Sep 2012
Author(s): Machado, Roberto; Zuloeta, José
This paper estimates short-run and long-run elasticities of tax revenue with respect to GDP in eight Latin American countries using quarterly data. Taxes considered are corporate income tax (CIT),…
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…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Saric, Drina; López-Peña, Paula; Vivo, Sigrid
This report systematizes existing knowledge of effective interventions in the area of juvenile sexual and reproductive health. Its goal is to provide information for designing effective programs,…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Saric, Drina; López-Peña, Paula; Vivo, Sigrid
El documento sistematiza intervenciones evaluadas como efectivas en el área de salud sexual y reproductiva para la juventud. Surge con el objetivo de proveer de información para el diseño efectivo 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): 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…