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$5,8 billones o el 117% del producto interno bruto (PIB) de la…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Powell, Andrew;Valencia, Oscar
O endividamento aumentou em todo o mundo, e a região da América Latina e Caribe no é exceção. A dívida total subiu para US$ 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$5,8 billones o el 117% del producto interno bruto (PIB) de la…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Powell, Andrew;Valencia, Oscar
O endividamento aumentou em todo o mundo, e a regio da América Latina e Caribe no é exceço. A dívida total subiu para US$ 5,8 trilhes - ou 117% do PIB na regio como um todo, chegando a 140% do PIB no…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Busso, Matías;Chauvin, Juan Pablo
This paper explores the effects of weather-induced rural-urban migration on urban labor and housing markets in Brazil. In order to identify causal effects, it uses weather shocks to the rural…
Jan 2023
Author(s): González Jaramillo, María José
The governments response to the COVID-19 pandemic left Latin America and the Caribbean economies with increased levels of sovereign debt as a percentage of output, bringing up the question of debt…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Carrillo-Maldonado, Paul;Arias, Karla;Zanoni, Wladimir;Cruz, Zoe;Ruiz, Sebastián
This study seeks to determine whether the Fruta del Norte project affected the main economic and social indicators of the Yantzaza canton, where the large-scale mining project is located. To do so,…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Missbach, Leonard;Steckel, Jan Christoph;Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
Una de las razones por las que los precios del carbono son difíciles de aplicar es que pueden suponer altos costos adicionales para los hogares pobres y vulnerables. Como respuesta a esto, los…
Jan 2023
Author(s): Missbach, Leonard;Steckel, Jan Christoph;Vogt-Schilb, Adrien
One reason carbon prices are difficult to implement is that they might imply high additional costs on poor and vulnerable households. In response, studies often highlight that recycling revenues…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Blackman, Allen;Dissanayake, Sahan;Martinez Cruz, Adan;Corral, Leonardo;Schling, Maja
We conduct a discrete choice experiment with leaders of a random sample of 164 Peruvian indigenous communities (ICs) - to our knowledge, the first use of rigorous stated preference methods to analyze…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Rentería Palomares, Zaira;Gutiérrez García, Jorge; Perdomo Rodríguez, Daniel
Global efforts to achieve the climate goals specified in the Paris Agreement pose major challenges for the global production system, because demand for clean fuels, metals, and minerals will increase…
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): Campoverde, Jose Israel;Granda, María L.;Saboin, José Luis
We estimate the effects of ICT capital and ICT use on firm output and total factor productivity in Ecuador, using a capital augmented production function. We study heterogeneities across 2 dimensions…
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): León, John Jairo;Andrian, Leandro Gaston;Mondragón, Jorge</