Aug 2019
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Hallerberg, Mark; Scartascini, Carlos
Do voters punish governments that introduce fiscal “austerity” measures? If so, does voter response vary according to the design (composition) of fiscal adjustments? What determines the timing of…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Ernest, William; Gutiérrez Juárez, Priscilla; Schneider, Christian; Finnovista
El estudio tiene como objetivo analizar el estado actual del ecosistema financiero de Costa Rica, tanto desde la industria tradicional hasta la irrupción de nuevos modelos de negocio provenientes de…
May 2019
Author(s): Cuesta, Ana María; Reyes, Angela; Roseth, Benjamin
Citizens confront multiple challenges when attempting to access public services. This article focuses on an aspect yet unaddressed by existing literature on administrative burdens: the complexity of…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Martin, Xavier; Sobol, Danielle; Magnoni, Barbara; Burgess, Elisabeth
This study offers insights from a large cross-sectional survey on remittances sent by 2,145 migrants living in three major cities in the United States. The migrants in this study are from Colombia,…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Martin, Xavier; Sobol, Danielle; Magnoni, Barbara; Burgess, Elisabeth
Este estudio ofrece observaciones provenientes de una encuesta transversal grande acerca de las remesas enviadas por 2,145 migrantes que viven en 3 ciudades principales de los Estados Unidos. Los…
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): Marques Garcia, Luana; Ortiz Sosa, Diana; Urban, Anne-Marie
Women with disabilities are at higher risk of experiencing violence than men with disabilities as well as women without disabilities. Yet, in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), there is a…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica
Based on rigorous empirical evidence, this paper evaluates if the excitement about school-based financial education programs is warranted. First, relying on recent experimental evidence, the paper…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Castagnola, Andrea; Herrero, Álvaro
The City of Buenos Aires (CABA) is one of the pioneer cities in the Latin America and the Caribbean region in terms of open government, and forms part of the Subnational Government Pilot Program of…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Castagnola, Andrea; Herrero, Álvaro
La Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires (CABA) es una de las ciudades de la región de América Latina y el Caribe pionera en gobierno abierto, y que forma parte del Programa Piloto de Gobiernos…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín; Cardinale Lagomarsino, Bruno; Scartascini, Carlos; Torrealday, Jerónimo
Does providing information improve citizens’ perception about government transparency? Does all information matter the same for shaping perceptions about the government? This paper addresses these…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Andrade, Gabriela; Buvinic, Mayra
Sex-disaggregated financial inclusion data can help to inform better financial inclusion policies and products. This case study explores the case of Mexico, where a combination of an evidence-based…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Mooney, Henry
Despite tremendous strides in recent years toward economic stabilization, debt reduction, and structural reform, financial sector development and access in Jamaica lag behind peers. Development-…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); IDB Invest; Finnovista
This report is the second edition of the study “Fintech: Innovations You May Not Know were from Latin America and the Caribbean” (IDB, 2017), which offered a comprehensive view of the activity in and…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); BID Invest; Finnovista
Este informe representa la segunda edición del estudio “Fintech: Innovaciones que no sabías que eran de América Latina y el Caribe” que brindó, por primera vez, una visión consolidada sobre la…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID); IDB Invest; Finnovista
Este relatório apresenta a segunda edição do estudo “Fintech: inovações que você não sabia que eram da América Latina e do Caribe” que forneceu, pela primeira vez, uma visão consolidada sobre a…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
The 2018 Global Microscope provides a unique insight into the leading practices that governments and regulators are adopting to channel the digital revolution of financial services into greater…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
El Microscopio global de 2018 brinda una perspectiva única de las prácticas líderes que los gobiernos y los entes reguladores están adoptando para canalizar la revolución digital de los servicios…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones; BID Invest; Trujillo, Verónica; Navajas, Sergio; Fonseca, Camila
Esta base de datos contiene información sobre desempeño e inclusión financiera por institución regulada en la región. FINLAC data cubre siete años (2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 y 2015) y…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Agüero, Jorge M.
About half of Peruvian women between the ages of 15 and 49 have experienced some form of violence from their partners. Through a quantitative analysis, this report explores how violence rates against…