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Gender, Regional Trade & Inclusive Growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Greater women participation in the labor market and in the business ecosystem should strategically consider technological development and changes in value chains, to achieve a truly sustainable female economic empowerment within the framework of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
IDB World: Government Responses to the Pandemic, Elders and Female Security
We present three selected IDB Group blog entries on the responses of Latin American and Caribbean governments to the pandemic, lessons to be learned from plans for the elderly in France, and women's safety in the region
Gender Equity in Business: How Are We Doing in the Region?
A recent IDB INTAL and IDB Invest study highlights the various problems women are faced with in the labor market. Some of the most important are horizontal and vertical segregation, as well as the gender pay gap in companies in the region.
New Data Shows the Impacts of the Pandemic on Caribbean Businesses
The Caribbean region has been hit particularly hard by the pandemic, with a deeper economic contraction than Latin America as a whole. The impact has been worse for women-owned/led firms and smaller firms, and supply chain disruptions have significantly affected firm performance.
Welcome to the New Hydrogen Economy!
Green hydrogen is the new kid on the block in the renewable energy space. It’s generated through the split of hydrogen from oxygen in water using a renewable source (solar, wind energy or hydropower), causing no emissions from this process.
IDB World: The Enigma of Informal Work during the Pandemic, Desalination & Value Chains
We present three selected IDB Group blog entries, about the enigma of informal work during the pandemic, desalination and value chains involving the U.S.
Moving Away from Libor: A Quick Guide for the Puzzled
In recent years, financial authorities across the globe have been looking at ways to move away from the Libor reference rate, and multiple solutions have been proposed. A switch to the more reliable SOFR rate is in the works and will be completed by June 2023.
IDB World: Crime & Public Opinion; Peru’s Green Coast & Latin Entrepreneurs
We present three selected IDB Group blog entries, on crime and public opinion in the region, transportation improvements in Peru’s Green Coast, and the promotion of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Open Banking in Latin America & the Caribbean: Here & Now
Open banking, allowing third-party service providers to access financial data from financial institutions through APIs, is growing rapidly thanks to secular global trends and the region’s thirst for innovation.