May 2022
Author(s): Baumann Fonay, Iván
Since the turn of the century, emerging market economies have begun to develop markets for bonds denominated in their local currencies, thus trying to avoid the “original sin” that resulted in many…
Apr 2022
Author(s): Bolzico, Javier;Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol
Esta publicación presenta el análisis y conclusiones de un estudio sobre esquemas de garantía pública en tiempos de COVID-19 en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Para mitigar los efectos económicos…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Valdivia, Martín
Savings groups provide access to financial services to households who are underserved by formal financial institutions and microfinance lenders. Access to this model in rural Peru reduced…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Valdivia, Martín
Los grupos de ahorro proporcionan acceso a servicios financieros a los hogares no atendidos por las instituciones financieras formales y microfinancieras. El acceso a este modelo en el Perú rural…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Herrera, Alejandro;Prina, Silvia
We study the impact of a mobile app to record daily financial transactions, coupled with enumerator monitoring visits every two weeks, on youths' investment in financial literacy and financial…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Carrasco, Alex;Florian Hoyle, David
This paper discusses the role of sterilized foreign exchange (FX) interventions as a monetary policy instrument for emerging market economies in response to external shocks. We develop a model for a…
May 2021
Author(s): Keefer, Philip;Perilla, Sergio;Vlaicu, Razvan
This paper examines new data on public sector employees from 18 Latin American countries to shed light on the role of trust in the performance of government agencies. We developed an original survey…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Benages, Eva;Mas, Matilde
This paper presents the framework and methodology for the economic valuation of the knowledge-based economy in five Latin American (LA) countries, namely Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru and the…
Jan 2021
Author(s): Mendoza Bellido, Waldo;Vega, Marco;Rojas, Carlos I.;Anastacio, Yuliño
This article has three goals. First, it describes the genesis of fiscal rules in Peru and its degree of compliance. Second, it estimates the effect of fiscal rules adoption on public investment. Last…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Valdivia, Martín
This paper evaluates the impact of the introduction of savings groups on poverty, vulnerability, and financial inclusion outcomes in rural Peru. Using a cluster randomized control trial and relying…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Andreasen, Eugenia;Nuguer, Victoria
This paper studies from an empirical and theoretical perspective the systemic and bank-level effects of imposing reserve requirements (RR) in foreign currency in an economy with a heavily dollarized…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Busso, Matías;Camacho, Juanita;Messina, Julián;Montenegro, Guadalupe
Latin American governments swiftly implemented income assistance programs to sustain families' livelihoods during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. This paper analyzes the potential coverage and…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Lavado, Pablo;Liendo, César;Saavedra, José Carlos
Antes de la pandemia de la Covid-19, Perú ya enfrentaba importantes problemas estructurales como el gran tamaño del sector informal y los altos niveles de vulnerabilidad y desigualdad entre los…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Agüero, Jorge M.;Frisancho, Verónica
The private nature of intimate partner violence (IPV) introduces very large costs to self-identifying as a victim, leading to a large potential for misreporting. When women in Peru were provided…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Agüero, Jorge M.;Frisancho, Verónica
El carácter privado de la violencia de pareja implica costos muy altos para autoidentificarse como víctima, generando un gran potencial para el subreporte. Cuando a las mujeres en Perú se les…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Tamayo, Gonzalo;Ruiz, Gonzalo;Díaz, Diego;García, Raúl
During the recent years Peru launched a program for the promotion of the production of NC-RER in the electric generation market. Despite the relative success in attracting investments to this new…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Bottan, Nicolas L.;Hoffmann, Bridget;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
The current coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented public health challenge that has devastating economic impacts for households. Using a sample of 230,540 respondents to online surveys in 17…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Brichetti, Juan Pablo;Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Chisari, Omar O.;Mastronardi, Leonardo;Serebrisky, Tomás;Vila Martínez, Juan Pablo
En este trabajo se presentan los resultados de modelos de Equilibrio General Computado aplicados al análisis del impacto de la infraestructura en varios países de América Latina y el Caribe:…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana;Busso, Matías;Ñopo, Hugo R.;Yentzen, Triana
Teachers are the most important within-school factor to improve student achievement and educational outcomes, and education systems interested in improving educational results need to attract,…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica
En 2016, una asociación pública-privada implementó un exitoso programa de educación financiera dirigido a los tres últimos años de la secundaria en 150 escuelas públicas de 6 regiones del país. En…