Dec 2011
Author(s): Auguste, Sebastián; Moya, Ramiro; Sookram, Sandra
This work analyzes housing finance in Trinidad and Tobago during the last 20 years. The period covered is influenced by an economic bonanza led by the energy sector. Housing prices in this period…
Oct 2011
Author(s): López-Silva, Marco A.; Abreu-Lastra, Raúl; Saracho-Martínez, Alberto; Paulín-Hutmacher, Agustín
In 2001, Mexico introduced a comprehensive federal housing policy package. The results have been quantitatively impressive; however, there are qualitative concerns. It is also uncertain whether…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Cuevas, Mario; Lée, Sigfrido; Bonilla, María Isabel
In Guatemala there are substantial and growing imbalances in the housing market; at the same time, financial markets remain shallow and underdeveloped. The analytical framework applied in this paper…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Smallridge, Diana; De Olloqui, Fernando
This study introduces a diagnostic tool for determining the health of a public development bank. It defines in normative terms what good health looks like across various dimensions, which allows the…