Apr 2019
Author(s): Fielding, William; Ballance, Virginia; Smith, Philip; Veyrat-Pontet, Alexandre; Sutton, Heather; Curry, Chris; Ulentin, Anne; Oenbring, Raymond; Bethel, Nicolette; Bain, Ebonesse; Collie, Rodericka; Durham, Shantique; Dames, Andrella; Minnis, Jessica; Taylor, Jacinth; Johnson, Pandora; Newry-Pintard, Yvette; Parker, Quincy; Poitier-Albury, Wendyi; Moxey-Adderley, Theresa; Williams, Elizabeth; Gibson-Mobley, Ingrid; Sands, Shamel; Robins, Bernadette; McHardy, Dale; Miller, Ky’Shaun; Thomas, Adelle; Bethell-Bennett, Ian; Velasquez, Jose
This publication, a collaboration between the Inter-American Development Bank and the University of The Bahamas, presents the findings of a study of sentenced inmates at the prison in The Bahamas…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development; Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
In 2016, the G20 called on the FATF and the Global Forum to propose ways to improve the implementation of the international standards on transparency, including on the availability of beneficial…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); World Economic Forum
This report presents a series of recommendations intended to address some of the main challenges facing Brazil's infrastructure sector as it transitions to a new financing model in which the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
La juventud es una etapa crítica en la vida de las personas: un periodo de transición, en el que se han de tomar decisiones trascendentales en muchos ámbitos, especialmente en la educación y el…
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…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Rodriguez Porcel, Manuel; Pinto Ayala, Ana María; Ariza, Natalia; Lozano, Ginette; Márquez, Julián; Castillo, Paula; De Vecchi, Ricardo
Desde el 2010 Colombia ha tenido un cambio normativo e institucional para las APP que ha impulsado la inversión privada en infraestructura. Su marco jurídico ha evolucionado con la aprobación de la…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Watson Williams, Carol
This study was specifically designed to collect information on women’s health and their experiences of violence in Jamaica. A combination of quantitative and qualitative methods was used to collect…
May 2018
Author(s): African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Recent technological innovation in fields such as robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence have reduced the number of workers required in a range of sectors, while lowering costs and…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Noveck, Beth Simone; Koga, Kaitlin; Aceves Garcia, Rafael; Deleanu, Hannah; Cantú-Pedraza, Dinorah
Corruption presents a fundamental threat to the stability and prosperity of Mexico and combating it demands approaches that are both principled and practical. In 2017, the Inter-American Development…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Noveck, Beth Simone; Koga, Kaitlin; Aceves Garcia, Rafael; Deleanu, Hannah; Cantú-Pedraza, Dinorah
La corrupción representa una amenaza fundamental para la estabilidad y la prosperidad de México, y combatirla requiere de enfoques tanto prácticos como basados en principios. En 2017, el Banco…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Uruguay. Ministerio del Interior
El robo con violencia es uno de los principales delitos que aflige a la región, y posiblemente el que más contribuye a la inseguridad ciudadana. Una estrategia policial efectiva para prevenirlo es el…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development; Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT)
Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean 2018 compiles comparable tax revenue statistics for 25 Latin American and Caribbean economies, the majority of which are not OECD member…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico; Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); Centro Interamericano de Administraciones Tributarias (CIAT)
Estadísticas Tributarias en América Latina y el Caribe 2018 compila estadísticas de ingresos fiscales comparables para 25 economías de América Latina y el Caribe, donde la mayoría no son países…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Zambrano, Raul; Costa, Marcelo Pablo; da Silva Bahia, Álvaro Antônio; Almeida de Jesus, Edualdo; Pimentel de Freitas, Vinícius; Barraza, Fernando; Oliva, Nicolás; Andino, Mauro; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Drago, Carlos; Cuentas, Gisella; Paredes, Maribel; Pazos, Javier; Canales, Luis; Campo, Rosana; Castiñeira, Leticia; González, Gustavo; Redondo, Juan Francisco; Ferreira de Almeida, Aloisio Flávio; Hernández, Karla; Robalino, Juan; Ramírez, José; Anjos Andrade, João Pedro; Rodrigues Gonçalves, Noémia; Servicio de Administración Tributaria (SAT)
The electronic invoicing (EI) of taxes is one of Latin America’s contributions to international taxation in support of the fight against evasion, global efforts towards tax transparency, and the…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Zambrano, Raul; Costa, Marcelo Pablo; da Silva Bahia, Álvaro Antônio; Almeida de Jesus, Edualdo; Pimentel de Freitas, Vinícius; Barraza, Fernando; Oliva, Nicolás; Andino, Mauro; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Drago, Carlos; Cuentas, Gisella; Paredes, Maribel; Pazos, Javier; Canales, Luis; Campo, Rosana; Castiñeira, Leticia; González, Gustavo; Redondo, Juan Francisco; Ferreira de Almeida, Aloisio Flávio; Hernández, Karla; Robalino, Juan; Ramírez, José; Anjos Andrade, João Pedro; Rodrigues Gonçalves, Noémia; Servicio de Administración Tributaria (SAT)
La factura electrónica fiscal (FE) es uno de los aportes de América Latina a la fiscalidad internacional en apoyo a la lucha contra la evasión, al esfuerzo global de transparencia tributaria, y a la…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Aiello, Roberto Gabriel; Rugg, Richard; Salmeri, Micol; Wedgwood, Paul
This publication is intended to help sub-national energy policy decision-makers of major Latin American cities as they look to develop and implement clean energy solutions. Our aim is to help local…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); Organización Latinoamericana de Energía (OLADE)
En materia de eficiencia energética los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) presentan situaciones muy dispares. Mientras países como México y Brasil han consolidado sus marcos institucionales…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Benitez, Juan Carlos; Pecho, Miguel
Este estudio documenta el proceso a través del cual los alivios y concesiones fiscales estándar reducen la base imponible del Impuesto a la Renta Personal (IRP) en los países latinoamericanos usando…
Oct 2017
Author(s): International Finance Corporation (IFC); European Development Finance Institution; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); African Development Bank (AfDB); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; European Investment Bank (EIB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); Islamic Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD)
Blended concessional finance for private sector projects is one of the significant tools that Multilateral Development Banks and development finance institutions can use, in cooperation with donors…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Organization of American States; Colombia. Ministerio de Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones (MINTIC); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region shows evidence of a broad and growing adoption of information and communication technologies (ICT). More than half of the population connects regularly…