May 2019
Author(s): Pratt, Lawrence; Ortega, Juan Manuel
The issuance of green bonds has grown rapidly in the past several years. However, agricultural green bonds have lagged far behind, because of the difficulties of developing international…
May 2019
Author(s): Souza, Mara; Jaldin, Mónica; Márquez, Mauricio; Astorga, Ignacio; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
Esta Nota Técnica tiene por finalidad dar a conocer cómo las Asociaciones Público Privadas (APP) de Salud plantean nuevas oportunidades y desafíos para la gestión de las tecnologías sanitarias de los…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Anaya, Fernando
This study describes the options for introducing natural gas in the Caribbean region and includes an economic assessment of the cost of natural gas to each of the countries. The natural gas can…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Ayres, João; Hevia, Constantino; Nicolini, Juan Pablo
In this paper, we show that a substantial fraction of the volatility of real exchange rates between developed economies such as Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom against the US dollar can be…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Allende López, Marcos; Da Silva, Marcelo Madeira
A new generation of quantum technologies will cut across most of the emerging technologies we know today, empowering many of them and threatening the security of others. They will also disrupt…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Allende López, Marcos; Da Silva, Marcelo Madeira
Actualmente está naciendo una nueva generación de tecnologías cuánticas altamente disruptivas con potencial para afectar transversalmente a la mayoría de las tecnologías emergentes que conocemos,…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Ji, Yi; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
With rapid energy growth in the past 40 years, the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region has maintained a steady increase in electricity needs above the global level. While there is no question…
Oct 2018
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Ventosa-Santaulària, Daniel
Over the last three decades, Mexico’s macroeconomic policy has been driven by a sound orthodox strategy: an open economy via many trade agreements signed since the mid-1980s, a nominal exchange rate…
Oct 2018
Author(s): de Halleux, Morgane; Estache, Antonio; Serebrisky, Tomás
This paper matches country-specific performance and governance characteristics of the electricity sector in order to draw conclusions about the correlation between governance features and performance…
May 2018
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Fernandez, Andres
We develop a methodology to construct real effective exchange rates that incorporate two distinctive elements not accounted for in the traditional measures: i) competition in third markets and ii)…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Pierola, Martha Denisse; Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis
This paper assesses the LAC's import substitution response to the recent wave of currency devaluations. For this purpose, this document uses both descriptive data and a simple econometric model…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This report is the second of two volumes which together constitute the Inter-American Development Bank's 2016 Annual Report. This report contains the management's discussion and analysis of…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este es el segundo de dos volúmenes que constituyen el Informe Anual del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) 2016. El presente volumen contiene la discusión y análisis de la Administración:…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Valle, Mauricio Ribeiro do; Toneto Junior, Rudinei; Vieira Cicogna, Maria Paula; Tarantin Junior, Wilson
This paper shows that exchange rate depreciation has a negative effect on the balance sheet of Brazilian companies with foreign indebtedness; this effect stems mainly from the negative correlation…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón; Gutiérrez, Marta; Sucre, Carlos; Anaya, Fernando
Este dossier energético es parte de una serie que incluye todos los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) que son miembros del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID). El dossier de cada país…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón; Gutiérrez, Marta; Sucre, Carlos; Anaya, Fernando
Este dossier energético es parte de una serie que incluye todos los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) que son miembros del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID). El dossier de cada país…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón; Bonzi Teixeira, Augusto; Anaya, Fernando
Este dossier energético es parte de una serie que incluye todos los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) que son miembros del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID). El dossier de cada país…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón; Bonzi Teixeira, Augusto; Anaya, Fernando
Este dossier energético es parte de una serie que incluye todos los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) que son miembros del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID). El dossier de cada país…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón; Bonzi Teixeira, Augusto; Anaya, Fernando
Este dossier energético es parte de una serie que incluye todos los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) que son miembros del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID). El dossier de cada país…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón; Balza, Lenin; Hinestrosa, Carlos; Sucre, Carlos; Anaya, Fernando
Este dossier energético es parte de una serie que incluye todos los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) que son miembros del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID). El dossier de cada país…