Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Wright, Allan; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Clarke, Dillon; Waithe, Kimberly
The macroeconomic performance of the countries in the Country Caribbean Department on average worsened in 2016 but is expected to improve in 2017. However, downside risks remain, including heightened…
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…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.
This report estimates the direct and indirect macroeconomic impact of the Brexit leave vote on the Caribbean during 2016 and 2017 in terms of economic growth, exports, tourism, and remittances. We…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Thomas, Chrystol; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Blenman, Shamar
A moniker often invoked to describe the Caribbean is: "high debt, low growth." It was never completely true. Today it may have become so. The tourism countries, Jamaica, Barbados, and The…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Melgarejo, Karl Alexander; Sierra, Ricardo
This report addresses several critical questions regarding Caribbean nations. Does size matter for economic growth and volatility? To what degree has Caribbean economic growth been inferior to that…
Aug 2013
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Melgarejo, Karl Alexander
In this policy brief, we focus on the debates surrounding what has been called the "silent debt crisis" of the Caribbean. We discuss the level of debt at which the relation with economic…