Jan 2023
Author(s): Powell, Andrew;Valencia, Oscar
Debt has risen around the world, and Latin America and the Caribbean is no exception. Total debt has grown to US$5.8 trillion, or 117 percent of GDP, for the region and as much as 140 percent of GDP…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Powell, Andrew;Valencia, Oscar
La deuda ha aumentado en todo el mundo y América Latina y el Caribe no es la excepción. La deuda total ha crecido hasta alcanzar unos US$5,8 billones o el 117% del producto interno bruto (PIB) de la…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Powell, Andrew;Valencia, Oscar
O endividamento aumentou em todo o mundo, e a região da América Latina e Caribe no é exceção. A dívida total subiu para US$ 5,8 trilhes - ou 117% do PIB na região como um todo, chegando a 140% do PIB…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Powell, Andrew;Valencia, Oscar
Debt has risen around the world, and Latin America and the Caribbean is no exception. Total debt has grown to US$5.8 trillion, or 117 percent of GDP, for the region and as much as 140 percent of GDP…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Powell, Andrew;Valencia, Oscar
La deuda ha aumentado en todo el mundo y América Latina y el Caribe no es la excepción. La deuda total ha crecido hasta alcanzar unos US$5,8 billones o el 117% del producto interno bruto (PIB) de la…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Martin, Xavier;Vivanco, Fermín;Okumura, Masato;Herrera, Diego;Gallagher, Terence;Peláez, Paula;Navajas, Sergio
According to United Nations estimates, in the next 30 years, the number of people over the age of 65 will double from 750 million today to more than 1.5 billion. Globally, by 2050, the percentage of…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Martin, Xavier;Vivanco, Fermín;Okumura, Masato;Herrera, Diego;Gallagher, Terence;Peláez, Paula;Navajas, Sergio
Según estimaciones de Naciones Unidas, en los próximos 30 años, el número de personas mayores de 65 años se doblará de 750 millones actuales a más de 1.500 millones. Globalmente, en 2050 el…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Powell, Andrew;Valencia, Oscar
O endividamento aumentou em todo o mundo, e a regio da América Latina e Caribe no é exceço. A dívida total subiu para US$ 5,8 trilhes - ou 117% do PIB na regio como um todo, chegando a 140% do PIB no…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David;Clayton, Khamal;Mooney, Henry;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Walters, Anna-Kaye;Graham, Monique;Teixeira, Gisele;Satnarine-Singh, Nirvana
Just as Caribbean economies are emerging from the sharp recessions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, a confluence of external shocks now complicates the recovery. Commodity prices started…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Ketterer, Juan Antonio;Ortega Andrade, Adrián;Martínez Álvarez, Juan;Fonseca, Daniel
This paper presents a new public policy instrument, national infrastructure platforms (NIPs), to promote investment in sustainable infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean. The region has…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Rodrigues Bastos, Fabiano;Gutiérrez, Diego;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
Global financial shocks under a revamped global financial landscape can produce unexpected, multi-faceted, and disruptive implications for emerging market economies. Using the VIX index as a proxy…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Astesiano, Gastón;Lembo, Carolina;Simón Morientes, Cristina;Castillo Martínez, Paula
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) holds the PPP Americas every two years in partnership with a national or subnational government. The regional forum brings together top professionals and…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The 2022 third quarter edition of the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides management with a status of the Bank's performance. The QBR reports on outputs, lending program priorities and…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Gerritsen, Erik;Korteweg, Lisa;Petsinaris, Foivos;Lamothe, Rachel;Laan, Jeroen van der;Chiriac, Daniela;Strinati, Costanza;Stout, Sean;Tonkonogy, Bella
Healthy and resilient ecosystems underpin our societies and economies. Collapse of just a few ecosystem services such pollination, timber from forests and food from marine fisheries, could result in…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Lashley, Jonathan;Smith, Katrine;Thomas, Luwayne
Extant research has indicated that women are under-represented in business ownership in the Caribbean, and when they do establish businesses, that they underperform relative to men in business…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Valencia, Oscar;Parra, Diego A.;Díaz, Juan Camilo
This paper provides a comprehensive early warning system (EWS) that balances the classical signaling approach with the best-realized machine learning (ML) model for predicting fiscal stress episodes…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Carter, Rebecca;Tye, Stefanie;Aguilar, Soledad
Long-term adaptation planning (LTAP) is an important element of the response to the impacts of climate change, particularly in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), a region that is highly…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Carter, Rebecca;Tye, Stefanie;Aguilar, Soledad
La planificación de la adaptación a largo plazo (PLP) es un elemento importante de la respuesta a los impactos del cambio climático, en particular en América Latina y el Caribe, una región que es…
Oct 2022
Author(s): African Development Bank;Asian Development Bank;Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank;Council of Europe Development Bank;European Bank for Reconstruction and Development;European Investment Bank;Inter American Development Bank;Islamic Development Bank;New Development Bank;World Bank
The Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks Climate Finance is an annual collaborative effort to publish multilateral development bank climate finance figures, together with a clear…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Alvarez Pagliuca, Claudia;Martínez Álvarez, Juan;Pereira Dos Santos, Pablo;Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
Mientras que la región presenta un amplio potencial de mejora de eficiencia en inversión pública (hacer más con menos recursos disponibles) resulta crucial potenciar mecanismos que incentiven a una…