Tag Archives: Caribbean

Datos de oferta desagregados por sexo relevantes para la inclusión financiera

Datos de oferta desagregados por sexo relevantes para la inclusión financiera

Datos de oferta desagregados por sexo relevantes para la inclusión financiera

Este documento del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo examina los indicadores y métodos de inclusión financiera de varios países latinoamericanos y presenta recomendaciones para los indicadores de la oferta que los reguladores y los encargados de formular políticas deben recopilar y supervisar.

2015 Summit: Demand Data Sets – Gabriela Andrade

Demand Data Sets: The Other Side of the Equation

This is the presentation given by Gabriela Andrade, Financial Markets Senior Specialist, Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Division, Inter-American Development Bank, during the panel on Demand Data Sets at the 2015 Global Data Symposium.

Banks and SMEs: Raising the Game

Banks and SMEs: Raising the Game

Banks and SMEs: Raising the Game

This IDB report presents results obtained from the fourth survey on the views and opinions of directors, managers and deputies of the SME division of 109 banks in Latin America and the Caribbean. 73% of respondents expect an increase in their SME portfolios, and 83% expect the financial position of SMEs to improve in the next two years.

WEGrow: Unlocking the Growth Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean

WEGrow: Unlocking the Growth Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean

WEGrow: Unlocking the Growth Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean

This study was commissioned by the IDB’s Multilateral Investment Fund and produced by Ernst & Young. It analyzes the profiles, challenges and needs of high-growth women entrepreneurs in nine countries in the region.

SMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean: Closing the Gap for Banks in the Region

SMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean: Closing the Gap for Banks in the Region

SMEs in Latin America and the Caribbean: Closing the Gap for Banks in the Region

This report — a collaboration between the IDB’s Multilateral Investment Fund, Inter-American Investment Corporation and the Structured and Corporate Finance Department, as well as the Latin American Banking Federation (FELABAN) — presents general results of the sixth survey of 100 banks across 21 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. It includes a detailed analysis of the responses according to the size and location of the entities, as well as other behaviors and aspects of the SME segment.

A Business to Call Her Own: Identifying, Analyzing and Overcoming Constraints to Womens' Small Businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean

A Business to Call Her Own: Identifying, Analyzing and Overcoming Constraints to Womens’ Small Businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean

A Business to Call Her Own: Identifying, Analyzing and Overcoming Constraints to Womens’ Small Businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean

This study by the IDB’s Multilateral Investment Fund identifies key barriers to women’s businesses globally and evaluates the degree to which they constrain women’s business growth in Latin America. These barriers include a lack of access to financial products and services, risk aversion, social conventions, family responsibilities, education, and training and technology.

Women's Entrepreneurial Venture Scope

Women’s Entrepreneurial Venture Scope

Women’s Entrepreneurial Venture Scope

WEVentureScope, put together by the Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by the IDB’s Multilateral Investment Fund, assembles indicators assessing the areas of business operating risks, the entrepreneurial business environment, access to finance, access to education and training and availability of social services to identify the best places for a woman to start and grow a business in the Latin America and Caribbean regions.

Women’s Economic Opportunities in the Formal Private Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean

Women’s Economic Opportunities in the Formal Private Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean

Women’s Economic
Opportunities in the Formal
Private Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean

This report from GTZ, the World Bank and the IDB looks at the progress LAC has made in supporting gender equality and suggests that a shift to placing more emphasis on promoting the growth of female-owned firms rather than on firm creation is needed to advance further.