Jul 2019
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Rivera, Luis; Trejos, Alberto; Prat, Jordi; Rojas-Romagosa, Hugo; Guevara, Porfirio; Auguste, Sebastián; Linares, Jennifer; Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Lagarda, Guillermo; Salman, Danial M.; López, Arnoldo; Pagliacci, Carolina; Brizuela, María Eugenia; Guzmán, Rolando M.
En los últimos 30 años, la región de Centroamérica y la República Dominicana ha vivido un periodo de estabilidad y progreso económico en donde le ha apostado a la integración comercial, a la…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Clarke, Dillon; Khadan, Jeetendra; Lorde, Kishmar; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Wright, Allan
All countries in the Caribbean face fiscal challenges. On the one hand, the countries that depend on tourism – Jamaica, Barbados, and The Bahamas – are at different stages of dealing with the…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Khadan, Jeetendra; Pradelli, Juan Jose
This issue of the Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin explores the importance of commodities for the region’s countries. While the Caribbean includes commodity producers, most members depend heavily…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wenner, Mark D.; Wright, Allan; Clarke, Dillon; Waithe, Kimberly
This Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin explores constraints to private sector development in the Caribbean. With economic growth weak and dependent on only a few sectors -either tourism or…
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…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Gomez Osorio, Camilo; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Thomas, Chrystol; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Okey, Onoh-Obasi
British voters surprised the world when they voted to leave the European Union in June 2016. Markets reacted heavily to the surprise, resulting in high volatility in all major stock indices as well…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon
Chinese and Caribbean economic relations have deepened over the past decade and a half. The paper analyzes the impetus for China's foreign economic policy to reach out to developing regions such…
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…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Hori, Tsuneki; Durán, Rolando; Torres, Ana María; Visconti, Ernesto
Costa Rica es un país frecuentemente impactado por situaciones de desastre en todo su territorio nacional. A lo largo de al menos los últimos 70 años el país ha venido generando políticas e…
Jan 2014
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran; Thomas, Chrystol; Clarke, Dillon; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Kamau, Musheer O.; Salazni, Mariana; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Dukharan, Marla
The Quarterly Bulletin analyzes recent economic developments of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. The Special Country Reports consider trends in tourism, and…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Baxter, Sasha; Nugent, Stevonne; Dukharan, Marla; Melgarejo, Karl Alexander; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Ruprah, Inder J.; Salazni, Mariana; Kamau, Musheer O.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Clarke, Dillon; Thomas, Chrystol; O'Brien, Cherran
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments and analyzes the topic of energy for the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Andrian, Leandro Gaston; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Presbitero, Andrea; Rebucci, Alessandro
High government debts, weak economic growth, vulnerability to external shocks and the design of sound fiscal consolidation strategies are among the most critical issues that some of the Caribbean…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Nugent, Stevonne; Baxter, Sasha; Melgarejo, Karl Alexander; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Salazni, Mariana; Kamau, Musheer O.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Clarke, Dillon; Thomas, Chrystol; O'Brien, Cherran
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin provides economic conjunctural and structural information about this particular region. This issue highlights the real growth that remained weak during the…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Thomas, Desmond; Leon, Javier; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Kamau, Musheer O.; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin provides economic conjunctural and structural information about this particular region. This issue highlights the high debt ratios and fiscal concerns that…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Gonzales de Olarte, Efraín; Larraín, Soledad; Strouss de Samper, Jacquin; Shifter, Michael; Schieck, Elaine; Poppe, Patricia; Buvinic, Mayra; Cervantes Islas, Francisco; Quesada, Charo; Orlando, María Beatriz; Jaffe, Peter; Lozano Ascencio, Rafael; Suderman, Marlies; Suárez, Elena M.; Macauley, Margarette May; Valdez, Enrique; Villanueva, Zarela; Morrison, Andrew; Granados Shiroma, Marcela; da Rocha, Martha Mesquita; Lozano, Rafael; Gavilano Llosa, Pilar
Too Close to Home is a collection of essays by international authorities ranging from psychologists and doctors to economists and communication experts. Several authors analyze the economic and…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Gonzales de Olarte, Efraín; Larraín, Soledad; Strouss de Samper, Jacquin; Shifter, Michael; Schieck, Elaine; Poppe, Patricia; Buvinic, Mayra; Cervantes Islas, Francisco; Quesada, Charo; Orlando, María Beatriz; Jaffe, Peter; Lozano Ascencio, Rafael; Suderman, Marlies; Suárez, Elena M.; Macauley, Margarette May; Valdez, Enrique; Villanueva, Zarela; Morrison, Andrew; Granados Shiroma, Marcela; da Rocha, Martha Mesquita; Lozano, Rafael; Gavilano Llosa, Pilar
El costo del silencio es una colección de ensayos realizados por expertos internacionales provenientes de diversas disciplinas: desde psicólogos hasta doctores, desde economistas hasta comunicadores…