Aug 2019
Author(s): Bonzi Teixeira, Augusto; Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel
Esta nota técnica descreve as principais iniciativas do Programa de Recuperação do Grupo CEEE, os resultados iniciais atingidos até o momento e as lições aprendidas. Essas iniciativas se concentram…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Almeida, Eduardo; Prat, Jordi; Vargas-Moreno, Juan Carlos; Acevedo, María Cecilia; Del Carmen, Giselle; Mejía, Alejandra; Solera, Marco; Castillo Martínez, Paula; Del Campo, Victoria; Flores, Juan; Lennon Sabatini, Joaquín; Paz, Marcelo; Valencia, Adriana
Honduras: A Territorial Approach to Development presents an innovative approach to address the development challenges of the country. The document first describes the main challenges to inclusive…
May 2019
Author(s): Tejeda Ricardez, Jesús; Echeverría, Carlos; de Waziers, Benedicte; Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Larrea, Sisi; Durán, Gabriel; 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…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Pérez, Daniel; Gutiérrez, Maria Clara; Mix Vidal, Richard
El sector transporte en América Latina y el Caribe contribuye con aproximadamente el 34% de las emisiones globales de gases de efecto invernadero relacionadas con la energía, situación que ha…
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): Hallack, Michelle; Vazquez, Miguel; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Mendes e Costa, Roberta
School electrification can decrease the gap between rural and urban education. The Brazilian policy focusing on electricity access in school decreased student’s dropout rate. Rural electrification…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Hallack, Michelle; Vazquez, Miguel; Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes; Lopez Soto, David Daniel; Mendes e Costa, Roberta
La electrificación escolar puede disminuir la brecha entre la educación rural y urbana. Los programas de electrificación rural, como Luz para Todos en Brasil, han tenido éxito en aumentar el acceso a…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Barnes, Douglas F.; Samad, Hussain; Rivas, Salvador
Energy access is an essential prerequisite for economic, social, and human development. The 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) explicitly recognized affordable and clean energy…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Carrillo Maldonado, Paul A.; Díaz Cassou, Javier; Tejada, Jesús
En el presente documento se presenta una estimación del impacto macroeconómico de la reforma energética emprendida en Ecuador durante la pasada década. El análisis enfatiza los efectos que sobre las…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This document addresses the main challenges of the energy sector in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), as well as the role that the private sector must play in the process of overcoming these…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento aborda los principales retos que se presentan en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) en el sector energético y el papel que deberá tener el sector privado en el proceso de superación de…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Levy, Alberto; Anaya, Fernando; Vieira de Carvalho, Arnaldo
La elevada dependencia de la generación hidráulica de Centroamérica conlleva riesgos al suministro de electricidad que son difíciles de mitigar. Aunque esta dependencia ha disminuido progresivamente…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Marchán, Estefanía; Espinasa, Ramón; Yépez-García, Ariel
This report quantifies the effect of energy prices and subsidies in Latin America and the Caribbean and finds that discretionary price-setting mechanisms often lead to expensive, inefficient, and…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Doyle, Morgan
En un sector eléctrico público y verticalmente integrado, como es el caso de Ecuador, el control de las pérdidaseléctricas en el Sistema Nacional de Distribución ha sido uno de los temas centrales de…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Echevarría, Carlos; de Waziers, Benedicte; Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, INE pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la implementación de sus proyectos y las lecciones aprendidas a…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Audoly, Richard; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Guivarch, Céline; Pfeiffer, Alexander
This paper covers three policy-relevant aspects of the carbon content of electricity that are well established among integrated assessment models but under-discussed in the policy debate. First,…
May 2017
Author(s): Acevedo, Paloma; Hobbs, Jason; Martinez, Sebastian
We evaluate the effects of municipal infrastructure upgrades on property prices in the Municipality of Campo Grande, Brazil. Using detailed administrative data on property characteristics and sales…
Apr 2017
Author(s): PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC)
This project seeks to generate a strategy to promote and facilitate the development of a more efficient regional financial market by promoting the harmonization of regulations and seeking to…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Hansen, Erwin
This paper examines a panel (1994-2014) of Chilean non-financial firms, both publicly listed and private, which was built to analyze the determinants of the use of foreign currency debt and their…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Marzani, Matías
This paper shows, using probit analysis, that low national savings increase the risk of macroeconomic crisis. Foreign savings are a poor substitute of national savings not only for domestic…