Mar 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; Herron, Hope; Bohn, Bill; Roy, Sujoy; Evans, Warren
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Environmental Safeguards Unit (ESG) initiated this study to address the need to better understand how to assess and address climate change related risks in…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Focke, Kurt S.
This presentation discusses the strengths and challenges of the Caribbean financial sector and addresses global financial reform and its implications.
May 2010
Author(s): Guerrero, Rosa Matilde; Focke, Kurt S.; Rossini, Florencia
En los últimos años, varios países de América Latina han optado por fortalecer los componentes de la red de seguridad financiera con el objeto de preservar sus sistemas financieros. En este contexto…
Apr 2010
Author(s): Durante, Juan José; Focke, Kurt S.; Collich, Guillermo J.; Marcel, Mario; Andersen, Torben
The Latin American and Caribbean region is highly exposed to natural disasters. The social and economic impact of these events has been historically very significant and it is showing an increasingly…
Aug 2005
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
Financial dollarization is a key factor behind systemic financial fragility in Latin America. The experience shows that dedollarization can be achieved but can just as easily be missed, and worse:…