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…
May 2017
Author(s): Gallagher, Kevin; Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer
The 2008 Financial Crisis and subsequent financial turbulence has triggered economists and policymakers to revisit the extent to which capital account liberalization is optimal for all countries at…
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): Ruiz Pozuelo, Julia; Slipowitz, Amy; Vuletin, Guillermo
This article challenges recent findings that democracy has sizable effects on economic growth. As extensive political science research indicates that economic turmoil is responsible for causing or…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Ruiz Pozuelo, Julia; Slipowitz, Amy; Vuletin, Guillermo
This online appendix presents a thorough analysis of the nature, dynamics, and most important events for 38 cases of democratization, including the list of democracy experts and key country-specific…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Marzani, Matías
This paper shows, using probit analysis, that low national savings increase the risk of macroeconomic crisis. Foreign savings are a poor substitute of national savings not only for domestic…
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…
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…
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…