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…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.
Many independent countries in the Caribbean have large stocks of migrantsabroad who send remittances to relatives in the homeland. Most Caribbean
migrants reside in four principal host or…
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…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Confederación Española de Cajas de Ahorros (CECA); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Análisis de las remesas de emigrantes entre España y tres países latinoamericanos: Colombia, Ecuador y República Dominicana (aspectos demográficos y sociológicos)
Feb 2010
Author(s): Confederación Española de Cajas de Ahorros (CECA); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Análisis de las remesas de emigrantes entre España y tres países latinoamericanos: Colombia, Ecuador y República Dominicana (aspectos demográficos y sociológicos)
Feb 2010
Author(s): Confederación Española de Cajas de Ahorros (CECA); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Análisis de las remesas de emigrantes peruanos entre España y tres países latinoamericanos: Colombia, Ecuador y República Dominicana (aspectos demográficos y sociológicos).
Dec 2004
Author(s): Lianos, Theodore P.; Bump, Micah N.; Iglesias, Enrique V.; Kirton, Claremont D.; Solimano, Andrés; Glytsos, Nicholas P.; Hugo, Graeme; Pozo, Susan; Weiss Fagen, Patricia; Jaramillo, María; Wilson, Steven R.; Suro, Roberto; Orozco, Manuel; Bendixen, Sergio; Zárate-Hoyos, Germán A.; Bair, Sheila C.; Terry, Donald F.; St. Onge, Erin; El-Sakka, Mohammed
Beyond Small Change examines the phenomenon of migrant remittances in hopes of contributing to international understanding of remittances, promoting better policies and practices in this area, and…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Lianos, Theodore P.; Bump, Micah N.; Iglesias, Enrique V.; Kirton, Claremont D.; Solimano, Andrés; Glytsos, Nicholas P.; Hugo, Graeme; Pozo, Susan; Weiss Fagen, Patricia; Jaramillo, María; Wilson, Steven R.; Suro, Roberto; Orozco, Manuel; Bendixen, Sergio; Zárate-Hoyos, Germán A.; Bair, Sheila C.; Terry, Donald F.; St. Onge, Erin; El-Sakka, Mohammed
Las remesas se han vuelto cruciales para la supervivencia de millones de familias y para la situación de muchas economías nacionales, y sin embargo, este canal todavía no llega a ofrecer a los pobres…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Confederación Española de Cajas de Ahorros (CECA); Sociedad Andaluza de Asesoramiento e Información (SADAI); Cajamurcia; Caja de Ahorros El Monte; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Analiza las remesas de emigrantes entre España y países latinoamericanos (Colombia, Ecuador y República Dominicana). Presenta una descripción detallada de los principales agentes financieros que…