Dec 2022
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David;Clayton, Khamal;Mooney, Henry;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Walters, Anna-Kaye;Graham, Monique;Teixeira, Gisele;Satnarine-Singh, Nirvana
Just as Caribbean economies are emerging from the sharp recessions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, a confluence of external shocks now complicates the recovery. Commodity prices started…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Nelson, Jordan;Rybalka, Daria;Ehrhardt, David
This report assesses the feasibility of a scalable and replicable project to replace Montego Bay Metros (MBM) aging fleet of diesel buses with electric buses powered by 100 percent renewable energy.…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Chapelet, Pierre
This document analyzes the functioning of the Education Management and Information System (EMIS) of Jamaica, its strengths and challenges related to the key management processes and structural…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Maciel, Odette;Rose, Jonathan;Anderson Alonso, Anais Maria;Corrales, Luis Fernando;Dyer, Henry;Barcellos, Andreia;Garay, Ingrid
En la presente Revisión Independiente del Programa de País (ICPR), se evalúan la Estrategia de País del Grupo BID con Jamaica para el período 2016-2022 y su correspondiente Programa de País. En las…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Maciel, Odette;Rose, Jonathan;Anderson Alonso, Anais Maria;Corrales, Luis Fernando;Dyer, Henry;Barcellos, Andreia;Garay, Ingrid
This Independent Country Program Review (ICPR) analyzes the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group's country strategy (CS) and country program with Jamaica during the 2016-2022 period.…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether;Ramos Bonilla, Andrea ;Stampini, Marco
Covering the full population of applicants to the Jamaican Conditional Cash Transfer Program (PATH), we explore whether receiving PATH benefits alters the academic returns to subsequently attending a…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Arias, Karla;Camino-Mogro, Segundo;Weiss, Mariana;Matías, David;Daltro, Yuri;Carvajal, Franco;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
This study identifies and analyzes the evolution of efficiency in providing services and in the financial performance of the LAC electricity distribution companies between 2014-2020. In addition, it…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Arias, Karla;Camino-Mogro, Segundo;Weiss, Mariana;Matías, David;Daltro, Yuri;Carvajal, Franco;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Este estudio identifica y analiza la evolución de la eficiencia en la prestación de servicios y en el desempeño financiero de las empresas distribuidoras de electricidad de ALC entre 2014-2020.…
Oct 2022
Author(s): De la Peña, Maria Eugenia;Larrea, Christian J.;Sasaki, Keisuke;Smith, David
El crecimiento acelerado de la población así como los efectos del cambio climático contribuyen a la profundización de las desigualdades en el acceso a agua y saneamiento en la región de América…
Oct 2022
Author(s): De Simone, Francesco;Mejia, Camila;Martinez-Carrasco, José;Perez-Vincent, Santiago M.;Villalba, Harold
Family violence is a critical development challenge in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), carrying high health, social, and economic costs and increasing the risk of perpetuating the cycle of…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Lopez, David;Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle;Chueca, J. Enrique
Estimates for the expansion of the electricity sector by 2030 suggest that Latin America and the Caribbean are on the right path towards decarbonization. However, there is a need to accelerate the…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Lopez, David;Mejdalani, Alexandre Novaes;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle;Chueca, J. Enrique
Las estimaciones de expansión del sector eléctrico al 2030 sugieren que América Latina y el Caribe están en el camino correcto hacia la descarbonización. Sin embargo, se observa una necesidad de…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Rosenblatt, David;Graham, Monique;Richardson, Natasha;Acevedo, María Cecilia;Pereira, Stefano;Clayton, Khamal;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;Gauto, Victor
This edition of the Caribbean Economics Quarterly (Q2-2022) is a collaboration between the IDBs Caribbean Country Department and IDB Invest, which focuses on firms access to finance. The report…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Solis Vega, Pablo
This study looks into the most relevant transformations and innovations within music and the performing arts in Latin America and the Caribbean through the collection of quantitative and qualitative…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Solis Vega, Pablo
El presente estudio recopila datos cuantitativos y cualitativos sobre los principales efectos de la pandemia por la COVID-19 en la música y las artes escénicas, así como la adopción tecnológica en…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Villers, Andrea;Hernández Trujillo, Oswaldo
This study looks into the challenges and possibilities of edutainment and its connection to technology as a response to the new digital scenarios pushed forward by COVID-19. It analyzes the main…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Villers, Andrea;Hernández Trujillo, Oswaldo
El presente estudio aborda los retos y las posibilidades del edutainment en vínculo con las nuevas tecnologías, en respuesta a los nuevos escenarios digitales impulsados por la COVID-19. Analiza las…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Gil Gómez, Isabel;Hernández Trujillo, Oswaldo
This document analyzes the food value chain process with the goal of pinpointing its links with technological innovation. Providing relevant data on the impact of COVID-19 within the sector and…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Gil Gómez, Isabel;Hernández Trujillo, Oswaldo
El presente documento analiza los procesos de la cadena de valor gastronómica con la finalidad de ubicar la innovación tecnológica en cada uno de los eslabones. Presenta datos relevantes sobre el…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Lossio Chávez, Félix
This document touches upon the challenges and possibilities between tourism and cultural and creative industries in Latin America and the Caribbean and the ways in which they are connected. It…