Aug 2019
Author(s): Castro, Eleno; López, Ángela; Zoido, Pablo; Fernández-Coto, Raquel
Mesoamérica es una subregión joven con un gran potencial de desarrollo. Sin embargo, los aprendizajes en las escuelas son bajos y la deserción escolar es la más alta de América Latina y el Caribe.…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Schling, Maja; Corral, Leonardo
This infographic presents a summary of the paper “The impact of shoreline stabilization on economic growth in Small Island Developing States” that investigates whether Barbadian efforts to stem…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Schling, Maja; Corral, Leonardo
Essa infografia apresenta um resumo dos resultados do paper: “O impacto da estabilização de áreas costeiras no crescimento econômico dos Pequenos Estados Insulares em Desenvolvimento”, que investiga…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Sztajerowska, Monika
The investment promotion puzzle remains unsolved. Nearly every country in the world has established an investment promotion agency (IPA) to attract and retain foreign direct investment (FDI) in both…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Orellana, Edgar; Páez, Tania; Urdaneta, Julio; de Waziers, Benedicte; Morales, Olga
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, el Departamento de Infraestructura y Energía del BID pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la…
May 2019
Author(s): Chalmers, Blair; IDB Invest; Inter American Development Bank
In this report, Marsh and McLennan Insights, the Inter-American Development Bank and IDB Invest review the progress of the six largest infrastructure investment markets in the Latin American and the…
May 2019
Author(s): Madariaga, Javier; Buenadicha Sánchez, César; Molina, Erika; Ernst, Christoph; BID Lab
El fenómeno de las plataformas digitales cuenta con cerca de diez años a nivel global y ha significado una de las mayores disrupciones en el mundo del trabajo, pero es relativamente reciente en la…
May 2019
Author(s): Pratt, Lawrence; Ortega, Juan Manuel
The issuance of green bonds has grown rapidly in the past several years. However, agricultural green bonds have lagged far behind, because of the difficulties of developing international…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Anaya, Fernando
This study describes the options for introducing natural gas in the Caribbean region and includes an economic assessment of the cost of natural gas to each of the countries. The natural gas can…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Sa, Paulo de; Espinasa, Ramón
This report reviews the policies adopted for the management of mineral revenues in resource rich countries in Latin America and the Caribbean with the aim of distilling good practices that could be…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Ji, Yi; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
With rapid energy growth in the past 40 years, the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region has maintained a steady increase in electricity needs above the global level. While there is no question…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Ji, Yi; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Lopez Soto, David Daniel
Con el rápido crecimiento energético ocurrido en los últimos 40 años, la región de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) ha mantenido un aumento constante de las necesidades de electricidad, que se…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Caruso Bloeck, Martín; Galiani, Sebastián; Weinschelbaum, Federico
This paper studies the relative effectiveness of these and other mechanisms by way of a formal model in which workers choose between job opportunities in the formal and informal sectors. Although the…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Antón, Arturo; Rasteletti, Alejandro
En este documento se presenta un modelo de equilibrio general estático de decisión ocupacional con heterogeneidad en habilidades laborales y empresariales, capaz de generar elevados niveles de…
Oct 2018
Author(s): de Halleux, Morgane; Estache, Antonio; Serebrisky, Tomás
This paper matches country-specific performance and governance characteristics of the electricity sector in order to draw conclusions about the correlation between governance features and performance…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Alaimo, Veronica; Dborkin, Daniela
This paper presents new data documenting the level and evolution of public spending on non-contributory programs for 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Salaried formal workers…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Alaimo, Veronica; Dborkin, Daniela
This paper presents new data documenting the level and evolution of public spending on non-contributory programs for 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Salaried formal workers…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Bukstein, Daniel; Hernández, Elisa; Usher, Ximena
This paper analyzes the effects of financial and nonfinancial obstacles to innovation on Uruguayan firms. We contribute to the literature by including the role of systemic and institutional factors…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Rossi, José Luiz
This policy brief presents a summary of the country development challenges.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); World Bank (WB); African Development Bank (AfDB); IDB Invest; Asian Development Bank (ADB); European Investment Bank (EIB); Islamic Development Bank (IDB)
The Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance is an annual collaborative effort to make public MDB climate finance figures for developing and emerging economies, together with a…