Dec 2014
Author(s): Salazni, Mariana; Khadan, Jeetendra; Dukharan, Marla; Gomez Osorio, Camilo; Wenner, Mark D.; Thomas, Chrystol; O'Brien, Cherran; Schmid, Juan Pedro
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Feb 2006
Author(s): de Paiva Abreu, Marcelo
The interest of specific Latin American economies in the successful completion of the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) negotiations is very heterogeneous. A list of relevant factors to explain…
Jan 2006
Author(s): de Paiva Abreu, Marcelo
This paper's main concern is to assess which "industrial policies" would be meaningful for Latin America nowadays. The first section introduces the theme while the second section…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Pratt, Lawrence; Rivera, Luis; Quiroga, Ricardo
Este documento, en el contexto de El Salvador, busca demostrar que el clima de negocios, las relaciones comerciales y la competitividad no están desasociados del desempeño ambiental. Al contrario, un…
Mar 2004
Author(s): de Paiva Abreu, Marcelo
The paper is concerned with the high protection cum high growth experience in Brazil until the second half of the 1980s and its crisis. The paper is structured in four sections. The first section is…
Mar 2004
Author(s): de Paiva Abreu, Marcelo
The paper analyses aspects of trade liberalization and the political economy of protection in Brazil since 1987. Section I considers the internal and external constraints to the continued adoption of…
Jul 2001
Author(s): Jessen, Anneke; Katona, Andrew
This paper discusses Suriname's efforts in regional integration initiatives, starting in the 1990s. In the first section, the authors identify some concrete initiatives undertaken by Suriname to…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Jessen, Anneke; Monteagudo, Josefina; Covarrubias, María de la Paz; Granados, Jaime; Katona, Andrew; López Córdova, José Ernesto; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Miller, Eric T.; Quevedo, Fernando; Rodríguez, Ennio; Sobral de Elía, Mariana; Clavijo, Augusto; Cornejo, Rafael; Dávila, Antonio; Lalchan, Rajindra; Shearer, Matthew
Esta nota periódica examina tendencias claves de la integración y el comercio en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), concentrándose en los acontecimientos más recientes en estas áreas. Se presenta una…