Nov 2021
Author(s): Fundación Valenciaport
El manual de puertos inteligentes es un documento creado para facilitar la monitorización y evaluación del proceso de transformación de los emplazamientos portuarios en puertos inteligentes por parte…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
Trade in services is becoming increasingly relevant. Changing technologies have transformed the landscape, making international trade possible in sectors that were once considered nontradable. But…
May 2021
Author(s): Rozemberg, Ricardo;Gayá, Romina
Durante las últimas décadas, la atracción de inversión extranjera directa (IED) se ha destacado en las prioridades de política de los países América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), sin embargo, las…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Sierra Galindo, María Elena;Domínguez Rodríguez, Gloria María
This study, financed by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), is based on a survey of the APEC in which 16 out of the 21 economies participated. It aims…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.;Trachtenberg, Danielle
Participation in global value chains (GVCs) is lower in Latin America and the Caribbean than in other regions. This technical note uses measures of forward and backward linkages to examine Latin…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Merchán, Federico;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
To study how trade liberalization has impacted Latin Americas extensive and intensive margins between 1990 and 2015, we estimated the random growth first-difference model proposed by Baier,…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Carballo, Jerónimo;Marra de Artiñano, Ignacio;Volpe Martincus, Christian
In this paper, we aim to explore how the linkages between affiliates of multinational companies and local firms affect the domestic economy using firm-to-firm linkages from Uruguay. For that purpose…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Mendes Constante, Jonas
The objective of this report is to describe international solutions and good practices for PCS solutions based on key drivers for successful PCS implementation, as described by the International Port…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Mendes Constante, Jonas
El propósito de este informe es describir soluciones internacionales y buenas prácticas para los PCS, sobre la base de los determinantes clave de la implementación exitosa de un PCS, de acuerdo con…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Loewendahl, Henry
Attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) is an important pillar of economic development policy, and most countries in the world have established national investment promotion agencies (IPAs) with…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pierola, Martha Denisse;Lucenti, Krista;Li, Kun;Harris, Jeremy;De Four, Takiyah
Trade is key for growth, especially in small countries like Barbados—it helps them achieve economies of scale that otherwise would not exist. In recent years, Barbados’ trade performance has been…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Meltzer, Joshua P.
This report outlines a range of reforms needed to develop a digital economy and to take advantage of digital trade opportunities. Many of the recommended reforms are domestic in nature, such as…
Jul 2018
Author(s): CPCS Transcom Limited;Trevor Hamilton and Associates
An analysis was carried out to provide policy and investment recommendations for improving the quality and frequency of short sea shipping (SSS) networks in the Caribbean. The methodology used a…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Pierola, Martha Denisse;Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis
This paper assesses the LAC's import substitution response to the recent wave of currency devaluations. For this purpose, this document uses both descriptive data and a simple econometric model…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Gutman, Verónica;López, Andrés;Ramos, Daniela
Ecuador tiene grandes potencialidades para la atracción de IEDconsiderando aspectos macroeconómicos (incluyendo la dolarización
de la economía), fiscales (baja tasa de impuesto a la renta en…
Sep 2016
Author(s): López, Andrés;Niembro, Andrés;Ramos, Daniela
La inversión extranjera directa (IED) ocupa actualmente un lugar central en las agendas públicas en materia de desarrollo económico, en especial en los países emergentes. Desde una óptica teórica, la…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Ons, Álvaro
Este documento presenta una recopilación y análisis de los principalesinstrumentos que Paraguay utiliza para la promoción de las inversiones,
aplicando una visión crítica de su diseño y…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Ons, Álvaro
Este documento presenta una recopilación y análisis de los principales instrumentos que Uruguay utiliza para la promoción de las inversiones, aplicando una visión crítica de su diseño y aplicación…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Santamaría, Viviana;Umaña, Carlos
Este estudio tiene como objetivo, a través de un análisis de equilibrio parcial, medir los efectos de creación y desviación de comercio derivados de la presencia de Vietnam en la zona de libre…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore;Estevadeordal, Antoni;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
INT's research program over the past several years has sought to fill this gap. Beginning in 2008, the Sector has published a series of analytically rigorous and policy relevant studies of the…