Mar 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The 2020 Annual Business Review (ABR) provides an overview of the IDB's performance on sovereign-guaranteed outputs and lending program priorities. The ABR identifies trend deviations from IDB…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Arce, Eliécer; Robles, Edgar A.
This paper aims to provide evidence on the effects of fiscal rules on public investment, fiscal results and growth in Costa Rica and Panama. First, we find that the budget formulation process and the…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Schling, Maja; Palacios, Ana Claudia; Pazos, Nicolás
This follow-up analysis complements the results obtained in the study: “Challenges for Family Farming in The Context of COVID-19: Evidence from Farmers in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC)”. For…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Schling, Maja; Palacios, Ana Claudia; Pazos, Nicolás
Este análisis de seguimiento complementa los resultados obtenidos en el estudio: “Retos para la Agricultura Familiar en el contexto del COVID-19: Evidencia de Productores en ALC”. Para esto, se…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Zambrano, Omar; Hernández, Hugo
Venezuela experimenta la recesión económica más severa y prolongada de su historia económica moderna. El país ha perdido tres cuartas partes de su Producto Interno Bruto, produciendo, como…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Ambrosano, Julia; Souza, Leisa; Brakarz, Barbara; Callau, Vanessa
Este documento propõe mecanismos inovadores de Modelagem Financeira para Gestão Consorciada (ou Pooled Finance, em inglês) a fim de potencializar a capacidade dos consórcios subnacionais brasileiros…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Ambrosano, Julia; Souza, Leisa; Brakarz, Barbara; Callau, Vanessa
This briefing proposes innovative Pooled Finance Mechanisms to improve the capacity of Brazilian subnational consortiums to implement sustainable infrastructure projects. It provides a legal and…
Feb 2021
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Huici, Héctor; Puig Gabarró, Pau; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique
Este documento analiza el estado de los fondos de servicio universal en América Latina y el Caribe y desarrolla recomendaciones específicas relativas a criterios de eficiencia, estabilidad,…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Gandini, Camilla; Monje Silva, Andrea; Guerrero, Pablo
This technical note encompasses Haiti's gender assessment, evaluates the success of gender specific actions implemented between 2011-2017, and presents a Gender and Transport Action Plan (GAP).…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; IDB Lab
2020 was an unprecedented year for Central America and the Dominican Republic. The effect of the global COVID-19 pandemic, exacerbated by the impact of Hurricanes Eta and Iota in some countries,…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; BID Invest; BID Lab
El 2020 fue un año sin precedentes para Centroamérica y República Dominicana. El efecto de la pandemia global del COVID-19, al que se sumó el de los huracanes Eta e Iota en algunos de los países,…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth; Salazar, Juan Pablo; Duryea, Suzanne; Mastellaro, Catarina; Freeman, Lance; Pedraza, Lauramaría; Rodriguez Porcel, Manuel; Sandoval, Diana; Aguerre, José Agustín; Angyus, Caroline; Ariza, María Camila; Artieda, Luis; Bonilla, Juan Pablo; Cabrol, Marcelo; Guerra, Vanessa; La Forge, Gordon; Martínez Chacón, Katherine; Mitchell, Ann; Pineda, Víctor; Pinzon Caicedo, Mariana; Poitier, Federico
There is no need to justify building cities to benefit all users. Building cities considering only the needs of a fraction of their urban residents is what needs to be justified. And yet, we have…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Schwartz, Moises; Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo; Silvani, Carlos; Ospina, Laura; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Loser, Claudio; Mooney, Henry; Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol; Rosenblatt, David; Ter-Minassian, Teresa; Ossowski, Rolando; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Gauto, Victor; Khadan, Jeetendra; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra; De Haan, Jakob; Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Beck, Thorsten
This volume focuses on economic institutions defined as rules and organizational arrangements that, if they govern the design and implementation of fiscal and monetary policies, can better align…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano; Cabrita Felix, Carolina; García-Huitrón, Manuel; Soler, Nicolás
An important pending issue in the pension systems in Latin America and the Caribbean is that they lack an institutional framework that facilitates their timely adaptation to the demographic change…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano; Cabrita Felix, Carolina; García-Huitrón, Manuel; Soler, Nicolás
Un gran tema pendiente en los sistemas de pensiones en América Latina y el Caribe es que carecen de una institucionalidad que facilite su adaptación oportuna ante el cambio demográfico que se avecina…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Martin, Lucia; Leslie, Janelle; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; López-Ghio, Ramiro; Vasquez, Gian
This document presents a comprehensive analysis of challenges and opportunities for promoting inclusive and sustainable development in Belize on a sectoral level, where rekindling faster, sustained…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Mujica, Serrana; Castillo, Ana; BID Lab
Hace años venimos hablando de las brechas de género en el mercado laboral, pero ¿qué tanto hemos avanzado? ¿Qué iniciativas podemos implementar rápidamente para reducir esa distancia? La desigualdad…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Garcimartín, Carlos; Schneider, Christian
El sistema financiero panameño es uno de los grandes activos del país. Ha acompañado la fuerte expansión económica que ha permitido a Panamá convertirse en la nación con mayor PIB per cápita de…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Morales, Olga; De Waziers, Benedicte; Salazar Cota, Adriana; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Dorr, Julian; Tejeda Ricardez, Jesus; Molina, María Julia; Pinto Ayala, Ana María; Leaño, Juan Manuel; Pedraza, Lauramaría; Moreno Moreno, Henry A.; Garzonio, Omar; Gischler, Christiaan; García Fernández, Javier; Dalaison, Wilhelm; Briceño, Bertha; Corso, Lorena; Llaguno, Duval
La adecuada dotación de servicios de infraestructura en las sociedades ha probado ser un pilar fundamental para el desarrollo sostenible permitiendo aumentar la calidad de vida, reducir los niveles…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Moskovits, Cynthia; Puig, Jorge; Templado, Ivana
This paper analyzes the implementation of Fiscal Rules (FR) in Argentina. Several clear attempts to establish a FR at the national level are identified. The analysis suggests that the environment…