Feb 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Wenner, Mark D.; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Schwartz, Moises; Beuermann, Diether; Waithe, Kimberly
Countries that have set themselves on a course of strengthening the quality of their institutions to provide a minimum of certainty to economic agents have been able to alter their development paths…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Pecha, Camilo
This policy brief answers three main questions with respect to the no-user-fee policy adopted across public health centres in Jamaica: (i) Has the policy improved health status among working age…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Pecha, Camilo
This study examines whether Jamaica's free public healthcare policy affectedhealth status and labor supply of adult individuals. It compares outcomes of
adults without health insurance…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Nin Pratt, Alejandro; Falconi, César; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Martel, Pedro
This study analyzes the performance of Latin America and the Caribbean's agriculture between 1980 and 2012 looking at the contribution of inputs, and total factor productivity (TFP) to growth in…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Ludeña, Carlos E.; Horridge, Mark
In the interest of including additional countries from the Caribbean into the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) database to support economic analysis on these countries, the Inter-American…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Lachaud, Michée Arnold; Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.; Ludeña, Carlos E.
This study estimates Climate Adjusted Total Factor Productivity (CATFP) for agriculture in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries, while also providing comparisons with several regions of the…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Linares, Ana María; Martin, Lucia; Palomino, Alejandro; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Soldano, Miguel; Székely, Miguel; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Ruiz, Mayra; Beltrán, Víctor; Torres, Mauricio; Vellani, Saleema; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Marto, Ricardo
Ce premier Rapport Annuel examine les travaux d¿OVE au cours des deux dernières années, 2013 et 2014. Il comporte deux parties. La première partie est un rapport sur les récentes activités d¿…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Linares, Ana María; Martin, Lucia; Palomino, Alejandro; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Soldano, Miguel; Székely, Miguel; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Ruiz, Mayra; Beltrán, Víctor; Torres, Mauricio; Vellani, Saleema; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Marto, Ricardo
This first Annual Report reviews the past two years of OVE's work, 2013-2014. It is designed in two parts. Part I reports on OVE's recent evaluation activities and findings, on developments…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Linares, Ana María; Martin, Lucia; Palomino, Alejandro; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Soldano, Miguel; Székely, Miguel; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Ruiz, Mayra; Beltrán, Víctor; Torres, Mauricio; Vellani, Saleema; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Marto, Ricardo
En este primer Informe Anual se examina el bienio más reciente, 2013-2014, de actividades de OVE. Consta de dos partes. En la primera parte se presentan las actividades de evaluación y los…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Linares, Ana María; Martin, Lucia; Palomino, Alejandro; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Soldano, Miguel; Székely, Miguel; Bolza-Schunemann, Eva; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana; Ruiz, Mayra; Beltrán, Víctor; Torres, Mauricio; Vellani, Saleema; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Marto, Ricardo
Este primeiro Relatório Anual analisa o trabalho do OVE ao longo dos últimos dois anos, 2013 e 2014. O relatório é composto por duas partes. A primeira apresenta as atividades de avaliação mais…
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…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
These profiles complement the analysis presented in the Trade and Integration Monitor 2014: Facing Headwinds: Policies to Support a Trade Recovery in the Post-Crisis Era. The country profiles present…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
Los siguientes perfiles complementan el análisis presentado en el Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2014: Vientos adversos: Políticas para relanzar el comercio en la post-crisis. Los perfiles de país…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
These profiles complement the analysis presented in the Trade and Integration Monitor 2014: Facing Headwinds: Policies to Support a Trade Recovery in the Post-Crisis Era. Agreement Profiles…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
Los siguientes perfiles complementan el análisis presentado en el Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2014: Vientos adversos: Políticas para relanzar el comercio en la post-crisis. Los perfiles de…
Jun 2014
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Kamau, Musheer O.; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Khadan, Jeetendra; Salazni, Mariana; Elías, Carlos; Dukharan, Marla; Beuermann, Diether; Sierra, Ricardo
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin analyzes recent economic developments of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. This issue's Special Country Reports…
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 2014
Author(s): Conroy, Hector; Ramos, Johanna; Tang, Li; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana
Este documento es el segundo de seis informes detallados que acompañan la Evaluación Comparativa de los Proyectos de Regularización y Administración de Tierras llevada a cabo por la Oficina de…