Mar 2020
Author(s): Anglade, Boaz; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Barrios, Juan José; Díaz, Ana Karen; Escobar, Julia; Gutiérrez Juárez, Priscilla; Filippo, Agustín; Garcimartín, Carlos; Laloum, Mélanie; Linares, Jennifer; López, Arnoldo; Martin, Lucia; Martínez, André; Monge, Javier Mauricio; Prat, Jordi; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Texeira, Gisele; Ugarte, Fadel; Vargas, Fanny; Zelaya, Rosmery; Zentner, Joaquín
Este resumen de políticas describe el estado actual y la evolución de la desigualdad en Belice, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haití, Honduras, México, Nicaragua, Panamá y República Dominicana.…
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…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad; Quijada, José Alejandro; Sánchez, Gabriel; Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia; Miller, Sebastián J.; Massia, Santiago; Pietrafesa, Florencia
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. It also includes recommendations to overcome these challenges, along with an…
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…
Aug 2013
Author(s): Weinschelbaum, Federico; Puente, Manuel; Galiani, Sebastián
Latin America has a comparative advantage in deforestation compared to other forms of climate change mitigation. Thus, to the extent that Latin America should engage in mitigation, the optimal…
May 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; World Bank; Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)
This policy brief is intended to serve as the basis for the discussion of the Ministers of Finance on action needed to promote physical infrastructure and reduce intra-regional trade costs, in the…
May 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Banco Mundial (BM); Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)
La finalidad de la presente nota de discusión de políticas es sentar las bases para el diálogo entre los Ministros de Hacienda sobre las medidas necesarias para promover la infraestructura física…