Jun 2019
Author(s): African Development Bank; Asian Development Bank; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; European Investment Bank (EIB); Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; IDB Lab; Islamic Development Bank; World Bank
The Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance is an annual collaborative effort to make public MDB climate finance figures for developing and emerging economies, together with a…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Ayres, João; García, Marcio; Guillen, Diogo; Kehoe, Patrick
Brazil has had a long period of high inflation. It peaked around 100 percent per year in 1964, decreased until the first oil shock (1973), but accelerated again afterward, reaching levels above 100…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Yurivilca, Rossemary
In 2016, the IDB Group´s Board of Governors endorsed the goal to increase finance for climate change-related operations in borrowing member countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region to 30%…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Waithe, Kimberly; Lorde, Kishmar
The Barbados economy has been challenged over the last decade by elevated fiscal deficits and a rapid build-up in debt. While the country has made efforts to address this challenge through revenue…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Minoja, Livia; Fernández, Luz; Yurivilca, Rossemary
Los lineamientos, dirigidos a los jefes de equipo y los ejecutores, explican cómo los edificios, tanto de infraestructura social como de otros sectores, pueden contribuir al cumplimiento de la meta…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); World Bank (WB); African Development Bank (AfDB); IDB Invest; Asian Development Bank (ADB); European Investment Bank (EIB); Islamic Development Bank (IDB)
The Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance is an annual collaborative effort to make public MDB climate finance figures for developing and emerging economies, together with a…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Meunier, Guy; Hallegatte, Stephane
This paper finds that it is optimal to start a long-term emission-reduction strategy with significant short-term abatement investment, even if the optimal carbon price starts low and grows…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Blenman, Shamar; Khadan, Jeetendra; Wenner, Mark D.; Bollers, Elton; Waithe, Kimberly; Wright, Allan; Schmid, Juan Pedro
This Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin looks at the year in review. 2017 has been a mixed year for the countries of the Caribbean Country Department of the IDB. While The Bahamas, Barbados and…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Trabacchi, Chiara; Netto, Maria; Cabrera, María Margarita; Vasa, Alexander
The Paris Agreement combats climate change through country-defined sustainable development plans, aiming to align financing flows with low-carbon climate resilient growth. National development banks…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); World Bank (WB); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); European Investment Bank (EIB); African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB)
The Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance is a collaborative effort to make MDB climate finance figures in developing countries and emerging economies public on an annual…
May 2017
Author(s): Donovan, Michael G.
Over the past two decades, national and local governments in Caribbean and Pacific Small Island Development States have partnered with the donor community to implement over $55 billion in development…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Mercer; Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The world needs more infrastructure, particularly in developing countries. But not just any infrastructure. To achieve the economic, social and environmental objectives embodied by the Paris…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
At the IDB, we know that our partners -public sector institutions, private enterprises, philanthropic organizations, universities, and others- are vitally important to achieving the Bank's goals…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wenner, Mark D.; Wright, Allan; Clarke, Dillon; Waithe, Kimberly
This Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin explores constraints to private sector development in the Caribbean. With economic growth weak and dependent on only a few sectors -either tourism or…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Grenade, Kari; Scott-Joseph, Ankie
This study contends that Caribbean countries cannot adequately surmount their fiscal and debt challenges in the absence of binding rules that are geared toward entrenching fiscal discipline, curbing…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Carlino, Hernán; Netto, Maria; Cabrera, María Margarita; Serra, Lucila
Esta publicación fue elaborada por la División de Mercados de Capitales e Instituciones Financieras (IFD/CMF) del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) en colaboración con la Asociación…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Cheng, Gong; Díaz Cassou, Javier; Erce, Aitor
Despite the frequency of official debt restructurings, little systematic evidence has been produced on their characteristics and implications. Using a dataset covering more than 400 Paris Club…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Caldecott, Ben; Harnett, Elizabeth; Cojoianu, Theodor; Kok, Irem; Pfeiffer, Alexander
Over the last few years, the topic of "stranded assets" resulting from environment-related risk factors has loomed larger. These factors include the effects of physical climate change as…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This represents a compendium of knowledge products generated by the IDB's Caribbean Economics Lab, Country Department Caribbean Group, during the period 2013-2016. Products comprise monographs…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
A one stop-shop for countries to access resources for transforming their NDCs into investment plans