Jan 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Giles Álvarez, Laura
This paper presents an assessment of financial market development, access, and inclusion for Barbados. Based on a review of indicators, survey data, and other metrics, our analysis suggests that…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Giles Álvarez, Laura;Waithe, Kimberly;Deyal, Zubin
The concepts of economic growth, public debt, and the government’s fiscal balance are strongly intertwined. In Barbados, low growth and recurring fiscal deficits have led to rapid accumulation of…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel
Energy liberalization is commonly measured by the level of market competitiveness and price reductions. This review applies an alternative method, market power, to give a sense of firms’ pricing…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto
What do we know about the effects of improved access to electricity? Does the research tell a unified story? To answer these questions, this brief examines 50 impact evaluation studies, focusing on…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto
This paper examines three intrinsic underlying variables affecting the provision of rural electricity services: household income, household location and a country's relative wealth in terms of…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Rios, Ana R.;Peters, Sophia;Meirovich, Hilen
Developing countries could receive international climate financing through diverse resource streams (private investment, traditional development aid, dedicated national funds, carbon markets, etc.),…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Rios, Ana R.;Peters, Sophia;Meirovich, Hilen
Los países en desarrollo pueden recibir financiamiento internacional para el cambio climático a través de distintas fuentes de recursos (inversiones privadas, apoyo tradicional a programas de…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Dufey, Annie;Marzolf, Natacha C.;Ceppi, Pablo
Este informe de política evalúa los principales instrumentos (mecanismos de regulación e incentivos) destinados a promover las energías renovables en Chile y que se hicieron obligatorios para que el…