Dec 2018
Author(s): Minoja, Livia; Dalaison, Wilhelm
Ciudad Mujer es un programa de Servicios Integrados para el Empoderamiento de la Mujer (SIEM) para impulsar el bienestar, la inclusión socioeconómica y el empoderamiento femenino, que reúne bajo un…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Robertson, Raymond
This paper evaluates labor market integration in Central America using pooled household surveys from 17 Latin American countries. Using three measures of labor market integration, the results show…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Wright, Allan; Grenade, Kari
Fiscal councils are among the most recent innovations in terms of the architecture of fiscal institutions. This paper provides an overview of the history and evolution of these institutions, research…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Harper, Leslie; Orjuela E., Jasbleidy
La contratación pública se ha utilizado como un instrumento para promover objetivos socioeconómicos, ofreciendo una vía óptima para combatir la pobreza y promover el crecimiento económico a nivel…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Abuelafia, Emmanuel
El flujo migratorio los países del Triángulo Norte de Centroamérica (TN) hacia los EE. UU. es muy significativo, alcanzando un stock de 3 millones de ciudadanos de esos países que viven, en su…
May 2018
Author(s): Keller, Lukas; Maldonado, René; Vivanco, Fermín; Cervantes G., Jesús; Bonilla, Salvador
In 2017, the income of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) from remittances received from abroad rebounded, benefitting millions of recipient households and helping to fund their living, education…
May 2018
Author(s): Keller, Lukas; Maldonado, René; Vivanco, Fermín; Cervantes G., Jesús; Bonilla, Salvador
En 2017, repuntó el ingreso de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) por remesas del exterior, lo que benefició a millones de hogares receptores y contribuyó al financiamiento de sus gastos de manutención…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Vasquez, Gustavo M.
Since 2015, Belize has experienced de-risking, the withdrawal of correspondent banking relationships. The impact on the banking sector and other financial institutions has been adverse, with…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Dibner-Dunlap, Aaron
Bank accounts can provide a secure way for low-income households to build their assets to make large investments or protect themselves against unforeseen expenses. Yet many poor households don’t use…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Plenus
El Módulo de Autonomía Económica constituye uno de los ejes estratégicos de intervención de los programa de Servicios Integrados para el Empoderamiento de la Mujer. Facilita a las usuarias servicios…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wenner, Mark D.; Wright, Allan; Clarke, Dillon; Waithe, Kimberly
This Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin explores constraints to private sector development in the Caribbean. With economic growth weak and dependent on only a few sectors -either tourism or…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Grenade, Kari; Scott-Joseph, Ankie
This study contends that Caribbean countries cannot adequately surmount their fiscal and debt challenges in the absence of binding rules that are geared toward entrenching fiscal discipline, curbing…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund
The Development Effectiveness Report is an annual analysis of the performance, effectiveness, and impact of the projects and activities of the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF). This 2016 edition…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Lafortune, Jeanne; Tessada, José
La realidad migratoria en Chile ha cambiado fuertemente en las últimas dos décadas. Números oficiales del Departamento de Extranjería y Migración indican que la población migrante se habría duplicado…
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.
Oct 2016
Author(s): Bustelo, Monserrat; Martinez, Sebastian; Pérez, Michelle; Rodríguez Silva, Julio
Ciudad Mujer (CM) es un programa liderado por el Gobierno de El Salvador a través de la Secretaría de Inclusión Social (SIS) con el apoyo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), que pretende…
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…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.
This report estimates the direct and indirect macroeconomic impact of the Brexit leave vote on the Caribbean during 2016 and 2017 in terms of economic growth, exports, tourism, and remittances. We…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Brito, María Paula; Gutierrez, Claudia; Hofmann, Michael; Moscoso, Dora; Otsuka, Monica; Hutt Scott, Katherine
The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) was created in 1993 by 21 donor countries In 2007, 39 donor countries replenished the fund with a renewed mandate to support economic growth and reduce poverty…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Izaguirre Vizcaya, María; González Ferrer, Amparo; Font, Joan; Cases, José Ignacio; Arenal Pérez, Cristina; Myrem, Allison; Pasadas, Sara; Rinken, Sebastián; Trujillo, Manuel; Méndez, Mónica
El presente informe tiene el propósito de dar a conocer la situación actual del mercado de remesas o "envíos de dinero" desde España hacia ciertos países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC…