May 2022
Author(s): Carrera-Marquis, Daniela;Espiga, Franklin;Johnson, Trevor
Hurricanes Joaquin, Matthew, Irma, and Dorian have left indelible marks on the Bahamian landscape. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in cooperation with ECLAC, has conducted Damage and Loss…
Mar 2022
Author(s): Carrera-Marquis, Daniela;Canache, Marisela;Espiga, Franklin
After hurricane Dorian and the provision of initial emergency services, the government of The Bahamas asked the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to assess the resulting damage, losses and…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Deopersad, Chitralekha;Persaud, Christopher;Chakalall, Yuri;Bello, Omar;Masson, Malaika;Perroni, Alejandra;Carrera-Marquis, Daniela;Fontes de Meira, Luciana;Gonzales, Candice;Peralta, Leda;Skerette, Nyasha;Marcano, Blaine;Pantin, Machel;Vivas, Gabriel;Espiga, Carlos;Allen, Eduardo;Ruiz, Esteban;Ibarra, Francisco;Espiga, Franklin;Gonzalez, Mauricio;Marconi, Salvador;Nelson, Michael
Hurricane Dorian is not an isolated occurrence, but the latest example of recurrent extreme climate events that have changed the Bahamian landscape and impacted its economy. The increase in water…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad;Quijada, José Alejandro;Sánchez, Gabriel;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia;Miller, Sebastián J.;Massia, Santiago;Pietrafesa, Florencia
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. It also includes recommendations to overcome these challenges, along with an…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad;Quijada, José Alejandro;Sánchez, Gabriel;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia;Miller, Sebastián J.;Massia, Santiago;Pietrafesa, Florencia
Este resumen de políticas describe los desafíos en los sectores de infraestructura de Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Paraguay y Uruguay. Asimismo, incluye recomendaciones para superar estos desafíos,…
Aug 2007
Author(s): Fischer, Ronald;Serra, Pablo
El objetivo de este estudio es evaluar la privatización de los sectores de telecomunicaciones, electricidad, sanitario y puertos concesionados en Chile, así como la inversión privada en el sector de…