Mar 2019
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Johannsen, Julia; Winters, Solis
The Community Nutrition Program in El Alto, Bolivia is the second phase of a program originally implemented between 2008 and 2011. The newly-structured program had objectives to improve infant and…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Núñez, Anamaría; Loeff, Adriana
El 52% de la población femenina en el mundo o 26% del total de los que habitamos este planeta, está en edad reproductiva. Siendo la menstruación parte del ciclo de vida humana, la mayoría de estas…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Blenman, Shamar; Khadan, Jeetendra; Wenner, Mark D.; Bollers, Elton; Waithe, Kimberly; Wright, Allan; Schmid, Juan Pedro
This Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin looks at the year in review. 2017 has been a mixed year for the countries of the Caribbean Country Department of the IDB. While The Bahamas, Barbados and…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Velasco, Mercedes; Maisonnave, Hélène; Beyene, Lulit Mitik; Henseler, Martin
This paper draws together quantitative methodologies from environmental and tourism economics to develop a framework for evaluating investments in cultural tourism. Indirect and induced benefits of…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Bancalari, Antonella; Martinez, Sebastian
Exposure to fecal contamination is a leading cause of childhood infectious diseases inlow- and middle-income countries. Low-quality sanitation infrastructure and inadequate
maintenance can…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George; Mueller, Sven-Uwe; Meller, Hendrik; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Serebrisky, Tomás; Georgoulias, Andreas
This report investigates the nature and consequences of conflict in infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the first study on…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Watkins, Graham George; Mueller, Sven-Uwe; Meller, Hendrik; Ramirez, Maria Cecilia; Serebrisky, Tomás; Georgoulias, Andreas
Este informe investiga la naturaleza y las consecuencias de los conflictos en los proyectos de infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Hasta donde los autores tienen conocimiento, este…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Agua y género es desarrollo. El papel tradicional de las mujeres en el hogar en muchas sociedades las pone a cargo de los quehaceres domésticos, un trabajo con muy poco reconocimiento y ninguna…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Cardosi, Jason; Perez, Sergio
The infographic presents what are the motivations and obstacles found in the Municipalities of Port-Au-Prince and Carrefour in the following activities: Toilets/latrines, emptying, system connections…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Cardosi, Jason; Perez, Sergio
La infografia expone cuales son las motivaciones y obstáculos que se encuentran en los municipios de Puerto Príncipe y Carrefour en los siguientes temas: inodoros/letrinas, vaciado, conexiones al…
May 2017
Author(s): Cicowiez, Martin; Banerjee, Onil; Morris, Emily
In this study we develop an evidence-based tool to help to guide policy and investment choices, to maximize developmental returns from tourism. Specifically, we develop a tourism-extended social…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wenner, Mark D.; Wright, Allan; Clarke, Dillon; Waithe, Kimberly
This Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin explores constraints to private sector development in the Caribbean. With economic growth weak and dependent on only a few sectors -either tourism or…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Rabellotti, Roberta; Giuliani, Elisa; Alexander, Rachel
The aim of this paper is to map Caribbean clusters and identify their specific characteristics based on existing literature and available empirical evidence. A desk review of 32 clusters distributed…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Cardosi, Jason; Perez, Sergio
In support of The National Directorate of Water and Sanitation in Haiti's aims to integrate WSSpromotion with improvements in infrastructureand product availability, this note offers some…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Cardosi, Jason; Perez, Sergio
Apoyando los esfuerzos de la Dirección Nacional de Agua Potable y Saneamiento de Haití por integrar la promoción de servicios de agua y saneamiento con mejorías en infraestructura y disponibilidad de…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
The performance of the private sector is crucial for a country's economic growth. Thus, this report revisits the theme of low Caribbean growth, viewed through a macroeconomic lens in the…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bernal, Richard L.
China has recently become the third largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the world and is a major source of development aid for developing countries, including those in the Caribbean…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The IDB's interactive data portal CaribbeanEconomics.org presents microeconomic data collected through primary data collection, and macroeconomic data compiled from various public sources.…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This represents a compendium of knowledge products generated by the IDB's Caribbean Economics Lab, Country Department Caribbean Group, during the period 2013-2016. Products comprise monographs…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.
This report estimates the direct and indirect macroeconomic impact of the Brexit leave vote on the Caribbean during 2016 and 2017 in terms of economic growth, exports, tourism, and remittances. We…