Feb 2016
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela; Uribe, Claudia
Credit constraints are central to development economics theory. However, there is scant direct evidence that supports the existence of such constraints. Traditional tests observe how consumption…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Abrahams, Scott; Flabbi, Luca; Piras, Claudia
This paper collects an original database of publicly listed companies to determine prevailing gender ratios among board members and executives in Latin America and the Caribbean region (LAC). Women…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Fevre, Chloe; Buitrago, Paola; Tetreault, Alayna; Morales, Carlos; Delgado, William; Cruz, José Miguel; Dammert, Lucia; Garcette, Nicolas; Guerra, Nancy; Nazario, Olga; Rivera-Cira, Tirza; Cano, Ignácio; Soares, Yuri
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or the Bank) has been involved in citizen security projects for almost two decades. Since 1999, strategic Bank documents have highlighted the importance of…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Fevre, Chloe; Buitrago, Paola; Tetreault, Alayna; Morales, Carlos; Delgado, William; Cruz, José Miguel; Dammert, Lucia; Garcette, Nicolas; Guerra, Nancy; Nazario, Olga; Rivera-Cira, Tirza; Cano, Ignácio; Soares, Yuri
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID o el Banco) ha participado desde hace casi dos décadas en proyectos de seguridad ciudadana. Desde 1999, se ha destacado en documentos estratégicos del Banco…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Crawley, Andrew; Vodusek, Ziga; Giordano, Paolo; Sobral de Elía, Mariana; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Shearer, Matthew; Vignoles, Christopher; Suominen, Kati
This report ( a special issue of the Periodic Note on Integration and Trade in the Americas) devotes great attention to particular challenges that confront the EU and LAC, as well as the…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Crawley, Andrew; Vodusek, Ziga; Giordano, Paolo; Sobral de Elía, Mariana; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Shearer, Matthew; Vignoles, Christopher; Suominen, Kati
En el presente informe (número especial de la Nota Periódica sobre Integración y Comercio en las Américas) el interés se ha centrado en los desafíos específicos que enfrentan la Unión Europea y…
Apr 2004
Author(s): Crawley, Andrew; Vignoles, Christopher; Jessen, Anneke; Vodusek, Ziga; Ferrero, Lucas; Brenner, Yann; Covarrubias, María de la Paz
The purpose of this document is to inform Bank staff and other interested parties about recent developments in integration and trade among the countries of the Western Hemisphere and between these…
Nov 2002
Author(s): Crawley, Andrew; Cornejo, Rafael; Covarrubias, María de la Paz
Total Western Hemisphere exports to the world fell by over 6 percent in 2002, continuing the decline recorded in 2001 but at a lower rate. The international recovery evident in early 2002…