May 2020
Author(s): Herrera, Diego
Micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSME) comprise 99.5 percent of the businesses, 60 percent of the employed population, and about 25 percent of the gross domestic product in Latin America…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Fernandini Puga, Manuel; Puig Gabarró, Pau; Méndez, Juan Carlos
La creciente demanda de los consumidores por obtener experiencias simples e integradas a través de diversos canales de servicio vinculados a tecnologías digitales afecta también a los bancos públicos…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
In 2014, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences established the Latin America and the Caribbean and China Policy and Knowledge Summit. This initiative has…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Vera, Diego
Decreases in labor supply among cash-aid recipients are often cited as potential drawbacks of cash-transfer programs. In developing countries, such concern might be misplaced: This paper documents…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Martin, Xavier; Sobol, Danielle; Magnoni, Barbara; Burgess, Elisabeth
This study offers insights from a large cross-sectional survey on remittances sent by 2,145 migrants living in three major cities in the United States. The migrants in this study are from Colombia,…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Martin, Xavier; Sobol, Danielle; Magnoni, Barbara; Burgess, Elisabeth
Este estudio ofrece observaciones provenientes de una encuesta transversal grande acerca de las remesas enviadas por 2,145 migrantes que viven en 3 ciudades principales de los Estados Unidos. Los…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; IDB Invest; IDB Lab
The IDB Group in the Central America Isthmus and the Dominican Republic - Activities Report 2018.
Feb 2019
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; BID Invest; BID Lab
Informe de actividades del año 2018 del Grupo BID en el Istmo Centroamericano y la República Dominicana.
Nov 2018
Author(s): Mooney, Henry
Despite tremendous strides in recent years toward economic stabilization, debt reduction, and structural reform, financial sector development and access in Jamaica lag behind peers. Development-…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
The 2018 Global Microscope provides a unique insight into the leading practices that governments and regulators are adopting to channel the digital revolution of financial services into greater…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
El Microscopio global de 2018 brinda una perspectiva única de las prácticas líderes que los gobiernos y los entes reguladores están adoptando para canalizar la revolución digital de los servicios…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Roa, María José; Carvallo, Oscar Alfonso
La inclusión financiera se ha convertido en un tema clave en los últimos años debido a su estrecha relación con la estabilidad financiera, la pobreza y la desigualdad. Distintos trabajos han…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Grenade, Kari; Wright, Allan
Risks from climatic changes, advances in financial technology, de-risking activities by correspondent banks, and changing lifestyles and expectations of millennial customers are deemed to be macro-…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Crotte Alvarado, Amado; Arvizu, Carina; Taddia, Alejandro Pablo; Diez-Roux, Esteban
Este documento se presenta como seguimiento de la Quinta Reunión de la Red de Transporte. Su objetivo es documentar las mejores prácticas internacionales en materia de fondeo y financiamiento para el…
Jul 2017
Author(s): García Arabéhéty, Pablo; Gutierrez, Claudia; Demichelis, Francisco; Keller, Lukas
Tigo Money Paraguay ha logrado uno de los éxitos Fintech con inclusión financiera más importantes de América Latina y el Caribe, con 1 millón de usuarios ya en 2013. Sin embargo, el caso carecía de…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Ketterer, Juan Antonio
Since the end of the great crisis of 2007-10, the financial services industry began a process of accelerating change. New business models based on convergent technological developments are…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Rabellotti, Roberta; Giuliani, Elisa; Alexander, Rachel
The aim of this paper is to map Caribbean clusters and identify their specific characteristics based on existing literature and available empirical evidence. A desk review of 32 clusters distributed…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Di Giannatale, Sonia; Roa, María José
This paper discusses the determinants of and the barriers to formal saving both from the theoretical point of view and based on empirical evidence from various associated interventions and their…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Wright, Allan
It is essential to have secure, stable monetary and worldwide payment frameworks that reduce exposure to Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (ML/FT), while permitting access to markets and…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); Inter American Development Bank
The Global Microscope assesses the regulatory environment for financial inclusion across 12 indicators and 55 countries. The Microscope was originally developed for countries in the Latin American…