Sep 2018
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Schwartz, Moises; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Dippel, Christian; Schmidt-Hebbel, Klaus; Khadan, Jeetendra; Pecha, Camilo; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Loser, Claudio; Wright, Allan; Waithe, Kimberly; Bollers, Elton; Bonnett, Kevin; Wenner, Mark D.; Mejia, Camila; Mooney, Henry; Smets, Lodewijk
The book explores the historical development and status of political and economic institutions in The Caribbean. The Caribbean institutional reality is studied vis-à-vis best international practices…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Coremberg, Ariel
La cuenta satélite de servicios de infraestructura (CSI) que se propone en esta Nota Técnica ofrece una nueva forma de abordar la prestación de los Servicios de Infraestructura (SI). Se trata de un…
Sep 2018
Author(s): de Halleux, Morgane; Estache, Antonio; Serebrisky, Tomás
The paper reports a new performance ranking of 27 Latin American cities based on a composite indicator of 6 broad policy dimensions typical used to assess the quality of city management. All cities…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Sarmac, Abigail; Arévalo-Carpenter, Michelle; Duran, Diana; Peña, Alejandra; Peña, Vanessa
Impact investing is growing in Latin America. Seventy-eight impact investment firms reported investing into Latin America between 1997-20161. Nearly 80% of these impact investors made their first…
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…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Anauati, Victoria; García Mejía, Mauricio; Jaitman, Laura
El nuevo Código Orgánico General de Procesos (COGEP), que comenzó a aplicarse el 23 de mayo de 2016 en Ecuador, establece la oralidad en todas las vías procesales judiciales, exceptuando los procesos…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Pessino, Carola; Vuletin, Guillermo; Alaimo, Veronica; Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Pastor, Cinthya; Elacqua, Gregory; Serrano, Rodrigo; Pinto, Diana M.; Cafagna, Gianluca; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Keefer, Philip; Scartascini, Carlos; Vlaicu, Razvan
Public spending has climbed in Latin America and the Caribbean. Riding a commodity windfall and low interest rates, many governments in the region tried to spend their way into the future.…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Pessino, Carola; Vuletin, Guillermo; Alaimo, Veronica; Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Pastor, Cinthya; Elacqua, Gregory; Serrano, Rodrigo; Pinto, Diana M.; Cafagna, Gianluca; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Keefer, Philip; Scartascini, Carlos; Vlaicu, Razvan
El gasto público ha aumentado en América Latina y el Caribe. Aprovechando las bajas tasas de interés y las ganancias extraordinarias de los productos básicos, muchos gobiernos de la región intentaron…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Shik, Olga; Boyce, Rachel; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Gachot, Sebastien
Although agriculture and fisheries account for only 1.6% of the GDP of the Bahamas, they produce 3% of all jobs and are important for the diversification of the economy. The Government of the Bahamas…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Fentanes, Oscar; Levy Algazi, Santiago
This technical note describes the methodology to construct a longitudinal dataset using the Economic Censuses of Mexico from 1999 to 2014. The procedure is based on an algorithm that links…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) ha venido desarrollando en los últimos años un instrumento técnico titulado “Perfil de Riesgo de Desastres”. Dicho instrumento técnico puede describirse…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The 2018 second quarter edition of the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides management with a status of the Bank's performance. The QBR reports on outputs, lending program priorities and…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Cannock, Geoffrey; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Muñoz, Gonzalo; Guillén, Angel; Infante, Betsy; Ordoñez, Romina; Derlagen, Christian; Egas, Juan José
El tratado de libre comercio entre los países de Centroamérica, República Dominicana y los Estados Unidos (DR-CAFTA), que entró en vigencia en el 2006, estipula un proceso de desgravación para los…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Ketterer, Juan Antonio; Powell, Andrew
Infrastructure financing “gaps” remain large but institutional investors maintain trillions of dollars in low yielding government bonds. One of the G20’s 2018 priorities has been to develop…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Crotte Alvarado, Amado; García, León; Cáñez, Jorge; Ballesteros, Laura
El objetivo general es desarrollar una guía práctica de estrategias para la gestión de corredores de transporte público nocturno. Las estrategias recomendadas buscan incrementar la demanda de…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) actualmente cuenta con tres categorías de financiamiento para el sector público dependiendo de los objetivos de desarrollo, elegibilidad y requisitos de…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) currently has three lending categories based on the development purpose, eligibility, and disbursement requirements of the loan, as well as the criteria for…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Murguia, Juan M.; Hossiso, Kassu W; Lence, Sergio H.
Land titling and property rights have been the central tenant of agricultural and rural development policy for many years since land is one of the key assets for production of agricultural goods and…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth; Hiramatsu, Anri; Ariza, María Camila; Silva de Anzorena, María Paloma
Las mujeres que residen en ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe cuentan con acceso a mejores niveles de ingresos que aquellas que residen en áreas rurales. Sin embargo, estos niveles están todavía…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) currently has three lending categories based on the development purpose, eligibility, and disbursement requirements of the loan, as well as the criteria for…