Jul 2019
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Sztajerowska, Monika
The investment promotion puzzle remains unsolved. Nearly every country in the world has established an investment promotion agency (IPA) to attract and retain foreign direct investment (FDI) in both…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
Many countries in the Caribbean have been grappling with persistent fiscal imbalances and rising debt levels. The average debt to GDP ratio in the Caribbean in 2017 was 76.6 percent, higher than the…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Jandhyala, Viswanath; Dutta, Akshay
The goal of this joint report published by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Exim Bank is to discuss the outlook for bilateral trade and investment flows between LAC and India, signal the…
May 2019
Author(s): Chalmers, Blair; IDB Invest; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
In this report, Marsh and McLennan Insights, the Inter-American Development Bank and IDB Invest review the progress of the six largest infrastructure investment markets in the Latin American and the…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Deza, María Cecilia; Carrillo Maldonado, Paul A.; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta
Los objetivos de este estudio son: (i) estimar el tipo impositivo efecto (TIE) del Impuesto a la Renta de las Sociedades en Ecuador, desagregando por tamaño de la empresa y sector económico; (ii)…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Sa, Paulo de; Espinasa, Ramón
This report reviews the policies adopted for the management of mineral revenues in resource rich countries in Latin America and the Caribbean with the aim of distilling good practices that could be…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Muñoz Miranda, Andrés; Martínez-Vázquez, Jorge
This paper argues that the need for metropolitan-wide government is higher the larger the unrealized benefits from economies of scale and externalities. It contends that there is no trade-off between…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Loewendahl, Henry
Attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) is an important pillar of economic development policy, and most countries in the world have established national investment promotion agencies (IPAs) with…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Bukstein, Daniel; Hernández, Elisa; Usher, Ximena
This paper analyzes the effects of financial and nonfinancial obstacles to innovation on Uruguayan firms. We contribute to the literature by including the role of systemic and institutional factors…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Rossi, José Luiz
This policy brief presents a summary of the country development challenges.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); World Bank (WB); African Development Bank (AfDB); IDB Invest; Asian Development Bank (ADB); European Investment Bank (EIB); Islamic Development Bank (IDB)
The Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance is an annual collaborative effort to make public MDB climate finance figures for developing and emerging economies, together with a…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Andrian, Leandro Gaston
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Andrian, Leandro Gaston
Este resumen de política presenta una síntesis de los desafíos de desarrollo que enfrenta Colombia.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Castilleja, Liliana
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges that the country faces
Jun 2018
Author(s): Castilleja, Liliana
Este policy brief presenta un resumen de los desafios de desarrollo que enfrenta el país.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Beverinotti, Javier
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Beverinotti, Javier
Este policy brief presenta un resumen de los desafíos de desarrollo que enfrenta el país.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Díaz Cassou, Javier
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Díaz Cassou, Javier
Este policy brief presenta un resumen de los desafíos de desarrollo que enfrenta el país.
May 2018
Author(s): Georgoulias, Andreas; Carvalho Fernandes de Oliveira, Julia; Meller, Hendrik; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Serebrisky, Tomás; Watkins, Graham George
This paper reviews country- and sector-level upstream planning and procurement approaches of water, transport, and energy infrastructure projects in Bolivia, Chile, El Salvador, Jamaica, Nicaragua,…