Nov 2018
Author(s): Ruiz-Arranz, Marta;Díaz Cassou, Javier
Una vez superada la crisis financiera de finales del siglo pasado, Ecuador se adentró en una prolongada etapa de crecimiento económico que permitió reducir la incidencia de la pobreza a mínimos…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Cicowiez, Martin;Filippo, Agustín
Assessment of the impact of various scenarios related to accelerating growth and structural change in Haiti. The analysis is based on simulations with a relatively standard recursive dynamic…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Cicowiez, Martin;Filippo, Agustín
The objective of the model and simulations presented in this report is to provide a basic, rough and stylized framework for counterfactual exercises in order to obtain orders of magnitude of the…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether;Schwartz, Moises;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Dippel, Christian;Schmidt-Hebbel, Klaus;Khadan, Jeetendra;Pecha, Camilo;Fajgenbaum, Jose;Loser, Claudio;Wright, Allan;Waithe, Kimberly;Bollers, Elton;Bonnett, Kevin;Wenner, Mark D.;Mejia, Camila;Mooney, Henry;Smets, Lodewijk
The book explores the historical development and status of political and economic institutions in The Caribbean. The Caribbean institutional reality is studied vis-à-vis best international practices…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pierola, Martha Denisse;Lucenti, Krista;Li, Kun;Harris, Jeremy;De Four, Takiyah
Trade is key for growth, especially in small countries like Barbados—it helps them achieve economies of scale that otherwise would not exist. In recent years, Barbados’ trade performance has been…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo;Schling, Maja;Montiel, César
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…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo
Costa Rica es un país que ha logrado una transformación productiva importante de su economía, así como un razonable crecimiento económico durante las últimas tres décadas mediante políticas de…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Quijada, José Alejandro;Sierra, José David;Espinola, Natalia
Paraguay is one of the fastest growing economies in Latin America and the Caribbean. Despite solid growth and sound macroeconomic fundamentals, foreign direct investment flows remain sluggish. Since…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Crotte Alvarado, Amado;Rasteletti, Alejandro;Ibarrarán, Pablo;Azuara Herrera, Oliver;Lagarda, Guillermo;Kaplan, David S.;Tristao, Ignez;Bustamante, César;De Olloqui, Fernando;Riquelme, Rodrigo;Riquelme, Leticia;Morduchowicz, Alejandro;De Michele, Roberto;Dassen, Nicolás;Sanginés, Mario;Solís, Galileo;Bermudez, Tomas;López, Arnoldo;Urteaga Dufour, José Antonio
México es un país geográficamente privilegiado, no solamente por las ventajas que supone su ubicación, sino por la gran diversidad de recursos naturales que posee. En las últimas dos décadas, el país…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Levy Algazi, Santiago
Why has an economy that has done so many things right failed to grow fast? Under-Rewarded Efforts traces Mexico’s disappointing growth to flawed microeconomic policies that have suppressed…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Levy Algazi, Santiago
Why has an economy that has done so many things right failed to grow fast? Under-Rewarded Efforts traces Mexico’s disappointing growth to flawed microeconomic policies that have suppressed…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
This policy brief presents a summary of the country development challenges.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
Este resumen de política presenta una síntesis de los desafíos de desarrollo que enfrenta Uruguay.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.
This policy brief presents a summary of the country development challenges.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Miller, Sebastián J.
Este resumen de política presenta una síntesis de los desafíos de desarrollo que enfrenta Chile.
Mar 2018
Author(s): Serrano, Joaquín;Gasparini, Leonardo;Marchionni, Mariana;Gluzmann, Pablo
In this paper we analyze the role of economic growth in the recent deceleration of female labor force participation (LFP) in Latin America. We study the relationship between the business cycle and…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Powell, Andrew
The 2018 Macroeconomic Report, A Mandate to Grow, revisits the growth debate that has been raging in the region for the past half century. Viewing the debate from this long-term perspective allows…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Powell, Andrew
El Informe Macroeconómico 2018, La hora del crecimiento, retoma el debate acalorado sobre el crecimiento que la región ha vivido durante las últimas cinco décadas. Esta perspectiva de largo plazo…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro;Wright, Allan;Wenner, Mark D.;Bollers, Elton;Khadan, Jeetendra;Smets, Lodewijk;Mooney, Henry;Giles Álvarez, Laura;Schwartz, Moises;Beuermann, Diether;Waithe, Kimberly
Countries that have set themselves on a course of strengthening the quality of their institutions to provide a minimum of certainty to economic agents have been able to alter their development paths…