Aug 2019
Author(s): Gordillo, Fabio; Sosa, Martín; Benitez, Juan Pablo
Los sistemas de transporte público en Paraguay solo aceptan pago con dinero en efectivo, lo cual conlleva retos operacionales asociados a este manejo y la auditoría de los servicios de transporte.…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Asher, Sam
This Policy Brief argues that inclusion on any future adopted European Union (EU) AML/CFT list of high-risk third jurisdictions would be problematic for The Bahamas for three main reasons. First, EU…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Rivas, María Eugenia; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Serebrisky, Tomás
Policy innovations are needed to break the vicious cycle in urban transport in LAC. The ultimate objective should be reliable, efficient, high-quality, and sustainable urban transport. The study…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Granada, Isabel; Leaño, Juan Manuel; Benítez, Carolina; Navas, Cristian; Sanz, Natalia; Crotte Alvarado, Amado; Cortés, René; Armijos, Jean Pol; Ortiz, Paola; Glen, Claudia
La Ciudad de Guatemala hace parte del Transport GenderLab, este documento hace un recuento de las iniciativas disenadas e implementadas en la Ciudad de Guatemala sobre Transporte Público y Género.
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…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Scholl, Lynn; Oviedo, Daniel; Innao, Marco; Pedraza, Lauramaría
Investments in public transit infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean often aim to reduce spatial and social inequalities by improving accessibility to jobs and other opportunities. The…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Scholl, Lynn; Martínez, Daniel; Mitnik, Oscar A.; Oviedo, Daniel; Yáñez-Pagans, Patricia
Despite the growing interest in and proliferation of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems around the world, their causal impacts on labor market outcomes remain unexplored. Reduced travel times for those…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Yáñez-Pagans, Patricia; Martínez, Daniel; Mitnik, Oscar A.; Scholl, Lynn; Vázquez, Antonia
This paper discusses the transportation challenges that urban areas in Latin America and the Caribbean face and reviews the causal evidence on the impact brought by different urban transport system…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Jorge, Guillermo
In the fight against money laundering, information on politically exposed persons (PEPs) is highly relevant for financial institutions as it is about customers deemed to be high-risk due to their…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Jorge, Guillermo
En la lucha contra el lavado de dinero, la información sobre personas políticamente expuestas (PEP) es altamente relevante para las instituciones financieras por tratarse de clientes considerados de…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Kellman, Bradley; Kallicharan, Shaiiede
Multiple studies have highlighted the Caribbean as one of the geographic regions most severely impacted by the decline in correspondent banking relationships (CBRs). However, when examined at a…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Vasquez, Gustavo M.
Since 2015, Belize has experienced de-risking, the withdrawal of correspondent banking relationships. The impact on the banking sector and other financial institutions has been adverse, with…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Knobel, Andrés
The international community is increasingly aware that adopting laws, regulations, and mechanisms to gather and exchange information about “beneficial owners” (BOs) is crucial for combating tax…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Knobel, Andrés
La comunidad internacional reconoce cada vez más que la adopción de leyes, regulaciones y mecanismos para recoger e intercambiar información sobre los “Beneficiarios Finales” (BF) es indispensable…
Apr 2017
Author(s): United Nations (UN); World Bank (WB); New Development Bank; Islamic Development Bank (IDB); Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; Asian Development Bank (ADB); African Development Bank (AfDB); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); European Investment Bank (EIB); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Closing the world's infrastructure gap would take $1 to $1.5 trillion annually. The Global Infrastructure Forum aims to discuss opportunities to harness public and private resources to close…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Kellman, Bradley
De-risking has the potential to develop into a threat to Barbados posing a challenge to the country's continued development and economic stability if left unchecked. Early indications are that…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Wright, Allan
It is essential to have secure, stable monetary and worldwide payment frameworks that reduce exposure to Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (ML/FT), while permitting access to markets and…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Nevo, Miroslava; Granada, Isabel; Ortiz, Paola
Este documento cuenta la historia de cómo la ciudad de San Salvador ha venido realizando estudios y buscando soluciones para mejorar su red de transporte masivo, llamado Sistema de Transporte de…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Schreiner, Clara
This case study is one of ten international studies developed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in association with the Korean Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), for the…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Schreiner, Clara
Este estudo de caso de Cidades Inteligentes faz parte de um conjunto de dez estudos de casos internacionais desenvolvidos pelo Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID) em colaboração com o…