Nov 2022
Author(s): Jugessur, Sharmila;Low, Qi Xun;Gischler, Christiaan;Bonzi Teixeira, Augusto;Thomas, Carlton;Lessey-Kelly, Tanagna;Ramgattie, Analeise;Maynard, Marcia
This publication presents the results of a pre-feasibility study to introduce a green hydrogen (GH2) market in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). The study analyzed the potential supply and…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Gerritsen, Erik;Korteweg, Lisa;Petsinaris, Foivos;Lamothe, Rachel;Laan, Jeroen van der;Chiriac, Daniela;Strinati, Costanza;Stout, Sean;Tonkonogy, Bella
Healthy and resilient ecosystems underpin our societies and economies. Collapse of just a few ecosystem services such pollination, timber from forests and food from marine fisheries, could result in…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Cavalcanti, Tiago;Hasna, Zeina;Santos, Cezar
We evaluate the aggregate and distributional effects of climate change mitigation policies using a multi-sector equilibrium model with intersectoral input-output linkages and worker heterogeneity…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Weiss, Mariana;Daltro, Yuri;Campo, Evelyn;Matías, David;Arias, Karla;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
This manual gives a brief Introduction to the Electrorating database and its methodology. Electrorating is an initiative led by the Knowledge Team of the IDBs Energy Division to raise, build,
Oct 2022
Author(s): Moore, Winston;Chueca, J. Enrique;Prado, Veronica R.;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle;Giles Álvarez, Laura
Barbados, through its Barbados National Energy Policy (BNEP) 2019-2030, announced its commitment to achieving 100 percent renewable energy and carbon neutrality by 2030. This commitment creates an…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Kaleagasi, Bartu;McCarthy, Sean;Beaumont, Peter
This publication presents six case studies of public policies that promote the development and use of geospatial technologies and applications, which can be categorized in five layers: institutions,…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Dolabella, Marcelo;Ko, Kwanghee;Choi, Hankyeung;Em, Honggi;Choi, Sungkyu;Kim, Yongseok;Lee, Da Sol;Chicola, Erica
The relationship between Korea and Latin American and the Caribbean has come a long way. As the two economies embraced trade with one another in the early 1990s, their connection went from being…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Dolabella, Marcelo;Ko, Kwanghee;Choi, Hankyeung;Em, Honggi;Choi, Sungkyu;Kim, Yongseok;Lee, Da Sol;Chicola, Erica
The relationship between Korea and Latin American and the Caribbean has come a long way. As the two economies embraced trade with one another in the early 1990s, their connection went from being…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Arias, Karla;López, David;Camino-Mogro, Segundo;Weiss, Mariana;Walsh, Dylan;Gouvea, Livia;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
This study analyzes how the energy transition might change gender bias in power-generating industries. To this end, this paper employs a sample of 102 renewable energy generation companies from six…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Stankovic, Mirjana;Neftenov, Nikola
This report aims to aid governments in Latin America and the Caribbean in embracing the opportunities public sector data utilization and artificial intelligence (AI) deployment can provide in…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Correa, Cecilia;Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel
Uruguay has made a huge transformation of its electricity matrix in the last 15 years. It achieved a reduction in the dependance of fossil fuels with 98% of the electricity generated in 2019 coming…
May 2022
Author(s): Vieites, Yan;Weiss, Mariana;Andretti, Bernardo;Jacob, Jorge;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Los subsidios energéticos no focalizados generan una serie de distorsiones y consecuencias ambientales y sociales negativas. Sin embargo, los ciudadanos son muy adversos a las reformas que buscan…
May 2022
Author(s): San Salvador Del Valle, María;Solaun, Kepa;Alleng, Gerard;Flores, Adrián;Abadal, Jordi
Climate change is expected to impact electricity generation and demand in Suriname significantly. Of all the generation technologies, hydroelectric energy will be the most affected. Research in this…
Mar 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sets global standards for sustainability reporting, relying on best practices for reporting on a range of economic, environmental, and social impacts. This is…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Welsby, Dan;Solano-Rodriguez, Baltazar;Pye, Steve;Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
The global low-carbon energy transition driven by technological change and government plans to comply with the Paris Agreement makes future gas demand, prices, and associated public revenues…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Galindo Paliza, Luis Miguel;Hoffmann, Bridget;Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Latin America and the Caribbean must respond to the challenge of climate change while making progress with other sustainable development goals. How much will it cost to meet climate change goals in…
Jan 2022
Author(s): Alwang, Jeffrey;Villacis, Alexis;Barrera, Victor;IDB Invest
The value of yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis) exports from Paraguay has recently increased dramatically. Much of this growth is due to positioning of the good within the universe of products where…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Bailey, Jed;Carvajal, Paola;García Fernández, Javier;Gischler, Christiaan;Henriquez, Carlos;Minoja, Livia
The Caribbean islands are among the 25 most-vulnerable nations in terms of disasters per-capita or land area, and climate change is only expected to intensify these vulnerabilities. The loss caused…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Brichetti, Juan Pablo;Mastronardi, Leonardo;Rivas, María Eugenia;Serebrisky, Tomás;Solís, Ben
Link to the interactive version: https://interactive-publications.iadb.org/La-brecha-de-infraestructura-en-America-Latina-y-el-Caribe

The purpose of this study is to estimate the…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Viscidi, Lisa
Electric vehicles (EV) play an essential role in mitigating transport sector emissions, reducing air pollution, slashing reliance on oil imports, and improving urban mobility. The six nations of…