Apr 2021
Author(s): Arteaga Garavito, Maricruz; Beuermann, Diether; Khadan, Jeetendra
A nationally representative telephone survey on the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic in Suriname was conducted during the month of August in 2020. This paper presents a summary of the main…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Pollock, Wilson
Pivot is a movement of radical ideas for the Caribbean of the future. In 2020, the IDB and its partners (Caribbean Climate Smart-Accelerator (CCSA), Destination Experience (DE), and Singularity…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Schwartz, Moises; Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo; Silvani, Carlos; Ospina, Laura; Fajgenbaum, Jose; Loser, Claudio; Mooney, Henry; Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol; Rosenblatt, David; Ter-Minassian, Teresa; Ossowski, Rolando; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Gauto, Victor; Khadan, Jeetendra; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra; De Haan, Jakob; Rojas-Suárez, Liliana; Beck, Thorsten
This volume focuses on economic institutions defined as rules and organizational arrangements that, if they govern the design and implementation of fiscal and monetary policies, can better align…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Gómez Osorio, Andrés; García Ferro, Luz Ángela; Zepeda, David; Silva, Jenifer
Em uma época em que o coronavírus forçou a humanidade a se abrigar, um punhado de pessoas teve que se apresentar para salvar dezenas de projetos de desenvolvimento e no deixar nenhum beneficiário à…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Gómez Osorio, Andrés; García Ferro, Luz Ángela; Zepeda, David; Silva, Jenifer
At a time when the coronavirus forced humanity to take shelter, a handful of people had to step forward to save dozens of development projects and leave no beneficiaries to their fate. The different…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Gómez Osorio, Andrés; García Ferro, Luz Ángela; Zepeda, David; Silva, Jenifer
En momentos en que el coronavirus obligó a la humanidad a resguardarse, un puñado de personas tuvo que dar un paso al frente para salvar decenas de proyectos de desarrollo y no dejar a su suerte a…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Vandorpe, Margot; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Shik, Olga
The agriculture and fisheries sectors account for 9 percent of Surinames GDP. Transition to a modern and innovative agri-food system is among the goals of Surinames government. Surinames agricultural…
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): Beuermann, Diether; Mooney, Henry; Bollers, Elton; Rosenblatt, David; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Frazier, Gralyn; McCaskie, Ariel; Khadan, Jeetendra; Abdul-Haqq, Nazera; Gauto, Victor
For most Caribbean countries, the COVID-19 pandemic will translate into the deepest single-year contraction of real GDP on record in 2020. With the exception of Guyana, countries have experienced…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo; Zane, Giulia
This paper evaluates the impact of a rural electrification program benefiting indigenous and maroon communities in Suriname. Using quasi-experimental methods we find that the program increased…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry; Rosenblatt, David; Giles Álvarez, Laura; McCaskie, Ariel; Gauto, Victor; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Abdul-Haqq, Nazera
Except for Barbados, the Caribbean region experienced a new surge of Covid cases in the middle of this summer. Several factors contributed to this unfortunate situation: a rise in imported cases as…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
In december 2019 werd Suriname het tweede land die de actualisering van zijn nationaal bepaalde bijdragen (Nationally Determined Contributions - NDC) heeft ingediend bij de Verenigde Naties met…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
In December 2019, Suriname became the second country in the world to submit the update of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) to the Paris Agreement of the United Nations Framework…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En diciembre de 2019 Surinam se convirtió en el segundo país del mundo en presentar la actualización de sus Contribuciones Nacionalmente Determinadas (NDC) ante el Acuerdo de París de la Convención…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Research Institute For Social Sciences
This report presents the findings of the inmate survey, Suriname, which was conducted from November 2018. A total of 505 inmates from the adult prisons and police stations in Suriname were surveyed.…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Mungroo, Albert; Tjon Kie Sim-Balker, Peggy
High and unsustainable public debt is an economic problem at the center of many emerging and developing economies. This paper investigates, for the period 1978-2017, how the Surinamese Government…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
Suriname is facing severe macroeconomic disequilibrium characterized by large fiscal and external imbalances and a sharp decline in economic growth. Although the country is in a precarious economic…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Milano, Flavia; Pallares, Ulises
This publication provides precise guidance on how to conduct public consultations with stakeholders. It also brings together regulatory frameworks in Suriname to conduct public consultations in the…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rennie, Gavin; Hartnett, Brad K.; Reyes, Victoria; Siegert, Dafna; Sandoval, Daniel; Banda, Maria
The objective of this project is to understand and analyze the innovation gap in the LAC regions power & utilities industry, using countries in Europe, Asia, and other regions as a benchmark. The…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rennie, Gavin; Hartnett, Brad K.; Reyes, Victoria; Siegert, Dafna; Sandoval, Daniel; Banda, Maria
El objetivo principal de este proyecto es comprender y analizar la brecha de innovación en la industria energética de la región de ALC, utilizando los países de Europa, Asia y otras regiones como…