Oct 2012
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
Europe faces challenges reminiscent of Latin American financial crises. The failure of recent liquidity support to normalize the situation in Europe suggests the need to refocus the policy debate on…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Hernández, Manuel; Torero, Máximo; Robles, Miguel; Falconi, César; Maruyama, Eduardo
This Technical Note presents a framework for food security in LAC that takes into consideration the key drivers and external factors behind food security. This framework for food security policy…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Chisari, Omar O.; Maquieyra, Javier; Miller, Sebastián J.
Un MEGC dinámico recursivo para evaluar shocks de Cambio Climático para seis economías latinoamericanas (Argentina, Brasil, Chile, El Salvador, Jamaica y Perú) se presenta a continuación. Es un…
May 2012
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
This report is intended to encourage and reinforce the efforts of policymakers and industry stakeholders throughout the region to accelerate broadband deployment. The report has two primary aims. The…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Rebucci, Alessandro; Powell, Andrew; Caballero, Julián; Fernández Martín, Andrés; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
This report details the divergent paths that the world economy may take and their potential effects on Latin America and the Caribbean. Scenarios are constructed employing a modeling exercise that…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Rebucci, Alessandro; Powell, Andrew; Caballero, Julián; Fernández Martín, Andrés; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
Este informe detalla las diversas trayectorias que podría tomar la economía mundial y los efectos potenciales sobre América Latina y el Caribe. Se construyen escenarios siguiendo un ejercicio de…
Feb 2012
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Truitt Nakata, Ginya; Vidal, Eloy; Aldonas, Grant; St. John, David
La conectividad y el acceso de banda ancha - y en concreto, las nuevas tecnologías de comunicación, aplicaciones y servicios soportados por las redes de banda ancha - resultan esenciales para el…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Jaramillo, Fidel; Lora, Eduardo
Este documento forma parte del curso La Realidad Macroeconómica: Una Introducción a los Problemas y Políticas del Crecimiento y la Estabilidad en América Latina. Los objetivos de este módulo son:…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Eslava, Marcela; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Government-owned development banks have often been justified by the need to respond to financial market imperfections that hinder the establishment and growth of promising businesses, and as a result…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Eslava, Marcela; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Despite the large potential gains from credit by second-tier development banks, little is known about the actual impact of these banks' lending activity. This study partially fills that gap by…