Dec 2012
Author(s): Tissot, Roger
This discussion paper presents a survey of the changes in Latin America's energy consumption over the last 30 years, before considering the trends that will affect the region in the coming…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Mares, David R.
This paper examines the potential for shale gas in Latin America, and the technical and institutional obstacles to the industry's development. The first part of the paper analyzes the…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Cesa-Bianchi, Ambrogio;Pesaran, M. Hashem;Rebucci, Alessandro;Xu, TengTeng
This is the data used for the estimation of the GVAR model as in "China's Emergence in the World Economy and Business Cycles in Latin America" (access the study in the related URL…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.;Machado, Roberto;Oi, Vibeke;Támola, Alejandro;Martínez, Claudia
Con el objetivo de suministrar información actualizada para las actividades operacionales y de programación del BID, el Departamento Regional de Operaciones II presenta este análisis de las…
Jun 2000
Author(s): Beato, Paulina;Fuente, Carmen
This paper is devoted to examining the scope, outcomes and shortcomings of reforms aimed at introducing competition in the production, transport, distribution and retail segments of the gas industry…
Jan 1996
Author(s): Gavin, Michael
The Mexican oil boom was characterized by a period of high investment, followed by capital flight. The private sector and households responded to the 1977-1981 windfall by attaining high savings…