Oct 2020
Author(s): Diehl Moreno, Juan M.;Lava, María Manuela
En el presente estudio se han analizado las regulaciones en distintos países de Latinoamérica en materia de equity crowdfunding, crowdlending, incluyendo peer to peer lending, proveedores de…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Jaramillo, María
The present case study analyzes Bancolombia's business practices related to facilitating access to financial products among remittance recipients in Colombia and Colombian migrants abroad. It…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Jaramillo, María
Este estudio de caso analiza las practicas de negocio de Bancolombia acerca de facilitar el acceso a productos financieros entre la población receptora de remesas en Colombia y los migrantes…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Margot, Diego;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Much attention has been devoted to how much infrastructure investment LAC needs. Less attention has been devoted to where that investment comes from. This report examines how much LAC invests in…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Margot, Diego;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Durante las últimas décadas se ha prestado especial atención a cuánto es necesario invertir en infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Sin embargo, no ha ocurrido lo mismo en relación al…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Reyes H., Andrea;Muñoz Ramírez, Martha Lucía;Grossman-Crist, Shoshana;Bancolombia
El objetivo de este documento es presenter una guía general para diferentes instituciones interesadas en generar inclusión financiera formal con Grupos de Ahorro y Crédito, a partir de la experiencia…
May 2015
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.;Soriano, Alejandro;Azuara Herrera, Oliver;Roseth, Benjamin;Maciel, Odette;Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula;Churanek, Danya;Morales, Carlos;Beltrán, Víctor;Corrales, Maria Elena;Di Tata, Juan Carlos;González, Ángela;Nieves, Isabel;Ramos, Johanna;Sadeghi, Patricia
This document presents an evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Country Program of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or the Bank) with Colombia over the period…
May 2015
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.;Soriano, Alejandro;Azuara Herrera, Oliver;Roseth, Benjamin;Maciel, Odette;Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula;Churanek, Danya;Morales, Carlos;Beltrán, Víctor;Corrales, Maria Elena;Di Tata, Juan Carlos;González, Ángela;Nieves, Isabel;Ramos, Johanna;Sadeghi, Patricia
En este documento se presenta una evaluación de la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) del Programa de País del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID o el Banco) con Colombia durante el…
Aug 2013
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián;Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
En este documento se exploran, en un contexto experimental, el impacto de dos intervenciones dirigidas a incentivar la formalización empresarial en Bogotá, Colombia, y el impacto de la formalización…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo;Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Credit has been found to be a catalyst for economic growth, as it spurs investment, enhances productivity, allows costs to be spread out over time, improves resource allocation, and enables investors…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro;Schiavo-Campo, Salvatore;Puerta, Juan Manuel;Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares;Kavalsky, Basil;Elías, Carlos;Conroy, Hector;Alonso, Pablo;Vera, Diego;Sembler, Jose Ignacio;Huppi, Monika;Beuermann, Diether
This evaluation assesses how well IDB's current mode of engagement meets the needs and expectations of countries that have relatively higher income levels and increasing access to diverse…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Soriano, Alejandro;Schiavo-Campo, Salvatore;Puerta, Juan Manuel;Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares;Kavalsky, Basil;Elías, Carlos;Conroy, Hector;Alonso, Pablo;Vera, Diego;Sembler, Jose Ignacio;Huppi, Monika;Beuermann, Diether
En esta evaluación se analiza en qué medida la forma en que actualmente trabaja el BID satisface las necesidades y expectativas de los países con niveles de ingreso relativamente más altos y un…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo;Rojas-Suárez, Liliana;Del Valle, Marielle
The importance of having in place a financial regulatory framework that includes macro-prudential regulations was fully recognized during the recent global financial crisis. A central lesson from…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Arráiz, Irani;Meléndez Arjona, Marcela;Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper studies the effect of government-backed partial credit guarantees on firms' performance. These guarantees are automatically granted to firms without enough collateral in order to lift…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Iravantchi, Sheirin;Wenner, Mark D.
The microinsurance market in Latin America is still in its embryonic phase. The purpose of this technical note is to better inform donors, national governments, and insurance companies interested in…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Eslava, Marcela;Maffioli, Alessandro;Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Government-owned development banks have often been justified by the need to respond to financial market imperfections that hinder the establishment and growth of promising businesses, and as a result…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Eslava, Marcela;Maffioli, Alessandro;Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Despite the large potential gains from credit by second-tier development banks, little is known about the actual impact of these banks' lending activity. This study partially fills that gap by…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Chávez, Jorge F.;Iunes, Roberto F.;Conroy, Hector;Ramos, Johanna;Cusato, Antonio;Fontes, Tatiani;Espinoza, Viviane
This evaluation examines the IDB's Country Program with Colombia for the 2007-2011 period. The evaluation found social investment and decentralization as two areas in which the IDB maintained…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Chávez, Jorge F.;Iunes, Roberto F.;Conroy, Hector;Ramos, Johanna;Cusato, Antonio;Fontes, Tatiani;Espinoza, Viviane
La evaluación identifica la inversión social y la descentralización como dos áreas en las que el BID mantuvo presencia y relevancia durante este periodo. En inversión social, el BID se convirtió en…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Investing in housing, healthcare, education, basic utilities and nutrition can not only fulfill a social mission, but it can also be a profitable business venture.This is the concept of IGNIA Fund,…