Sep 2019
Author(s): Nuguer, Victoria; Finkelstein-Shapiro, Alan
The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2008-2009 highlighted the role of the banking system as an important propagation mechanism of U.S. financial shocks to emerging economies (EMEs). Recent evidence…
May 2017
Author(s): Linares, Ana María; Michelitsch, Roland; Haarsager, Ulrike; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Soriano, Alejandro; Szwedzki, Roni; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Oliveira, Patricia; Russell, Nathaniel; Seiwald, Raphael; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Cardona, Catherine
The Boards of Governors of the IDB Group decided in March 2015 to support the proposal for the "merge-out" of the IDB's and IIC's private sector operations into a "new"…
May 2017
Author(s): Linares, Ana María; Michelitsch, Roland; Haarsager, Ulrike; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Soriano, Alejandro; Szwedzki, Roni; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Oliveira, Patricia; Russell, Nathaniel; Seiwald, Raphael; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Cardona, Catherine
En marzo de 2015, las Asambleas de Gobernadores del Grupo BID decidieron respaldar la propuesta para la fusión hacia afuera de las operaciones del sector privado del BID y la CII, trasladándolas a…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Finkelstein-Shapiro, Alan; González Gómez, Andrés
This paper builds a small open economy business cycle model with labor and financial market frictions that incorporates frictional, endogenous self-employment entry and a link between formal credit…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Westley, Glenn D.
This paper seeks to answer two questions: How can we further develop a country¿s microfinance industry and what impact might this have on the country¿s income distribution?. Also it presents…