Dec 2022
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David;Clayton, Khamal;Mooney, Henry;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Walters, Anna-Kaye;Graham, Monique;Teixeira, Gisele;Satnarine-Singh, Nirvana
Just as Caribbean economies are emerging from the sharp recessions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, a confluence of external shocks now complicates the recovery. Commodity prices started…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Moore, Winston;Chueca, J. Enrique;Prado, Veronica R.;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle;Giles Álvarez, Laura
Barbados, through its Barbados National Energy Policy (BNEP) 2019-2030, announced its commitment to achieving 100 percent renewable energy and carbon neutrality by 2030. This commitment creates an…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Dolabella, Marcelo;Ko, Kwanghee;Choi, Hankyeung;Em, Honggi;Choi, Sungkyu;Kim, Yongseok;Lee, Da Sol;Chicola, Erica
The relationship between Korea and Latin American and the Caribbean has come a long way. As the two economies embraced trade with one another in the early 1990s, their connection went from being…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Dolabella, Marcelo;Ko, Kwanghee;Choi, Hankyeung;Em, Honggi;Choi, Sungkyu;Kim, Yongseok;Lee, Da Sol;Chicola, Erica
La relación entre Corea y América Latina y el Caribe ha evolucionado mucho. Ambas economías se abrieron a comerciar entre sí a principios de la década de 1990, y sus vínculos pasaron de ser…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio;Dolabella, Marcelo;Ko, Kwanghee;Choi, Hankyeung;Em, Honggi;Choi, Sungkyu;Kim, Yongseok;Lee, Da Sol;Chicola, Erica
The relationship between Korea and Latin American and the Caribbean has come a long way. As the two economies embraced trade with one another in the early 1990s, their connection went from being…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Lopez, David;Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle;Chueca, J. Enrique
Estimates for the expansion of the electricity sector by 2030 suggest that Latin America and the Caribbean are on the right path towards decarbonization. However, there is a need to accelerate the…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Lopez, David;Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle;Chueca, J. Enrique
Las estimaciones de expansión del sector eléctrico al 2030 sugieren que América Latina y el Caribe están en el camino correcto hacia la descarbonización. Sin embargo, se observa una necesidad de…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether
Using meta-analysis we document that (across several contexts) attending sought-after public secondary schools does not tend to improve student test scores. We argue that this fact does not preclude…
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…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Carreras, Marco;Griffith-Jones, Stephany;Ocampo, José Antonio;Xu, Jiajun;Henow, Anne
This comparative note describes common and distinct practices on capabilities to support the innovation activities of seven national development banks (NDB): BNDES (Brazil), CORFO (Chile), China…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Cristia, Julian P.;Bastos, Paulo;Beomsoo, Kim;Malamud, Ofer
How much do schools differ in their effectiveness? Recent studies that seek to answer this question account for student sorting using random assignment generated by central allocation mechanisms or…
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): Villers, Andrea;Hernández Trujillo, Oswaldo
This study looks into the challenges and possibilities of edutainment and its connection to technology as a response to the new digital scenarios pushed forward by COVID-19. It analyzes the main…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Villers, Andrea;Hernández Trujillo, Oswaldo
El presente estudio aborda los retos y las posibilidades del edutainment en vínculo con las nuevas tecnologías, en respuesta a los nuevos escenarios digitales impulsados por la COVID-19. Analiza las…
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): 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): 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…