Dec 2019
Author(s): Moita, Rodrigo; Monte, Daniel
This paper develops a dynamic model of competitive equilibrium in electricity markets with thermal, hydro and intermittent power sources. Thermal generators have positive and increasing costs and use…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Giles Álvarez, Laura; Gomes, Zandra ; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Waithe, Kimberly
Barbados is a small tourism based economy accounting directly for 12 percent of real gross domestic product and over 40 percent of GDP when considering indirect spillovers to other sectors. It has…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Yurivilca, Rossemary
At the IDBG Annual Meeting in 2016, the Board of Governors resolved to endorse the goal to increase finance for climate change-related projects in Latin America and the Caribbean to 30% of the IDB’s…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Yurivilca, Rossemary
At the IDBG Annual Meeting in 2016, the Board of Governors resolved to endorse the goal to increase finance for climate change-related projects in Latin America and the Caribbean to 30% of the IDB’s…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Armendáriz, Edna; Carrasco, Haydeeliz; Galindo, Germán; Rodrigues Gomes, Camila
Existen pocos sistemas de información centralizados sobre la evolución y composición del gasto en inversión pública en la región de América Latina, lo cual resulta clave para el monitoreo y…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Bastos, Fabiano; Flórez Timorán, Hugo; Rossi, José Luiz
As perspectivas de crescimento econômico sustentado para o Brasil não são favoráveis na ausência de reformas e mudanças de políticas. A rápida e forte acumulação de desequilíbrios macroeconômicos…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Armendáriz, Edna; Carrasco, Haydeeliz
Existen pocos sistemas de información centralizados sobre la evolución y composición del gasto en inversión pública en la región de América Latina, lo cual resulta clave para el monitoreo y…
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…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Puig, Jorge
Fiscal adjustment episodes tend to be accompanied by large public investment cuts, contributing to the well-documented pro-cyclical bias in public capital expenditures. We study patterns of public…
Jun 2019
Author(s): African Development Bank; Asian Development Bank; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; European Investment Bank (EIB); Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; IDB Lab; Islamic Development Bank; World Bank
The Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance is an annual collaborative effort to make public MDB climate finance figures for developing and emerging economies, together with a…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Yurivilca, Rossemary
In 2016, the IDB Group´s Board of Governors endorsed the goal to increase finance for climate change-related operations in borrowing member countries in the Latin America and Caribbean region to 30%…
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…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Cicowiez, Martin; Filippo, Agustín
This document presents the group of simulations related to “Human Development”, and analyzes the results for both the CGE model and the microsimulation model. In a companion document, we provide a…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Lustig, Nora; Morrison, Judith; Ratzlaff, Adam
Las brechas étnicas y raciales en desempeño económico, oportunidades laborales y acceso a servicios básicos, tales como educación y salud, permanecen como un gran reto pendiente en América Latina.…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Seco, Antonio
Based on the analysis of some success factors of integrated financial management information systems (IFMIS) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), this paper identifies the technological pillars…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Seco, Antonio
A partir del análisis de algunos factores de éxito para el buen funcionamiento de los sistemas integrados de administración financiera (SIAF) en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), se identifican ejes…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Minoja, Livia; Fernández, Luz; Yurivilca, Rossemary
As diretrizes, dirigidas aos líderes de equipe e executores, explicam como os edifícios, tanto de infraestrutura social quanto de outros setores, podem contribuir para cumprir a meta de 30% de…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Minoja, Livia; Fernández, Luz; Yurivilca, Rossemary
The guidelines, addressed to team leaders and executors, explain how buildings, both of social infrastructure and other sectors, can contribute to meeting the 30% goal of climate financing that the…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Minoja, Livia; Fernández, Luz; Yurivilca, Rossemary
Los lineamientos, dirigidos a los jefes de equipo y los ejecutores, explican cómo los edificios, tanto de infraestructura social como de otros sectores, pueden contribuir al cumplimiento de la meta…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
Public spending has climbed in Latin America and the Caribbean. Riding a commodity windfall and low interest rates, many governments in the region tried to spend their way into the future.…