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Latin America and the Caribbean

Perspectives for Distributed Generation with Renewable Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Analysis of Case Studies for Jamaica, Barbados, Mexico, and Chile: This paper deals with how to promote distributed generation (DG) done with renewable energy in emerging markets of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), with the purpose of increasing com...

Institutions and the Legal Framework for Business Development in the Caribbean

Research shows that long-term sustainable growth depends on the quality of a country's institutions. Without well-functioning institutions, education and training policies are less effective and factor markets cannot function efficiently. Similarly, witho...

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: A Model Based on Entrepreneur Development (Spanish)

This article proposes a person-centered model for entrepreneurship, rather than one based on an idea or business plan. It analyzes the characteristics of entrepreneurship development programs worldwide and presents a representative sample of best practice...

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: A Model Based on Entrepreneur Development (English)

This article proposes a person-centered model for entrepreneurship, rather than one based on an idea or business plan. It analyzes the characteristics of entrepreneurship development programs worldwide and presents a representative sample of best practice...

Business Climate for Competitiveness in the Americas: Simplification of Procedures to Promote Competitiveness (Spanish)

International organizations most often recommend a virtual one stop shop such as the Single Window for Foreign Trade (Spanish acronym: VUCE). This model is undoubtedly the most successful scheme available. This paper presents the general framework for tra...

Business Climate for Competitiveness in the Americas: Simplification of Procedures to Promote Competitiveness (English)

International organizations most often recommend a virtual one stop shop such as the Single Window for Foreign Trade (Spanish acronym: VUCE). This model is undoubtedly the most successful scheme available. This paper presents the general framework for tra...

Logistics as a Competitiveness Factor for Small and Medium Enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)

The logistics industry is one of utmost relevance and principally serves as a motor of private sec-tor development and growth of the economic sectors of a country or region. A logistics industry that is efficient and accessible to everyone is a key elemen...

Logistics as a Competitiveness Factor for Small and Medium Enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The logistics industry is one of utmost relevance and principally serves as a motor of private sec-tor development and growth of the economic sectors of a country or region. A logistics industry that is efficient and accessible to everyone is a key elemen...

Logistics as a Driver for Competitiveness in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)

Logistics is becoming a critical element of competitiveness and economic performance both in itself and within the context of increasing globalization. Most Latin American and Caribbean countries are focusing on export-led growth strategies. For such stra...

Logistics as a Driver for Competitiveness in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Logistics is becoming a critical element of competitiveness and economic performance both in itself and within the context of increasing globalization. Most Latin American and Caribbean countries are focusing on export-led growth strategies. For such stra...