Feb 2018
Author(s): Prat, Jordi; López, Arnoldo; Manzano, Osmel; Solera, Marco; Ochoa, Elizabeth
Central America and the Dominican Republic had stable economic growth in 2017. The performance of the United States economy and low commodity prices, mainly oil, meant that the key indicators for the…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Prat, Jordi; López, Arnoldo; Manzano, Osmel; Solera, Marco; Ochoa, Elizabeth
En 2017 Centroamérica y República Dominicana tuvo un crecimiento económico estable. El desempeño de Estados Unidos y los bajos precios de las materias primas, principalmente de los hidrocarburos,…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Jiménez, Efraim; Roca, María Eugenia
In recent years, Latin American and Caribbean countries (LAC) have modernized their public procurement systems and have been able to increase the efficiency and effectiveness in the use of public…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Jiménez, Efraim; Roca, María Eugenia
En los últimos años, los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) han modernizado sus sistemas de compras públicas con el fin de aumentar la eficacia y eficiencia en el uso de los recursos públicos…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel; Lagarda, Guillermo; Quijada, José Alejandro
Central America and the Dominican Republic are enjoying a favorable external environment. The U.S. economic recovery, the main trade partner of the region, and the marked fall in oil prices has made…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel; Lagarda, Guillermo; Quijada, José Alejandro
Centroamérica y la República Dominicana experimentan un contexto externo favorable. La recuperación de Estados Unidos, principal socio comercial, y la significativa reducción del precio del petróleo…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Ojanperä, Sanna; Kallestad, Eirin; Tourreilles, Federica; Schwartz, Liora; Olcese, Claudia; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Magri, Nicola; Anta, Rafael; Guaipatín, Carlos
We believe we have a story that will inspire new ways of approaching international development. During the past five years, the Innovation Lab (I-Lab), born out of the Division of Competiveness and…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel; Lora, Eduardo
Este documento forma parte del curso La Realidad Macroeconómica: Una Introducción a los Problemas y Políticas del Crecimiento y la Estabilidad en América Latina. El presente módulo tiene por…
Feb 2009
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; El-Wahab, Shireen; Anta, Rafael
This paper examines the current and emerging trends in mobile health, with particular emphasis on lessons learned and on potential opportunities for Latin America to apply mobile services to health…