May 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
According to the World Bank’s Doing Business report, most Caribbean countries have made starting a business much easier in recent years. This is the result of changes in regulations and in the…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Buenadicha Sánchez, César; Bustelo, Monserrat; Duryea, Suzanne; Heredero, Elena; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Rucci, Graciana; Becerra, Laura
Habilidades del siglo 21 es una iniciativa liderada por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo que busca sumar y articular distintos actores del ámbito público y privado con el fin de equipar a los…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Abhijit; Breza, Emily; Townsend, Robert; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Approaches to underdevelopment based on misallocation of resources have two premises. First, that there is huge heterogeneity in terms of underlying productivity among potential and actual…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Price, Juan José; Mujica, Felipe
En esta publicación se cita evidencia que indica que algunos subsectores de las llamadas industrias creativas enfrentan barreras de acceso al financiamiento que pueden ser más severas que en otras…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); IDB Invest; Finnovista
This report is the second edition of the study “Fintech: Innovations You May Not Know were from Latin America and the Caribbean” (IDB, 2017), which offered a comprehensive view of the activity in and…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); BID Invest; Finnovista
Este informe representa la segunda edición del estudio “Fintech: Innovaciones que no sabías que eran de América Latina y el Caribe” que brindó, por primera vez, una visión consolidada sobre la…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID); IDB Invest; Finnovista
Este relatório apresenta a segunda edição do estudo “Fintech: inovações que você não sabia que eram da América Latina e do Caribe” que forneceu, pela primeira vez, uma visão consolidada sobre a…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Decentralizing the allocation of resources to community members is an increasingly popular form of delivering public resources in developing countries. However, this approach is associated with the…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Jaitman, Laura
The IDB has been supporting Sports-for-Development (SFD) initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean since 2004. This document reviews IDB-sponsored initiatives in 18 countries to shed light on…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Jaitman, Laura
Desde 2004 el BID ha venido apoyando iniciativas de deporte para el desarrollo (DPD) en América Latina y el Caribe. Este documento revisa iniciativas patrocinadas por el BID en 18 países para arrojar…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund
In March 2017, the city of Bogotá, Colombia, was home to the first Global Summit on Social Innovation. The event, hosted by The Rockefeller Foundation, the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Teignier, Marc; Cuberes, David
This paper studies the aggregate effects of the existing differences between male and female-run firms in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Using data from the World Bank Enterprise Survey and…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Kantis, Hugo
La evaluación de los programas y políticas de emprendimiento es una tarea de gran relevancia dado que debe aportar insumos para un mejor uso de los recursos públicos en el fomento de la creación de…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Armeni, Andrea; Ferreyra de Bone, Miguel
Innovative Financing Structures for Impact Enterprises: Spotlight on Latin America, outlines the specific problems with traditional financing structure for impact enterprises, including how…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Armeni, Andrea; Ferreyra de Bone, Miguel
Typical financing structures based on debt or equity are often inappropriate for early-stage impact enterprises. Due to potential conflicts between the investor's expectations of returns and the…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund
The Development Effectiveness Report is an annual analysis of the performance, effectiveness, and impact of the projects and activities of the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF). This 2016 edition…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Kantis, Hugo; Federico, Juan; Magendzo, Adrián
Los motores que dinamizaron el crecimiento económico de los países de América Latina en la última década están mostrando claros signos de agotamiento. Esta situación plantea la necesidad de pensar en…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in the Republic of the Philippines.
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in the Republic of Singapore.
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in the Kingdom of Thailand.