Nov 2018
Author(s): Mooney, Henry
Despite tremendous strides in recent years toward economic stabilization, debt reduction, and structural reform, financial sector development and access in Jamaica lag behind peers. Development-…
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…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro
The worldwide fight against money laundering (AML) is escalating. Individuals and businesses that conduct and depend on legitimate international financial transactions are feeling the impact of…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Abuelafia, Emmanuel;Thomas, Desmond;Leon, Javier;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Kamau, Musheer O.;Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin provides economic conjunctural and structural information about this particular region. This issue highlights the high debt ratios and fiscal concerns that…
Jun 2010
Author(s): Raw, Silvia
This Country Program Evaluation (RE-365) covers the period 2003-2008, which was marked by the consequences of Jamaica's financial crisis which had erupted in 1995. During the crisis, the Bank…
Jun 2010
Author(s): Raw, Silvia
La presente evaluación (RE-365) abarca el período comprendido entre 2003-2008. Ese tiempo estuvo marcado por las consecuencias de la crisis financiera que se produjo en Jamaica en 1995. Durante esa…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Investing in housing, healthcare, education, basic utilities and nutrition can not only fulfill a social mission, but it can also be a profitable business venture.This is the concept of IGNIA Fund,…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Fondo IGNIA apuesta en inversiones destinadas al sector de la población con necesidades básicas insatisfechas.Invertir en áreas como vivienda, salud, educación, servicios básicos y nutrición, no…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.;Tejerina, Luis
This working paper analyzes the topics that usually arise from systematic reviews of poverty reduction programs programs and initiates a discussion about them. All evaluations included in the review…
Sep 2005
Author(s): Westley, Glenn D.
This paper discusses microfinance institutions (MFIs) in the Caribbean. It argues that the reason they have lagged is fundamentally explained by factors internal to the MFIs, rather than external to…
Sep 2004
Author(s): Ribadeneira, Santiago
Presentación del Banco Solidario que da a conocer su misión y visión. Presenta datos sobre los costos y ahorros de los emigrantes, crédito y venta de viviendas.
Nov 2003
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
As part of OVE 2003 work program (RE-290), the Board of Directors requested an oversight study on the "financial additionality" of the C and D Action Plan. Responding to this, this report…
Nov 2003
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Como parte del programa de trabajo de OVE para 2003, el Directorio solicitó un estudio de supervisión sobre la adicionalidad financiera del Plan de Acción para los países de los grupos C y D. En…
Nov 1999
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
In 1997, the Board of Executive Directors approved funding for a special program to improve the capacity of C and D countries to make effective use of Bank financing. The ultimate purpose of this…
Nov 1999
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En 1997 el Directorio Ejecutivo aprobó fondos para un programa especial destinado a mejorar la capacidad de los países de los grupos C y D para utilizar eficientemente el financiamiento del Banco. El…