Dec 2019
Author(s): Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Nogales, Adelaida; Tolmasquim, Mauricio; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
The Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region holds a comfortable leading place in terms of the share of renewables in the electricity generation matrix, mainly due to the share of hydropower…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Michalczewsky, Kathia
This report presents estimates of Latin American and Caribbean international trade flows in 2019. It was prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Michalczewsky, Kathia
Esta nota presenta las estimaciones de los flujos comerciales internacionales de América Latina y el Caribe para el año 2019, elaboradas por el sector de Integración y Comercio (INT) del Banco…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Ravillard, Pauline; Carvajal, Franco; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Chueca, J. Enrique; Antonio, Katherine; Ji, Yi; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Energy efficiency is the best tool to improve sustainability and affordability of energy services. However, there are considerable challenges when it comes to identifying opportunities and…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
Since the turn of the century, economic ties between Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Asia have deepened to unprecedented levels. Due to high and growing complementarity, trade has been the…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
Since the turn of the century, economic ties between Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Asia have deepened to unprecedented levels. Due to high and growing complementarity, trade has been the…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
Este informe presenta un panorama general sobre cómo han evolucionado a lo largo del tiempo los vínculos comerciales entre ALC y Asia, y analiza el modo en que los responsables de políticas y el…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; McJeon, Haewon C.; Edmonds, James A.; Arguello, Ricardo; Lucena, André F. P.; Binsted, Matthew; Iyer, Gokul ; Cadena, Angela; Delgado, Ricardo; Feijoo, Felipe; Sharma, Anjali
Achieving the Paris Agreement’s near-term goals (Nationally Determined Contributions, NDCs) and long-term temperature targets could result in pre-mature retirement, or stranding, of carbon-intensive…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; McJeon, Haewon C.; Edmonds, James A.; Arguello, Ricardo; Lucena, André F. P.; Binsted, Matthew; Iyer, Gokul; Cadena, Angela; Delgado, Ricardo; Feijoo, Felipe; Sharma, Anjali
Lograr tanto los objetivos a corto plazo del Acuerdo de París (contribuciones determinadas a nivel nacional, NDCs, por sus siglas en inglés), así como los objetivos climáticos a largo plazo, podrían…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Morillo Carrillo, José Lenin; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Espinosa Valderrama, Mónica; Cadena, Angela; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Este estudio realiza un análisis comparativo de las metas de reducción de emisiones propuestas por los diferentes países de América Latina y el Caribe en sus NDC y sus planes de expansión de…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Campos, Rosario; De Angelis, Jesica; Michalczewsky, Kathia; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
The 2019 edition of the Trade and Integration Monitor identifies the factors underlying recent developments in exports of Latin America and the Caribbean, examines the risks that are present at the…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Campos, Rosario; De Angelis, Jesica; Michalczewsky, Kathia; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
El Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2019 identifica los factores que determinaron la evolución reciente de las exportaciones de América Latina y el Caribe, examina los riesgos presentes en la…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Feng, Kuishuang
This study explores the labour impact of four scenarios of electricity generation in Chile, including three coal power phase-down scenarios. These scenarios would result in the creation of between 32…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Walsh, Brian; Feng, Kuishuang; Di Capua, Laura; Liu, Yu; Zuluaga, Daniela; Robles, Marcos; Hubacek, Klaus
Carbon taxes are advocated as efficient fiscal and environmental policies, but they have proven difficult to implement. One reason is that carbon taxes can aggravate poverty by increasing prices of…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Walsh, Brian; Feng, Kuishuang; Di Capua, Laura; Liu, Yu; Zuluaga, Daniela; Robles, Marcos; Hubacek, Klaus
Los impuestos al carbono son promovidos como políticas fiscales y ambientales eficientes, aunque han resultado difíciles de implementar. Una razón es que pueden agravar la pobreza al aumentar los…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Vodusek, Ziga
The goal of this report is to discuss the outlook for bilateral trade and investment flows between LAC and Korea, signal the most salient business opportunities at hand, and review progress and…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Vodusek, Ziga
El objetivo de este informe es evaluar las perspectivas para los flujos bilaterales de comercio e inversiones entre ALC y Corea, señalar las oportunidades de negocios más importantes y repasar los…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Vodusek, Ziga
The goal of this report is to discuss the outlook for bilateral trade and investment flows between LAC and Korea, signal the most salient business opportunities at hand, and review progress and…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Di Chiara, Lorena; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
This note is a picture about the situation of the planning models in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) and the discussion of the main challenges they will be facing with the innovation behind the…
Sep 2019
Author(s): González-Mahecha, Esperanza; Lecuyer, Oskar; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Bazilian, Morgan; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has the least carbon-intensive electricity sector of any region in the world, as hydropower remains the largest source of electricity. But are existing plans…