Dec 2018
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Ji, Yi; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
Con el rápido crecimiento energético ocurrido en los últimos 40 años, la región de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) ha mantenido un aumento constante de las necesidades de electricidad, que se…
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…
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): 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): Nascimento, Gabriela; Huback, Vanessa; Schaeffer, Roberto; Lima, Lucas; Ludovique, Camila; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Lucena, André F. P.; Vasquez, Eveline; Viviescas, Cindy; Magalar, Leticia; Szklo, Alexandre; Amendola, Fabio
The analysis presented here aims to shed some light on a successful integration of variable renewable energies to electricity networks and how, despite depending on the fluctuations of the climate…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Nascimento, Gabriela; Huback, Vanessa; Schaeffer, Roberto; Lima, Lucas; Ludovique, Camila; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Lucena, André F. P.; Vasquez, Eveline; Viviescas, Cindy; Magalar, Leticia; Szklo, Alexandre; Amendola, Fabio
El análisis aquí expuesto pretende dar luces a la discusión de la integración de las energías renovables variables a las redes eléctricas y de cómo a pesar de depender de las fluctuaciones propias…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Paredes, Juan Roberto; Ramírez C., John J.
This monograph describes the linkages between the concept of capacity in energy markets and the characteristics of Variable Renewable Energies (VRE), hydro, solar, and wind. We live in a carbon-…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Paredes, Juan Roberto; Ramírez C., John J.
Esta monografía describe la relación entre el concepto de capacidad en los mercados energéticos y las características de las Energías Renovables Variables (ERV) mostrando con ejemplos prácticos cómo…
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…
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…