Apr 2019
Author(s): Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Barrios, Juan José; Coj-Sam, Jorge; Del Carmen, Giselle; Díaz, Ana Karen; Escobar, Julia; Filippo, Agustín; Garcimartín, Carlos; Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; López, Arnoldo; Martínez, André; Mejía, Alejandra; Prat, Jordi; Solorzano, José; Torrentes-García, Laura; Vargas, Fanny; Zentner, Joaquín
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of Belize, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama. It also…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Nugent, Stevonne; Schmid, Juan Pedro
Jamaican firms are constantly plagued by a number of issues that restrict their ability to grow. The World Bank's Enterprise Survey examined the key indicators to give insight on the business…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Nugent, Stevonne; Schmid, Juan Pedro
Jamaica is projected to exit a prolonged recession that has left deep scars in the socioeconomic conditions of the country. Besides increasing macroeconomic vulnerabilities and halting economic…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Markwald, Ricardo; Ribeiro, Fernando
Este breve estudo analisa a situação atual das relações econômicas entre Brasil e Peru, identificando suas características e seu potencial de expansão, bem como as barreiras que restringem seu…
Feb 2011
Author(s): Arpón, Paula; Bitrán, Ricardo; Escobar, Liliana
Este estudio proyecta las consecuencias futuras de un aumento en el impuesto específico al tabaco, adoptado por el gobierno de Chile en marzo del 2010. El estudio usa la técnica de microsimulación,…