Dec 2021
Author(s): Anzolin, Guendalina
Natural resources are an important source for development, and Latin America is one of the regions with the highest endowment. This calls for a reconsideration of resource-based development.…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Ortiz, Raphaëlle;Núñez, Anamaría;Cathala, Corinne;Rios, Ana R.;Nalesso, Mauro
Esta nota técnica es una actualización del documento anterior “El agua en tiempos de sequía: Lecciones de cinco sequías alrededor del mundo”, publicado en 2018. Explora situaciones y políticas de…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Ortiz, Raphaëlle;Núñez, Anamaría;Cathala, Corinne;Rios, Ana R.;Nalesso, Mauro
Esta nota técnica es una actualización del documento anterior “El agua en tiempos de sequía: Lecciones de cinco sequías alrededor del mundo”, publicado en 2018. Explora situaciones y políticas de…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rennie, Gavin;Hartnett, Brad K.;Reyes, Victoria;Siegert, Dafna;Sandoval, Daniel;Banda, Maria
The objective of this project is to understand and analyze the innovation gap in the LAC regions power & utilities industry, using countries in Europe, Asia, and other regions as a benchmark. The…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rennie, Gavin;Hartnett, Brad K.;Reyes, Victoria;Siegert, Dafna;Sandoval, Daniel;Banda, Maria
El objetivo principal de este proyecto es comprender y analizar la brecha de innovación en la industria energética de la región de ALC, utilizando los países de Europa, Asia y otras regiones como…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol;Lage de Sousa, Filipe;Merchán, Federico
This paper uses the sudden surge in Chinese competition faced by Brazil's manufacturers in the 2000s to revisit the findings from the literature on how productivity, innovation, and employment…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Lacambra, Carmen;Molloy, Dominic;Lacambra, Juan;Leroux, Isabel;Klossner, Leena;Talari, Maria;Cabrera, María Margarita;Persson, Svante;Downing, Thomas E.;Downing, Erica;Smith, Ben;Abkowitz, Mark;Burnhill, Lauren A.;Johnson-Bell, Linda
This Factsheet is a part of the Private Markets for Climate Resilience (PMCR) project to evaluate systematically the potential market for climate resilience solutions in the private sector. Focusing…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Lacambra, Carmen;Molloy, Dominic;Lacambra, Juan;Leroux, Isabel;Klossner, Leena;Talari, Maria;Cabrera, María Margarita;Persson, Svante;Downing, Thomas E.;Downing, Erica;Smith, Ben;Abkowitz, Mark;Burnhill, Lauren A.;Johnson-Bell, Linda
This Factsheet is a part of the Private Markets for Climate Resilience (PMCR) project to evaluate systematically the potential market for climate resilience solutions in the private sector. Focusing…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Lacambra, Carmen;Leroux, Isabel;Cartwright, Anton;Johnston, Peter;Munera, Claudia;Tiongson, Perpi;Lacambra, Juan;Downing, Thomas E.
Private Markets for Climate Resilience (PMCR) is the first initiative by a development institution to better understand climate resilience solutions provided by the private sector. The Inter-American…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Lacambra, Carmen;Molloy, Dominic;Lacambra, Juan;Leroux, Isabel;Klossner, Leena;Talari, Maria;Cabrera, María Margarita;Persson, Svante;Downing, Thomas E.;Downing, Erica;Smith, Ben;Abkowitz, Mark;Burnhill, Lauren A.;Johnson-Bell, Linda
This Factsheet is a part of the Private Markets for Climate Resilience (PMCR) project to evaluate systematically the potential market for climate resilience solutions in the private sector. Focusing…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Molina, Danielken
In this paper, I use Colombian data from 1996-2013 to construct two datasets that are used to assess whether the China Shock has affected the future growth rates of productivity, employment level,…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.;Busso, Matías;Romero, Dario
We analyze how local labor markets in Mexico adjusted in response to an increase in Chinese import competition between 1998 and 2013. We exploit the spatial variation in import exposure arising from…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Castellanos, Sebastián;De la Lanza, Iván;Bray Sharpin, Anna;Lleras, Natalia;Lo Re, Luca;Amezola Rodríguez, Diana
La publicación está dirigida a tomadores de decisiones públicas que estén en las etapas iniciales de planeación de un sistema de bicicletas compartidas (SBC). Se basa en las lecciones aprendidas…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Pierola, Martha Denisse;Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis
This paper studies the impact of import competition from China on informality and wages in the Peruvian manufacturing sector in 20012010. Using data from the Peruvian Household Survey, we use a two-…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Mercado, Eduardo;Pierola, Martha Denisse;Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis
This paper studies the impact that import competition from China had on firms performance in the manufacturing sector in Peru in 20052015. Using a firm-level dataset that covers the universe of firms…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
In 2014, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences established the Latin America and the Caribbean and China Policy and Knowledge Summit. This initiative has…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Paz, Lourenço S.
The vigorous growth of the Chinese economy together with its growing role in international trade has raised fears of deindustrialization among developing countries. This study draws on the large…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.;Fentanes, Oscar
We study the impact of import competition on Mexican firm outcomes between 2003 and 2013 by exploiting variation in import penetration across industries. Focusing on the increase in import…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.
A rise in import competition can put downward pressure on local prices, increasing consumer welfare, but these gains might be unequal across households depending on the basket of goods they consume.…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Li, Kun;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
In this paper, we analyze the impact of Chinese competition on manufacturing firms in El Salvador between 2005 and 2013 using manufacturing survey data and customs transaction data. We find that…