Jan 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The analysis of cost and benefit regarding Disaster Risk Management (DRM) policy interventions is more important than ever as IDB countries face significant impacts due to increasing climate and…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil;Cicowiez, Martin;Macedo, Marcia;Malek, Žiga;Verburg, Peter;Goodwin, Sean;Vargas, Renato;Rattis, Ludmila;Brando, Paulo M.;Coe, Michael T.;Neill, Christopher;Damiani, Octavio
The Amazon biome, despite its resilience, is being pushed by unsustainable economic drivers towards an ecological tipping point where restoration to its previous state may no longer possible. This is…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Nin Pratt, Alejandro;Valdés Conroy, Héctor
The convergence of a favorable macroeconomic environment and high prices of primary commodities between 2000 and 2011 contributed to the best performance of agriculture in Latin America and the…
May 2020
Author(s): Bastos, Fabiano;Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad;Hernaiz, Daniel;Miller, Sebastián J.;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia;Rossi, José Luiz;Salazni, Mariana;Sánchez, Gabriel;Schijman, Agustina
Las políticas en implementación en la región para mitigar los efectos del COVID-19 se están pensando como mecanismos de apoyo de corto plazo, para asegurar niveles de ingresos a los más vulnerables y…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Bastos, Fabiano;Castellani, Francesca;Sánchez, Gabriel;Schijman, Agustina;Rossi, José Luiz;Hernaiz, Daniel;Miller, Sebastián J.;Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
Este documento analiza el impacto de la pandemia de COVID-19 en los países prestatarios del Grupo BID en el Cono Sur (Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Paraguay y Uruguay).
Oct 2016
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo;Schling, Maja;Rogers, Cassandra;Cumberbatch, Janice;Hinds, Fabian;Zhou, Naijun;Lemay, Michele H.
This paper presents the first rigorous impact evaluation of a shoreline stabilization program in Barbados and attempts to assess whether shoreline stabilization investments indeed have beneficial…