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…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Tamayo, Cesar; Malagón, Jonathan; Granda, Catalina; Hamann, Franz; Rey, Marcela; Ruiz, Carlos; Lacouture, Daniel; Borrero, Simón; Camacho, Adriana; Hofstetter, Marc; Estrada, Dairo; Zamora, Paula; Cardona, Lina; Medina, Carlos; Núñez, Jairo; Ávila, Raúl; Rodríguez, Jissel; Arango, Carlos Alberto; Zárate, Héctor; Suárez, Nicolás; Montoya, Germán; Rodríguez, Nicolás; Borja, Walden
¿Cuáles son las consecuencias de la exclusión financiera que persiste en Colombia? ¿Cuáles iniciativas -públicas y privadas- han tenido mayor éxito en la promoción del acceso y uso de servicios…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Galizia, Federico
This essay takes a non-mainstream approach to small business finance and investment, with a particular focus on Europe. We advocate for greater use of external equity finance to support investment in…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Zhang, Yan
This paper uses customs transaction data covering all Chinese exporters and the World Bank's antidumping database to investigate how they responded to Latin-American and Caribbean (LAC)…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Morris, Emily; Angel, Amy; Hernández, Noé
Sugar is one of Belize's main export crops and an important contributor to the national economy, but the global sugar industry faces great uncertainty, with reform of the EU's sugar regime…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.
Economic diversification is an incessant theme threading policy discussion in Trinidad and Tobago, although with an ebb and flow over time. This topic is once again at the forefront of policy…
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; Graziano, Alejandro; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Firms selling products abroad usually have to interact with several borderagencies that develop multiple trade regulations and oversee their
compliance. These regulations establish the…
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…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)
Los factores climáticos afectan la incidencia de las enfermedades transmitidas por vectores, indirectamente o directamente. Los eventos climáticos extremos también pueden afectar la incidencia de…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
El sector agrícola paraguayo emplea directa o indirectamente a casi una cuarta parte de la población, aporta una quinta parte del PIB y da cuenta de tres cuartas partes de las exportaciones. No…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
The agricultural sector has long been the foundation of the Paraguayan economy. The sector directly or indirectly employs nearly a quarter of the population, contributes a fifthof GDP, and accounts…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Women-owned small and micro enterprises at the base of the pyramid (BOP) account for nearly 20 percent of businesses in Paraguay, yet they generally cannot access credit because they lack…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Las micro y pequeñas empresas en cabeza de mujeres de la BDP constituyen casi el 20% de las empresas en Paraguay, pero generalmente no tienen acceso a crédito pues no pueden probar su capacidad de…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Grupo Electroban SAECA (Electroban) is a Paraguayan retail company that commercializes appliances and home products in base of the pyramid (BOP) segments of the population in the country. The company…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Grupo Electroban SAECA (Electroban) es una compañía minorista paraguaya que comercializa electrodomésticos y productos para el hogar en segmentos de la base de la pirámide (BDP) de la población del…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais (BDMG) is the development bank of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. BDMG will offer the new credit product "Acredita" or "Believe" to…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Banco de Desenvolvimento de Minas Gerais (BDMG) es el banco de desarrollo del estado de Minas Gerais, Brasil. BDMG ofrecerá el nuevo producto crediticio «Acredita» o «Believe» para microempresas…