May 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; World Bank; Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
This policy brief is intended to serve as the basis for the discussion of the Ministers of Finance on action needed to promote physical infrastructure and reduce intra-regional trade costs, in the…
May 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Banco Mundial; Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe
La finalidad de la presente nota de discusión de políticas es sentar las bases para el diálogo entre los Ministros de Hacienda sobre las medidas necesarias para promover la infraestructura física…
May 2010
Author(s): Arbeláez, María Angélica; Steiner, Roberto
Analiza aspectos del funcionamiento del mercado cambiario colombiano. Detalla la participación de los Fondos de Pensiones Obligatorias, se calcula un indicador de trading y se analiza el posible…
Apr 2010
Author(s): Alonso García, Luis
El 12 de abril de 2006 fue suscrito el Acuerdo de Promoción Comercial entre el Perú y los Estados Unidos, luego de un largo y complejo proceso de negociación. La entrada en vigencia de dicho Acuerdo…
Apr 2010
Author(s): Porta, Fernando
El propósito principal de este documento es aportar algunos elementos que puedan informar la discusión sobre las perspectivas que abre el actual proceso de integración económica en Centroamérica para…
Apr 2010
Author(s): Hausmann, Ricardo; Klinger, Bailey
This paper applies new techniques and metrics to analyze Ecuador's past record of and future opportunities for structural transformation. Ecuador's export dynamics and the emergence of new…
Mar 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This Policy Profile reaffirms the Bank's commitment to tranparency in all aspects of its operations and demonstrates to its clients, principally the countries of the Region that it serves, that…
Mar 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Da a conocer un perfil de una nueva Política de Acceso a Información con el que se propone reemplazar la actual Política de Disponibilidad de Información. Menciona, asimismo, que luego de que haya…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.
While public debt ratios in Latin America increased in 2009 amid the global financial crisis, they remain below levels reached following the Asian and Russian crises of the late 1990s. Moreover, debt…
Dec 2009
Author(s): González, Anabel
El Tratado de Libre Comercio entre República Dominicana, Centroamérica y Estados Unidos (en adelante, CAFTA-RD) entró en vigencia para Costa Rica el 1 de enero del 2009, catorce meses después de su…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Gereffi, Gary; Castillo, Mario; Fernandez-Stark, Karina
Historically, services were considered non-tradable and offshoring was confined to the manufacturing sector. However, the evolution and diffusion of information and communication technologies has…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Hornbeck, J. F.
Free Trade Agreements: U.S. Promotion and Oversight of Latin American Implementation
Dec 2009
Author(s): Hart, Michael M.
Between 1986 and 1995, the government of Canada negotiated and implemented three major international trade agreements: the 1989 Canada-US Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA), the 1994 North American Free…
Sep 2009
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento
Relatório confeccionado na Festa dos Pescadores no Povoado Mato do Crasto nos dias 26 e 27 de setembro de 2009, cujo principal objetivo foi a coleta dados primários sobre os usos dos espaços e das…
Jul 2009
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; World Bank
Second Meeting of the Finance Ministers of the Americas and the Caribbean
Jul 2009
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Banco Mundial
Segunda Reunión de Ministros de Hacienda de América y El Caribe
Dec 2008
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Florez, Victoria
Esta investigación pretende cubrir esta brecha repasando la literatura relevante sobre los efectos distributivos de la liberalización comercial en América Latina. Más específicamente, el trabajo se…
Sep 2006
Author(s): Jessen, Anneke; Shearer, Matthew; Vignoles, Christopher
This paper provides an overview of Suriname's trade sector and, based on an assessment of the sector's performance, presents policy recommendations, so that becomes a useful tool for…
May 2004
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This strategy (GN-2232-5) was favorably considered by the Bank's Board of Directors on May 19, 2004.
Jul 2003
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The strategy document was favorably reviewed by the IDB Board of Executive Directors on July 23, 2003. The objective of this strategy is to establish the basic concepts that should guide Bank…