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…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Ruchansky, Beno; Oña Pólit, Renato; Moreno, Adrián
Este documento se basa en los estudios de transferencia de tecnologías de cambio climático (TCC) (también denominadas tecnologías ambientalmente racionales, TAR o bien EST por sus siglas en inglés)…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Ruchansky, Beno; Oña Pólit, Renato; Moreno, Adrián
This publication is based on the studies on the transfer of climate change technologies (CCT) (also called environmentally sound technologies, EST, or TAR, for its Spanish acronym) related to energy…
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…
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…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Bosch, Mariano; Cabrita Felix, Carolina; Cerda, Rodrigo; García-Huitrón, Manuel; Gutiérrez, Laura Karina; Tapia Troncoso, Waldo
The 2019 PLAC Network's Pension Indicators are a dataset containing information related to the labor markets and pension systems of the nineteen PLAC Network member countries: Argentina, Bahamas…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Bosch, Mariano; Cabrita Felix, Carolina; Cerda, Rodrigo; García-Huitrón, Manuel; Gutiérrez, Laura Karina; Tapia Troncoso, Waldo
The PLAC Network's Pension Indicators are a dataset containing information related to the labor markets and pension systems of the nineteen PLAC Network member countries: Argentina, Bahamas,…
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…
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): Beuermann, Diether; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Hoffmann, Bridget; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
This dataset constitute a panel follow-up to the 2016 Barbados Survey of Living Conditions. It measures welfare related variables before and after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic including labor…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Arteaga Garavito, Maricruz; Beuermann, Diether; Giles Álvarez, Laura; McCaskie, Ariel
We conducted a telephone-based nationally representative survey of Barbados between May and June 2020. The main objective was to quantify the early consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. We document…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Chakalall, Yuri; Hori, Tsuneki; Jaimes, Ivonne; Durán, Rolando; Torres, Ana María; Lovell, Tamara; Visconti, Ernesto
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…
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 Barbados 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…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Center for Latin American Studies on Insecurity and Violence; Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero; Bergman, Marcelo; Seepersad, Randy; Safranoff, Ana; Cafferata, Fernando G.
This report presents new systematic data on the characteristics of inmates in prisons in six Caribbean countries, the factors which may have led to their incarceration, the conditions within the…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Eugenio-Martin, Juan Luis; Cazorla-Artiles, José Manuel; Moreda, Adela; Murguia, Juan M.; Risso, Adrián
El COVID-19 ha generado una crisis sin precedentes en múltiples sectores de la economía, y en particular, en el sector turístico, donde la actividad a nivel internacional se ha detenido durante meses…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Eugenio-Martin, Juan Luis; Cazorla-Artiles, José Manuel; Moreda, Adela; Murguia, Juan M.; Risso, Adrián
El COVID-19 ha generado una crisis sin precedentes en múltiples sectores de la economía, y en particular, en el sector turístico, donde la actividad a nivel internacional se ha detenido durante meses…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Allende López, Marcos; Alleyne, Antonio; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Khadan, Jeetendra; Waithe, Kimberly
This paper analyzes the potential effects that distributed ledger technology (DLT) could have on intraregional trade volumes in the Caribbean. Using a two-step panel regression gravity model for 15…