Dec 2019
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Gauto, Victor; Christie, Jason
The divergence in the development of the countries that correspond to the Inter-American Development Banks Caribbean Country Department and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)…
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…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Bollers, Elton; Deyal, Zubin; Gauto, Victor; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Khadan, Jeetendra; Mooney, Henry; Smets, Lodewijk; Waithe, Kimberly; Wright, Allan
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. It also includes recommendations to overcome these…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Schwartz, Moises; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra; Wright, Allan; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Gauto, Victor; Bollers, Elton; Mooney, Henry; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk
The divergence in the development of the countries that correspond to the Inter-American Development Bank’s Caribbean Country Department and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Schwartz, Moises; Waithe, Kimberly; Deyal, Zubin; Gauto, Victor
While countries in the Caribbean are highly diverse, several common development challenges emerge, including weak fiscal institutions, crime and violence, a sluggish private sector, weak productive…
May 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country of Barbados
Feb 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Wenner, Mark D.; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Schwartz, Moises; Beuermann, Diether; Waithe, Kimberly
Countries that have set themselves on a course of strengthening the quality of their institutions to provide a minimum of certainty to economic agents have been able to alter their development paths…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Pinto, Diana M.; Cafagna, Gianluca; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Tolsa Caballero, Nuria
With the aim of guiding the work agenda on improving public health expenditure efficiency in the LAC region, the Inter-American Development Bank held a workshop entitled “Public Expenditure…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo; Manzano, Osmel; Prat, Jordi
The region comprising Central America, Panama and Dominican Republic is on path towards a favorable economic environment, characterized by higher growth in the United States (its main trade partner…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Lagarda, Guillermo; Manzano, Osmel; Prat, Jordi
La región de Centroamérica, República Dominicana y Panamá se encamina hacia un entorno económico favorable caracterizado por un mayor crecimiento de Estados Unidos, su principal socio comercial, la…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Verner, Dorte; Corrales, Maria Elena; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Morales, Carlos; Suarez, David; Linares, Ana María; Scholl, Lynn; Quintanilla, Oscar; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Alvarez Prado, Lourdes; Molina, Adriana; Marto, Ricardo; Christensen, Jens Hesselbjerg; Ashwill, Maximillian; Diewald, Christoph; Schneider, Robert; Lisansky, Judith; Uquillas, Jorge; Redwood, John
Climate change (CC) poses important risks to development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Climate adaptation can limit the negative impacts and is important in achieving sustainable…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Verner, Dorte; Corrales, Maria Elena; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Morales, Carlos; Suarez, David; Linares, Ana María; Scholl, Lynn; Quintanilla, Oscar; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Alvarez Prado, Lourdes; Molina, Adriana; Marto, Ricardo; Christensen, Jens Hesselbjerg; Ashwill, Maximillian; Diewald, Christoph; Schneider, Robert; Lisansky, Judith; Uquillas, Jorge; Redwood, John
El cambio climático (CC) plantea importantes riesgos para el desarrollo en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). La adaptación puede reducir los impactos negativos del cambio climático y además, apoyar…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Sanginés, Mario; Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol; Pimenta, Carlos; García Osío, Gustavo; Martínez Guzman, Juan Pablo; Marcel, Mario; Farias, Pedro; Crespi, Gustavo; Chrisney, Martin D.; Corbacho, Ana
The Fiscal Institutions of Tomorrow, the first publication in the series Institutions for People, addresses issues of public management that are key to economic development in Latin America and the…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Marcel, Mario
This paper discusses the merits of alternative definitions of the structural budget in the context of their use in the design and implementation of fiscal rules. To this end, the paper argues that…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Marcel, Mario
This paper describes the adoption and application of the structural fiscal balance rule in Chile, evaluates its outcomes after the first 10 years, and draws 10 lessons from the experiences that may…
Aug 2012
Author(s): García Osío, Gustavo; Marcel, Mario; Martínez Guzman, Juan Pablo; Sanginés, Mario; Farias, Pedro; Pimenta, Carlos; Chrisney, Martin D.; Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol; Crespi, Gustavo
Las instituciones fiscales del mañana, título inaugural de la serie Instituciones para la gente, aborda temas de gestión pública clave para el desarrollo económico de América Latina y el Caribe.…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Marcel, Mario; Cabezas, Mabel; Piedrabuena, Bernardita
El presente resumen de políticas realiza una revisión sistemática de la metodología de estimación del Balance Estructural (BE) en Chile. Esta revisión no sólo recapitula y evalúa la justificación de…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Castro, Jaime; Lavagna, Roberto; de la Cruz, Rafael; Campbell, Tim; Maluquer i Amorôs, Salvador; Tarrach i Colls, Anna; Williams, Anthony; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pio Júnior, Álvaro; Herrera, Víctor Manuel; González Anaya, José Antonio; Chávez, Roberto; Cobo Mayoral, Rosa; Ahmad, Ehtisham; MacLean Abaroa, Ronald; García-Escribano, Mercedes; Campo, María Fernanda; Brandazza, Daniela; Pires, Júlio Ribeiro; Silva, Mauricio; Navarro, Juan Carlos; McCallion, Hazel; Marcel, Mario; Ortíz, Fabiola; Shah, Anwar; Wiesner Durán, Eduardo; Almeida, Fernanda
América Latina se está descentralizando. Cada vez más recursos y un mayor poder de decisión están pasando desde los gobiernos centrales hacia el nivel local. Este naciente panorama político,…
May 2009
Author(s): Marcel, Mario; Filc, Gabriel; Shack, Nelson; Berretta, Nora; Jul, Ana María; Rezende, Fernando; Aldunate, Eduardo; García López, Roberto; Tavares, Martus; Scartascini, Carlos; Echeverry, Juan Carlos
This publication contains a collection of papers presented within the framework of the Public Policy Management and Transparency Network: Development Effectiveness and Results-Based Budget Management…
May 2009
Author(s): Marcel, Mario; Filc, Gabriel; Shack, Nelson; Berretta, Nora; Jul, Ana María; Rezende, Fernando; Aldunate, Eduardo; García López, Roberto; Tavares, Martus; Scartascini, Carlos; Echeverry, Juan Carlos
Esta publicación presenta los principales temas analizados en el marco de la Red de Gestión y Transparencia de la Política Pública: Gestión para Resultados y Efectividad en el Desarrollo, del Diálogo…