Feb 2020
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; BID Invest; BID Lab
Centroamérica y República Dominicana crecieron 3.4% en 2019. Si bien la región ha mostrado resiliencia en un entorno externo adverso, mostrando tasas de crecimiento por encima de América Latina y el…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; IDB Lab
Central America and the Dominican Republic grew 3.4% in 2019. While the region has shown resilience in an adverse external environment, with growth rates above Latin America and the global average,…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Durante 60 años, el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo ha sido la principal fuente de financiamiento para el desarrollo económico y social de la República Dominicana, facilitando préstamos,…
Oct 2019
Author(s): African Development Bank; Asian Development Bank; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Inter American Development Bank
This is the executive summary of the report Creating Livable Cities: Regional Perspectives, which takes a stock of key patterns of urbanization and urban development across the various developing and…
Oct 2019
Author(s): African Development Bank; Asian Development Bank; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este es el resumen ejecutivo del reporte "Promover ciudades sostenibles: perspectivas regionales", el cual hace un balance de los patrones clave para el desarrollo urbano en las diversas…
Oct 2019
Author(s): African Development Bank; Asian Development Bank; European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Inter American Development Bank
The shift of people from rural areas to cities and urban towns in developing and emerging economies is one of the most profound demographic changes happening globally. Cities all over the world offer…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; IDB Lab
The IDB Group in the Central America Isthmus and the Dominican Republic - Activities Report 2018.
Sep 2018
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo; Schling, Maja
This paper presents the first rigorous empirical evidence of the impact of a large hydrocarbon project in both its economic and environmental dimension. Concentrating on Peru’s largest hydrocarbon…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This represents a compendium of knowledge products generated by the IDB's Caribbean Economics Lab, Country Department Caribbean Group, during the period 2013-2016. Products comprise monographs…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Molina-Millan, Teresa; Barham, Tania; Macours, Karen; Maluccio, John A.; Stampini, Marco
We review the literature on the long-term impacts of Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs in Latin America. Long-term impacts are defined as those that both: 1) are related to the accumulation of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo; Schling, Maja; Rogers, Cassandra; Cumberbatch, Janice; Hinds, Fabian; Zhou, Naijun; Lemay, Michele H.
This paper presents the first rigorous impact evaluation of a shoreline stabilization program in Barbados and attempts to assess whether shoreline stabilization investments indeed have beneficial…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Godinez Puig, Luisa; Sutton, Heather; O'Brien, Cherran; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Khadan, Jeetendra
Crime strongly affects persons in the Caribbean. In a recent survey, 40 percent of the Caribbean population identified crime and security-related issues as the main problems facing their country,…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo; Henderson, Heath; Miranda, Juan José
This document studies the economic effect of windfall gains by examining a Peruvian natural experiment. The Camisea Fund for Socioeconomic Development (FOCAM) is an inter-governmental fiscal transfer…