Nov 2018
Author(s): Lafuente, Mariano; Molina Bolaños, Evelyn
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie; Melgarejo, Karl Alexander; Salazni, Mariana
Sustainable economic growth has reemerged as a subject of Caribbean policydiscussions, given the region's relatively lackluster performance in recent
decades. However, most policy…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Fuentes, J. Rodrigo; Melgarejo, Karl Alexander; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
A renewed interest in explaining growth in the Caribbean countries is motivated by the somewhat slow but uneven performance in the past decade: per capita GDP gaps in Caribbean countries have widened…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos; Lafuente, Mariano; Sanginés, Mario; Schuster, Christian; Echebarría, Koldo; Longo, Francisco; Strazza, Luciano; Iacoviello, Mercedes
This book focuses on civil service reform within the central administration in Latin America. It analyzes updated versions of the country assessments carried out by the Inter-American Development…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos; Lafuente, Mariano; Sanginés, Mario; Schuster, Christian; Echebarría, Koldo; Longo, Francisco; Strazza, Luciano; Iacoviello, Mercedes
Este libro se enfoca en la reforma del Servicio Civil (empleo público de la administración central) en América Latina. Analiza diagnósticos actualizados de la calidad institucional de los sistemas de…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Lafuente, Mariano; Schuster, Christian
Con el objetivo de informar futuras reformas del servicio civil en América Latina, el presente estudio de caso rastrea los recientes esfuerzos para profesionalizar la función pública y racionalizar…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Melgarejo, Karl Alexander; Sierra, Ricardo
This report addresses several critical questions regarding Caribbean nations. Does size matter for economic growth and volatility? To what degree has Caribbean economic growth been inferior to that…
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): Melgarejo, Karl Alexander; D'Acosta, Michael; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
This paper contributes to the analysis of the Caribbean's growth performance by setting out a framework for benchmarking indicators of key micro drivers and related structural policies that help…
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…
May 2013
Author(s): Jara, Patricia; Sório, Rita Elisabeth
El contenido de este documento corresponde a la memoria técnica del taller celebrado en Montevideo entre el 30 de julio y el 1 de agosto de 2012 en donde se llevó adelante un diálogo técnico sobre…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Ruta, Michele; Venables, Anthony J.; Rozenwurcel, Guillermo; Katz, Sebastián; Piñeiro, Martín; Bianchi, Eduardo; Arellano, José Pablo; Perrone, Nicolás Marcelo; Hamanaka, Shintaro; Tafgar, Aiken; Dos Santos, Enestor; Zignago, Soledad; Cavalcanti, Carlos Eduardo G.; Meloni Nassar, André; Santa Gadea, Rosario; Messere, Vanina; Gómez Minujín, Gala
The last decade has seen a significant increase in the exports of several Latin American and Caribbean countries to destinations within and beyond the region. The increase in trade links has not,…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Velayos, Fernando; Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Villela, Luiz Arruda
Este informe contiene un análisis y descripción de las experiencias que se han dado en Latinoamérica para abordar la problemática de las barreras tributarias. Las fórmulas planteadas para remover…