Dec 2016
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro
Jamaica entered the world economic downturn in 2008 from a position of ongoing weak economic performance and high, increasing debt levels. As a result, Jamaica's fiscal situation quickly became…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund
The Development Effectiveness Report is an annual analysis of the performance, effectiveness, and impact of the projects and activities of the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF). This 2016 edition…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Sutton, Heather; Álvarez, Lucciana
This policy brief uses data from the 2014/2015 Latin American Public Opinion Project survey to examine attitudes toward intimate partner violence and child physical discipline in six Caribbean…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Wright, Allan
It is essential to have secure, stable monetary and worldwide payment frameworks that reduce exposure to Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (ML/FT), while permitting access to markets and…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Urban, Anne-Marie; Buitrago, Paola; Acuña, Nathyeli; Morrison, Andrew
The main objective of this report is to provide information on the actions undertaken and results achieved during the second year of implementation of the Gender Action Plan for Operations, 2014-2016…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.
Economic diversification is an incessant theme threading policy discussion in Trinidad and Tobago, although with an ebb and flow over time. This topic is once again at the forefront of policy…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Deonarine, Amrita; Hosein, Roger; Khadan, Jeetendra
Despite seven rounds of negotiations since 2007, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Canada were unable to concur on the establishment of a free trade agreement (FTA) to replace the existing…
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…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is an annual report produced by the IDB to show the results and impact of its work in Latin America and the Caribbean. It reports on the IDB's…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Panorama de la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO por sus siglas en inglés) es el informe anual del BID que muestra los resultados e impactos de su trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe. Reporta…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto
This paper examines three intrinsic underlying variables affecting the provision of rural electricity services: household income, household location and a country's relative wealth in terms of…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This report is the second of two volumes which together constitute the Inter-American Development Bank's 2015 Annual Report. This report contains the management's discussion and analysis of…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Este es el segundo de dos volúmenes que constituyen el Informe Anual del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) 2015. El presente volumen contiene la discusión y análisis de la Administración:…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Annual Report contains a review of the Bank's operations in 2015 (loans, guarantees and grants). The second volume contains the full set of the financial statements of the Bank's…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Informe anual contiene un examen de las operaciones del Banco en 2015 (préstamos, garantías y financiamiento no reembolsable). El segundo volumen contiene el conjunto completo de los estados…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Le Rapport annuel examine les opérations de la Banque pour 2015 (prêts, garanties et subventions). Le second volume contient l'ensemble complet des états financiers des ressources de la Banque.
Apr 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID)
O Relatório Anual contém uma análise das operações do Banco em 2015 (empréstimos, garantias e concessões). O segundo volume contém também o conjunto completo de declarações financeiras sobre os…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Powell, Andrew
The commodities boom that once buoyed the regions economies is over, and countries have less fiscal space to undertake counter-cyclical policies than they did during the global financial crisis.…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Powell, Andrew
El auge de las materias primas que en un determinado momento benefició las economías de la región ha acabado, y los países tienen menos espacio fiscal para emprender políticas contracíclicas que…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
At the IDB, we believe that working together is working smarter. We are constantly reminded of this, as our partners remain vitally important to achieving the Bank's goals in advancing…