Dec 2018
Author(s): Sa, Paulo de; Espinasa, Ramón
This report reviews the policies adopted for the management of mineral revenues in resource rich countries in Latin America and the Caribbean with the aim of distilling good practices that could be…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Bollers, Elton; Hosein, Roger
The relationship between natural resource endowments and economic growth and development has attracted much attention. Specifically, the Dutch disease phenomenon, which has crippled several economies…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Rogers, Roger; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon
The government of Guyana signed a rice compensation agreement with Venezuela in 2009 wherein Guyanese rice exports were accepted in partial payment for imports of Venezuelan oil. The agreement ended…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Walter, Martin
This note provides a snapshot of key indicators of the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) extractives sector: the basic elements underpinning current debates. The first section examines LAC…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
In this paper, the author examines the current structure of the tax system for hydrocarbon production in Trinidad and Tobago in light of global trends in hydrocarbon taxation. Some of the main…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Gallego, Juan Miguel; Jaramillo, Hernán; Patiño, Andrés
En la última década, la industria de hidrocarburos en Colombia experimentó una expansión de la producción de petróleo, con impactos significativos tanto en los indicadores macroeconómicos del país…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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): Espinasa, Ramón; Sucre, Carlos
This technical note discusses the changes in the price of crude oil that occurred in the second half of 2014 and the price dynamics of the first half of 2015. It shows that from 2011 till the first…
May 2015
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Trinidad and Tobago faces a challenge with regards to climate change. The country contributes less than 1.0 % of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions but its annual emissions per capita rank very…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Casas-Alatriste, José Antonio; Espinasa, Ramón
This study results from a need to have more precise knowledge of the recently approved Energy Reform, and its secondary laws and regulations. It identifies opportunities that may arise for…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Casas-Alatriste, José Antonio; Espinasa, Ramón
El presente estudio resulta de la necesidad de conocer con mayor precisión la recién aprobada Reforma Energética, sus leyes secundarias y reglamentos. Identifica las oportunidades que se puedan…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Balza, Lenin; Espinasa, Ramón
Oil producers small enough to be price takers without barriers to investment or production should have reacted positively to the fourfold price increase after 2002. The seven largest Latin American…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón; Sucre, Carlos
This note provides a long term perspective on the decline in the price of crude oil taking place in the global oil market over the second half of 2014 by analyzing the fundamentals of the crude oil…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz; Masson, Malaika; Walter, Martin; Quiroz, Juan Carlos; Manzano, Osmel; Ross, Michael; Lowe, Heather A.; Brathwaite, Rhea; Jarquín, María José; Kyle, Jordan; Greene, Tira; Regis, Mark; Arisi, Diego; González Espinosa, Ana Carolina; Ardanaz, Martín; Balza, Lenin; Espinasa, Ramón; Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Valverde Martínez, Pablo
During the last decade, the Latin American and Caribbean region has experienced unprecedented natural resources abundance. This book highlights how transparency can help realize the benefits and…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Vieyra, Juan Cruz; Masson, Malaika; Walter, Martin; Quiroz, Juan Carlos; Manzano, Osmel; Ross, Michael; Lowe, Heather A.; Brathwaite, Rhea; Jarquín, María José; Kyle, Jordan; Greene, Tira; Regis, Mark; Arisi, Diego; González Espinosa, Ana Carolina; Ardanaz, Martín; Balza, Lenin; Espinasa, Ramón; Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto; Valverde Martínez, Pablo
Durante la última década, la región de América Latina y el Caribe ha experimentado una abundancia sin precedentes por sus recursos naturales. Este libro pone de relieve cómo la transparencia puede…