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$5,8 billones o el 117% del producto interno bruto (PIB) de la…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Powell, Andrew;Valencia, Oscar
O endividamento aumentou em todo o mundo, e a regio da América Latina e Caribe no é exceço. A dívida total subiu para US$ 5,8 trilhes - ou 117% do PIB na regio como um todo, chegando a 140% do PIB no…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Powell, Andrew;Valencia, Oscar
O endividamento aumentou em todo o mundo, e a região da América Latina e Caribe no é exceção. A dívida total subiu para US$ 5,8 trilhes - ou 117% do PIB na região como um todo, chegando a 140% do PIB…
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…
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…
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…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Rodrigues Bastos, Fabiano;Gutiérrez, Diego;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
Global financial shocks under a revamped global financial landscape can produce unexpected, multi-faceted, and disruptive implications for emerging market economies. Using the VIX index as a proxy…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Astesiano, Gastón;Lembo, Carolina;Simón Morientes, Cristina;Castillo Martínez, Paula
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) holds the PPP Americas every two years in partnership with a national or subnational government. The regional forum brings together top professionals and…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The 2022 third quarter edition of the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides management with a status of the Bank's performance. The QBR reports on outputs, lending program priorities and…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Martin, Xavier;Vivanco, Fermín;Okumura, Masato;Herrera, Diego;Gallagher, Terrence;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…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Gerritsen, Erik;Korteweg, Lisa;Petsinaris, Foivos;Lamothe, Rachel;Laan, Jeroen van der;Chiriac, Daniela;Strinati, Costanza;Stout, Sean;Tonkonogy, Bella
Healthy and resilient ecosystems underpin our societies and economies. Collapse of just a few ecosystem services such pollination, timber from forests and food from marine fisheries, could result in…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Lashley, Jonathan;Smith, Katrine;Thomas, Luwayne
Extant research has indicated that women are under-represented in business ownership in the Caribbean, and when they do establish businesses, that they underperform relative to men in business…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Valencia, Oscar;Parra, Diego A.;Díaz, Juan Camilo
This paper provides a comprehensive early warning system (EWS) that balances the classical signaling approach with the best-realized machine learning (ML) model for predicting fiscal stress episodes…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Carter, Rebecca;Tye, Stefanie;Aguilar, Soledad
Long-term adaptation planning (LTAP) is an important element of the response to the impacts of climate change, particularly in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), a region that is highly…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Carter, Rebecca;Tye, Stefanie;Aguilar, Soledad
La planificación de la adaptación a largo plazo (PLP) es un elemento importante de la respuesta a los impactos del cambio climático, en particular en América Latina y el Caribe, una región que es…
Oct 2022
Author(s): African Development Bank;Asian Development Bank;Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank;Council of Europe Development Bank;European Bank for Reconstruction and Development;European Investment Bank;Inter American Development Bank;Islamic Development Bank;New Development Bank;World Bank
The Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks Climate Finance is an annual collaborative effort to publish multilateral development bank climate finance figures, together with a clear…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Alvarez Pagliuca, Claudia;Martínez Álvarez, Juan;Pereira Dos Santos, Pablo;Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
Embora a regio tenha um grande potencial para melhorar a eficincia do investimento público (fazer mais com menos recursos disponíveis), é fundamental promover mecanismos que estimulem investimentos…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Alvarez Pagliuca, Claudia;Martínez Álvarez, Juan;Pereira Dos Santos, Pablo;Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
While the region displays enormous potential for public investment efficiency gains, in other words, getting more out of fewer resources it is critical to boost mechanisms that incentivize more…