May 2021
Author(s): Tennant, David
The datasets come from two surveys of Jamaican businesses conducted between May and June 2020. Two sets of self-administered surveys were conducted using Survey Monkey. A very small sample of…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
In 2020, the Inter-American Development Bank kicked off the new decade faced with a novel, unprecedented challenge: the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, as the IDB Group sought to help the region…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Ubfal, Diego; Arráiz, Irani; Beuermann, Diether; Frese, Michael; Maffioli, Alessandro; Verch, Daniel
There has been growing interest in approaches to business training that incorporate insights from psychology to develop soft skills associated with successful entrepreneurship. The empirical evidence…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Netto, Maria; Mansilla, Patricio; Chaparro, Rodrigo; Magallon, Daniel
The Energy Savings Insurance Program seeks to promote investment in energy efficiency and distributed generation in Latin America, primarily through small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Netto, Maria; Mansilla, Patricio; Chaparro, Rodrigo; Magallon, Daniel
El Programa de Seguros de Ahorro de Energía está dirigido a promover inversiones en eficiencia energética y generación distribuida en América Latina, principalmente en pequeñas y medianas empresas (…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Kinnan, Cynthia; Samphantharak, Krislert; Townsend, Robert; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
In village economies, insurance networks are key to smoothing shocks, while production networks can propagate them. The interplay of these networks is crucial. We show that a significant health…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Lab; IDB Invest
This infographic shows selected IDB Group's contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) reported through the Group's Corporate Results Framework between 2016 and 2019.
Nov 2020
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; BID Lab; BID Invest
Esta infografía muestra una selección de las contribuciones del Grupo BID a los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible para el periodo 2016-2019, las cuales se reportan en el Marco de Resultados…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Trabacchi, Chiara; Koh, Jay; Shi, Serena; Guelig, Tara
Through an extensive consultation and review process involving leading climate experts, the Adaptation SME Accelerator Program (ASAP) in partnership with the IDB, IDB Lab and the Global Environment…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Támola, Alejandro; Vasa, Alexander; Calloni, Rodrigo; Prado, Gerald; Fernández, Simón
This guide illustrates the main features of the data visualization system implemented to make use of the available filters and views through optimal navigation and use. It includes an explanation of…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Támola, Alejandro; Vasa, Alexander; Calloni, Rodrigo; Prado, Gerald; Fernández, Simón
Esta guía presenta de manera visual los pasos a seguir para interpretar el mapa de calor de percepción de vulnerabilidad al COVID-19 para micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas en América Latina y el…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Támola, Alejandro; Vasa, Alexander; Calloni, Rodrigo; Prado, Gerald; Fernández, Simón
Este guia ilustra as principais características do sistema de visualização de dados implementado, aproveitando os filtros e visualizações disponíveis através do uso e navegação ideais. Também está…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Beverinotti, Javier; Deza, María Cecilia
En este documento se realiza un diagnóstico de la resiliencia de las empresas de la región andina antes del COVID-19. Para ello se toma como base la literatura que estudia la resiliencia de una…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Fernandini Puga, Manuel; Rodríguez, Juan Carlos; Domínguez, Joaquín; Schneider, Christian
Los mecanismos de garantía han demostrado ser un instrumento eficaz y eficiente para facilitar el acceso a financiamiento de las mipyme y mitigar el impacto económico de la pandemia generada por el…
May 2020
Author(s): Angelelli, Pablo; Hennessey, Michael; Henriquez, Pauline; Benavente, José Miguel; Radaelli, Vanderléia; Sasso, Simone; Anta, Rafael; Crespi, Gustavo; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Vargas, Fernando
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are shaking global socioeconomic structures. Given this, the scientific world, innovation ecosystems, and the business sector are deploying efforts at blistering…
May 2020
Author(s): Angelelli, Pablo; Hennessey, Michael; Henriquez, Pauline; Benavente, José Miguel; Radaelli, Vanderléia; Sasso, Simone; Anta, Rafael; Crespi, Gustavo; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Vargas, Fernando
Los efectos de la pandemia del COVID-19 están sacudiendo las estructuras socioeconómicas a nivel global. Ante ello, el mundo científico, los ecosistemas de innovación y el sector empresarial están…
May 2020
Author(s): Angelelli, Pablo; Hennessey, Michael; Henriquez, Pauline; Benavente, José Miguel; Radaelli, Vanderléia; Sasso, Simone; Anta, Rafael; Crespi, Gustavo; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Vargas, Fernando
Os efeitos da pandemia da COVID-19 estão abalando as estruturas socioeconômicas em todo o mundo. Diante disso, o mundo científico, os ecossistemas da inovação e o setor empresarial estão empreendendo…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Sierra Galindo, María Elena; Domínguez Rodríguez, Gloria María
This study, financed by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), is based on a survey of the APEC in which 16 out of the 21 economies participated. It aims…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; IDB Lab
Central America and the Dominican Republic grew 3.4% in 2019. While the region has shown resilience in an adverse external environment, with growth rates above Latin America and the global average,…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; BID Invest; BID Lab
Centroamérica y República Dominicana crecieron 3.4% en 2019. Si bien la región ha mostrado resiliencia en un entorno externo adverso, mostrando tasas de crecimiento por encima de América Latina y el…