Oct 2019
Author(s): Rojas, Agnes; Morán, Dalmiro
La Presión Fiscal Equivalente (PFE) de América Latina y el Caribe para el período 1990-2018 bajo la metodología BID-CIAT mide la totalidad de los recursos recaudados por los países de la región,…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Azuero, Rodrigo; Bosch, Mariano; Torres, Jesica
Simplified tax regimes reduce both tax rates and compliance costs for small firms. On the one hand, these regimes increase the number of businesses formally registered and have the potential of also…
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): Barnes, Douglas F.; Samad, Hussain
Impact evaluation has gained recognition over the last decade as an essential component of project development. Impact evaluation details how and to what extent policies and project interventions…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Suescún, Rodrigo
This paper describes the FMM-MTFF model, a dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model developed by the Fiscal Management Division (FMM) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to support the…
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): Galizia, Federico
This essay takes a non-mainstream approach to small business finance and investment, with a particular focus on Europe. We advocate for greater use of external equity finance to support investment in…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Cuestas, Ernesto; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Churanek, Danya; Sadeghi, Patricia; Glen, Jack
The Board of Executive Directors of the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) requested that the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) produce this technical study to inform IIC's…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Cuestas, Ernesto; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Churanek, Danya; Sadeghi, Patricia; Glen, Jack
El Directorio Ejecutivo de la Corporación Interamericana de Inversiones (CII) pidió a la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión OVE que preparara este estudio técnico en apoyo del interés renovado de la…
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…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro
Jamaica entered the world economic downturn in 2008 from a position of ongoing weak economic performance and high, increasing debt levels. As a result, Jamaica's fiscal situation quickly became…
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…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Cuestas, Ernesto; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Churanek, Danya
The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) Board of Executive Directors mandated OVE to produce a technical study to inform IIC's future equity business. The core content of this study will…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Cuestas, Ernesto; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Churanek, Danya
El Directorio Ejecutivo de la Corporación Interameriana de Inversiones (CII) pidió a la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) llevar a cabo un estudio técnico que aportara información para las…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Chile, presenting the case study of Upasol.
Apr 2016
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
Climate change presents huge challenges for humankind. Yet within these challenges lie myriad opportunities for people of all ages, including professional opportunities in exciting, influential…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
El cambio climático y sus implicaciones para la vida en el planeta presenta enormes desafíos para la humanidad. Hay mucho por hacer y con estos retos también surgen también una serie de oportunidades…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Beverinotti, Javier
Costa Rica es un país que históricamente se ha caracterizado por sus indicadores socioeconómicos favorables y por sus reformas sociales. Por el lado del crecimiento económico, la economía ha crecido…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin; Gachot, Sebastien
This study develops a linked regional computable general equilibrium and micro-simulation (RCGE-MS) model to assess the regional economy-wide and poverty impacts of a US$36 million investment in…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Annual Report contains a review of the Bank's operations in 2013 (loans, guarantees and grants). The second volume contains the full set of the financial statements of the Bank's…