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…
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…
Jun 2022
Author(s): López Mayher, Cristina;Azar, Karina;Andrade, Gabriela
The document, presented in the form of a practical guide, maps the main aspects that national development banks must take into account when serving women entrepreneurs. Within these elements, the…
Jun 2022
Author(s): López Mayher, Cristina;Azar, Karina;Andrade, Gabriela
El documento, presentado en forma de guía práctica, mapea los aspectos principales que los bancos nacionales de desarrollo deben tener en cuenta al momento de atender a las mujeres empresarias.…
Jun 2022
Author(s): López Mayher, Cristina;Azar, Karina;Andrade, Gabriela
Os bancos nacionais de desenvolvimento (BND) so os principais atores para potencializar o nanciamento de micro, pequenas e médias empresas (MPMEs) de mulheres. O presente documento apresenta, de…
May 2022
Author(s): IDB Lab;World Economic Forum
Between the first and second quarters of 2020, e-commerce website traffic from five of the regions major markets increased by over 150%. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed and pulled tens of thousands…
May 2022
Author(s): BID Lab;Foro Económico Mundial
Entre el primer y el segundo trimestre de 2020, el tráfico de los sitios web de comercio electrónico de cinco de los principales mercados de la región creció más de un 150%. La pandemia de COVID-19…
Apr 2022
Author(s): Martínez-Vázquez, Jorge;Muñoz Miranda, Andrés;Angarita, Matilde
Las transferencias de capital, es decir, los recursos transferidos con el propósito de ayudar a financiar inversiones de capital de los gobiernos subnacionales, siguen siendo un instrumento necesario…
Apr 2022
Author(s): Granada, Isabel;Saraceno, Pier;Camilo, Anna
Services in the transport sector in Latin America & the Caribbean are provided mainly by private enterprises of different sizes. However, as technical transport specialists, our knowledge and…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Chotelal, Shreshta;Dukharan, Marla;Khadan, Jeetendra; Marchand, Melissa
This paper examines the potential role FinTech can play to support Surinames financial inclusion efforts. Financial technologyor “FinTech”describes the integration of technology into financial…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Economist Impact
The Global Microscope is a benchmarking index that has assessed the enabling environment for financial inclusion across 55 countries since 2007. This year, the Economist Impact team conducted an…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Economist Impact
El Microscopio Global es un índice de referencia que ha evaluado el entorno propicio para la inclusión financiera en 55 países desde 2007. Este año, el equipo de Economist Impact realizó una…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Giles Álvarez, Laura;Vargas-Moreno, Juan Carlos;Cavalcanti, Leonardo Pacheco Tenório
This paper presents the results of a development gap analysis for Haiti using a geospatial approach. Gaps are calculated and characterized by means of qualitative and quantitative techniques,…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Giles Álvarez, Laura;Vargas-Moreno, Juan Carlos;Cavalcanti, Leonardo Pacheco Tenório
Ce papier présente les résultants dune analyse des écarts de développement en Hati sur la base dune approche géospatiale. Les écarts sont calculés et caractérisés par des techniques qualitatives et…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Valdivia, Martín
Savings groups provide access to financial services to households who are underserved by formal financial institutions and microfinance lenders. Access to this model in rural Peru reduced…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Valdivia, Martín
Los grupos de ahorro proporcionan acceso a servicios financieros a los hogares no atendidos por las instituciones financieras formales y microfinancieras. El acceso a este modelo en el Perú rural…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Nabalón, Iván;Herrera, Diego;Vadillo, Sonia
Este documento describe los retos para la apertura remota de cuentas que impiden el acceso a servicios financieros digitales, y recomendaciones para superarlos. El proceso de digitalización de los…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Hersh, Jonathan;Martin Rivero, Lucia;Leslie, Janelle
This study aims to contribute to the efficient and effective implementation of Belize's National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) that was launched by the Central Bank of Belize in 2019. It…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Bijkerk, Werner
Financial technology (fintech) creates a profound impact and structural change in the financial market in an unusually rapid way. Traditional regulatory tools, as well as the use of new regulatory…