Mar 2019
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Powell, Andrew
This report analyzes the potential consequences for the region of selected negative external shocks. It considers how countries can strengthen macroeconomic policy frameworks to mitigate these events…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Powell, Andrew
Este informe analiza las consecuencias potenciales de shocks externos negativos para la región. Analiza cómo los países pueden fortalecer los marcos de la política macroeconómica para mitigar los…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Levy Algazi, Santiago
Why has an economy that has done so many things right failed to grow fast? Under-Rewarded Efforts traces Mexico’s disappointing growth to flawed microeconomic policies that have suppressed…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Levy Algazi, Santiago
Why has an economy that has done so many things right failed to grow fast? Under-Rewarded Efforts traces Mexico’s disappointing growth to flawed microeconomic policies that have suppressed…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Cornick, Jorge; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Rivas, Gonzalo
Productive development policies (PDPs) are notoriously hard. They involve a daunting level of technical detail, require public-private collaboration, are in constant danger of capture, and demand…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Food security is one of the greatest challenges of our time. In 2050, the world will have 2.3 billion more people. Additionally, global demand for food will double as quality and safety demands…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
La seguridad alimentaria es uno de los desafíos más importantes de nuestro tiempo. En 2050, el mundo tendrá 2.300 millones de personas más. A su vez, la demanda global de alimentos se duplicará, y…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Sabel, Charles; Stein, Ernesto H.; Trejos, Alberto
This paper summarizes the findings of the recent Inter-American Development Bank book Two to Tango: Public-Private Collaboration Productive Development Policies, based on case studies of 25…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Oddone, Nahuel
A partir de un análisis de importaciones del Ministerio de Economía de El Salvador en 2016, se seleccionaron cinco cadenas de valor para investigar el potencial de incremento del valor agregado…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Fernandez, Andres; Imrohoroglu, Ayse; Tamayo, Cesar
Latin American countries have long exhibited low levels of saving rates when compared to other countries in relatively similar stages of economic development (e.g., Asian economies). Motivated by…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Powell, Andrew
The 2017 Macroreport considers recent developments in the global economy and how they may affect Latin America and the Caribbean. It reviews how countries are adapting to external conditions and how…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Powell, Andrew
El Informe Macroeconómico 2017 considera acontecimientos recientes en la economía global y cómo podrían afectar a América Latina y el Caribe. Analiza la forma en que los países se están adaptando a…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Mohan, Preeya; Strobl, Eric; Watson, Patrick
In-firm training is a crucial innovative activity in modern knowledge-based economies which face increasing global competition and rapidly changing technology. Nevertheless, there are few studies…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Calatayud, Agustina
Not since the end of World War II have supply chains been as highly exposed to risks as they are now. The Fourth Industrial Revolution poses unprecedented challenges for production and distribution…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Howell, Hunt; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Stevenson, Claudia; Grant, Kayla
This paper reviews the Inter-American Development Bank's policy-based loans, which are designed to improve competitiveness in selected Latin American and Caribbean countries. It summarizes the…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Carlino, Hernán; Netto, Maria; Suarez, Esteban; Vasa, Alexander
Este documento analiza el papel de los bancos nacionales de desarrollo (BND) en la financiación y la implementación de los Objetivos del Desarrollo Sostenible e informa a los BNDs sobre las…
Jan 2017
Author(s): López, César Augusto; Salazar, Lina; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
The primary objective of this study is to synthesize lessons derived from rigorous impact evaluations (IEs) implemented in rural LAC to shed light on the effects of different types of private…
Jan 2017
Author(s): López, César Augusto; Salazar, Lina; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
El principal objetivo de este estudio es sintetizar las lecciones que se derivan de las rigurosas evaluaciones de impacto (EI) implementadas en el sector rural de ALC para dar luces acerca de los…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Castillo, Victoria; Figal Garone, Lucas; Maffioli, Alessandro; Ohaco, Moira
Este estudio evalúa el impacto de asistencias técnicas a micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas (MiPyME) cofinanciadas por el Programa de Acceso al Crédito y Competitividad (PACC) en Argentina. El…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
The performance of the private sector is crucial for a country's economic growth. Thus, this report revisits the theme of low Caribbean growth, viewed through a macroeconomic lens in the…