Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
Since the turn of the century, economic ties between Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Asia have deepened to unprecedented levels. Due to high and growing complementarity, trade has been the…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
Since the turn of the century, economic ties between Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Asia have deepened to unprecedented levels. Due to high and growing complementarity, trade has been the…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe
Este informe presenta un panorama general sobre cómo han evolucionado a lo largo del tiempo los vínculos comerciales entre ALC y Asia, y analiza el modo en que los responsables de políticas y el…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; McJeon, Haewon C.; Edmonds, James A.; Arguello, Ricardo; Lucena, André F. P.; Binsted, Matthew; Iyer, Gokul ; Cadena, Angela; Delgado, Ricardo; Feijoo, Felipe; Sharma, Anjali
Lograr tanto los objetivos a corto plazo del Acuerdo de París (contribuciones determinadas a nivel nacional, NDCs, por sus siglas en inglés), así como los objetivos climáticos a largo plazo, podrían…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; McJeon, Haewon C.; Edmonds, James A.; Arguello, Ricardo; Lucena, André F. P.; Binsted, Matthew; Iyer, Gokul ; Cadena, Angela; Delgado, Ricardo; Feijoo, Felipe; Sharma, Anjali
Achieving the Paris Agreement’s near-term goals (Nationally Determined Contributions, NDCs) and long-term temperature targets could result in pre-mature retirement, or stranding, of carbon-intensive…
Dec 2019
Author(s): African Development Bank; Asian Development Bank; Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; European Investment Bank; Inter American Development Bank; International Development Finance Club; Islamic Development Bank
Climate resilience metrics are needed to align financing flows with the climate resilience goals of the Paris Agreement, which calls for scaling up both the volume and the effectiveness of financing…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George; Silva Zuniga, Mariana C.; Rycerz, Amanda; Dawkins, Katie; Firth, John; Kapos, Val; Canevari, Laura
There is growing awareness and understanding of the value of Nature-based Solutions (NbS). However, the adoption of NbS for sustainable infrastructure in LAC (particularly by the private sector)…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Frisari, Giovanni Leo; Monnin, Pierre; Nakano, Chiemi; Cárdenas, Víctor; Gallardo, Matías
In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), regional supervisors and regulators have not yet explicitly included nor addressed climate-related risks in binding regulations and/or supervisory measures…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Paz, Lourenço S.
The vigorous growth of the Chinese economy together with its growing role in international trade has raised fears of deindustrialization among developing countries. This study draws on the large…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Fentanes, Oscar
We study the impact of import competition on Mexican firm outcomes between 2003 and 2013 by exploiting variation in import penetration across industries. Focusing on the increase in import…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Barandiarán, Melissa; Esquivel, Maricarmen; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Zuloaga, Daniela
Taking disaster and climate change risks into consideration in the design and construction of projects is important to increase their resilience. The Bank has developed a methodology to facilitate…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.
A rise in import competition can put downward pressure on local prices, increasing consumer welfare, but these gains might be unequal across households depending on the basket of goods they consume.…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Benavente, José Miguel; Crespi, Gustavo
Using microlevel data for several Latin American countries, we provide novel evidence on the relationship between foreign competition and innovation. We find that greater foreign competition has a…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Benavente, José Miguel; Crespi, Gustavo
Using different country-level datasets, this paper studies the relationship between innovation and economic integration in the global economy. The macroeconomic evidence exploits the fact that…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Viteri, Adriana; Zoido, Pablo
Esta nota presenta los resultados de la evaluación PISA 2018, que incluye los resultados del estudio desde el año 2000. En la ronda de PISA 2018, participaron diez países de América Latina y el foco…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Deep Decarbonization Pathways for Latin America and the Caribbean
Todos los países de América Latina y el Caribe han ratificado el Acuerdo de París, cuyo objetivo es limitar el calentamiento global a entre 1.5C y 2C por encima de los niveles preindustriales. Esos…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Marzolf, Natacha C.; Pakhtigian, Emily L.; Burton, Eric; Jeuland, Marc; Pattanayak, Subhrendu K.; Phillips, Jonathan; Singer, Christine Eibs; Taylor, Hadley; Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle; Cuervo, Javier; Jacome, Carlos
Global patterns in electricity access show uneven progress towards universal electrification (SDG 7). Nearly 90 percent of households lacking basic electricity access are rural. Although reaching…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; Deep Decarbonization Pathways for Latin America and the Caribbean
All Latin America and the Caribbean countries have ratified the Paris Agreement, which aims to limit global warming to between 1.5C and 2C above pre-industrial levels. Those goals require reaching…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Arteaga Galarza, Daniel; Ordóñez Arízaga, Javier
Los desastres han devastado cada vez más la efectividad en el desarrollo de los países de Latinoamérica y el Caribe. Esta tendencia creciente de daños y pérdidas se debe principalmente a la…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Ordóñez Arízaga, Javier; Arteaga Galarza, Daniel
Esta herramienta QRE-WASH (Quick Risk Estimation) complementa la Guía para la Gestión del Riesgo en Sistemas de Agua y Saneamiento ante Amenazas Naturales (BID, 2019) y permite identificar y evaluar…