Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.
Economic diversification is an incessant theme threading policy discussion in Trinidad and Tobago, although with an ebb and flow over time. This topic is once again at the forefront of policy…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
About 29 percent of teenagers are bullied at school in the Caribbean. Victims of bullying are more lonely, sleep less, and have fewer friends than do their nonbullied peers. Although victims of…
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.…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
In this policy brief, we review the problem of a lack of competitiveness and the policy options to improve competitiveness and hence promote economic growth. Inadequate competitiveness can be…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Raw, Silvia; Sadeghi, Patricia; Ruprah, Inder J.; Sekkel, Julia; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Vargas, Fernando
This evaluation examines the IDB's Country Program with Brazil for the 2007-2010 period. The evaluation found that the program with Brazil has been very relevant, because the IDB has been able…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Raw, Silvia; Sadeghi, Patricia; Ruprah, Inder J.; Sekkel, Julia; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Vargas, Fernando
Esta evaluación examina el Programa del BID con Brasil durante el periodo 2007-2010. La evaluación concluye que el programa con Brasil ha sido muy relevante debido a que el BID ha sido capaz de…
Feb 2007
Author(s): Alda, Erik
School is one of the most important socializing environments for children, since it is where they spend a great deal of time interacting with teachers and peers. However, the persistent spillover of…