Oct 2018
Author(s): Schimanski, Caroline; Chagalj, Cristian; Ruprah, Inder J.
As a result of its colonial history the labour market of Trinidad and Tobago is characterized by two majority racial groups of approximately equal number. During colonial times, these racial groups…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Schimanski, Caroline; Chagalj, Cristian
This study analyzes the evolution of gender-based educational and occupational segregation, from 1999 to 2016, for four Caribbean countries (The Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago).…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Stone, Leslie F.; Maciel, Odette; Quintanilla, Oscar; Sadeghi, Patricia; Bouillon, César P.
This evaluation presents a comparative analysis of the support provided by the Inter-American Development Bank to housing and neighborhood upgrading programs in four countries: Barbados, Guyana,…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Stone, Leslie F.; Maciel, Odette; Quintanilla, Oscar; Sadeghi, Patricia; Bouillon, César P.
Esta evaluación contiene un análisis comparativo del apoyo que ha proporcionado el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo a los programas de vivienda y mejoramiento de barrios de cuatro países: Barbados…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Wright, Allan; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Clarke, Dillon; Waithe, Kimberly
The macroeconomic performance of the countries in the Country Caribbean Department on average worsened in 2016 but is expected to improve in 2017. However, downside risks remain, including heightened…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
The performance of the private sector is crucial for a country's economic growth. Thus, this report revisits the theme of low Caribbean growth, viewed through a macroeconomic lens in the…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Stone, Leslie F.; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Scholl, Lynn; Fevre, Chloe; Vargas, María José; Hernández, María José; Maciel, Odette; Molina, Adriana; Fajgenbaum, Jose
As part of its 2015-16 work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) prepared the evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) country program with Trinidad and Tobago for…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Stone, Leslie F.; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Scholl, Lynn; Fevre, Chloe; Vargas, María José; Hernández, María José; Maciel, Odette; Molina, Adriana; Fajgenbaum, Jose
En el marco de su plan de trabajo para 2015-2016, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) complete la evaluación del programa de país del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo con Trinidad y Tobago…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.
Economic diversification is an incessant theme threading policy discussion in Trinidad and Tobago, although with an ebb and flow over time. This topic is once again at the forefront of policy…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.
This report estimates the direct and indirect macroeconomic impact of the Brexit leave vote on the Caribbean during 2016 and 2017 in terms of economic growth, exports, tourism, and remittances. We…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Gomez Osorio, Camilo; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Thomas, Chrystol; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Okey, Onoh-Obasi
British voters surprised the world when they voted to leave the European Union in June 2016. Markets reacted heavily to the surprise, resulting in high volatility in all major stock indices as well…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Thomas, Chrystol; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Blenman, Shamar
A moniker often invoked to describe the Caribbean is: "high debt, low growth." It was never completely true. Today it may have become so. The tourism countries, Jamaica, Barbados, and The…
May 2016
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Bouillon, César P.; Stone, Leslie F.; Maciel, Odette; Quintanilla, Oscar
During 2016, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight will conduct a comparative analysis of IDB's support to housing programs in four Caribbean countries: Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana…
May 2016
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Bouillon, César P.; Stone, Leslie F.; Maciel, Odette; Quintanilla, Oscar
En 2016 la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión levará a cabo un análisis comparativo del apoyo del BID a programas de vivienda en cuatro países en el Caribe: Suriname, Trinidad y Tobago, Guyana y…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Stone, Leslie F.; Scholl, Lynn; Fevre, Chloe; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Linares, Ana María; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Hernández, María José; Molina, Adriana; Vargas, María José; Maciel, Odette
As part of its 2015-16 work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) country program with Trinidad and Tobago…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Stone, Leslie F.; Scholl, Lynn; Fevre, Chloe; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Linares, Ana María; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Hernández, María José; Molina, Adriana; Vargas, María José; Maciel, Odette
En el marco de su plan de trabajo para 2015-2016, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) está preparando la evaluación del programa de país del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo con Trinidad y…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Harris, Jeremy; Michalczewsky, Kathia; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro; Iannuzzi, Patricia
This report presents estimates of Latin American international trade flows in 2015 and an update through the first quarter of 2016. Prepared by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Inter-…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Harris, Jeremy; Michalczewsky, Kathia; Ramos Martínez, Alejandro; Iannuzzi, Patricia
Esta nota presenta las estimaciones de los flujos comerciales internacionales de America Latina y el Caribe para el año 2015 y una actualización hasta el primer trimestre de 2016, elaboradas por el…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Khan, Sarosh R.; Ruprah, Inder J.
Given that the Caribbean region remains open to external vulnerabilities, fiscal policy is a critical tool in managing debt sustainability. But since fiscal outcomes have been persistently poor in…
Apr 2014
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Kamau, Musheer O.; Dukharan, Marla; Khan, Sarosh R.; Ruprah, Inder J.; Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments and analyzes the topic of external sustainability in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization…