Jan 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura
This paper presents an assessment of financial market development, access, and inclusion for Barbados. Based on a review of indicators, survey data, and other metrics, our analysis suggests that…
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…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Wright, Allan; Grenade, Kari
Fiscal councils are among the most recent innovations in terms of the architecture of fiscal institutions. This paper provides an overview of the history and evolution of these institutions, research…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Mooney, Henry
Despite tremendous strides in recent years toward economic stabilization, debt reduction, and structural reform, financial sector development and access in Jamaica lag behind peers. Development-…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Tamayo, Cesar; Malagón, Jonathan; Granda, Catalina; Hamann, Franz; Rey, Marcela; Ruiz, Carlos; Lacouture, Daniel; Borrero, Simón; Camacho, Adriana; Hofstetter, Marc; Estrada, Dairo; Zamora, Paula; Cardona, Lina; Medina, Carlos; Núñez, Jairo; Ávila, Raúl; Rodríguez, Jissel; Arango, Carlos Alberto; Zárate, Héctor; Suárez, Nicolás; Montoya, Germán; Rodríguez, Nicolás; Borja, Walden
¿Cuáles son las consecuencias de la exclusión financiera que persiste en Colombia? ¿Cuáles iniciativas -públicas y privadas- han tenido mayor éxito en la promoción del acceso y uso de servicios…