Jan 2023
Author(s): Powell, Andrew;Valencia, Oscar
Debt has risen around the world, and Latin America and the Caribbean is no exception. Total debt has grown to US$5.8 trillion, or 117 percent of GDP, for the region and as much as 140 percent of GDP…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Powell, Andrew;Valencia, Oscar
La deuda ha aumentado en todo el mundo y América Latina y el Caribe no es la excepción. La deuda total ha crecido hasta alcanzar unos US$5,8 billones o el 117% del producto interno bruto (PIB) de la…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Martin, Xavier;Vivanco, Fermín;Okumura, Masato;Herrera, Diego;Gallagher, Terence;Peláez, Paula;Navajas, Sergio
According to United Nations estimates, in the next 30 years, the number of people over the age of 65 will double from 750 million today to more than 1.5 billion. Globally, by 2050, the percentage of…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Martin, Xavier;Vivanco, Fermín;Okumura, Masato;Herrera, Diego;Gallagher, Terence;Peláez, Paula;Navajas, Sergio
Según estimaciones de Naciones Unidas, en los próximos 30 años, el número de personas mayores de 65 años se doblará de 750 millones actuales a más de 1.500 millones. Globalmente, en 2050 el…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Powell, Andrew;Valencia, Oscar
O endividamento aumentou em todo o mundo, e a regio da América Latina e Caribe no é exceço. A dívida total subiu para US$ 5,8 trilhes - ou 117% do PIB na regio como um todo, chegando a 140% do PIB no…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Latin American and Caribbean Public Debt Management Specialists Group
This database compiles up-to-date standardized statistics on sovereign debt issuances for the LAC region and contains biannual data starting in 2006 through to June 2022. Sovereign Debt Data is…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The IDB Behavioral Economics Group is an interdepartmental working group on behavioral economics. For nearly a decade, armed with the tools and insights offered by psychology and economics, the IDB…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Grupo de Economía del Comportamiento del BID es un grupo de trabajo interdepartamental sobre economía del comportamiento. Durante casi una década, armado con las herramientas y conocimientos que…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Puig Gabarró, Pau;Martínez Garza Fernández, Ricardo;García Zaballos, Antonio;Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique;Dalio, Maribel
El objetivo que persigue el presente documento es analizar el conjunto de barreras que explican las brechas de infraestructura de conectividad digital de última milla a nivel municipal y recopilar…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Ketterer, Juan Antonio;Ortega Andrade, Adrián;Martínez Álvarez, Juan;Fonseca, Daniel
This paper presents a new public policy instrument, national infrastructure platforms (NIPs), to promote investment in sustainable infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean. The region has…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Álvarez Marinelli, Horacio;Berlinski, Samuel;Busso, Matías;Martínez Correa, Julián
A one-year teacher professional development program was effective at improving students literacy skills by the end of first grade (0.39 of a standard deviation in overall literacy proficiency).…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Álvarez Marinelli, Horacio;Berlinski, Samuel;Busso, Matías;Martínez Correa, Julián
Un programa de desarrollo profesional docente de un año de duración resultó eficaz para mejorar las habilidades de lectoescritura de los estudiantes al final del primer grado (0,39 de una desviación…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Pappa, Evi;Santantonio, Chiara
The number of femicides in a district decreases by about 10 percent the year a female Representative is elected, but we find no effect on rapes. Looking at the entire duration of the term, the effect…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Pappa, Evi;Santantonio, Chiara
El año en que una mujer resulta elegida congresista la cifra de feminicidios en un distrito disminuye cerca de un 10%, pero no se observa ningún efecto en el número de víctimas de violaciones. Al…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Deza, María Cecilia;Ruiz-Arranz, Marta;López, Arnoldo;Jiménez, Melanie;Eggers Prieto, Carlos;Vega, Pablo;Sibaja, Josué;Barrios, Juan José;Gasteazoro, Alejandro;Prat, Jordi;Coj-Sam, Jorge;Giles Álvarez, Laura;Jean-Baptiste, Nerlyne;Andino, Ana ;Pacheco Medina, Eduardo Camilo;Filippo, Agustín;Jiménez, Miguel Ángel;Escobar, Julia;Orozco, Gabriela;Garcimartín, Carlos;Rodríguez, Rubilú;López, Juan Carlos;Zentner, Joaquín
The Covid-19 pandemic started a global inflationary trend that the conflict between Russia and Ukraine has exacerbated, pushing up the international prices of energy supplies and basic foods of which…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Deza, María Cecilia;Ruiz-Arranz, Marta;López, Arnoldo;Jiménez, Melanie;Eggers Prieto, Carlos;Vega, Pablo;Sibaja, Josué;Barrios, Juan José;Gasteazoro, Alejandro;Prat, Jordi;Coj-Sam, Jorge;Giles Álvarez, Laura;Jean-Baptiste, Nerlyne;Andino, Ana ;Pacheco Medina, Eduardo Camilo;Filippo, Agustín;Jiménez, Miguel Ángel;Escobar, Julia;Orozco, Gabriela;Garcimartín, Carlos;Rodríguez, Rubilú;López, Juan Carlos;Zentner, Joaquín
La pandemia del Covid-19 inició una escalada inflacionaria global que el conflicto entre Rusia y Ucrania ha exacerbado, presionando al alza los precios internacionales de los insumos energéticos y de…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Braga, Kesia;Slivnik, Andrej;Carvalho, Flávia;Netto, Maria;Cavazzoni Lima, Rafael;Pereira Porto, Rodrigo
Este trabalho investiga a atuação dos fundos de aval no Brasil para viabilizar o acesso ao crédito das micro, pequenas e médias empresas (MPMEs), com destaque para o uso das garantias como…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Rodríguez Armas, Juan Carlos;Fernandini Puga, Manuel;Braly-Cartillier, Isabelle;Azar, Karina
Embora a crise gerada pelo COVID-19 tenha apenas aprofundado a vulnerabilidade anterior das micro, pequenas e médias empresas (MPMEs), surgem condições para estimular uma recuperação econômica…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Rodríguez Armas, Juan Carlos;Fernandini Puga, Manuel;Braly-Cartillier, Isabelle;Azar, Karina
Alors que la crise provoquée par la COVID-19 na fait qu’aggraver la vulnérabilité des micro, petites et moyennes entreprises (MPME), des conditions se dessinent pour favoriser une reprise économique…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Rodríguez Armas, Juan Carlos;Fernandini Puga, Manuel;Braly-Cartillier, Isabelle;Azar, Karina
Although the crisis generated by COVID-19 has only deepened the vulnerability of micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), conditions are emerging to promote sustainable economic recovery…