May 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
San Salvador island in the Bahamas is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts due to its limited land space, fragile ecosystems, population and assets exposure, limited human and technological…
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…
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): 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…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Country Disaster Risk Profile for The Bahamas presents the “Historical Disaster Loss Assessment and Probabilistic Hazard Assessment”, “Exposure and Vulnerability Assessment” and “Country Disaster…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Zegarra, Maria Alejandra;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Palomino, Luis;Seminario, Bruno
Hurricane Dorian has been among the most devastating natural disasters ever to hit The Bahamas. The estimated damages and losses from it amount to US$3.4 billion (IDB, 2019), a number equivalent to a…
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…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo;Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor;Garberi, Pedro M.;Marcano, Luis;Montilla, Abraham R.
The stock of IDB-supported projects with extensions longer than 24 months is increasing. This is creating concerns about mounting costs for both the Bank and the borrower country as well as…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Rodríguez Oliva, Lázaro I.
¿Qué países están midiendo el impacto de las industrias creativas y culturales en sus economías? Este informe se suma al esfuerzo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) para visibilizar el…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio;Hori, Tsuneki;Visconti, Ernesto;Jaimes, Ivonne;Sanahuja, Haris;Torres, Ana María;Benjamin, Lisa
This document describes the general methodology of the Index of Governance and Public Policy in Disaster Risk Management (iGOPP) and presents the main concepts that support both disaster risk…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Alonso, Pablo;Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares;Ávalos, Nayda;Fajgenbaum, Jose;Sadeghi, Patricia
This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is the third independent evaluation of the Bank’s program with the country. It examines the Bank’s relationship with The Bahamas from an independent and…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Alonso, Pablo;Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares;Ávalos, Nayda;Fajgenbaum, Jose;Sadeghi, Patricia
Esta es la tercera Evaluación del Programa de País con las Bahamas. En esta evaluación independiente se examina a fondo el diseño, la ejecución y los resultados de las operaciones aprobadas o activas…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Wyatt, Alan
The purpose of this case study is to review the context, preparation and implementation progress of the Bahamas Water and Sewerage Corporation’s (WSC) Performance-based Contract (PBC) for Non-Revenue…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Frigerio, Gerónimo;Gómez Kort, Magalí
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo define las asociaciones público-privadas como “un contrato a largo plazo entre una parte privada y una entidad pública, para brindar un activo o servicio público…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Tejerina, Luis;Perez-Cuevas, Ricardo;Adderley, Brendalee;Delevaux, Camillie;Braithwaite, Nanika;Kuster, Rene;Osorio, Itzel;García, Gabriela
The Bahamas faces critical challenges due to an increase in chronic diseases (CDs). Overweight and obesity are on the rise among all age groups. In addition, the prevalence of raised blood glucose is…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Peters, Amos
This paper’s primary goal is to determine the size of the informal sector in the heterogeneous Caribbean countries. The informal economic activities of a country have several implications for their…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Alonso, Pablo;Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares;Ávalos, Nayda;Sadeghi, Patricia;Fajgenbaum, Jose
As part of its 2016-17 work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank Group’s (IDBG) country program with The Bahamas for…