Jun 2020
Author(s): Hoffmann, Bridget;Armangue i Jubert, Tristany;Parrado, Eric
Investors' interest in investments that consider environmental, social, and governance factors (ESG investments) is increasing as they seek investments that combine financial returns with…
May 2020
Author(s): Balza, Lenin;Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Macedo, Demian;Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
This paper revisits the relationship between private participation, regulatory governance and the performance of the electricity sector in 18 Latin American countries over the last five decades.…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Cornejo, Rafael
Este informe analiza diversos intentos de convergencia realizados por los países latinoamericanos para profundizar su integración regional. También aborda algunos caminos para avanzar en la…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan
From productivity performance indicators derived from the World Bank, The Bahamas is underperforming relative to our Caribbean economies and even other small economies within Latin America and the…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Deonarine, Amrita;Hosein, Roger;Khadan, Jeetendra
Despite seven rounds of negotiations since 2007, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Canada were unable to concur on the establishment of a free trade agreement (FTA) to replace the existing…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro
The worldwide fight against money laundering (AML) is escalating. Individuals and businesses that conduct and depend on legitimate international financial transactions are feeling the impact of…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Castro, Lucio;Scartascini, Carlos
There is growing evidence that individual responses to public policies are, to a large extent, mediated by the way the policies are framed, by people's cognitive and computational capabilities,…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Castro, Lucio;Scartascini, Carlos
Hay creciente evidencia de que las respuestas individuales a las políticas públicas están, en gran medida, mediatizadas por la manera en que se formulan las políticas, por las capacidades cognitivas…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos;Tommasi, Mariano
This policy brief takes stock of the research on government capabilities undertaken at the Inter-American Development Bank, highlights the relevance of government capabilities for generating better…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos;Tommasi, Mariano
En este trabajo sobre políticas se pasa revista a las obras de investigación sobre la capacidad de los gobiernos que se han emprendido en el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, se resalta la…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Staples, Brian Rankin
This paper draws on the experience of Mexico in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and on the experiences of four Latin American countries in the implementation of their services and…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Roffe, Pedro;Genovesi, Luis Mariano
Este estudio tiene por propósito considerar la experiencia de un grupo de países en la implementación de los tratados de libre comercio (TLC) suscritos en años recientes con los Estados Unidos de…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Ávila Akerberg, Andrés
El presente estudio tiene como objetivo analizar y comparar la experiencia de México, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador y Perú en la implementación de las provisiones ambientales de sus TLCs con Estados…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Zuñiga, Juan Luis;Staples, Brian Rankin
Este estudio abordará los desafíos y dificultades asociadas con la implementación y administración de las disposiciones sobre acceso a mercados, con especial énfasis en aquellas relacionadas con…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Luff, David
Trade agreements imply preferential trade treatment among the parties. As such, they must in principle meet the conditions of Articles XXIV of GATT and V of GATS. This means that an agreement must…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Robert, Maryse
This paper draws on the experience of Mexico in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and on the experiences of four Latin American countries in the implementation of their services and…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Ruíz Muller, Manuel
Este informe parte de los avances ya presentados en el documento "Implementación de acuerdos comerciales preferenciales en Latinoamérica: la experiencia peruana en su TLC con Estados Unidos de…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Tomic, Esteban;Novoa, Rodrigo
Chile, hace ya más de tres décadas, optó por una economía abierta, competitiva y orientada al libre comercio, disciplinada en el acatamiento de las normativas internacionales y con una política…
Jul 2011
Author(s): Faguet, Jean-Paul
This paper brings the proposal for a second round of reforms aimed to deep decentralization in Bolivia to light for a wider audience, and informs and enriches the current debate within Bolivia on how…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Samet, Andrew
This document is divided into two components. First, it provides a comparison of the obligations contained under these four agreements and presents the evolution in the language and commitments in…