisis de la Administración:…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Informe anual contiene un examen de las operaciones del Banco en 2017 (préstamos, garantías y financiamiento no reembolsable). El segundo volumen contiene el conjunto completo de los estados…