Dec 2019
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Gauto, Victor; Christie, Jason
The divergence in the development of the countries that correspond to the Inter-American Development Banks Caribbean Country Department and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Gauto, Victor; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra; Christie, Jason; Gomes, Zandra ; Baboolal, Denesh; Montano, Robin
Welcome to the September 2019 Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin. Infrastructure is the lifeblood of a country. However, low, and even declining, investments, insufficient maintenance and extreme…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Deyal, Zubin; Gauto, Victor; Christie, Jason
The Year 2019 and Beyond
• Following the recent strong performance of the global economy, forecasts are slightly less optimistic for the future. In addition, downside risks have increased and…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Blanco Blanco, Andrés; Volpe, Federica
En este documento se presenta una panorámica de la tenencia de vivienda en América Latina y el Caribe, con enfoque en el área urbana. Se destaca el perfil de quién arrienda, qué tipo de vivienda…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Blanco Blanco, Andrés; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Muñoz Miranda, Andrés; Gilbert, Alan; Webb, Steven; Reese, Eduardo; Almansi, Florencia; del Valle, Julieta; Pasternak, Suzana; Brain, Isabel; Mora, Pía; Sabatini, Francisco; Torres Ramírez, Jorge Enrique; Vance, Irene; McHardy, Pauline; Salazar, Clara; Puebla, Claudia; Ponce, Gabriela; Flores, René; Calderón Cockburn, Julio; Chiavone, Irene; Macellaro, Miguel; Silvera, Adriana; Kim, Jeongseob
Esta investigación muestra la importancia del alquiler y su potencial en la solución de los principales problemas habitacionales. En la actualidad, 1 de cada 5 hogares de la región alquila su…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Blanco Blanco, Andrés; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Muñoz Miranda, Andrés; Gilbert, Alan; Webb, Steven; Reese, Eduardo; Almansi, Florencia; del Valle, Julieta; Pasternak, Suzana; Brain, Isabel; Mora, Pía; Sabatini, Francisco; Torres Ramírez, Jorge Enrique; Vance, Irene; McHardy, Pauline; Salazar, Clara; Puebla, Claudia; Ponce, Gabriela; Flores, René; Calderón Cockburn, Julio; Chiavone, Irene; Macellaro, Miguel; Silvera, Adriana; Kim, Jeongseob
This book highlights the importance of renting and its potential to help solve the most pressing housing problems in Latin America and the Caribbean. Currently, 1 in 5 households in the region rent…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Blanco Blanco, Andrés; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Muñoz Miranda, Andrés
Esta investigación demuestra la importancia del alquiler y su potencial en lasolución de los principales problemas habitacionales como los déficits cuantitativos y cualitativos, la limitada…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Blanco Blanco, Andrés; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Muñoz Miranda, Andrés
This study emphasizes the importance of the rental housing market and its potential as a tool for solving the main housing problems in the Latin American and Caribbean region, such as quantitative…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Blanco Blanco, Andrés; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Muñoz Miranda, Andrés
Esta pesquisa demonstra a importância da locação de imóveis e de seu potencial para resolver os principais problemas habitacionais na região da América Latina e Caribe, como os déficits quantitativos…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Torero, Máximo; Robles, Miguel; Hernández, Manuel; de la Roca, Jorge; Webber, Maureen; Thomas, Desmond
The informal economy plays an important, yet often overlooked, role in economies throughout the world. Informal activities can provide a much needed source of income for a great number of people. At…
Sep 2005
Author(s): Cifuentes, Luis A.; Krupnick, Alan J.; O'Ryan, Raúl; Toman, Michael
Health problems due to poor air quality have been among the main environmental concerns in Mexico City, Santiago, Bogotá, Sao Paulo, Lima, Quito among other cities in the region. This study provides…