Jul 2022
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Rosenblatt, David;Graham, Monique;Richardson, Natasha;Acevedo, María Cecilia;Pereira, Stefano;Clayton, Khamal;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;Gauto, Victor
This edition of the Caribbean Economics Quarterly (Q2-2022) is a collaboration between the IDBs Caribbean Country Department and IDB Invest, which focuses on firms access to finance. The report…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Solis Vega, Pablo
This study looks into the most relevant transformations and innovations within music and the performing arts in Latin America and the Caribbean through the collection of quantitative and qualitative…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Solis Vega, Pablo
El presente estudio recopila datos cuantitativos y cualitativos sobre los principales efectos de la pandemia por la COVID-19 en la música y las artes escénicas, así como la adopción tecnológica en…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Solis Vega, Pablo
This study looks into the most relevant transformations and innovations within Carnivals and Festivals in Latin America and the Caribbean, specifically through the lens of the COVID-19 crisis. It…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Solis Vega, Pablo
El presente estudio identifica las principales transformaciones e innovaciones que se generaron en los carnavales y festivales de América Latina y el Caribe a raíz de la crisis sanitaria por la COVID…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Lossio Chávez, Félix
This document touches upon the challenges and possibilities between tourism and cultural and creative industries in Latin America and the Caribbean and the ways in which they are connected. It…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Lossio Chávez, Félix
El presente documento aborda los retos y posibilidades del vínculo entre turismo y las industrias culturales y creativas en América Latina y el Caribe, analiza su situación en el contexto de la…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Gil Gómez, Isabel;Hernández Trujillo, Oswaldo
This document analyzes the food value chain process with the goal of pinpointing its links with technological innovation. Providing relevant data on the impact of COVID-19 within the sector and…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Gil Gómez, Isabel;Hernández Trujillo, Oswaldo
El presente documento analiza los procesos de la cadena de valor gastronómica con la finalidad de ubicar la innovación tecnológica en cada uno de los eslabones. Presenta datos relevantes sobre el…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Vargas Santiago, Luis
This document identifies new tools and technological innovations used by museums, looking into the ways in which the sector modified their operational dynamics due to COVID-19. This report contains…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Vargas Santiago, Luis
El presente documento identifica las innovaciones digitales y tecnológicas adoptadas por los museos ante la necesidad de modificar sus dinámicas de operación por la crisis sanitaria de la COVID-19.…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David;Mooney, Henry;Clayton, Khamal;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Graham, Monique;Khadan, Jeetendra;Satnarine-Singh, Nirvana
Last year ended with incipient but fragile economic recoveries in most Caribbean economies. Relatively low vaccination rates remain a concern in the six countries covered by the Caribbean Country…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Bernales, Alejandro;Beuermann, Diether;Cumming, Douglas;Olid, Christian
Relatively little is known about the effects of blue-collar crime (theft, robbery, vandalism or arson) on financial decisions. Previous literature has focused its attention either on 'regional…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo;Musacchio, Aldo;Hosein, Roger;Wagner, Rodrigo;Pan, Carolina;Yu, Fernando; Park, Yery;Gookool, Rebeca;Escobar, Bernardita;La Cruz, Tamira;Araya, Sergio;Figueroa, Camila;Rosso, Lucas
This book examines the role of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in contributing to the fiscal instability of the Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago (CCB6), with the…
Jan 2022
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David;Mooney, Henry;García Zaballos, Antonio;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Christie, Jason;Khadan, Jeetendra;Abdul-Haqq, Nazera
This edition reviews the long-term performance of economic growth and productivity in the region. It then draws on research from the Inter-American Development Banks Connectivity, Markets, and…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Rave, Claudia;Landaverde, Osvaldo;Persaud, Christopher
Este documento presenta el mapeo de cadenas y corredores logísticos para el Cono Sur base para el análisis de brechas, oportunidades y restricciones en la inversión en infraestructura de integración…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Janson, Nils;Burkhard, Lindsay N.;Jones, Sara
The Caribbean Water Study describes the operational and financial performance of selected water utilities in the Caribbean as reported by the utilities as well as secodary sources, the situation of…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Latin America and the Caribbean are experiencing significant changes in migration patterns. The crisis in Venezuela has generated the second largest displacement of people after the one in Syria and…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo;Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico
Latinoamérica y el Caribe están experimentando cambios significativos en sus patrones migratorios. La crisis en Venezuela ha generado el segundo desplazamiento más grande después del de Siria y está…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Rosenblatt, David;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;Frazier, Gralyn;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Bollers, Elton;Christie, Jason;Khadan, Jeetendra;Abdul-Haqq, Nazera
For more than a year, the Caribbean economics team at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has focused on the potential implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for lives and livelihoods across the…