Sep 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Gauto, Victor; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra; Christie, Jason; Gomes, Zandra ; Baboolal, Denesh; Montano, Robin
Welcome to the September 2019 Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin. Infrastructure is the lifeblood of a country. However, low, and even declining, investments, insufficient maintenance and extreme…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Deyal, Zubin; Gauto, Victor; Christie, Jason
The Year 2019 and Beyond
• Following the recent strong performance of the global economy, forecasts are slightly less optimistic for the future. In addition, downside risks have increased and…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Gauto, Victor; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
The March 2019 Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin focuses on a specific challenge for the Caribbean economies – insufficient financial inclusion, which can hold back growth, development, and efforts…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Schwartz, Moises; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra; Wright, Allan; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly; Gauto, Victor; Bollers, Elton; Mooney, Henry; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk
The divergence in the development of the countries that correspond to the Inter-American Development Bank’s Caribbean Country Department and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Schwartz, Moises; Waithe, Kimberly; Deyal, Zubin; Gauto, Victor
While countries in the Caribbean are highly diverse, several common development challenges emerge, including weak fiscal institutions, crime and violence, a sluggish private sector, weak productive…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Tavella, Pilar; Powell, Andrew
The May 2013 surveys of expectations conducted by Central Banks with inflation targeting regimes indicate that average growth and inflation expectations have fallen slightly. The simple average…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Powell, Andrew; Tavella, Pilar
The December 2012 surveys of expectations for inflation and growth conducted by Central Banks with inflation targeting regimes continue to focus on 2012 and 2013 expectations. The weighted average…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Powell, Andrew; Tavella, Pilar
The October surveys of expectations for inflation and growth conducted by Central Banks in the region indicate increases in both growth and inflation expectations for a number of countries.…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Powell, Andrew; Tavella, Pilar
The September surveys of expectations for inflation and growth conducted by Central Banks in the region show mixed results with stable expectations for average growth and inflation across the eight…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Powell, Andrew; Tavella, Pilar
REVELA analyzes market expectations of growth and inflation in Latin American countries. The figures analyzed represent the results of surveys of private sector actors conducted by the central banks…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Powell, Andrew; Tavella, Pilar
The February 2013 surveys of expectations conducted by Central Banks with inflation targeting regimes indicate that movements in inflation expectations have been mixed. The simple average inflation…