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…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in South Korea , presenting the case study of Woozoo.
Jul 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Mexico, presenting the case study of Echale a tu…
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…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Donovan, Michael G.; McHardy, Pauline
Despite the large number of social housing programs in the Caribbean, little is known about their outcomes and the factors underlying evolution of housing policy. This report reviews the…
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…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Funes Aguilera, Rocio; Murcia, Juan Felipe; Seiwald, Raphael; García Jiménez, María Camila; Michelitsch, Roland; Soriano, Alejandro
This background paper has been prepared in conjunction with acomprehensive evaluation of the work of the Inter-American Development
Bank Group through financial intermediaries in Latin America…
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…
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…
May 2011
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Un Techo Para Mi País
This brochure presents the exhibit "Design with the Base of the Pyramid" supported by the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) and the Opportunities for the Majority Sector (OMJ) of the Inter…
Feb 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Proyecto de Apoyo a la Transición Competitiva Agroalimentaria en la República Dominicana (PATCA) resultó ser un esfuerzo importante para mejorar los servicios de asistencia técnica y de adopción…