Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The 2018 Global Microscope on Financial Inclusion is a benchmarking index that assesses the enabling environment for financial access in 55 countries. The research underscores the evolving landscape…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
The 2018 Global Microscope provides a unique insight into the leading practices that governments and regulators are adopting to channel the digital revolution of financial services into greater…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
El Microscopio global de 2018 brinda una perspectiva única de las prácticas líderes que los gobiernos y los entes reguladores están adoptando para canalizar la revolución digital de los servicios…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Forcella, Davide; Castellani, Davide; Huybrechs, Frédéric; Allet, Marion
The inclusion of environmental criteria in microfinance products to promote sustainable activities, access to clean or more efficient use of energy or to reduce climatic and environmental risk for…
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…
May 2017
Author(s): Paixão, Marcelo
Apesar dos avanços da inclusão financeira no Brasil, grande parte dos microempreendedores de baixa renda ainda não possui acesso ao crédito produtivo. Esse é um desafio enfrentado especialmente por…
Apr 2017
Author(s): United Nations (UN); World Bank (WB); New Development Bank; Islamic Development Bank (IDB); Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; Asian Development Bank (ADB); African Development Bank (AfDB); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); European Investment Bank (EIB); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Closing the world's infrastructure gap would take $1 to $1.5 trillion annually. The Global Infrastructure Forum aims to discuss opportunities to harness public and private resources to close…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Rozenberg, Julie; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Hallegatte, Stephane
To mitigate climate change, some governments opt for instruments focused on investment, like performance standards or feebates, instead of carbon prices. We compare these policies in a Ramsey model…
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…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Tejerina, Luis; Pizano, Vania
Los mecanismos de pago de los Programas de Transferencias Monetarias Condicionadas (PTMC) se consideran potenciales herramientas para fomentar la inclusión financiera de sus beneficiarios. En la…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bueso-Merriam, Jacqueline; Demichelis, Francisco; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Giuliodori, David; Rodríguez, Alejandro; Stucchi, Rodolfo
A shortcoming of the current empirical impact evaluation literature is the lack of studies that measure the effect of access to credit in the medium and long term, as well as the impact on…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bueso-Merriam, Jacqueline; Demichelis, Francisco; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Giuliodori, David; Rodríguez, Alejandro; Stucchi, Rodolfo
Una limitación de la literatura empírica actual sobre evaluación de impacto es la carencia de estudios que midan los impactos del crédito en el mediano y largo plazo, así como en los tipos de…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Global Microscope assesses the regulatory environment for financial inclusion across 12 indicators and 55 countries. The Microscope was originally developed for countries in the Latin American…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Trujillo, Verónica; Navajas, Sergio
This report seeks to facilitate a deeper understanding of the financial systems in the region, combining aspects of sustainability and financial inclusion. The 2016 report includes information from…
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 China, presenting the case study of Leping Group.…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Burgess, Elisabeth; Martínez, Mariana; Magnoni, Barbara; Carballo, Ignacio E.; Hainze, Anna
Durante los últimos 15 años, el sector de las microfinanzas y las instituciones de microfinanzas (IMF) que lo componen en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), han pasado por un proceso de maduración…
May 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social
Executive summary of the the study that analyzes the workforce of the 500 largest Brazilian companies to reveal possible gender, ethno-racial, or educational inequalities or gaps due to age or…
May 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID); Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social
Sumário executivo do estudo que retrata o perfil do quadro dos funcionários das 500 maiores empresas do Brasil, mostrando desigualdades em sua composição social, racial e de gênero. A pesquisa também…