May 2019
Author(s): Manners-Bell, John
This study examines the key technological and economic innovations which are being developed in the global logistics and supply chain industry. It categorizes these innovations into automation;…
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…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Barbero, José A.; Forteza, Jorge; Millán, Maria Florencia; Day, Jorge; Fiadone, Rodolfo; Ochoa, Raúl
En el marco de las actividades preparatorias para la Asamblea Anual de Gobernadores del Banco de 2018, que tuvo lugar en la ciudad de Mendoza, el gobierno de la Provincia solicitó un apoyo específico…
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…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Granada, Isabel; Fioravanti, Reinaldo; Deambrosi, Sergio; Gutiérrez, Maria Clara; Caldo, Alejandra; Benavides, Juan; Martínez, Marelia
Este documento tiene como objetivo presentar un recuento del desarrollo del sector logístico en Panamá y de las operaciones específicas de apoyo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo al Gobierno…
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…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Barbero, José A.; Guerrero, Pablo
El transporte automotor de carga (TAC) es el modo de transporte terrestre más importante en América Latina: al TAC le corresponde la movilización de más del 70% de las cargas nacionales de la región…
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…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Salo, James
Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are major sources of natural resource consumption and environmental impacts such as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. At the same time, MSMEs make up a…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Salo, James
Managing value chain environmental impacts and natural resource use has become an important consideration in the purchasing decisions of large publicly traded companies. Suppliers, including micro,…
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.…