May 2019
Author(s): Cuesta, Ana María; Reyes, Angela; Roseth, Benjamin
Al acceder a los servicios públicos, los ciudadanos se enfrentan a múltiples desafíos. Este artículo se centra en un aspecto todavía no explorado por la literatura existente sobre la carga…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Linares, Jennifer; Manzano, Osmel; López, Arnoldo; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Garcimartín, Carlos; Ochoa, Elizabeth; Pagliacci, Carolina; Martínez, André; Solorzano, José
This report describes the current situation of the region of Central America and the Dominican Republic and its outlook for 2019. It also analyzes the recent reduction in the food price pattern and…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Linares, Jennifer; Manzano, Osmel; López, Arnoldo; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Garcimartín, Carlos; Ochoa, Elizabeth; Pagliacci, Carolina; Martínez, André; Solorzano, José
Este reporte macroeconómico para Centroamérica y República Dominicana describe en profundidad y con datos a nivel nacional y global la coyuntura que está viviendo la región y su perspectiva para 2019…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Ariza, Katherine; Gordillo, Fabio; Mojica, Carlos; Hollnagel, Julia
Este reporte presenta una reseña del financiamiento en transporte público, sus retos, sus alternativas y experiencias exitosas a nivel mundial. En él se detallan una serie de elementos que permiten…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Fentanes, Oscar; Levy Algazi, Santiago
This technical note describes the methodology to construct a longitudinal dataset using the Economic Censuses of Mexico from 1999 to 2014. The procedure is based on an algorithm that links…
Jul 2018
Author(s): García Mejía, Mauricio; Molina, Adriano; Reyes, Angela; Roseth, Benjamin
Hacia finales de la década de 2000, Ecuador se encontraba ante una multiplicidad de retos: un escenario macroeconómico afectado por las fluctuaciones en el mercado mundial de materias primas, un…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Sánchez Cetina, José Antonio
El presente documento constituye un análisis cualitativo con estructura de estudio de caso que versa sobre la acción institucional “El Abogado en Tu Casa", implementada desde 2015 por el…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Farias, Pedro; Porrúa, Miguel; Villalba, Harold; Acevedo, Sebastián; Peña, Norma; Estevez, Elsa; Linares Lejarraga, Sebastián; Fillotrani, Pablo
This book is about the smallest unit of public policy: the government transaction. Government transactions—requesting a birth certificate, registering a property, or opening a business, for example—…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Farias, Pedro; Porrúa, Miguel; Villalba, Harold; Acevedo, Sebastián; Peña, Norma; Estevez, Elsa; Linares Lejarraga, Sebastián; Fillotrani, Pablo
Este libro se centra en la unidad más pequeña de la política pública: el trámite. El trámite –sacar la partida de nacimiento, registrar una propiedad, o abrir un negocio, por ejemplo– es lo que…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Flumian, Maryantonett
Lack of collaboration among public institutions and the absence of innovative managerial and technological tools often leaves citizens without access to adequate service delivery. However, citizens…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Teignier, Marc; Cuberes, David
This paper studies the aggregate effects of the existing differences between male and female-run firms in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Using data from the World Bank Enterprise Survey and…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Pavel Vidal, Alejandro
En el presente estudio se realizan mediciones, a la tasa PPA, del PIB total y per cápita y la productividad de la economía cubana, y se comparan con 10 economías de similar tamaño en América Latina y…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Sosa, Mariano; Powell, Andrew
The April 2017 surveys of expectations conducted by Central Banks with inflation targeting regimes indicate that the simple average growth rate expected for 2017 for the eight countries covered by…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Powell, Andrew; Sosa, Mariano
The May 2017 surveys of expectations conducted by Central Banks with inflation targeting regimes indicate that the simple average growth rate expected for 2017 for the eight countries covered by…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Hernández, Juan; Wills, Daniel
The Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012 aims at increasing funding access for young firms by easing securities regulation. Motivated by this, we ask if there is a role for the…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Izquierdo, Alejandro; León, John Jairo
Sudden Stops in net capital flows can be prevented when the actions of domestic investors offset a reduction in foreign lending. This paper presents evidence that while sudden stops in gross inflows…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Gunter, Samara; Riera-Crichton, Daniel; Végh, Carlos A.; Vuletin, Guillermo
We estimate the effect of worldwide tax changes on output following the narrative approach developed for the United States by Romer and Romer (2010). We use a novel dataset on value-added taxes for…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Sosa, Mariano; Powell, Andrew
The March 2017 surveys of expectations conducted by Central Banks with inflation targeting regimes indicate that the simple average growth rate expected for 2017 for the eight countries covered by…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Valencia, Oscar
This policy brief summarizes a conference on recent developments in the analysis of current account sustainability held by Research Department of the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB) and Banco…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Gaglianone, Wagner Piazza; Dutra Areosa, Waldyr
This paper proposes a methodology for constructing a Financial Conditions Indicator (FCI) based on factor analysis and the approaches of Brave and Butters (2011) and Aramonte et al. (2013). A…