Nov 2022
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
This paper explores the empirical determinants of external crises on a world panel dataset of 62 countries over the fifty-year period 1970-2019 and estimates their risk trade-offs with the aim of…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Cuberes, David;Saravia, Florencia;Teignier, Marc
This paper documents the existence of significant gender gaps in STEM occupations in Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Mexico and estimates the aggregate costs associated with these gaps in Mexico. For…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Nelson, Jennifer;Tejerina, Luis;Bagolle, Alexandre;Kang, Donghyun;Martinez, Elisa;Orefice, Pablo;Marti, Myrna;Witzel, Blair;Portilla, Fernando;Gonzalez Morales, Luis;Doane, Daniel;Miguens, Sergio;Casco, Mario;Allende, Marcos;Bernal, Pedro;Bauhoff, Sebastian;Pombo, Cristina
The Social Protection and Health (SPH) Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) held its annual Regional Policy Dialogue (RPD) Digital Health for All: Latin America and the Caribbeans…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Nelson, Jennifer;Tejerina, Luis;Bagolle, Alexandre;Kang, Donghyun;Martinez, Elisa;Orefice, Pablo;Marti, Myrna;Witzel, Blair;Portilla, Fernando;Gonzalez Morales, Luis;Doane, Daniel;Miguens, Sergio;Casco, Mario;Allende, Marcos;Bernal, Pedro;Bauhoff, Sebastian;Pombo, Cristina
La División de Protección Social y Salud (SPH) del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) celebró su Diálogo Regional de Política (DRP) anual Salud Digital para Todos: La oportunidad de oro de…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Alarcón, Lía;Alata, Patricia;Alegre, Mariana;Egger, Tamara;Fassina, Rosario;Hanono, Analía;Huffmann, Carolina;Nogales, Lucía;Piedrafita, Carolina
This is a publication about citizen-led urbanism processes in Latin America. It follows the recent life of a movement originating from, and driven by and for citizens, who out of a compelling love…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Alarcón, Lía;Alata, Patricia;Alegre, Mariana;Egger, Tamara;Fassina, Rosario;Hanono, Analía;Huffmann, Carolina;Nogales, Lucía;Piedrafita, Carolina
Esta es una publicación sobre los procesos del urbanismo ciudadano en América Latina. Un recorrido por la vida reciente de un movimiento impulsado desde, para y por la ciudadanía que, con amor…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Rodrigues Bastos, Fabiano;Gutiérrez, Diego;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
Global financial shocks under a revamped global financial landscape can produce unexpected, multi-faceted, and disruptive implications for emerging market economies. Using the VIX index as a proxy…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Lopez Boo, Florencia;Daga, Giuliana;Madariaga, Sofia
This note provides insights into understanding and combating vaccine hesitancy in the Caribbean. We draw on both qualitative and quantitative evidence stemming from IDB analytical and operational…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Fioravanti, Reinaldo;Ansaldo, Mariano;Café, Eduardo;Fageda, Xavier;Ricover, Andy
En los últimos 10 años y hasta 2019, el volumen del transporte aéreo de mercancías había mantenido una tendencia creciente en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Las medidas sanitarias adoptadas por…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Astesiano, Gastón;Lembo, Carolina;Simón Morientes, Cristina;Castillo Martínez, Paula
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) holds the PPP Americas every two years in partnership with a national or subnational government. The regional forum brings together top professionals and…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Missbach, Leonard;Steckel, Jan Christoph;Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
One reason carbon prices are difficult to implement is that they might imply high additional costs on poor and vulnerable households. In response, studies often highlight that recycling revenues…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Cuello, Hugo;Glennie, Alex;Zolho, Nyangala
This report considers the ways in which innovation agencies are currently operating across Latin America and the Caribbean. The analysis is focused on the Latin American Network of Innovation…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Rodríguez Armas, Juan Carlos;Fernandini Puga, Manuel;Braly-Cartillier, Isabelle;Azar, Karina
Si bien la crisis generada por el COVID-19 no ha hecho más que profundizar la vulnerabilidad de las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas (mipymes), surgen condiciones para impulsar una recuperación…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Garcimartín, Carlos;Roca, Jerónimo
En un contexto en el cual los hogares y empresas ya estaban pasando dificultades económicas por la crisis del COVID-19, los precios internacionales de los combustibles comenzaron a aumentar con el…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Dolabella, Marcelo;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
Online Technical Appendix to “Fighting Global Warming: Is Trade Policy in Latin America and the Caribbean a Help or a Hindrance?”It describes in more detail the data sources, the empirical strategy;…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD)
This guide presents the principles and rules for planning, creating, and conducting cybersecurity exercises, and the process of learning lessons from them. The document also discusses annual and…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Echeverría, Lucía;Rucci, Graciana
La identificación y anticipación de la demanda de habilidades consiste en detectar los requerimientos actuales y las necesidades futuras del mercado laboral. Esta información permite guiar las…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Alviarez, Vanessa;Saad, Ayhab
Intra-firm trade, from parents to affiliates, has been combined with standard models of multinational production (MP) to deliver gravity-style predictions for foreign affiliates' sales.…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Schling, Maja;Guerrero Compeán, Roberto;Pazos, Nicolás;Bailey, Allison;Arkema, Katie;Ruckelshaus, Mary
This paper assesses the local economic impact of pelagic Sargassum seaweed washed ashore in tourism-heavy coastal zones in the Mexican State of Quintana Roo. The study relies on a carefully designed…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Schling, Maja;Guerrero Compeán, Roberto;Pazos, Nicolás;Bailey, Allison;Arkema, Katie;Ruckelshaus, Mary
Este estudio evalúa el impacto económico local del alga de sargazo pelágico, arrastrada por el mar a las zonas costeras de alto flujo turístico en el estado mexicano de Quintana Roo. El estudio se…