Apr 2022
Author(s): Ashby-Mitchell, Kimberly;Donaldson-Davis, Kayon;McKoy-Davis, Julian;Willie-Tyndale, Douladel;Eldemire-Shearer, Denise
Recent estimates show that almost 15% of the Jamaican population is 60 years old or more. About 7% of this population need help with at least one activity of daily living. The demand for long-term…
Apr 2022
Author(s): Puig Gabarró, Pau;Katz, Raúl;Galperin, Hernán;Callorda, Fernando;Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique;García Zaballos, Antonio;Robles, Marcos;Valencia, Ramiro
El presente documento busca adentrarse en la medición del impacto económico y social del despliegue de infraestructura digital de última milla en Jamaica (por ejemplo, en el nivel de gasto de la…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Rave, Claudia;Landaverde, Osvaldo;Persaud, Christopher
Este documento presenta el mapeo de cadenas y corredores logísticos para el Cono Sur base para el análisis de brechas, oportunidades y restricciones en la inversión en infraestructura de integración…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Janson, Nils;Burkhard, Lindsay N.;Jones, Sara
The Caribbean Water Study describes the operational and financial performance of selected water utilities in the Caribbean as reported by the utilities as well as secodary sources, the situation of…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Levtov, Ruti;Telson, Laurence
The findings of the Man Box Jamaica study highlight that the Man Boxa set of socially reinforced rules about what “real men” should dois alive and well in Jamaica. Being inside the Man Box causes…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Giles Álvarez, Laura;Khadan, Jeetendra
This paper provides an insight on the gender impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Caribbean. The analysis makes use of the April 2020 online COVID-19 survey that the Inter-American Development…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Value for Women
This report aims to provide an overview of the gender and climate resilience nexus in the Caribbean and provide gender-inclusive recommendations for climate resilience programmes in the region. This…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Saavedra, José Jorge;Alleng, Gerard
Like other Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Caribbean island economies have intrinsic characteristics that make them vulnerable to external shocks. The recent pandemic highlights the structural…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Ferro, Pamela;Jaramillo, Marcela;Delgado, Raúl;Almeida, Dolores;Rodríguez, Gabriela
The successful implementation of NDCs will require specific efforts agreed among various actors including the ministries of finance and of planning to integrate climate and sustainable development…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Ferro, Pamela;Jaramillo, Marcela;Delgado, Raúl;Almeida, Dolores;Rodríguez, Gabriela
La implementación exitosa de las Contribuciones Nacionalmente Determinadas bajo el Acuerdo de Paris NDCs requerirá esfuerzos concretos para integrar el clima y el desarrollo sostenible en la…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Almeida, Juliana;Rios, Ana R.;Prager, Steven;Schiek, Benjamin;Gonzalez, Carlos E.
En las últimas décadas, los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) se han estado desarrollando rápidamente, con un crecimiento económico e incrementos en ingresos. El sector agrícola es…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Almeida, Juliana;Rios, Ana R.;Prager, Steven;Schiek, Benjamin;Gonzalez, Carlos E.
En las últimas décadas, los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) se han estado desarrollando rápidamente, con un crecimiento económico e incrementos en ingresos. El sector agrícola es…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Frisari, Giovanni Leo;Mills, Anaitée;Silva Zuniga, Mariana C.;Donadi, Elisa;Ham, Marcel;Shepherd, Christine;Pohl, Irene
The need to consider climate change issues in the provision of infrastructure services through PPPs originates from two key observations: On one side, Jamaica like many small island states faces many…
May 2020
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora;Elacqua, Gregory;Méndez, Carolina;Montalva, Veronica;Munevar, Isabela;Westh Olsen, Anne Sofie;Román, Alonso
Considerando los desafíos que la región enfrenta en seleccionar y asignar los mejores docentes a las escuelas que más los necesitan, en este documento tratamos de responder a dos preguntas…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Brichetti, Juan Pablo;Cavallo, Eduardo A.;Chisari, Omar O.;Mastronardi, Leonardo;Serebrisky, Tomás;Vila Martínez, Juan Pablo
En este trabajo se presentan los resultados de modelos de Equilibrio General Computado aplicados al análisis del impacto de la infraestructura en varios países de América Latina y el Caribe:…
Mar 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
One of the key strategic activities of disaster risk management (DRM) at the country or regional level is the assessment of the risk of disaster associated with extreme natural events, which requires…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Lafuente, Mariano;Molina, Evelyn
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Underwood, Joan H.
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Rodriguez Porcel, Manuel;Gordillo, Fabio
El documento tiene como objetivo ser una guía metodológica y de buenas prácticas para la implementación de sistemas de recaudo interoperables en cualquier ciudad de América Latina y el Caribe. Se…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro;Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro;Alaimo, Veronica;Dborkin, Daniela
This paper presents new data documenting the level and evolution of public spending on non-contributory programs for 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Salaried formal workers…