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
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…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Daude, Christian; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
This paper combines development and growth accounting exercises with economic theory to estimate the relative importance of total factor productivity and the accumulation of factors of production in…