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…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Perry, Guillermo; Auvert, Diego
This paper discusses financial integration issues in the Pacific Alliance. The Alliance seeks to attain free circulation of goods, services, capital and workers among its members (presently Chile,…
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…
May 2016
Author(s): Colacito, Riccardo; Hoffmann, Bridget; Phan, Toan
This paper documents that seasonal temperatures have significant and systematic effects on the U.S. economy, both at the aggregate level and across a wide crosssection of economic sectors. This…
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.…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Margot, Diego; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Much attention has been devoted to how much infrastructure investment LAC needs. Less attention has been devoted to where that investment comes from. This report examines how much LAC invests in…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Margot, Diego; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Durante las últimas décadas se ha prestado especial atención a cuánto es necesario invertir en infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Sin embargo, no ha ocurrido lo mismo en relación al…
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…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Haitians of all economic levels are interested in buying insurance products, increasingly so in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of 2010. One traditional insurance company whose reputation…