Dec 2022
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David;Clayton, Khamal;Mooney, Henry;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Walters, Anna-Kaye;Graham, Monique;Teixeira, Gisele;Satnarine-Singh, Nirvana
Just as Caribbean economies are emerging from the sharp recessions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, a confluence of external shocks now complicates the recovery. Commodity prices started…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Lopez, David;Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle;Chueca, J. Enrique
Estimates for the expansion of the electricity sector by 2030 suggest that Latin America and the Caribbean are on the right path towards decarbonization. However, there is a need to accelerate the…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Lopez, David;Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle;Chueca, J. Enrique
Las estimaciones de expansión del sector eléctrico al 2030 sugieren que América Latina y el Caribe están en el camino correcto hacia la descarbonización. Sin embargo, se observa una necesidad de…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Rosenblatt, David;Graham, Monique;Richardson, Natasha;Acevedo, María Cecilia;Pereira, Stefano;Clayton, Khamal;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;Gauto, Victor
This edition of the Caribbean Economics Quarterly (Q2-2022) is a collaboration between the IDBs Caribbean Country Department and IDB Invest, which focuses on firms access to finance. The report…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Cavalcanti, Tiago;Fernandes, Leticia;Rachter, Laísa;Santos, Cezar
We investigate how changes in barriers to female labor force participation and in the child penalty affect occupational decisions, fertility and income. We build a general equilibrium model of…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Solis Vega, Pablo
This study looks into the most relevant transformations and innovations within music and the performing arts in Latin America and the Caribbean through the collection of quantitative and qualitative…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Solis Vega, Pablo
El presente estudio recopila datos cuantitativos y cualitativos sobre los principales efectos de la pandemia por la COVID-19 en la música y las artes escénicas, así como la adopción tecnológica en…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Villers, Andrea;Hernández Trujillo, Oswaldo
This study looks into the challenges and possibilities of edutainment and its connection to technology as a response to the new digital scenarios pushed forward by COVID-19. It analyzes the main…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Villers, Andrea;Hernández Trujillo, Oswaldo
El presente estudio aborda los retos y las posibilidades del edutainment en vínculo con las nuevas tecnologías, en respuesta a los nuevos escenarios digitales impulsados por la COVID-19. Analiza las…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Gil Gómez, Isabel;Hernández Trujillo, Oswaldo
This document analyzes the food value chain process with the goal of pinpointing its links with technological innovation. Providing relevant data on the impact of COVID-19 within the sector and…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Gil Gómez, Isabel;Hernández Trujillo, Oswaldo
El presente documento analiza los procesos de la cadena de valor gastronómica con la finalidad de ubicar la innovación tecnológica en cada uno de los eslabones. Presenta datos relevantes sobre el…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Lossio Chávez, Félix
This document touches upon the challenges and possibilities between tourism and cultural and creative industries in Latin America and the Caribbean and the ways in which they are connected. It…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Lossio Chávez, Félix
El presente documento aborda los retos y posibilidades del vínculo entre turismo y las industrias culturales y creativas en América Latina y el Caribe, analiza su situación en el contexto de la…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Solis Vega, Pablo
This study looks into the most relevant transformations and innovations within Carnivals and Festivals in Latin America and the Caribbean, specifically through the lens of the COVID-19 crisis. It…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Solis Vega, Pablo
El presente estudio identifica las principales transformaciones e innovaciones que se generaron en los carnavales y festivales de América Latina y el Caribe a raíz de la crisis sanitaria por la COVID…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Vargas Santiago, Luis
This document identifies new tools and technological innovations used by museums, looking into the ways in which the sector modified their operational dynamics due to COVID-19. This report contains…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Vargas Santiago, Luis
El presente documento identifica las innovaciones digitales y tecnológicas adoptadas por los museos ante la necesidad de modificar sus dinámicas de operación por la crisis sanitaria de la COVID-19.…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Filippo, Agustín;Guaipatín, Carlos;Navarro, Lucas;Wyss, Federico
Factores externos están causando disrupciones en la cadena de suministros de semiconductores a nivel global, comprometiendo la competitividad de sectores intensivos en tecnología. Como respuesta, las…
May 2022
Author(s): San Salvador Del Valle, María;Solaun, Kepa;Alleng, Gerard;Flores, Adrián;Abadal, Jordi
Climate change is expected to impact electricity generation and demand in Suriname significantly. Of all the generation technologies, hydroelectric energy will be the most affected. Research in this…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David;Mooney, Henry;Clayton, Khamal;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Graham, Monique;Khadan, Jeetendra;Satnarine-Singh, Nirvana
Last year ended with incipient but fragile economic recoveries in most Caribbean economies. Relatively low vaccination rates remain a concern in the six countries covered by the Caribbean Country…