Sep 2020
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia; Behrman, Jere R.; Vazquez, Claudia
Longitudinal studies of people conceived, in utero or in early childhood during previous pandemics and famines show that children can suffer lifelong negative consequences. Hundreds of millions of…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Arteaga Garavito, Maricruz; Beuermann, Diether; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Gauto, Victor; Khadan, Jeetendra; Mooney, Henry; Smets, Lodewijk
COVID-19 has triggered a severe and unprecedented economic crisis in the Caribbean region. The combination of the halt in tourism arrivals, the fall in international oil prices, and a widespread…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Prager, Steven; Rios, Ana R.; Schiek, Benjamin; Almeida, Juliana; Gonzalez, Carlos E.
Over the last several decades, countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have been developing rapidly in terms of economic development and incomes. The agriculture sector is…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel; Saboin, José Luis
La expansión del Covid-19 a nivel mundial, hasta el punto de convertirse en una pandemia, ha tenido importantes consecuencias económicas a nivel mundial. Esto se reflejó rápidamente en la región…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Castellani, Francesca; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Linares, Jennifer; Martin, Lucia; Filippo, Agustín; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Prat, Jordi; Garcimartín, Carlos; Martínez, André; Barrios, Juan José; Escobar, Julia; Vargas, Fanny; Zentner, Joaquín; Gutiérrez Juárez, Priscilla; Anglade, Boaz; Monge, Javier Mauricio; Ugarte, Fadel; Zelaya, Rosmery; Teixeira, Gisele; Díaz, Karen
Este documento analiza el impacto de la pandemia de COVID-19 en los países prestatarios del Grupo BID en Centroamérica, Haití, México, Panamá y República Dominicana
Apr 2020
Author(s): Bastos, Fabiano; Castellani, Francesca; Sánchez, Gabriel; Schijman, Agustina; Rossi, José Luiz; Hernaiz, Daniel; Miller, Sebastián J.; Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad; Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
Este documento analiza el impacto de la pandemia de COVID-19 en los países prestatarios del Grupo BID en el Cono Sur (Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Paraguay y Uruguay).
Apr 2020
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Castellani, Francesca; Gauto, Victor; Rosenblatt, David
These briefings identify the economic consequences of the outbreak of COVID-19 in each of the IDBG borrowing member countries, as of April 3rd, 2020.
Oct 2019
Author(s): Viteri Andrade, Alicia
La producción bruta total del sector generación a carbón, genera un impacto de 0,69% en el PIB de la economía. En términos del empleo, el sector genera un impacto directo estimado de 4.391 personas…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Viteri Andrade, Alicia
La producción bruta total del sector generación a carbón, genera un impacto de 0,69% en el PIB de la economía. En términos del empleo, el sector genera un impacto directo estimado de 4.391 personas…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo; Schling, Maja
This paper presents the first rigorous empirical evidence of the impact of a large hydrocarbon project in both its economic and environmental dimension. Concentrating on Peru’s largest hydrocarbon…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Carrillo Maldonado, Paul A.; Díaz Cassou, Javier; Tejada, Jesús
En el presente documento se presenta una estimación del impacto macroeconómico de la reforma energética emprendida en Ecuador durante la pasada década. El análisis enfatiza los efectos que sobre las…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin; Moreda, Adela
There is a debate in the literature on the appropriate methods and metrics for evaluating the economic impacts of tourism investments. Available analytical techniques include input-output modelling,…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Cortés, René; Caldo, Alejandra; Granada, Isabel
Este documento busca desarrollar un marco conceptual de lo que se considera un megaproyecto de transporte con el objetivo de facilitar la definición, identificación y tratamiento diferencial de…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Borda, Patrice
This paper examines the role of disaster shock in a one-sector, representative agent dynamic stochastic general equilibrium model (DSGE). First, it estimates a panel vector autoregresive (VAR) model…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
Energy revenues represent roughly 45 percent of Trinidad and Tobago's GDP and are highly volatile since they are correlated with the price of oil and gas. Hence, sharp changes in energy prices,…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Esquivel, Maricarmen; Grunwaldt, Alfred; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Rodríguez-Flores, Enrique
Centroamérica es una de las regiones más vulnerables al cambio climático. Dado que más del 50% de su generación eléctrica depende de las hidroeléctricas existentes al 2015, la seguridad energética de…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Esquivel, Maricarmen; Grunwaldt, Alfred; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Rodríguez-Flores, Enrique
Central America is one of the most vulnerable regions to the effects of climate change. With more than 50% of the electricity generation depending on existing hydroelectric plants by 2015, the region…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Esquivel, Maricarmen; Grunwaldt, Alfred; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Rodríguez-Flores, Enrique
Centroamérica es una de las regiones más vulnerables al cambio climático. Dado que más del 50% de su generación eléctrica depende de las hidroeléctricas existentes al 2015, la seguridad energética de…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Hosein, Roger
This paper estimates the trade, revenue, and welfare effects of the proposedCaribbean Community (CARICOM)-Canada free trade agreement (FTA) on
CARICOM countries using a partial equilibrium…
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…