Apr 2019
Author(s): Ayres, João; Hevia, Constantino; Nicolini, Juan Pablo
In this paper, we show that a substantial fraction of the volatility of real exchange rates between developed economies such as Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom against the US dollar can be…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Johannsen, Julia; Winters, Solis
The Community Nutrition Program in El Alto, Bolivia is the second phase of a program originally implemented between 2008 and 2011. The newly-structured program had objectives to improve infant and…
Oct 2018
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Ventosa-Santaulària, Daniel
Over the last three decades, Mexico’s macroeconomic policy has been driven by a sound orthodox strategy: an open economy via many trade agreements signed since the mid-1980s, a nominal exchange rate…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Núñez, Anamaría; Loeff, Adriana
El 52% de la población femenina en el mundo o 26% del total de los que habitamos este planeta, está en edad reproductiva. Siendo la menstruación parte del ciclo de vida humana, la mayoría de estas…
May 2018
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Fernandez, Andres
We develop a methodology to construct real effective exchange rates that incorporate two distinctive elements not accounted for in the traditional measures: i) competition in third markets and ii)…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Bancalari, Antonella; Martinez, Sebastian
Exposure to fecal contamination is a leading cause of childhood infectious diseases inlow- and middle-income countries. Low-quality sanitation infrastructure and inadequate
maintenance can…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George; Mueller, Sven-Uwe; Meller, Hendrik; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Serebrisky, Tomás; Georgoulias, Andreas
This report investigates the nature and consequences of conflict in infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the first study on…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George; Mueller, Sven-Uwe; Meller, Hendrik; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Serebrisky, Tomás; Georgoulias, Andreas
Este informe investiga la naturaleza y las consecuencias de los conflictos en los proyectos de infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Hasta donde los autores tienen conocimiento, este…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Agua y género es desarrollo. El papel tradicional de las mujeres en el hogar en muchas sociedades las pone a cargo de los quehaceres domésticos, un trabajo con muy poco reconocimiento y ninguna…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Cardosi, Jason; Perez, Sergio
The infographic presents what are the motivations and obstacles found in the Municipalities of Port-Au-Prince and Carrefour in the following activities: Toilets/latrines, emptying, system connections…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Cardosi, Jason; Perez, Sergio
La infografia expone cuales son las motivaciones y obstáculos que se encuentran en los municipios de Puerto Príncipe y Carrefour en los siguientes temas: inodoros/letrinas, vaciado, conexiones al…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Pierola, Martha Denisse; Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis
This paper assesses the LAC's import substitution response to the recent wave of currency devaluations. For this purpose, this document uses both descriptive data and a simple econometric model…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This report is the second of two volumes which together constitute the Inter-American Development Bank's 2016 Annual Report. This report contains the management's discussion and analysis of…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este es el segundo de dos volúmenes que constituyen el Informe Anual del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) 2016. El presente volumen contiene la discusión y análisis de la Administración:…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Valle, Mauricio Ribeiro do; Toneto Junior, Rudinei; Vieira Cicogna, Maria Paula; Tarantin Junior, Wilson
This paper shows that exchange rate depreciation has a negative effect on the balance sheet of Brazilian companies with foreign indebtedness; this effect stems mainly from the negative correlation…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Cardosi, Jason; Perez, Sergio
In support of The National Directorate of Water and Sanitation in Haiti's aims to integrate WSSpromotion with improvements in infrastructureand product availability, this note offers some…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Cardosi, Jason; Perez, Sergio
Apoyando los esfuerzos de la Dirección Nacional de Agua Potable y Saneamiento de Haití por integrar la promoción de servicios de agua y saneamiento con mejorías en infraestructura y disponibilidad de…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
Energy revenues represent roughly 45 percent of Trinidad and Tobago's GDP and are highly volatile since they are correlated with the price of oil and gas. Hence, sharp changes in energy prices,…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
El Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2016 analiza distintos aspectos del cambio de marcha del comercio mundial y sus efectos para la región. Esta edición es la más reciente de una serie de informes…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.
Economic diversification is an incessant theme threading policy discussion in Trinidad and Tobago, although with an ebb and flow over time. This topic is once again at the forefront of policy…