May 2019
Author(s): Pezo, Danilo
La intensificación sostenible de la producción ganadera es una estrategia para responder al incremento en la demanda de proteínas de origen animal, tanto para los mercados locales como de exportación…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel; Poveda, Martín
Esta nota técnica presenta un análisis del potencial para el uso de iluminación pública eficiente en Brasil. El análisis se enfoca en municipalidades pequeñas y medianas. Partiendo de una estimación…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel
Esta nota técnica explora las perspectivas de desarrollo de la hidroelectricidad de Latinoamerica y el Caribe. Inicialmente, revisa el desarrollo histórico del sector hidroeléctrico en la región.…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Vijay, Modi; Bott, Jack; Fobi Nsutezo, Simone ; Aiello, Roberto Gabriel; Aclan, Carolina
The utility business was historically hardware driven, where utilities generated power and hoped it reached the customer. They meter the consumption at the home, and replace resources when failure is…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Paredes, Juan Roberto
La Red del Futuro es un ejercicio de planificación energética independiente llevado a cabo por el BID con el objetivo de contribuir a la discusión de una integración efectiva de las energías…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Aiello, Roberto Gabriel; Rugg, Richard; Salmeri, Micol; Wedgwood, Paul
This publication is intended to help sub-national energy policy decision-makers of major Latin American cities as they look to develop and implement clean energy solutions. Our aim is to help local…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Galizia, Federico
This essay takes a non-mainstream approach to small business finance and investment, with a particular focus on Europe. We advocate for greater use of external equity finance to support investment in…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Cuestas, Ernesto; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Churanek, Danya; Sadeghi, Patricia; Glen, Jack
The Board of Executive Directors of the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) requested that the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) produce this technical study to inform IIC's…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Cuestas, Ernesto; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Churanek, Danya; Sadeghi, Patricia; Glen, Jack
El Directorio Ejecutivo de la Corporación Interamericana de Inversiones (CII) pidió a la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión OVE que preparara este estudio técnico en apoyo del interés renovado de la…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Caballero, Julián; Fernandez, Andres; Park, Jongho
This paper studies the influence of external financial factors on economic activity in emerging economies (EMEs) motivated by a considerable increase in foreign financing by the corporate sector in…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Cuestas, Ernesto; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Churanek, Danya
The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) Board of Executive Directors mandated OVE to produce a technical study to inform IIC's future equity business. The core content of this study will…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro; Cuestas, Ernesto; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Churanek, Danya
El Directorio Ejecutivo de la Corporación Interameriana de Inversiones (CII) pidió a la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) llevar a cabo un estudio técnico que aportara información para las…
May 2016
Author(s): Caballero, Julián; Panizza, Ugo; Powell, Andrew
Recent work suggests non-financial firms have acted like financial intermediaries particularly in emerging economies. This paper corroborates these findings but then asks "why?" The results…
May 2016
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Haarsager, Ulrike; Hernández, María José; Khadr, Ali; Jansson, Maya
Financial and economic crises and natural disasters can have serious and lasting negative effects on income and poverty, and can cause irreversible losses of physical and human capital. The welfare…
May 2016
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Haarsager, Ulrike; Hernández, María José; Khadr, Ali; Jansson, Maya
Las crisis financieras y económicas y los desastres naturales pueden tener efectos graves y duraderos sobre el ingreso y la pobreza y pueden provocar pérdidas irreversibles de capital físico y humano…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Levy Yeyati, Eduardo; Zúñiga, Jimena
Capital flows have been the subject of acute policy concern since the Brady plan launched the emerging markets bond asset class. Their massive volume, coupled with their volatile and procyclical…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Haarsager, Ulrike; Khadr, Ali; Hernández, María José; Jansson, Maya
In recent years, the IDB has created several contingent lending instruments designed to anticipate needs caused by external economic shocks or natural disasters. The Board of Executive Directors has…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Schijman, Agustina; Haarsager, Ulrike; Khadr, Ali; Hernández, María José; Jansson, Maya
En años recientes, el BID ha creado varios instrumentos de financiamiento contingente diseñados para anticiparse a necesidades ocasionadas por conmociones económicas externas o desastres naturales.…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Masson, Malaika; Walter, Martin; Priester, Michael
How can LAC governments promote the use of clean and green technology in the mining sector and what are the supporting instruments, regulations, infrastructure and institutional aspects that are…