May 2020
Author(s): Bollers, Elton; Christie, Jason; Gauto, Victor; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Khadan, Jeetendra; Mooney, Henry; Rosenblatt, David; Smets, Lodewijk
The policies being implemented in the region to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 are short-term support mechanisms, to ensure income for the most vulnerable groups and support to firms facing demand…
May 2020
Author(s): Frisari, Giovanni Leo; Mills, Anaitée ; Silva Zuniga, Mariana C.; Ham, Marcel; Donadi, Elisa; Shepherd, Christine; Pohl, Irene
The need to consider climate change issues in the provision of infrastructure services through PPPs originates from two key observations in the context of climate vulnerable countries in Latin…
May 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
In 2019, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB Group) closed out the decade with a strong focus on partnerships as a tool for amplifying development impact and generating measurable results in…
Mar 2020
Author(s): Reymond, Aymeric; Egler, Hans-Peter; Masullo, Débora; Pimentel, Gustavo
Sustainable infrastructure investments in Latin America are still far from being mainstreamed, potentially jeopardizing progress towards the countries SDGs. Looking at 6 countries (Argentina, Brazil…
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…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Maciel, Odette; Soriano, Alejandro; García, Juan Felipe; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Mortara, Anna; Soares, Thaís
As part of its work program, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) submits this country program evaluation (CPE) for the IDB Groups country…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Maciel, Odette; Soriano, Alejandro; García, Juan Felipe; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Mortara, Anna; Soares, Thaís
Como parte del programa de trabajo de la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), se presenta la Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE, por sus siglas en…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica
En 2016, una asociación pública-privada implementó un exitoso programa de educación financiera dirigido a los tres últimos años de la secundaria en 150 escuelas públicas de 6 regiones del país. En…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Bernales, Alejandro; Beuermann, Diether; Cumming, Douglas; Olid, Christian
Relatively little is known about the effects of blue-collar crime (theft, robbery, vandalism or arson) on financial decisions. Previous literature has focused its attention either on 'regional…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Gauto, Victor; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
The March 2019 Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin focuses on a specific challenge for the Caribbean economies – insufficient financial inclusion, which can hold back growth, development, and efforts…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Muñoz Miranda, Andrés; Martínez-Vázquez, Jorge
This paper argues that the need for metropolitan-wide government is higher the larger the unrealized benefits from economies of scale and externalities. It contends that there is no trade-off between…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Etude Economie conseil
This file contains data at the firm level for the 2011 Finance and Gender Issues Survey that is a follow-up of Enterprise survey 2010 implemented in Barbados financed by IDB. This data specially…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Demaestri, Edgardo C.; Chiara, Jimena
La constitución de un fondo soberano establecido para cubrir al Estado ante la eventual ocurrencia de determinado evento, genera obligaciones contingentes que deben ser adecuadamente identificadas y…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Margot, Diego; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Much attention has been devoted to how much infrastructure investment LAC needs. Less attention has been devoted to where that investment comes from. This report examines how much LAC invests in…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Margot, Diego; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Durante las últimas décadas se ha prestado especial atención a cuánto es necesario invertir en infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Sin embargo, no ha ocurrido lo mismo en relación al…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Linares, Ana María; Schijman, Agustina; Scholl, Lynn; Fevre, Chloe; Britton, Kathryn; Guerrero, Alejandro; Tetreault, Alayna; Ramirez, Santiago; Palomino, Alejandro; Hernández, María José; Beltrán, Víctor
As part of its 2015 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has prepared the Bank's country program evaluation (CPE) with Uruguay for the period 2010-2015. This CPE is the…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Linares, Ana María; Schijman, Agustina; Scholl, Lynn; Fevre, Chloe; Britton, Kathryn; Guerrero, Alejandro; Tetreault, Alayna; Ramirez, Santiago; Palomino, Alejandro; Hernández, María José; Beltrán, Víctor
Como parte de su plan anual de trabajo 2015, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) preparó la Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) del Banco con Uruguay durante el periodo 2010-2015. Este CPE…
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…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Hansen, Erwin; Wagner, Rodrigo
This paper explores how affiliates of multinational corporations save liquidity when facing a transitory cash-flow shock. For this a panel is first built of non-publicly traded copper mines in South…