Apr 2019
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Anaya, Fernando
This study describes the options for introducing natural gas in the Caribbean region and includes an economic assessment of the cost of natural gas to each of the countries. The natural gas can…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Sa, Paulo de; Espinasa, Ramón
This report reviews the policies adopted for the management of mineral revenues in resource rich countries in Latin America and the Caribbean with the aim of distilling good practices that could be…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Echavarría, Juan José; Villamizar-Villegas, Mauricio; McAllister, Daniela
Utilizamos una extensa base de datos de panel del período 2006-2014, proveniente de múltiples fuentes de información, entre las que están el Fondo para el Financiamiento del Sector Agropecuario (…
May 2017
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Anaya, Fernando
La presente publicación tiene por objetivo evaluar la introducción del gas natural como opción energética en Centroamérica en base a la estimación de la demanda potencial, análisis de estrategias y…
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…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón; Bonzi Teixeira, Augusto; Anaya, Fernando
This Energy Dossier is part of a series of publications produced by the Energy Division of the Infrastructure and Energy Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. It is designed to increase…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón; Medina, Ramón; Tarre, Gustavo
Este estudio tiene como objeto comparar los marcos regulatorios de América Latina, centrándose en Brasil, Colombia, México y Venezuela, con la finalidad comprender cómo afectan el panorama petrolero.
Aug 2016
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Levy, Alberto; Valencia J., Adriana M.
The analysis is informed by the particular circumstances and needs of each country, as well as by the goals of key regional energy integration initiatives. The energy sector is referred to here as…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel; Levy, Alberto; Valencia J., Adriana M.
Este documento presenta una revisión de la literatura internacional reciente sobre los hallazgos acerca de las políticas energéticas, programas y desafíos que enfrenta la región de América Latina y…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Sabel, Charles; Stein, Ernesto H.; Trejos, Alberto
It takes two to tango. Strong public-private collaboration is key for discovering and implementing effective productive development policies to bring out the best in existing economic activities and…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Walter, Martin
This note provides a snapshot of key indicators of the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) extractives sector: the basic elements underpinning current debates. The first section examines LAC…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
In this paper, the author examines the current structure of the tax system for hydrocarbon production in Trinidad and Tobago in light of global trends in hydrocarbon taxation. Some of the main…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Janson, Nils; Gischler, Christiaan; Humpert, Malte; Espinasa, Ramón
This Energy Dossier is part of a series of publications produced by the Energy Division of the Infrastructure and Environment Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. It is designed to…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Scholl, Lynn; Quintanilla, Oscar
This case study, an input to a comparative project evaluation of IDB-supported urban transport projects, examines the project's design, implementation, results, and sustainability. It starts by…
May 2015
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Trinidad and Tobago faces a challenge with regards to climate change. The country contributes less than 1.0 % of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions but its annual emissions per capita rank very…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Casas-Alatriste, José Antonio; Espinasa, Ramón
This study results from a need to have more precise knowledge of the recently approved Energy Reform, and its secondary laws and regulations. It identifies opportunities that may arise for…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Casas-Alatriste, José Antonio; Espinasa, Ramón
El presente estudio resulta de la necesidad de conocer con mayor precisión la recién aprobada Reforma Energética, sus leyes secundarias y reglamentos. Identifica las oportunidades que se puedan…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Castro, Lucio; Scartascini, Carlos
There is growing evidence that individual responses to public policies are, to a large extent, mediated by the way the policies are framed, by people's cognitive and computational capabilities,…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Castro, Lucio; Scartascini, Carlos
Hay creciente evidencia de que las respuestas individuales a las políticas públicas están, en gran medida, mediatizadas por la manera en que se formulan las políticas, por las capacidades cognitivas…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Becoming part of the formal economy, opening a bank account, or obtaining a loan continues to be a challenge for the majority of base-of-the-pyramid (BOP) families in Colombia. In areas where…