Oct 2014
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
This policy brief answers three main questions for the Jamaican economy: (a) Do remittances act as a safety net during negative health shocks? (b) Are remittances subject to moral hazard by receivers…
May 2014
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
We identify whether remittances facilitate consumption smoothing during health shocks in Jamaica. In addition, we investigate whether remittances are subject to moral hazard by receivers, how the…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
In this policy brief, we review the laments of Caribbean businesspersons. We find that subjective perceptions are rooted in an objective reality. Businesspersons do not complain gratuitously.…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Universidad de los Andes
Este perfil ejecutivo fue comisionado por la Red de Medio Ambiente del Diálogo Regional de Política para la 1a Reunión: Hacia una Gestión Ambiental Eficaz, celebrada los días 4 y 5 de abril de 2002.…
Apr 2002
Author(s): University of Los Andes, Colombia; Universidad de los Andes
This document summarizes the results of a study on insertion of environmental policies in sectoral activities in Colombia, prepared for the IDB by the Center for Development Studies of the University…
Apr 2002
Author(s): University of Los Andes, Colombia; Universidad de los Andes
Este perfil ejecutivo fue comisionado por la Red de Medio Ambiente del Diálogo Regional de Política para la 1a Reunión: Hacia una Gestión Ambiental Eficaz, celebrada los días 4 y 5 de abril, 2002. El…