Dec 2015
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
In this paper, the author examines the current structure of the tax system for hydrocarbon production in Trinidad and Tobago in light of global trends in hydrocarbon taxation. Some of the main…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.;Johnny, Teneisha
Guyana has high potential to develop a nature-based tourist niche market and help diversify its economic base, which now depends on the export of primary commodities. Despite many natural attractions…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether;Jackson, C. Kirabo;Sierra, Ricardo
Many nations allow private entities to manage publicly funded schools and grant them greater flexibility than traditional public schools. However, isolating the causal effect of attending these…
Oct 2015
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran;Thomas, Chrystol;Wenner, Mark D.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Gomez Osorio, Camillo;Khadan, Jeetendra
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Oct 2015
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran;Thomas, Chrystol;Wenner, Mark D.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Gomez Osorio, Camillo;Khadan, Jeetendra
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.
Many independent countries in the Caribbean have large stocks of migrantsabroad who send remittances to relatives in the homeland. Most Caribbean
migrants reside in four principal host or…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Vriniotis, Mary
While crime and violence are major global concerns, they are notoriously difficult to study, particularly in the developing world. Many crimes are never reported to police, and in many countries…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Trade and investment were unarguably the main drivers of Korea's outstanding economic development. Heavy government intervention together with the private sector's continuous efforts to…
Jul 2015
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran;Thomas, Chrystol;Wenner, Mark D.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Gomez Osorio, Camillo;Khadan, Jeetendra
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie;Melgarejo, Karl Alexander;Salazni, Mariana
Sustainable economic growth has reemerged as a subject of Caribbean policydiscussions, given the region's relatively lackluster performance in recent
decades. However, most policy…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
This dataset was created to support 2014 Is There a Caribbean Sclerosis? Stagnating Economic Growth in the Caribbean on the following topics: economic growth, small economies, caribbean, productivity…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Pecha, Camilo;Ruprah, Inder J.
This paper explores the role of religion in mitigating the degree to whichunemployment reduces subjective well-being and it examines its support of
social programs. The paper goes beyond…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Fuentes, J. Rodrigo;Melgarejo, Karl Alexander;Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
A renewed interest in explaining growth in the Caribbean countries is motivated by the somewhat slow but uneven performance in the past decade: per capita GDP gaps in Caribbean countries have widened…
May 2015
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether;Anta, Rafael;García, Patricia J.;Maffioli, Alessandro;Perez Lu, Jose;Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda
We evaluate the effectiveness of sending text messages to pregnant women containing appointment reminders and suggestions for healthy behaviors during pregnancy. Receiving messages had an overall…