May 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
According to the World Bank’s Doing Business report, most Caribbean countries have made starting a business much easier in recent years. This is the result of changes in regulations and in the…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
Public spending has climbed in Latin America and the Caribbean. Riding a commodity windfall and low interest rates, many governments in the region tried to spend their way into the future.…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
El gasto público ha aumentado en América Latina y el Caribe. Aprovechando las bajas tasas de interés y las ganancias extraordinarias de los productos básicos, muchos gobiernos de la región intentaron…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
O gasto público aumentou na América Latina e no Caribe. Aproveitando uma tendência mundial de gastos e uma alta inesperada das commodities, os governos da região tentaram abrir caminho para o futuro…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
Public spending has climbed in Latin America and the Caribbean. Riding a commodity windfall and low interest rates, many governments in the region tried to spend their way into the future.…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Flom, Hernán
Most Latin American countries face a systemic challenge in providing citizen security. In other words, the region’s current insecurity is not only the responsibility of state actors in isolation, but…
May 2018
Author(s): Dargent, Eduardo; Lotta, Gabriela; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Moncada, Gilberto
Why is there a disparity in the levels of technical and institutional capacity of national statistical offices (NSOs) in the Latin American and Caribbean region?

There is a consensus…
May 2018
Author(s): Dargent, Eduardo; Lotta, Gabriela; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Moncada, Gilberto
¿Por qué se observa una disparidad en los niveles de capacidad técnica e institucional de las oficinas nacionales de estadística (ONE) en América Latina y el Caribe?

Existe un consenso…
May 2018
Author(s): Dargent, Eduardo; Lotta, Gabriela; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Moncada, Gilberto
Por que existe uma disparidade nos níveis de capacidade técnica e institucional dos departamentos nacionais de estatística (DNE) na região de América Latina e do Caribe?

Existe um…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Basco, Ana Inés
As part of a Regional Public Good (BPR), 20,200 Latin Americans from 18 countries were interviewed on issues of integration, democracy, equity, environment, technology, and innovation. In a world…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Basco, Ana Inés
Como parte de un Bien Público Regional (BPR) se entrevistaron 20.200 latinoamericanos de 18 países que fueron consultados sobre temas de integración, democracia, equidad, medio ambiente y tecnología…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín
En las últimas décadas se ha generalizado un consenso sobre la importancia de las variables de economía política en el éxito de los procesos de reforma gubernamental. Hasta el momento, sin embargo,…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Cornick, Jorge; Trejos, Alberto
This paper explores the development of public sector capabilities for Productive Development Policies in Costa Rica through four case studies of successful experiences, with less successful cases…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín
Este documento presenta una revisión de la literatura sobre la economía política de la capacidad estadística. Los estudios específicos sobre el desarrollo estadístico son muy escasos, razón por la…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Taylor, Matthew
The development of statistical systems facilitates development. Such development is usually associated with the rise in statistical capacity, a concept on which there is still no consensus. This…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Taylor, Matthew
El avance de los sistemas estadísticos facilita el desarrollo. Dicho desarrollo está usualmente asociado con el aumento de la capacidad estadística, concepto sobre el cual todavía no hay consenso.…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Chelala, Santiago
Con más de veinte mil encuestas exclusivas realizadas en dieciocho países de la región, la iniciativa de INTAL-Latinobarómetro mide de forma permanente la opinión de la población sobre temas…
May 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento aborda las principales oportunidades que se presentan en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) en el sector energético y el papel que deberá tener el sector privado. Entre las principales…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Suominen, Kati; Gordon, Reena B.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are notably underrepresented in the external sector of Latin America and Caribbean (LAC), despite their importance in the region's economies: relatively…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Estevadeordal, Antoni; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Kahn, Theodore
This current study considers a large sample of LAC firms and analyzes in more detail how their strategies follow distinct patterns in different sectors. In doing so, we shed new light on how firms in…