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-…
Apr 2017
Author(s): de Olloqui, Fernando; Fernández Díez, María Carmen
En este documento se describen intervenciones de política pública en el sector agroalimentario y en el sector rural orientadas a mejorar el acceso al financiamiento, como factor clave para lograr los…
Jun 2015
Author(s): de Olloqui, Fernando; Andrade, Gabriela; Herrera, Diego
La inclusión financiera conlleva múltiples beneficios socioeconómicos entre los que se destaca la reducción de la vulnerabilidad de los hogares de menores ingresos, ya que proporciona instrumentos…