Apr 2010
Author(s): Durante, Juan José; Focke, Kurt S.; Collich, Guillermo J.; Marcel, Mario; Andersen, Torben
The Latin American and Caribbean region is highly exposed to natural disasters. The social and economic impact of these events has been historically very significant and it is showing an increasingly…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Antón-Sarabia, Arturo; Hernández, Fausto
Mexican public finances are weak; national tax collection as a percentage of GDP is among the lowest in the world. On the other hand, expenditure needs are enormous. There have been several attempts…
May 2004
Author(s): Bendixen, Sergio
Metodologia Os resultados e as constatações deste relatório baseiam-se em: 1) 2 mil entrevistas pessoais realizadas no Brasil durante o mês de abril de 2004. Essa amostra foi projetada para…
Mar 2004
Author(s): Bendixen, Sergio
Presenta estadísticas básicas acerca de las remesas de Estados Unidos a América Latina, un resumen de las encuestas del BID sobre remesas, durante el 2001 al 2004 y datos demográficos de inmigrantes…
Feb 2004
Author(s): Reis, José Guilherme A.; Valadares, Sílvia M.
Este trabalho analisa alguns dos principais obstáculos ao desenvolvimento do sistema financeiro brasileiro, ressaltando as medidas implementadas recentemente e indicando propostas para dar…
Nov 2001
Author(s): Andersen, Torben
The report makes a general assessment of the need for catastrophe risk transfer in Latin America and the Caribbean. It analyzes different ways in which risk transfer can take place in the form of…