Aug 2015
Author(s): Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Trade and investment were unarguably the main drivers of Korea's outstanding economic development. Heavy government intervention together with the private sector's continuous efforts to…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Gill, Roger;Opperman, Jeff;Harrison, David
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region is experiencing dynamic growth and requires large investments in electrical infrastructure. Hydropower is a major component of the region's energy…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Partridge, William L.;Mejía, María Clara
This paper presents the principal issues related to socio-cultural analyses carried out in conjunction with IDB operations as a tool for maximizing project benefits to poor and excluded groups and…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Simpson, Murray;Mercer Clarke, Colleen S.L.;Clarke, John D.;Scott, Daniel;Clarke, Alexander J.
Bank investments in tourism and other coastal development projects have been on the rise, generating an interest in the development of instruments and tools that would more effectively inform Bank…
Apr 2011
Author(s): Iqbal, Fareeha Y.;Suding, Paul Hugo
This paper explores options to minimize threats posed to IDB-financed physical investments by the impacts of climate change. A large proportion of projects are implemented in climate-sensitive…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Le Grazie, Reinaldo;Fernandez, Jose Maria
In light of the challenges to structure and develop bond markets amid changing environments, the Inter-American Development Bank set a project that aims to diagnose the current conditions for…
Jul 2004
Author(s): Herrera, Luis Oscar;Valdés, Rodrigo
This paper is part of the project "Financial Dedollarization: Policy Options" launched by the Inter-American Development Bank. The purpose of the project is to contribute to the policy…