Dec 2017
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Jaitman, Laura
The IDB has been supporting Sports-for-Development (SFD) initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean since 2004. This document reviews IDB-sponsored initiatives in 18 countries to shed light on…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Jaitman, Laura
Desde 2004 el BID ha venido apoyando iniciativas de deporte para el desarrollo (DPD) en América Latina y el Caribe. Este documento revisa iniciativas patrocinadas por el BID en 18 países para arrojar…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore
Japan and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) enjoy a diverse and longstanding economic relationship. The ties between the two economies encompass trade and foreign direct investment in a range of…
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…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Cruces, Juan José
This paper measures the flow of funds into the real estate sector for the city of Buenos Aires since 1992 and compares it to traditional savings instruments. For each dollar that went into the city…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Kim, Seung Keon; Jeong, Woo Soo; Park, Joon Ah
One of the world's poorest countries following the devastation of the Korean War, the Republic of Korea is now the world's fifth largest trading partner and a major manufacturer of…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Shapira, Philip; Youtie, Jan; Cox, Debbie; Uyarra, Elvira; Gök, Abullah; Rogers, Juan; Downing, Chris
This technical note analyzes international experiences and practices of public technology extension service programs. Technology extension services comprise varied forms of assistance provided…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Aramburu, Julián; González, Mario; Winters, Paul
This paper presents the impact evaluation of CRIAR program, implemented in rural areas in Bolivia. The objective of CRIAR is to increase smallholders' agricultural income and food security…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Aramburu, Julián; González, Mario; Winters, Paul
Este documento presenta la evaluación de impacto del programa CRIAR, implementado en áreas rurales de Bolivia. El objetivo del CRIAR es incrementar los ingresos agropecuarios y la seguridad…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Oxford Economics; British Council; Organization of American States
The aim of this research is to assess and demonstrate the economic contribution and potential of the creative and cultural industries in the countries of the Americas and 10 benchmark countries. This…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Gols for Development, an exhibition organized by the IDB Cultural Center, is a history of sport-based and cultural development. The figures of our idols and our people, portraits in art and…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Goles para el desarrollo, exhibición organizada por el Centro Cultural BID, es una historia de desarrollo a través del deporte y la cultura. La figura de nuestros ídolos y de nuestras personas,…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Eguino, Huáscar; Ribeiro, Paulo; Vercillo, Maria Helena
Esta publicação compreende um conjunto de estudos desenvolvidos como parte da Cooperação Técnica entre o Ministério do Esporte do Brasil e o BID intitulada "Grandes Eventos Esportivos e…
May 2012
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
This report is intended to encourage and reinforce the efforts of policymakers and industry stakeholders throughout the region to accelerate broadband deployment. The report has two primary aims. The…
May 2012
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.
This paper examines the role of contracting institutions on the insertion of developing countries in international production networks and particularly on the prospects of LAC to source goods beyond…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Fundación Chile; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento presenta el caso exitoso de implementación de la integración de sistemas solares en Faenadora Entre Montes. Esta empresa, mediante los aportes del BID-FOMIN - a través del "…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Fundación Chile; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento presenta el caso exitoso de implementación de un sistema de recuperación de calor en Frutícola Dosal. Esta empresa, mediante los aportes del BID-FOMIN - a través del "Programa de…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Fundación Chile; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento presenta el caso exitoso de la gestión energética en la planta de procesamiento de salmón congelado Hueñocoihue Ltda. La empresa, mediante los aportes del BID-FOMIN - a través del…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Lora, Eduardo
Este documento forma parte del curso La Realidad Macroeconómica: Una Introducción a los Problemas y Políticas del Crecimiento y la Estabilidad en América Latina. El presente módulo tiene por…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Jamaica, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade; Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Jamaica's National Aid for Trade Strategy, Partnerships towards Sustained Economic Growth and Development through Trade, was prepared by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade with…