Nov 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); IDB Invest; Finnovista
This report is the second edition of the study “Fintech: Innovations You May Not Know were from Latin America and the Caribbean” (IDB, 2017), which offered a comprehensive view of the activity in and…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); BID Invest; Finnovista
Este informe representa la segunda edición del estudio “Fintech: Innovaciones que no sabías que eran de América Latina y el Caribe” que brindó, por primera vez, una visión consolidada sobre la…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID); IDB Invest; Finnovista
Este relatório apresenta a segunda edição do estudo “Fintech: inovações que você não sabia que eram da América Latina e do Caribe” que forneceu, pela primeira vez, uma visão consolidada sobre a…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Herrera, Diego; Vadillo, Sonia
The FinTech industry has grown significantly in Latin America and the Caribbean and has become an alternative for improving regional financial inclusion levels. However, the innovations brought about…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Herrera, Diego; Vadillo, Sonia
La industria FinTech ha venido creciendo de manera significativa en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) y se ha constituido en una alternativa para mejorar los niveles de inclusión financiera regionales…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Herrera, Diego; Vadillo, Sonia
O setor FinTech vem crescendo de forma expressiva na América Latina e no Caribe (ALC) e tornou-se uma alternativa para melhorar os níveis regionais de inclusão financeira. No entanto, as inovações…
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…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Calatayud, Agustina; Schneider, Christian; Valencia, Carolina
En el contexto de la IV Revolución Industrial, las nuevas tecnologías digitales prometen generar importantes cambios en la economía. En particular, estas tecnologías pueden mejorar radicalmente la…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Labraga, Juan; Scheker, Elka; Isa Contreras, Pavel
A lo largo de la última década y media, el desempeño exportador y la atracción de inversiones extranjeras en República Dominicana (RD) ha estado muy por debajo de su potencial, lo que ha generado un…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Agénor, Pierre-Richard; Pereira da Silva, Luiz A.
The effects of capital requirements on risk-taking and welfare are studied in a stochastic overlapping generations model of endogenous growth with banking, limited liability, and government…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Perry, Guillermo; Auvert, Diego
This paper discusses financial integration issues in the Pacific Alliance. The Alliance seeks to attain free circulation of goods, services, capital and workers among its members (presently Chile,…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Herrera, Diego
Alternative finance (AF) or "crowdfunding" is the most notable financial technology (fintech) business model in Latin America and the Caribbean. Although still small in volume, reaching US$…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
INTAL Connection informs on integration and trade in Latin America and the Caribbean and disseminate IADB activities on this topics.
Sep 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Conexión INTAL informa sobre desarrollos en las áreas de integración y comercio en las regiones de América Latina y el Caribe. También es el medio para difundir las actividades realizadas por el BID…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Pailhé, Cristina
At the global level, efforts to measure and monitor financial inclusion indicators have been increasing. However, there is still a substantial lack of sexdisaggregated data, particularly from the…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Pailhé, Cristina
A nivel mundial se observan esfuerzos crecientes para medir y monitorear indicadores de inclusión financiera. No obstante, existe aún una brecha sustancial de datos segregados por sexo,…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cravo, Tulio; Piza, Caio
Interventions designed to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are popular among policy makers, given the role SMEs play in job creation around the world. Business support interventions in low…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Security concerns in a context of increasingly segmented supply chains haveled to stricter border control measures, which may potentially negatively
affect international trade. Customs around…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
In this paper, we examine an innovative postal export regime that involvesboth a streamlining of export procedures and provision of intermediation
services to investigate how firms' react…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Graziano, Alejandro; Volpe Martincus, Christian
In this paper, we estimate the effects of transit systems that substantiallystreamline administrative processing of trade flows. In so doing, we use a
unique dataset that consists of the…