May 2017
Author(s): Sutton, Heather; Álvarez, Lucciana; van Dijk, Jan; van Kesteren, John; Ruprah, Inder J.; Godinez Puig, Luisa; Jaitman, Laura; Torre, Iván; Pecha, Camilo
While citizen security has become an ever-increasing concern for many Caribbean countries, the magnitude of the problem has not been matched with an equally robust response in terms of research. This…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
The performance of the private sector is crucial for a country's economic growth. Thus, this report revisits the theme of low Caribbean growth, viewed through a macroeconomic lens in the…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Cohen, Peter; Ijgosse, Jeroen; Sturzenegger, Germán
This document objective is to assist practitioners and decision-makers engaged in the preparation and implementation of inclusion plans for informal recyclers working at final disposal sites. The key…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Cohen, Peter; Ijgosse, Jeroen; Sturzenegger, Germán
El objetivo de este documento es asistir a profesionales y tomadores de decisiones que participan en la preparación e implementación de un Plan de Inclusión de recicladores informales que trabajan en…
Aug 2004
Author(s): Jansson, Tor; Rosales, Ramón; Westley, Glenn D.
This publication is aimed at bank supervisory authorities interested in or charged with developing a regulatory and supervisory framework for microfinance. It is intended to meet a growing demand for…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Jansson, Tor
This paper aims to reveal some basic trends in the financing of microfinance institutions, such as where the financing comes from, and how the distribution changes over time. The paper does not claim…
Aug 2003
Author(s): Jansson, Tor
El objetivo de este documento es mostrar las tendencias en el financiamiento de las instituciones microfinancieras, de dónde vienen y cómo cambian en el tiempo. El documento no pretende ser una…
Jun 2003
Author(s): von Stauffenberg, Damian; Jansson, Tor; Kenyon, Naomi; Barluenga-Badiola, María-Cruz
Los indicadores incluidos en la presente Guía corresponden a una de las cuatro categorías principales: calidad de la cartera, eficiencia y productividad, gestión financiera y rentabilidad. Esta guía…
May 2003
Author(s): von Stauffenberg, Damian; Abate, Frank; Bruett, Tillman; Barres, Isabelle; Peck Christen, Robert; Rosenberg, Richard; de Kanter, Dana; Jansson, Tor; Lennon, Barry; Negre, Alice; Singha, Sanjay
El propósito de este documento es proponer una definición estándar para cada uno de los términos financieros seleccionados y plantear un método común de cálculo para determinados coeficientes…
Feb 2003
Author(s): von Stauffenberg, Damian; Jansson, Tor; Abrams, Julie; Abate, Frank; Kenyon, Naomi
Les indicateurs présentés dans ce Guide ont été regroupés en quatre catégories principales: qualité du portefeuille, efficacité et productivité, gestion financière et rentabilité. Bien entendu, d…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Jansson, Tor; Rosales, Ramón; Westley, Glenn D.
Esta publicación está dirigida a las autoridades de supervisión bancaria que deseen establecer un marco regulatorio y de supervisión para las microfinanzas o que tengan a su cargo la responsabilidad…
Oct 2001
Author(s): Jansson, Tor
This paper presents a synopsis of the current state of the microfinance industry in Latin America. It provides a rough assessment of the achievement and outreach of the industry; it offers revealing…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Participar en la economía mundial no lleva necesariamente a elevar la productividad de una nación ni a reestructurar su economía. Estos cambios requieren movilizar capital, empleo, tecnología y…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Competing in the world economy does not automatically boost a nation's productivity and restructure its economy. Such progress requires mobilizing capital, employment, technology and knowledge.…
Jun 2001
Author(s): Jansson, Tor; Chalmers, Geoffrey
This paper proposes a conceptual framework for understanding and analyzing how business regulations affect small and microenterprises. In doing so, it also makes a case for why particular attention…
Oct 2000
Author(s): Jansson, Tor; Taborga, Miguel
This publication aims to help donors, creditors and investors evaluate the performance, condition and risk of individual microfinance institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean, in hopes of…