Aug 2015
Author(s): Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Trade and investment were unarguably the main drivers of Korea's outstanding economic development. Heavy government intervention together with the private sector's continuous efforts to…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Stickney, Christy
The lack of adequate housing is a problem throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Almost 40 percent of families in the region live in a house beyond repair, have no title, or lack water,…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Stickney, Christy
La falta de una vivienda adecuada es un problema en toda América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) . Casi el 40 por ciento de las familias en la región viven en una casa en mal estado y sin posibilidad de…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Almost 90 percent of adult Colombians have never had access to credit from a formal financial institution. Public employees like police officers, teachers, soldiers, and clerks encounter difficulties…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
A pesar de los esfuerzos del gobierno, el 33 por ciento de los colombianos mayores de 18 años aún no tiene acceso al crédito formal. Incluso alos empleados públicos formales como policías, maestros y…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Becoming part of the formal economy, opening a bank account, or obtaining a loan continues to be a challenge for the majority of base-of-the-pyramid (BOP) families in Colombia. In areas where…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Hacer parte de la economía formal abriendo una cuenta bancaria u obteniendo un préstamo continúa siendo un desafío para la mayoría de familias de la base de la pirámide (BDP) en Colombia. En áreas en…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The Caja de Compensación Familiar de Antioquia, Comfama, is part of a national Colombian network of private, non-profit entities funded by a 4% public and private sector payroll contribution with a…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La Caja de Compensación Familiar de Antioquia, Comfama, es parte de una red colombiana de entidades sin fines de lucro financiadas por un 4% de contribución de la nómina del sector público y privado…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Some 360 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean -70 percent of the population- live on very low incomes and have not shared in the economic and social growth of the region. These people…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Rodríguez, Jorge Luis
El presente Estudio de Caso tiene como propósito analizar el resultado de las actividades realizadas por Empresas Publicas de Medellín en el ámbito del gobierno corporativo, con el objeto de…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Moguillansky, Graciela
Las Comisiones y Consejos de Competitividad surgen como un instrumento para aunar los intereses de distintos sectores económicos -en particular el público y el privado- tras las políticas de…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Financiación Social (Social Financing or FS), an EPM program, provides accessible credit to those at the base of the pyramid. The program leverages EPM's business platform to assess credit risk…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Empresas Públicas de Medellín has experienced more than a half-century of solid financial growth and market expansion, becoming the second largest provider of electricity in Colombia as well as a…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Empresas Públicas de Medellín ha experimentado más de medio siglo de sólido crecimiento financiero y expansión de mercados para convertirse en el segundo principal abastecedor de electricidad en…