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…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Urteaga Dufour, José Antonio; Cortina Correa, Lucía
El aprovechamiento de las energías renovables en las ciudades está creciendo notablemente, sin embargo, el potencial a nivel ciudad ha sido poco explorado. Este estudio que la Ciudad de México tiene…
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…
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…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Fernandes, Ana M.; Klenow, Peter J.; Meleshchuk, Sergii; Pierola, Martha Denisse; Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés
The Melitz model highlights the importance of the extensive margin (the number of firms exporting) for trade flows. Using the World Bank’s Exporter Dynamics Database (EDD) featuring firm-level…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Campos, Rosario; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Michalczewsky, Kathia; De Angelis, Jesica
The Trade and Integration Monitor 2018 analyzes the ongoing trade recovery in the region and tracks its competitiveness in global markets, with a particular focus on the capacity for positioning…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Campos, Rosario; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Michalczewsky, Kathia; De Angelis, Jesica
El Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2018 analiza la recuperación comercial en curso en la región y traza un balance de la competitividad en los mercados mundiales, poniendo énfasis en la capacidad…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Suominen, Kati
Mercosur members have grown into Latin America’s digital leaders in the past decade. Online sales have grown much faster than national economies, retail, or foreign trade. Brazil generates 60 percent…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pierola, Martha Denisse; Lucenti, Krista; Li, Kun; Harris, Jeremy; De Four, Takiyah
Trade is key for growth, especially in small countries like Barbados—it helps them achieve economies of scale that otherwise would not exist. In recent years, Barbados’ trade performance has been…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad; Rosas García, José Nicolás; Hernaiz, Daniel; Bastos, Fabiano
A trade gravity model is used to calculate the bilateral export potential of Southern Cone countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay) and identify patterns of weak performance across…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Álvarez-Pallete, José María
This paper studies the existing relationship between international mobile phone calls and international trade for the case of Spain, showing that it is possible to build an explanatory model with a…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Taboada, Bibiana; Davis, Lucas
Este resumen describe los principales hallazgos de un estudio en México que evalúa los resultados de intervenciones de eficiencia energética en viviendas de interés social en un desarrollo. Las eco-…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Andrian, Leandro Gaston
Mejorar la productividad es uno de los principales retos para las economías dado que es un elemento fundamental para el desarrollo y crecimiento económico sostenible en el largo plazo. La literatura…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro; Michalczewsky, Kathia; Ramos, Barbara
The Trade and Integration Monitor 2017 analyzes the current trade recovery and assesses the capacity of the region to compete in global markets. It argues that, having overcome the longest trade…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro; Michalczewsky, Kathia; Ramos, Barbara
El Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2017 analiza la recuperación comercial en curso en la región y traza un balance de la capacidad de competir en los mercados mundiales. Argumenta que, superada la…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Organization of American States; Colombia. Ministerio de Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones (MINTIC); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region shows evidence of a broad and growing adoption of information and communication technologies (ICT). More than half of the population connects regularly…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Gischler, Christiaan; Janson, Nils; Gonzalez Torres, Camila; Cordoba de la Rosa, María Jimena; Santana, Scarlett
This document presents strategy for developing geothermal potential through public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the Eastern Caribbean. The five countries of study are Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts…
May 2017
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Yépez-García, Ariel
The paper investigates the determinants of household energy spending and energy budget shares, with a focus on understanding their non-linear relationship with income, and the presence of economies…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón; Gutiérrez, Marta; Sucre, Carlos; Anaya, Fernando
Este dossier energético es parte de una serie que incluye todos los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) que son miembros del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID). El dossier de cada país…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Sutton, Heather; Álvarez, Lucciana
This policy brief uses data from the 2014/2015 Latin American Public Opinion Project survey to examine attitudes toward intimate partner violence and child physical discipline in six Caribbean…