Mar 2020
Author(s): Anglade, Boaz; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Barrios, Juan José; Díaz, Ana Karen; Escobar, Julia; Gutiérrez Juárez, Priscilla; Filippo, Agustín; Garcimartín, Carlos; Laloum, Mélanie; Linares, Jennifer; López, Arnoldo; Martin, Lucia; Martínez, André; Monge, Javier Mauricio; Prat, Jordi; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Texeira, Gisele; Ugarte, Fadel; Vargas, Fanny; Zelaya, Rosmery; Zentner, Joaquín
Este resumen de políticas describe el estado actual y la evolución de la desigualdad en Belice, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haití, Honduras, México, Nicaragua, Panamá y República Dominicana.…
Mar 2020
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Gauto, Victor; Bollers, Elton; Mooney, Henry; Christie, Jason; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk
This policy brief summarizes the current state and evolution of inequality in The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. The brief also surveys countries efforts to…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura
This paper presents an assessment of financial market development, access, and inclusion for Barbados. Based on a review of indicators, survey data, and other metrics, our analysis suggests that…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Barrios, Juan José; Coj-Sam, Jorge; Del Carmen, Giselle; Díaz, Ana Karen; Escobar, Julia; Filippo, Agustín; Garcimartín, Carlos; Lagarda, Guillermo; Linares, Jennifer; López, Arnoldo; Martínez, André; Mejía, Alejandra; Prat, Jordi; Solorzano, José; Torrentes-García, Laura; Vargas, Fanny; Zentner, Joaquín
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of Belize, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama. It also…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad; Quijada, José Alejandro; Sánchez, Gabriel; Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia; Miller, Sebastián J.; Massia, Santiago; Pietrafesa, Florencia
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. It also includes recommendations to overcome these challenges, along with an…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Bollers, Elton; Deyal, Zubin; Gauto, Victor; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Khadan, Jeetendra; Mooney, Henry; Smets, Lodewijk; Waithe, Kimberly; Wright, Allan
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. It also includes recommendations to overcome these…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Deyal, Zubin
The concepts of economic growth, public debt, and the government’s fiscal balance are strongly intertwined. In Barbados, low growth and recurring fiscal deficits have led to rapid accumulation of…
May 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country of Barbados
Dec 2013
Author(s): Nugent, Stevonne; Schmid, Juan Pedro
Jamaican firms are constantly plagued by a number of issues that restrict their ability to grow. The World Bank's Enterprise Survey examined the key indicators to give insight on the business…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Nugent, Stevonne; Schmid, Juan Pedro
Jamaica is projected to exit a prolonged recession that has left deep scars in the socioeconomic conditions of the country. Besides increasing macroeconomic vulnerabilities and halting economic…
Feb 2011
Author(s): Marchionni, Mariana; Conconi, Adriana; Caporale, Joaquín; Porto, Natalia
Este trabajo se concentra en las enfermedades crónicas no transmisibles (EC), sus factores de riesgo evitables (FR) y las medidas preventivas que se aplican en la Argentina. En particular se…