Sep 2019
Author(s): Rischmagui, Gabriela
En la actualidad, los impactos del cambio climático que afectan a la región requieren de respuestas y soluciones más eficientes de mitigación de riesgos y adaptación, en especial en países de…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Castilleja, Liliana; Enciso, Sheyla
Si bien existe un consenso en que la competencia de mercado es beneficiosa en general, en el caso de la competencia informal no necesariamente es el caso. Entender los efectos que la competencia…
May 2019
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Murguia, Juan M.; Rejas, Brisa; Winters, Solis
Despite the existence of a vast body of literature in the field of health economics on overweight, obesity, and undernutrition, little is known about the importance of owning a refrigerator on the…
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): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
The 2018 Global Microscope provides a unique insight into the leading practices that governments and regulators are adopting to channel the digital revolution of financial services into greater…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
El Microscopio global de 2018 brinda una perspectiva única de las prácticas líderes que los gobiernos y los entes reguladores están adoptando para canalizar la revolución digital de los servicios…
May 2018
Author(s): Correal, Magda; Laguna, Andrea
Dadas las carencias de infraestructura para la recolección y el tratamiento de los residuos sólidos domiciliarios generados en América Latina, la recuperación de materiales reciclables tiene una gran…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Pasha, Sukrishnalall; Bollers, Elton; Wenner, Mark D.
Guyana has experienced significant economic growth and several waves of reforms over the past two decades. Nevertheless, several constraints continue to affect Guyana’s private sector. This policy…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Agüero, Jorge M.; Frisancho, Verónica
A growing literature seeks to identify policies that could reduce intimate partner violence. However, in the absence of reliable administrative records, this violence is often measured using self-…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Correal, Magda; Laguna, Andrea; Osorio, Angela
El modelo para la estimación de costos de la gestión de residuos reciclables con inclusión de recicladores es una herramienta para el análisis de costos asociados a diferentes niveles de inclusión de…
May 2017
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This document is the fifth edition of an informational tool and benchmarking index that assesses the capacity of countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to carry out sustainable public-private…
May 2017
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este documento es la quinta edición de una herramienta informática e índice de referencia que evalúa la capacidad de los países de América Latina y el Caribe de llevar a cabo asociaciones público-…
May 2017
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
El estudio evalúa el contexto institucional y operativo del reciclaje inclusivo en 12 ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe por medio de un conjunto de indicadores cualitativos y cuantitativos, con…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Calatayud, Agustina
Not since the end of World War II have supply chains been as highly exposed to risks as they are now. The Fourth Industrial Revolution poses unprecedented challenges for production and distribution…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Howell, Hunt; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Stevenson, Claudia; Grant, Kayla
This paper reviews the Inter-American Development Bank's policy-based loans, which are designed to improve competitiveness in selected Latin American and Caribbean countries. It summarizes the…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan
From productivity performance indicators derived from the World Bank, The Bahamas is underperforming relative to our Caribbean economies and even other small economies within Latin America and the…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Lobo, Susy; Marin, Maritza; Rudin, Victoria; Salas, Fiorella
This analysis of the challenges for the development of recycling value chains in Central America is the product of discussions between IRR partners and private companies with operations in the…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Lobo, Susy; Marin, Maritza; Rudin, Victoria; Salas, Fiorella
Este estudio, que analiza los retos que enfrentan los actores para desarrollar la cadena de valor de reciclaje en Centroamérica, nace a partir de diálogos de los socios de la IRR con empresas que…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Global Microscope assesses the regulatory environment for financial inclusion across 12 indicators and 55 countries. The Microscope was originally developed for countries in the Latin American…