Jul 2019
Author(s): Schling, Maja; Corral, Leonardo
Esta infografía presenta un resumen de los resultados del paper: "El impacto de la estabilización de orillas en el crecimiento económico en los Pequeños Estados Insulares en Desarrollo" que…
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…
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): Office of Evaluation and Oversight
In 2018 the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) delivered 11 evaluations. In so doing, OVE specialists reviewed roughly 4300 Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDBG) lending and non-lending…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión
En 2018, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) entregó 11 evaluaciones. Al hacerlo, los especialistas de OVE analizaron aproximadamente 4.300 préstamos, cooperaciones técnicas y productos de…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Escritório de Avaliação e Supervisão
Em 2018, o Escritório de Avaliação e Supervisão (OVE) realizou 11 avaliações. Ao fazê-lo, os especialistas do OVE analisaram aproximadamente 4300 operações de empréstimos e não empréstimos e produtos…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Garcimartín, Carlos; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.
El propósito de este documento es analizar el impacto de la inflación en la distribución del ingreso a través de la composición del gasto de los hogares. A diferencia de otros análisis enfocados en…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; García, Juan Felipe; Oliveira, Patricia; Putic, Melanie
This evaluation focuses on problem projects, defined narrowly as those “financially impaired” because they hold the possibility of financial losses. Problems may be defined as any departure from…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro; Michelitsch, Roland; Szwedzki, Roni; García, Juan Felipe; Oliveira, Patricia; Putic, Melanie
Esta evaluación se centra en los proyectos problemáticos, definidos como aquellos con una “minoración financiera” porque podrían dar lugar a pérdidas. Los problemas se pueden definir como cualquier…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Lotti, Giulia; Avellán, Leopoldo; Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor; Cossens, Shakirah
This Technical Note aims to analyze project characteristics associated with problems in execution as reported in the Progress Monitoring Report (PMR), a tool used by the Inter-American Development…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Fahsbender, Jossie; Kim, Namho
This paper explores the impact of a livestock transfer program, that targeted small-holder female farmers with high levels of food insecurity in Nicaragua. For this purpose, the three dimensions of…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Fahsbender, Jossie; Kim, Namho
Este documento explora el impacto de un programa de transferencia de ganado, dirigido a pequeñas productoras agrícolas con altos niveles de inseguridad alimentaria en Nicaragua. Para este propósito,…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Campos, Javier; Betancor, Ofelia
En esta nota metodológica se identifican y discuten las principales cuestiones que caracterizan la evaluación, selección y priorización de proyectos multinacionales con efecto sobre la integración…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; Nalvarte, Patricia; Castillo, Gabriel; Cerdeira, Reinaldo; Manzano, Osmel; López, Arnoldo
Con el objetivo de identificar brechas de eficiencia operativa tanto del Banco como de los prestatarios y presentar posibles mitigantes, se lleva a cabo un análisis integral que combina las…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo
The establishment of the inflation targeting regime in Paraguay is relatively recent, however, the results have been satisfactory. This is because based on the observed data, from the implementation…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Libonatti, Luis
This paper presents a forecasting exercise that assesses the predictive potential of a daily price index based on online prices. Prices are compiled using web scrapping services provided by the…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Zárate, Héctor; Zapata-Sanabria, Daniel R.
The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, we evaluate the responses to the questions on inflation expectations in the World Economic Survey for sixteen inflation targeting countries. Second, we…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Castañeda-Fuentes, Juan Carlos; Valle-Samayoa, Héctor Augusto; Catalán-Herrera, Juan Carlos; Arriaza-Herrera, Juan Carlos; Gutiérrez-Morales, José; Castillo-Maldonado, Carlos Eduardo; Galindo-Gonzáles, Douglas Napoleón; Hurtarte-Aguilar, Guisela; Ortiz-Cardona, Edson Roger
Forecasting the inflation path is an important task for central banks in an inflation targeting regime. Therefore, central banks must continuously evaluate the forecasting accuracy of the models used…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Schwartz, Moises; Waithe, Kimberly
The year 2017 brought mixed results for the countries of the Caribbean Country Department of the Inter-American Development Bank, and the situation remains similar in 2018. While The Bahamas,…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Garegnani, Lorena; Gómez Aguirre, Maximiliano
In 2016 the Central Bank of Argentina began to announce inflation targets. In this context, providing authorities with good estimates of relevant macroeconomic variables is crucial for making…