Apr 2017
Author(s): Rivera León, Lorena; Mairesse, Jacques; Cowan, Robin
This paper provides evidence of the existence and determinants of the publication productivity gender gap in Mexico at the individual level, and its consequences for the Mexican scientific system and…
Apr 2017
Author(s): PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC)
Con este proyecto se busca generar una estrategia para promover y facilitar el desarrollo de un mercado financiero regional más eficiente propendiendo por la armonización de las regulaciones y…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Wiseman, Jane
So much of our daily business can be done with a swipe or a mouse click. Citizens have come to expect and rely on a certain amount of convenience in their daily lives as technology evolves to suit…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Di Giannatale, Sonia; Roa, María José
This paper discusses the determinants of and the barriers to formal saving both from the theoretical point of view and based on empirical evidence from various associated interventions and their…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Herrera, Diego
Alternative finance (AF) or "crowdfunding" is the most notable financial technology (fintech) business model in Latin America and the Caribbean. Although still small in volume, reaching US$…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Carrion Menendez, Alejandro
LACES is a comprehensive and internationally comparable firm level dataset covering 14 Caribbean territories. The dataset records firm level behavior related to a variety of aspects such as: sales,…
May 2015
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio
The main goal of the IDBA is to size the Digital Divide in Latin America and the Caribbean by measuring the state of broadband development in the 26 Bank-member countries, as well as in additional…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Marín, Javier; Barragán Martínez, Xavier; García Zaballos, Antonio
El presente reporte analiza la situación de Colombia y forma parte de los trabajos "Mapping for a dialogue", que se engloban dentro de la iniciativa del BID para apoyar el despliegue de…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Novoa, Raúl
Presentación acerca de la División de Mercados de Capitales y Entidades Financieras (CMF), las cual depende de la Vicepresidencia de Sectores del BID. Da a conocer su misión, líneas de acción, la…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Chrisney, Martin D.
Esta presentación aborda información sobre empresas, costos, incentivos y factores estructurales.
Apr 2009
Author(s): Giuliano, Fernando; Sandleris, Guido
Public Debt levels and composition differ as well among LAC countries. Using data up to the end of 2008 this report will present these cross-country differences and will also highlight the…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Kapur, Sandeep; Catão, Luis; Fostel, Ana
The authors of this paper show how vicious circles in countries' credit histories arise in a model where output persistence is coupled with asymmetric information about output shocks. In such an…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Cosio-Pascal, Enrique
The paper aims to be a useful analytical and managerial support tool for the debt practitioners and for the academia. It provides an appropriate approach for developing countries, and offers a…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Le Fort V., Guillermo
Este trabajo describe y analiza la política fiscal de los últimos quince años en Chile y la regla de balance estructural. Esta ha hecho importantes contribuciones a una política económica exitosa,…