May 2017
Author(s): Sutton, Heather; Álvarez, Lucciana; van Dijk, Jan; van Kesteren, John; Ruprah, Inder J.; Godinez Puig, Luisa; Jaitman, Laura; Torre, Iván; Pecha, Camilo
While citizen security has become an ever-increasing concern for many Caribbean countries, the magnitude of the problem has not been matched with an equally robust response in terms of research. This…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Wright, Allan; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Clarke, Dillon; Waithe, Kimberly
The macroeconomic performance of the countries in the Country Caribbean Department on average worsened in 2016 but is expected to improve in 2017. However, downside risks remain, including heightened…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.
Economic diversification is an incessant theme threading policy discussion in Trinidad and Tobago, although with an ebb and flow over time. This topic is once again at the forefront of policy…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Gomez Osorio, Camilo; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Thomas, Chrystol; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Okey, Onoh-Obasi
British voters surprised the world when they voted to leave the European Union in June 2016. Markets reacted heavily to the surprise, resulting in high volatility in all major stock indices as well…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Carrillo, Paul E.; López, Andrea; Malik, Arun
Driving restriction programs have been implemented in many cities around the world to alleviate pollution and congestion problems. Enforcement of such programs is costly and can potentially displace…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Szwedzki, Roni; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Churanek, Danya; Cuestas, Ernesto; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Alcántara, Rafael; Cabrera, Maria; García Jiménez, María Camila; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Torres, Mauricio; Vargas, Felipe; Stevenson, Scott; D'Alessio, Nora; González Revatta, Marco Aurelio; Russell, Nathaniel
This evaluation assesses the lending of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDBG) through financial intermediaries (FIs) from 2005 to 2014. It focuses on FI operations, an instrument IDBG uses…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Szwedzki, Roni; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Churanek, Danya; Cuestas, Ernesto; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; Alcántara, Rafael; Cabrera, Maria; García Jiménez, María Camila; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Torres, Mauricio; Vargas, Felipe; Stevenson, Scott; D'Alessio, Nora; González Revatta, Marco Aurelio; Russell, Nathaniel
La presente evaluación analiza el financiamiento ofrecido por el Grupo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (GBID) a través de intermediarios financieros (IFs) entre 2005 y 2014. La evaluación se…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Armendáriz, Edna; de Michele, Roberto; Manzano, Osmel; Martel, Pedro
En Guatemala, el área rural ha estado significativamente rezagada con respecto al dinamismo del área urbana. Los déficits de capital humano y de infraestructura son más profundos, mientras que las…