Feb 2015
Author(s): Brambilla, Irene;Tortarolo, Dario
The objective of this paper is to characterize the evolution of labor earnings in Latin America during the 2000s, a decade of markedly poverty reduction. Based on household surveys for six countries…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Kayser, Olivier;Klarsfeld, Lucie;Brossard, Simon
Broadband has a potential impact on the base of the pyramid (BOP), a segment of the population previously excluded from markets, and which lacks access to quality goods and services. Broadband…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Some 360 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean -70 percent of the population- live on very low incomes and have not shared in the economic and social growth of the region. These people…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Gutierrez, María Elena;Mommens, Xavier
The purpose of this study is to show how microfinance services may undergo the impacts of climate change, to analyze the opportunities available for MFIs and to propose concrete actions. This paper…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Gutierrez, María Elena;Mommens, Xavier
Este estudio tiene como finalidad mostrar cómo los servicios de las microfinanzas pueden sufrir los impactos del cambio climático, analizar las oportunidades que se presentan para las instituciones…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This document discusses the basics on microfranchising. It reviews the concept and key elements, lessons learned from other regions, including the Grameen Bank. Finally, an agenda for the development…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El presente documento expone los principios básicos del sistema de microfranquicias. Se explican el concepto y los elementos claves, las lecciones aprendidas de otras regiones, incluyendo la del…
Jun 2011
Author(s): Nakamura, Keisuke
Esta presentación realizada en el 1er Taller Desarrollo Económico Local - Región Andina en el encuentro de la Subregión Andina espera profundizar el intercambio de experiencia entre los ejecutores…
Jun 2011
Author(s): González Vallejo, Leticia
Este informe presenta la Evaluación Final del Convenio de Cooperación Técnica no reembolsable ATN/ME 9561-ME del programa ¿Desarrollo de Nuevas Oportunidades de Mercado en la Base Económica de la…
May 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;Un Techo Para Mi País
This brochure presents the exhibit "Design with the Base of the Pyramid" supported by the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) and the Opportunities for the Majority Sector (OMJ) of the Inter…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This report summarizes some of the milestones achieved by the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) in 2010. 2010 has been a transformational year for the MIF. In the spirit of continuous improvement,…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este informe resume algunos de los importantes hitos que alcanzó el Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones en 2010. 2010 fue un año de transformación para el FOMIN. Con el espíritu de mejora continua, el…
Jul 2009
Author(s): Mutis Marín, Juliana
En este informe se evaluará el alcance y desempeño del programa: "Desarrollo de nuevas oportunidades de mercado en la base económica de la pirámide" ejecutado por el Consejo Coordinador…
Mar 2008
Author(s): Netherlands Development Organization;Inter American Development Bank
The Private Sector Mapping Project takes a closer look at the current motives, strategies, incentives, obstacles, and benefits as perceived by firms to enter untapped majority markets.
Mar 2008
Author(s): Servicio Holandés de Cooperación al Desarrollo (SNV);Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Proyecto Mapeo del Sector Privado (MSP) constituye un esfuerzo inédito para recopilar información de primera mano de las personas que toman las decisiones en el sector privado y así comprender…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Fundación AVINA;World Resources Institute;Inter American Development Bank
This report compressed the results of a four-month initiative to identify unmet needs and market opportunities in Colombia, El Salvador, Brazil and Mexico, and present a potential private sector…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Resumen del estudio de mercado en seis ciudades del Perú (Lima Metropolitana, Arequipa, Trujillo, Huancayo, Cusco y Pucallpa), comisionado por el BID al Instituto Invertir, con el objeto de…
Oct 2007
Author(s): International Fund for Agricultural Development;Inter American Development Bank
Remittances, the portion of migrant workers' earnings sent back home to their families, have been a critical means of financial support for generations. But, for the most part, these flows have…
May 2007
Author(s): Budinich, Valeria
This presentation deals with the Full Economic Citizenship Initiative made by Ashoka, a global association of the world's leading social entrepreneurs. It presents the organization -men and…
May 2007
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This document presents the Opportunity for the Majority Development Initiative, which was launched in June 2006. Under the Initiative, the IDB is working with the private sector and civil society to…