Feb 2018
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Meunier, Guy; Hallegatte, Stephane
This paper finds that it is optimal to start a long-term emission-reduction strategy with significant short-term abatement investment, even if the optimal carbon price starts low and grows…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Caldecott, Ben; Harnett, Elizabeth; Cojoianu, Theodor; Kok, Irem; Pfeiffer, Alexander
Over the last few years, the topic of "stranded assets" resulting from environment-related risk factors has loomed larger. These factors include the effects of physical climate change as…
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…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Rose, Jonathan; Soldano, Miguel; Maciel, Odette; Linares, Ana María; Vargas, Patricia; Fryer, Michelle; Sadeghi, Patricia
As part of its 2016 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank country program with Guyana for the period July…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Rose, Jonathan; Soldano, Miguel; Maciel, Odette; Linares, Ana María; Vargas, Patricia; Fryer, Michelle; Sadeghi, Patricia
Como parte de su plan operativo anual de 2016, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) está preparando la evaluación del programa de país del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo con Guyana…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Lopes, Ludovino; Ricci, Tiago; Oliveira Santos, Rodolpho; Borma Chagas, Thiago; Galhano, Mayra; de Freitas Penteado, Luis Fernando; Courrol, Marina; Fernández, Mercedes
O estudo revisa a normativa brasileira federal, estadual e municipal bem como as normas voluntarias, para analisar a compatibilidade da mesma com um potencial mercado pre-compliance de carbono…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Gusmão, Fernanda; Beserra Azevedo Carloni, Flávia Beatriz; Wills, William
O estudo avalia vários esquemas aplicados no mundo para a alocação de permissões de emissão nos mercados de carbono: a alocação gratuita, a alocação por leilão e uma abordagem hibrida. Os diferentes…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Avzaradel Szklo, Ana Carolina; Betz, Stephanie; Burgi, Adriano; Guimarães, Julia; Mello, Augusto; Messer, Patricia; Pinheiro, Flavio; Roxo, Leticia
O estudo dimensiona a potencial oferta e demanda de ativos de carbono num mercado dentro do Estado de São Paulo, Brasil. O dimensionamento de mercado estimou-se em três simulações em base a (i) as…
May 2015
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Cristia, Julian P.; Humpage, Sarah D.
Many families fail to vaccinate their children despite the supply of these services at no cost. This study tests whether personal reminders can increase demand for vaccination. A field experiment was…
Mar 2015
Author(s): African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); Development Bank of Latin America (CAF); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); European Investment Bank (EIB); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Islamic Development Bank (IDB); World Bank (WB)
1. In June 2012, at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, our eight Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) delivered a joint statement Commitment to Sustainable Transport (…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Teeple, Jim; Deibert, Michael; Helleranta, Meri; Antón Díaz, Pablo; Azevedo, Viviane; Lalime, Thomas; Santelices, Cristian; Sipp, Caroline
This publication takes stock of the efforts Haiti is making to transform several key sectors. Some are fundamental for economic growth; others are essential for improving its people's living…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Teeple, Jim; Deibert, Michael; Helleranta, Meri; Antón Díaz, Pablo; Azevedo, Viviane; Lalime, Thomas; Santelices, Cristian; Sipp, Caroline
Cette publication présente les efforts déployés par Haiti pour transformer plusieurs secteurs clés. Certains sont fondamentaux pour la croissance économique, d'autres sont essentiels pour…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Chisari, Omar O.; Miller, Sebastián J.
This paper constructs a small CGE model to study the impact of carbon taxes on GDP and emissions under alternative closure rules and hypotheses (about mobility of factors, availability of alternative…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund; Power Africa; United Kingdom. UKaid (Department for International Development); Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF)
Climatescope seeks to bring quantitative rigor to the basic question of what makes a country attractive for clean energy investment, development, and deployment.Climatescope ranks countries on their…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones; Power Africa; United Kingdom. UKaid (Department for International Development); Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF)
El Climascopio se propone aportar rigor cuantitativo a la pregunta básica de qué es lo que hace que un país sea atractivo para las inversiones, el desarrollo y el despliegue de energías limpias. El…
May 2013
Author(s): Bretas, Fernando; Nery, Claudia; Mellinger, Yvon
Actualmente diversas ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe se encuentran ante el reto de corregir los pasivos ambientales y sociales generados por un crecimiento desordenado. En Brasil, el PROSAMIM…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Partridge, William L.; Mejía, María Clara
This document focuses on four sectors where socio-cultural analysis is particularly critical for addressing issues of reducing poverty and exclusion. In the case of major infrastructure projects, the…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Fernández, Jorge; Miller, Sebastián J.
The effectiveness of carbon markets in the reduction of emissions at minimal cost requires several conditions. In a dynamic context the inter-temporal dimension adds new conditions for the desirable…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF)
Climatescope 2012 is a report and index that assesses the investment climate for climate-related investment in Latin America and the Caribbean. It profiles 26 countries in the region and evaluates…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The IDB's mandate to promote development in the Latin America and Caribbean region includes a strategic approach along a climate-resilient and low-carbon path. Our adaptation and mitigation work…