Nov 2017
Author(s): Marchán, Estefanía; Espinasa, Ramón; Yépez-García, Ariel
This report quantifies the effect of energy prices and subsidies in Latin America and the Caribbean and finds that discretionary price-setting mechanisms often lead to expensive, inefficient, and…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George; Mueller, Sven-Uwe; Meller, Hendrik; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Serebrisky, Tomás; Georgoulias, Andreas
This report investigates the nature and consequences of conflict in infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the first study on…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George; Mueller, Sven-Uwe; Meller, Hendrik; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Serebrisky, Tomás; Georgoulias, Andreas
Este informe investiga la naturaleza y las consecuencias de los conflictos en los proyectos de infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Hasta donde los autores tienen conocimiento, este…
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…
May 2017
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Anaya, Fernando
La presente publicación tiene por objetivo evaluar la introducción del gas natural como opción energética en Centroamérica en base a la estimación de la demanda potencial, análisis de estrategias y…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Yépez-García, Ariel
The paper investigates the determinants of household energy spending and energy budget shares, with a focus on understanding their non-linear relationship with income, and the presence of economies…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Beliz, Gustavo; Sánchez Sorondo, Marcelo; Stern, Nicholas; Conte Grand, Mariana; Sterner, Thomas; Corderi, David; Caffera, Marcelo; Alpízar, Francisco; Madrigal, Róger; Figueres, Christiana; Espinosa, Patricia; González, Arancha; Michaelowa, Axel; Maskin, Eric; Campos, Sergio; Sugathan, Mahesh; Letouzé, Emmanuel; Sangokoya, David; Ricard, Julie; Martínez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada; Edenhofer, Ottmar; Schultes, Anselm; Terraza, Horacio; Yépez-García, Ariel; Barbero, José A.; Kolstad, Charles; Cienfuegos, Rodrigo; Zamagni, Stefano; Valdés, Alberto; Rabassa, Mariano; Fernández, Víctor; Calvo, Cristina
Inspired by the encyclical Laudato Si', by Pope Francis, Nobel prizes and world experts pose concrete options for advancing in a regional eco-integration where social and environmental dimension…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Beliz, Gustavo; Sánchez Sorondo, Marcelo; Stern, Nicholas; Conte Grand, Mariana; Sterner, Thomas; Corderi, David; Caffera, Marcelo; Alpízar, Francisco; Madrigal, Róger; Figueres, Christiana; Espinosa, Patricia; González, Arancha; Michaelowa, Axel; Maskin, Eric; Campos, Sergio; Sugathan, Mahesh; Letouzé, Emmanuel; Sangokoya, David; Ricard, Julie; Martínez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada; Edenhofer, Ottmar; Schultes, Anselm; Terraza, Horacio; Yépez-García, Ariel; Barbero, José A.; Kolstad, Charles; Cienfuegos, Rodrigo; Zamagni, Stefano; Valdés, Alberto; Rabassa, Mariano; Fernández, Víctor; Calvo, Cristina
Inspirados por la encíclica Laudato Si' del Papa Francisco, premios Nobel y expertos mundiales plantean opciones concretas para avanzar en una eco-integración regional donde la dimensión social…
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…