Apr 2019
Author(s): Binder, Alberto; Rúa, Gonzalo; Bravo, Juan José
Las limitaciones del acceso a la justicia en México exigen cambios importantes a la hora de definir y construir esa hoja de ruta orientada a fortalecer las instituciones de seguridad ciudadana y…
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…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Anauati, Victoria; García Mejía, Mauricio; Jaitman, Laura
El nuevo Código Orgánico General de Procesos (COGEP), que comenzó a aplicarse el 23 de mayo de 2016 en Ecuador, establece la oralidad en todas las vías procesales judiciales, exceptuando los procesos…
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…
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-…
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…
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…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This represents a compendium of knowledge products generated by the IDB's Caribbean Economics Lab, Country Department Caribbean Group, during the period 2013-2016. Products comprise monographs…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Dohnert, Sylvia; Persaud, Tara Lisa; Pereira, Stefano; Elliott, Wayne; Grant, Kayla
This paper is meant to help national and regional policymakers navigate the complex topic of business climate reform in the Caribbean. It combines the findings of four relatively independent data…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este es un resumen en formato de folleto corto y conciso del trabajo del BID en los temas de Innovación, Ciencia y Tecnología. Aquí podrá encontrar información sobre los principales desafíos de la…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Grafe, Fernando
La gestión de la defensa jurídica del Estado está siendo de manera insistente el centro de atención en varios países latinoamericanos, debido a sus importantes implicaciones tanto jurídicas como…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Zarruk, David; Rodríguez, Catherine; Ibáñez, Ana María
This paper uses a natural policy experiment to estimate how changes in the costs of engaging in criminal activity may influence adolescents¿ decisions in crime participation and school attendance.…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Ardanaz, Martín; Scartascini, Carlos
This paper argues that the details of political institutions help explain the low levels of personal income taxation. In particular, legislative malapportionment enables rich elites to exercise…
Jul 2011
Author(s): Kaplan, David S.; Sadka, Joyce
We analyze the outcomes of 332 cases from a labor court in Mexico in which a judge awarded money to a plaintiff who claimed to have been fired by a firm without cause. The judgments were enforced in…
Apr 2011
Author(s): Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna
This evaluation examines the IDB's Country Program with Uruguay for the 2005-2009 period. The engagement of the IDB with Uruguay during this period was relevant as the Program's objectives…
Apr 2011
Author(s): Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna
Esta evaluación examina el Programa del BID con Uruguay durante el periodo 2005-2009. El BID jugó un papel relevante durante este período, acompañando las prioridades definidas por el Gobierno,…