The opportunities and challenges brought by the convergence of the digital economy, changes in mobility and consumption, regulation, and care for the environment.
Some of the answers to the development challenges facing Latin America and the Caribbean may lie in the hands of creatives, designers, artists, and entrepreneurs.
The internet is changing consumption patterns, the outlook for firms, and economic prospects in the region.
Opportunities for productive innovation to sustainably improve competitiveness in an underexplored area.
As technologies take over the tasks traditionally performed by human labor, there is growing concern around the future of employment.
These are the publications selected by our library to find out more about the topics of this issue of INTAL Connection.
The Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL), in its role as the Technical Secretariat for COSIPLAN, has presented an infographic summary of the nearly 600 integration projects in South America.
Overview and opportunities for equitable development in the region.
The Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL), in its role as the Technical Secretariat for COSIPLAN, has presented a new publication on high-impact projects for the physical integration and socio-economic development of Latin America and the Caribbean.
What are the possible outcomes of the impact of technology on employment?
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Despite the exponential leaps that digital technology has made, it has only recently started to truly penetrate industries.
National and International Strategies to Facilitate Investment Flows.
A new publication has been released as part of INTAL’s role as the Technical Secretariat for COSIPLAN. It is part of the process of achieving physical integration and social and economic development for South Americans by planning and implementing infrastructure projects.
The annual global ranking of innovation capacities and outcomes.
Countries are facing the twofold challenge of repairing the damage caused by the financial crisis and creating employment opportunities.
A new publication has been released as part of INTAL’s work as the Technical Secretariat for COSIPLAN/IIRSA with a focus on the results achieved by COSIPLAN’s work areas in 2016.
An initiative to help countries and interested parties to achieve sustainable objectives in the fight against climate change
Two new publications have been launched as part of INTAL’s work as the Technical Secretariat for COSIPLAN/IIRSA’s work on disaster risk management
A new report describes possible scenarios for trade dynamics in the region, which vary at the subregional level
This latest report, Downshifting, argues that a dramatic shift is needed in the region’s international integration policies if they are to adapt to the changing pace of globalization.
What global challenges must we face up to if we are to prevent inequality from growing as a consequence of job loss?
A World Bank report analyzes the short- and medium-term prospects for economic development in the region on the basis of changes in the macroeconomy and trade.
The challenges ahead and an action program for the optimization of the bloc.
The sharing economy can optimize resources, create employment, and contribute to developing the use of new technologies.
Leadership and building agendas for transformation form part of this analysis of the current global state of affairs and the challenges the world is facing.
Innovation and trade are increasingly interconnected. A new approach to the interface between them is needed if we are to develop appropriate policies.
A new book summarizes the Territorial Integration Program for the Agua Negra Binational Tunnel, which involves the provinces of San Juan and La Rioja in Argentina and the Coquimbo Region in Chile. The technical aspects of the project were coordinated by INTAL.
A new IDB publication analyzes how financial strategies can contribute to promoting clean energy.
How and how much measures concerning beef exports have impacted the founding members of the MERCOSUR
Batteries that can provide power to whole villages, microchips that could take the place of organs in medical research, and autonomous vehicles are some of the innovations that will be most influential in the short term.
An analysis promoted by ALADI seeks to identify the impact of the creative industries on regional integration
A new publication as part of INTAL’s role as the COSIPLAN/IIRSA Technical Secretariat on the importance of infrastructure to the development of the Guianese Shield Hub in South America.
A study by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation puts forward topics and tools for discussing the geopolitical and economic challenges the region is facing.
Far from exclusively exporting raw materials, South America has been gaining ground in new markets by incorporating technology into production processes. The most dynamic sectors and main export destination markets.
The Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL) and Latinobarómetro monitor the opinions of Latin American citizens on key issues such as their expectations regarding the region’s relationship with China.
New publication as part of INTAL’s role as the COSIPLAN/IIRSA Technical Secretariat on the importance of infrastructure to the development of the Peru–Brazil–Bolivia Hub in South America.
This study analyzes the impact of new forms of trade and digitization on the trade in cultural goods.
A report has identified barriers and competitive advantages that pave the way for a new agenda of international economic negotiations.
A new publication forms part of INTAL in its role as the Technical Secretariat of the COSIPLAN/IIRSA’s work on the importance of infrastructure for the development of South America’s Central Interoceanic Hub.
This study examines the challenges and benefits that the growth of the digital economy is creating for trade and development.
How volatility in commodity prices affects the economies of emerging countries.
This technical paper describes the results of the 20,000 surveys carried out in 18 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to examine what Latin Americans think about integration and trade.
The 4th Integration Priority Project Agenda Progress Report contains a detailed overview and progress report for each of the 31 structured projects.
The cultural, political, and economic aspects of the integration of these two areas analyzed from a Latin American perspective, with a view to a shared future.
The World Bank’s “Digital Dividends” report stresses the impact of digital technologies on e-commerce and social inclusion.
This study from the E15 Initiative explores the relationship between geography, institutions, trade, and finance and their particular impact on economic development.
The 2015 Trade and Integration Monitor analyzes different aspects of the downturn in global trade and its effects on the region.
This report presents estimates of Latin American and Caribbean international trade flows in 2015 prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in collaboration with its Institute for the Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (INTAL).
New COSIPLAN-IIRSA publications available on the web.
A recent study carried out by the NBER discusses how greater integration into global value chains may become a strong incentive for reducing tariff protection.
The annual COSIPLAN Activities Report has been published. It includes a detailed analysis of the state of regional infrastructure.
Not only do unnecessary divergences resulting from a lack of standardization create barriers to trade between the EU and the United States, they also affect global regulations. The text analyzes the case of the TTIP.
A recent World Economic Forum document has found a virtuous relationship between trade liberalization and economic competitiveness.
A new technical paper analyzes methodologies for the trade registration regimes of Central America and the Dominican Republic.
The value of merchandise exports from Latin America and the Caribbean will contract by 14% in 2015, according to estimates in the latest IDB report.
The achievements of the multilateral trading system, such as international standards and the dispute settlement system, contrast with the difficulty of making headway on the Doha Development Agenda.
The complexities of the growing economic and political relations between China and Latin America and the Caribbean: trade, loans, investments.
Trade liberalization has a limited impact on informal employment in Brazil, while the effect of labor law reforms is significant.
Variations in export commodity prices have an impact on social conflicts. What the transfer mechanisms are. An analysis for the case of Colombia.
MERCOSUR Report No. 20 analyzes the macroeconomic outlook and member countries’ trade and investment flows, as well as the main points on the bloc’s internal and external agenda.
The aim of this study is to explore the recent integration of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) into global markets. To this end, this publication contains extracts from ECLAC papers published since 2010.
This article comments on a study of the impact of the internationalization of firms on the Chilean labor market.