Jul 2020
Author(s): Calloni, Rodrigo; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Prado, Gerald; Támola, Alejandro; Vasa, Alexander
El Banco está constantemente haciendo esfuerzos para monitorear los efectos del COVID-19 para las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas en América Latina y el Caribe. Este mapa de calor permite…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Ubfal, Diego; Arráiz, Irani; Beuermann, Diether; Frese, Michael; Maffioli, Alessandro; Verch, Daniel
A randomized controlled trial with 945 entrepreneurs in Jamaica shows positive short-term impacts of soft-skills training on business outcomes. The effects are concentrated among men and disappear 12…
May 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
According to the World Bank’s Doing Business report, most Caribbean countries have made starting a business much easier in recent years. This is the result of changes in regulations and in the…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Sarmac, Abigail; Arévalo-Carpenter, Michelle; Duran, Diana; Peña, Alejandra; Peña, Vanessa
Impact investing is growing in Latin America. Seventy-eight impact investment firms reported investing into Latin America between 1997-20161. Nearly 80% of these impact investors made their first…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Pasha, Sukrishnalall; Bollers, Elton; Wenner, Mark D.
Guyana has experienced significant economic growth and several waves of reforms over the past two decades. Nevertheless, several constraints continue to affect Guyana’s private sector. This policy…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Partnerships are at the very heart of the Inter-American Development Bank’s mission to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. And innovation is a driving force in every partnership the…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Armeni, Andrea; Ferreyra de Bone, Miguel
Innovative Financing Structures for Impact Enterprises: Spotlight on Latin America, outlines the specific problems with traditional financing structure for impact enterprises, including how…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Deloitte; Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones
Este informe presenta cinco estrategias que las compañías pueden aplicar para lanzar al mercado soluciones innovadoras y rentables que produzcan un impacto social.
Apr 2017
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
At the IDB, we know that our partners -public sector institutions, private enterprises, philanthropic organizations, universities, and others- are vitally important to achieving the Bank's goals…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Armeni, Andrea; Ferreyra de Bone, Miguel
Typical financing structures based on debt or equity are often inappropriate for early-stage impact enterprises. Due to potential conflicts between the investor's expectations of returns and the…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
Facing what looks like a prolonged period of economic contraction due to a sharp decline in energy fortunes, Trinidad and Tobago is increasingly looking towards the private sector to play a greater…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
The performance of the private sector is crucial for a country's economic growth. Thus, this report revisits the theme of low Caribbean growth, viewed through a macroeconomic lens in the…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Japan, presenting the case study of Daichi wo Mamoru…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in China, presenting the case study of Leping Group.…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Japan, presenting the case study of the…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in the Philippines, presenting the case study of…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This paper offers the final reflections for "The Study of Social Entrepreneurship and SocialInnovation Ecosystems" in Asian countries including China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore,…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Thailand, presenting the case study of Opendream.…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Japan, presenting the case study of Care Center…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Dohnert, Sylvia; Persaud, Tara Lisa; Pereira, Stefano; Elliott, Wayne; Grant, Kayla
This paper is meant to help national and regional policymakers navigate the complex topic of business climate reform in the Caribbean. It combines the findings of four relatively independent data…