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): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin; Moreda, Adela; Risso, Adrián
La literatura señala la importancia de la buena gobernanza para el desarrollo de los destinos turísticos. En algunos casos, se advierte que la complejidad del entramado de los agentes implicados en…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Rendón, José Rodrigo; Tarre, Alejandro; Morales, Olga; de Waziers, Benedicte; Taddia, Alejandro Pablo; Montes, Laureen; Cabrera, Ana Elsy; Pérez, Pedro
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, el Departamento de Infraestructura y Energía del BID pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin; Moreda, Adela; Murguia, Juan M.
This paper applies the Integrated Economic-Environmental Modeling (IEEM) Platform to the analysis of public investment in tourism in Costa Rica. We show how our IEEM Platform can generate insights…
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): Frisari, Giovanni Leo; Monnin, Pierre; Nakano, Chiemi; Cárdenas, Víctor; Gallardo, Matías
En América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), los supervisores y reguladores regionales aún no han incluido ni abordado explícitamente los riesgos relacionados con el clima en las reglamentaciones y/o medidas…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George; Silva Zuniga, Mariana C.; Rycerz, Amanda; Dawkins, Katie; Firth, John; Kapos, Val; Canevari, Laura; Dickson, Barney; Amin, Amal-Lee
Nature-based Solutions (NbS) are a cost effective way to build infrastructure resilient to a changing climate, while also delivering other societal benefits. Yet, many businesses are unaware of the…
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): 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): Inter American Development Bank; Deep Decarbonization Pathways for Latin America and the Caribbean
All Latin American and 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 achieving zero…
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): 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): Fioravanti, Reinaldo; Uechi, Luis; Granada, Isabel; Rendón, José Rodrigo; Benítez, Carolina; Martinez Rivas, Marelia; Venot, Carolina S.
El Plan Nacional de Logística de Cargas (PNLOG) para El Salvador 2018-2032, es el resultado de un proceso de planificación que contó con la participación de actores clave del sector logístico,…
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): 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…