Aug 2017
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel
Energy liberalization is commonly measured by the level of market competitiveness and price reductions. This review applies an alternative method, market power, to give a sense of firms’ pricing…
Feb 2017
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Prat, Jordi; Solera, Marco; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Linares, Jennifer; Lagarda, Guillermo; Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel
The macroeconomic context of Central America and the Dominican Republic has been characterized by positive perspectives. The economic recovery of United States, lower commodity prices, and the low…
Feb 2017
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Prat, Jordi; Solera, Marco; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Linares, Jennifer; Lagarda, Guillermo; Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel
El contexto macroeconómico de Centroamérica y República Dominicana ha estado caracterizado por tener expectativas positivas. La recuperación económica de Estados Unidos, a los bajos precios de las…
Jan 2017
Author(s): García Larumbe, Javier; Garcia Merino, Lucio Javier; Sasaki, Keisuke
La División de Agua y Saneamiento (INE/WSA) del BID lanzó en el año 2011 una herramienta para apoyar a las empresas operadoras de agua potable y alcantarillado sanitario en la identificación y…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development; Inter American Development Bank
This joint initiative by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the OECD seeks to encourage the expansion of broadband networks and services in the region, supporting a coherent and cross-…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Esta iniciativa conjunta del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y la OCDE pretende fomentar la expansión de las redes y servicios de banda ancha en la región, apoyando un enfoque coherente e…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Belmar, Christian; Aravena, Dayana; Guarda, Nicolás
El trabajo analiza la importancia de la infraestructura de la calidad (IC), como factor de competitividad para la economía chilena. Se resaltan los aspectos para profundizar el desarrollo del sistema…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Uyarra, Elvira; Moñux, Diego; Li, Yanchao; Esteban, Adrián; Rigby, John; Ospina, María José; Edler, Jakob
Public procurement accounts for a significant proportion of overall demand for goods and services. Thus, it could be a useful tool for fostering innovation and economic growth. While interest in the…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This document summarizes some of the activities carried out by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in support of integration in Latin America and the Caribbean, as mandated by the Board of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Salo, James
Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are major sources of natural resource consumption and environmental impacts such as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. At the same time, MSMEs make up a…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Salo, James
Managing value chain environmental impacts and natural resource use has become an important consideration in the purchasing decisions of large publicly traded companies. Suppliers, including micro,…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Solymosi, Katalin; Braun, Andrea; Dijk, Suzanne van; Grulke, Markus
The world population is expected to increase from approximately 2.5 billion in 1950 to almost 10 billion in 2050, exhibiting the highest population growth rates in history. Securing the supply of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Solymosi, Katalin; Braun, Andrea; Dijk, Suzanne van; Grulke, Markus
Se estima que la población mundial aumentará desde cerca de 2.500 millones en 1950 a casi 10.000 millones al año 2050, lo cual refleja una de las mayores tasas de crecimiento demográfico de la…
Sep 2016
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Jeun, Inkyung
Modern society cannot evolve and operate without critical infrastructures, most of which have become dependent of internet connectivity for a variety of information management, communications, and…
Sep 2016
Author(s): López, Andrés; Niembro, Andrés; Ramos, Daniela
La inversión extranjera directa (IED) ocupa actualmente un lugar central en las agendas públicas en materia de desarrollo económico, en especial en los países emergentes. Desde una óptica teórica, la…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Domanick, Joe
This guidebook seeks to provide communicators with the practical tools and recommendations to do a better job, particularly in their dealings with reporters on issues from crisis management, violence…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Domanick, Joe
Esta guía busca suministrar herramientas prácticas y recomendaciones a los comunicadores para que puedan mejorar su trabajo, particularmente en lo relacionado con los medios de prensa. Incluye…
Jun 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…