Aug 2019
Author(s): Castilleja, Liliana; Enciso, Sheyla
La estructura y la composición sectorial de la economía peruana en el periodo de auge reciente (2007-2017) tuvo un impacto en la expansión de la clase media. En Perú el desarrollo del sector…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Bonzi Teixeira, Augusto; Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel
Esta nota técnica descreve as principais iniciativas do Programa de Recuperação do Grupo CEEE, os resultados iniciais atingidos até o momento e as lições aprendidas. Essas iniciativas se concentram…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Asher, Sam; Chauvin, Juan Pablo; 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): Tejeda Ricardez, Jesús; Echeverría, Carlos; de Waziers, Benedicte; Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Larrea, Sisi; Durán, Gabriel; Morales, Olga
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, el Departamento de Infraestructura y Energía del BID pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Pérez, Daniel; Gutiérrez, Maria Clara; Mix Vidal, Richard
El sector transporte en América Latina y el Caribe contribuye con aproximadamente el 34% de las emisiones globales de gases de efecto invernadero relacionadas con la energía, situación que ha…
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): Yépez-García, Ariel; Ji, Yi; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
With rapid energy growth in the past 40 years, the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region has maintained a steady increase in electricity needs above the global level. While there is no question…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Hallack, Michelle; Vazquez, Miguel; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Mendes e Costa, Roberta
School electrification can decrease the gap between rural and urban education. The Brazilian policy focusing on electricity access in school decreased student’s dropout rate. Rural electrification…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Hallack, Michelle; Vazquez, Miguel; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Mendes e Costa, Roberta
La electrificación escolar puede disminuir la brecha entre la educación rural y urbana. Los programas de electrificación rural, como Luz para Todos en Brasil, han tenido éxito en aumentar el acceso a…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Antón, Arturo; Rasteletti, Alejandro
En este documento se presenta un modelo de equilibrio general estático de decisión ocupacional con heterogeneidad en habilidades laborales y empresariales, capaz de generar elevados niveles de…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Barnes, Douglas F.; Samad, Hussain; Rivas, Salvador
Energy access is an essential prerequisite for economic, social, and human development. The 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) explicitly recognized affordable and clean energy…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Carrillo Maldonado, Paul A.; Díaz Cassou, Javier; Tejada, Jesús
En el presente documento se presenta una estimación del impacto macroeconómico de la reforma energética emprendida en Ecuador durante la pasada década. El análisis enfatiza los efectos que sobre las…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This document addresses the main challenges of the energy sector in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), as well as the role that the private sector must play in the process of overcoming these…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento aborda los principales retos que se presentan en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) en el sector energético y el papel que deberá tener el sector privado en el proceso de superación de…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Levy, Alberto; Anaya, Fernando; Vieira de Carvalho, Arnaldo
La elevada dependencia de la generación hidráulica de Centroamérica conlleva riesgos al suministro de electricidad que son difíciles de mitigar. Aunque esta dependencia ha disminuido progresivamente…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Sosa, Mariano; Powell, Andrew
The July 2017 surveys of expectations conducted by Central Banks with inflation targeting regimes indicate that the simple average growth rate expected for 2017 for the eight countries covered by…