Apr 2016
Author(s): Riquelme, Rodrigo; Méndez, Paola; Smith, Ianthe
This publication looks into the Solid Waste Sector situation in nine Caribbean countries: The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Jamaica, Guyana, Haiti, Suriname, St Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago. Adequate…
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): Armijo, Marianela; Cuesta, Juan Pablo; Feinstein, Osvaldo Néstor; García López, Roberto; García Moreno, Mauricio; Kaufmann, Jorge; Makón, Marcos Pedro; Pimenta, Carlos; Sanginés, Mario; Sanín Ángel, Héctor; Santiso, Carlos; Urra, Francisco Javier; Varea, Marco
Improving public services, using State resources efficiently, and managing State agencies effectively have been ongoing concerns of Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) governments since the beginning…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Armijo, Marianela; Cuesta, Juan Pablo; Feinstein, Osvaldo Néstor; García López, Roberto; García Moreno, Mauricio; Kaufmann, Jorge; Makón, Marcos Pedro; Pimenta, Carlos; Sanginés, Mario; Sanín Ángel, Héctor; Santiso, Carlos; Urra, Francisco Javier; Varea, Marco
Mejorar los servicios públicos, usar de manera eficiente los recursos y gestionar de forma efectiva las instituciones del Estado ha sido una preocupación constante de los gobiernos de América Latina…
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…
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…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Marto, Ricardo; Alvarez, Lourdes; Suarez, David
Despite the many differences among Caribbean nations, Climate Change (CC) poses a serious threat to them all. Average temperatures in the Region have increased by 0.1° to 0.2°C per decade over the…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Fryer, Michelle; Conroy, Hector; Scholl, Lynn; Marto, Ricardo; Sadeghi, Patricia; Di Tata, Juan Carlos
This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is the third independent evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB's) Country Program with Barbados. This CPE spans December 2009 to…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Fryer, Michelle; Conroy, Hector; Scholl, Lynn; Marto, Ricardo; Sadeghi, Patricia; Di Tata, Juan Carlos
La presente evaluación es la tercera evaluación independiente del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) del Programa de País con Barbados. La evaluación abarca el período que media entre diciembre…
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…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Fryer, Michelle; Conroy, Hector; Scholl, Lynn; Marto, Ricardo
This approach paper summarizes the scope, methodological approach and main evaluation questions for the proposed assessment of the Bank's program with the Government of Barbados during the 2010-…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Fryer, Michelle; Conroy, Hector; Scholl, Lynn; Marto, Ricardo
Este documento de enfoque resume el alcance, metodología propuesta y principales preguntas de evaluación que seguirá la evaluación propuesta del Programa del BID con el Gobierno de Barbados durante…
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…