Dec 2011
Author(s): Saavedra, José Jorge
This presentation was performed for the Regional Policy Dialog meeting in Belize City, on December 5th, 2011. It provides facts and figures related to the state of the service sector in the Caribbean…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Gischler, Christiaan;Janson, Nils
El presente documento analiza la manera de promover la generación distribuida (GD) utilizando energías renovables en mercados emergentes de América Latina y el Caribe con el propósito de incrementar…
Nov 2009
Author(s): Saavedra, José Jorge
To enhance private sector development and increase the impact of Private Sector Development (PSD) Strategy Projects, there is a need for a comprehensive program that will link business climate…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Cortázar, René
The objectives of improving competitiveness and reducing unemployment, in particular among the young and women, are a part of the economic and the political agenda of most Caribbean countries.…
May 2007
Author(s): Currea, Dora
This document was presented at the "Opportunities for the Majority" Seminar in Jamaica, 2007. Based on the results of household surveys conducted in seven countries, the presentation…
Jul 2006
Author(s): Rojas-Suárez, Liliana;Poon, Auliana;Thomas, Desmond;Vignoles, Christopher;Thomas, Clive Y.;Downes, Andrew S.;Jessen, Anneke
The material within these pages shows that Barbados, a Caribbean country with just over a quarter of a million people, embodies many of the classic vulnerabilities of an island with a small open…
May 2006
Author(s): Stern, Peter A.
This paper is based on the premise that investment in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) has a positive impact on economic development because of its contribution to growth and labor…
Jan 2002
Author(s): Tsang, Mun C.;Fryer, Michelle;Arevalo, Gregorio
Many Caribbean nations are embracing knowledge-based and skill-intensive industries to expand their economies. The goal is to boost the competitiveness and productivity of the region's people…
Jan 1998
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This Annual Report details the Bank's activities in environment and natural resources during 1998. During the past year the Bank has continued to implement the mandates of the Eight…