Jun 2018
Author(s): Watson Williams, Carol
This study was specifically designed to collect information on women’s health and their experiences of violence in Jamaica. A combination of quantitative and qualitative methods was used to collect…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Pemberton, Cecile; Joseph, Joel
This report presents the first nationally representative estimates of the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) and non-partner sexual violence (NPSV) against women in Trinidad and Tobago.…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Hosein, Roger
This paper estimates the trade, revenue, and welfare effects of the proposedCaribbean Community (CARICOM)-Canada free trade agreement (FTA) on
CARICOM countries using a partial equilibrium…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Gomez Osorio, Camilo; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Thomas, Chrystol; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Okey, Onoh-Obasi
British voters surprised the world when they voted to leave the European Union in June 2016. Markets reacted heavily to the surprise, resulting in high volatility in all major stock indices as well…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon
Chinese and Caribbean economic relations have deepened over the past decade and a half. The paper analyzes the impetus for China's foreign economic policy to reach out to developing regions such…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Amelina, Maria
This paper provides the first experimental evaluation of the participatory budgeting model showing that it increased public participation in the process of public decision making, increased local tax…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
This policy brief answers three main questions for the Jamaican economy: (a) Do remittances act as a safety net during negative health shocks? (b) Are remittances subject to moral hazard by receivers…
Mar 2007
Author(s): Bogotá sin indiferencia; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La presentación trata sobre el plan de desarrollo Bogotá sin indiferencia. Se ofrece un resumen de los objetivos colectivos, la organización institucional y su compromiso social contra la pobreza.
Dec 2002
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, the Inter-American Development Bank, the United Nations Development Program and the World Bank reiterated their support for the countries…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, el Banco Mundial, la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe y el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo, ratificaron su apoyo a los…
Jan 2001
Author(s): Perafán, Carlos César; Savedoff, William D.
The discussion paper presents a summary of health specialist concerns, followed by a summary of concerns for those working on indigenous peoples' issues. The final section attempts to highlight…
Jan 2001
Author(s): Perafán, Carlos César; Savedoff, William D.
Recientemente algunas propuestas han puesto de relieve la necesidad de crear una perspectiva común del BID en cuanto a la promoción de la salud de pueblos indígenas. En particular, queda patente que…
Jun 1998
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra
This article discusses the plight of poor women around the world and the feminization of poverty. The evidence is imperfect, but current trends suggest that women account for a growing proportion of…
Jun 1998
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra
Este artículo aborda el tema de la situación extrema en la que se encuentran las mujeres pobres a nivel mundial y el fenómeno de la feminización de la pobreza. Los datos son incompletos, pero las…