Jan 2016
Author(s): Ruiz, José Juan; Muratori, Umberto; Llopis, Jimena; Izquierdo, Alejandro
The Priorities for Productivity and Income(PPIs) database provides indicators used in estimations covering the period 2000-2012 (in their original version and their normalized version), as well as a…
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…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Simpson, Murray; Mercer Clarke, Colleen S.L.; Clarke, John D.; Scott, Daniel; Clarke, Alexander J.
Bank investments in tourism and other coastal development projects have been on the rise, generating an interest in the development of instruments and tools that would more effectively inform Bank…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Torero, Máximo; Robles, Miguel; Hernández, Manuel; de la Roca, Jorge; Webber, Maureen; Thomas, Desmond
The informal economy plays an important, yet often overlooked, role in economies throughout the world. Informal activities can provide a much needed source of income for a great number of people. At…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Osambela Zavala, Emilio; Thomas, Desmond; Zahler, Roberto; Downes, Andrew S.; Paredes Molina, Ricardo D.; Naranjos Lander, Martin; Handa, Ashu
Revitalizing the Jamaican Economy: Policies for Sustained Growth aims to improve our understanding of the constraints to social and economic development in Jamaica. It also proposes practical…