Sep 2020
Author(s): Rennie, Gavin;Hartnett, Brad K.;Reyes, Victoria;Siegert, Dafna;Sandoval, Daniel;Banda, Maria
The objective of this project is to understand and analyze the innovation gap in the LAC regions power & utilities industry, using countries in Europe, Asia, and other regions as a benchmark. The…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rennie, Gavin;Hartnett, Brad K.;Reyes, Victoria;Siegert, Dafna;Sandoval, Daniel;Banda, Maria
El objetivo principal de este proyecto es comprender y analizar la brecha de innovación en la industria energética de la región de ALC, utilizando los países de Europa, Asia y otras regiones como…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Fielding, William;Ballance, Virginia;Smith, Philip;Veyrat-Pontet, Alexandre;Sutton, Heather;Curry, Chris;Ulentin, Anne;Oenbring, Raymond;Bethel, Nicolette;Bain, Ebonesse;Collie, Rodericka;Durham, Shantique;Dames, Andrella;Minnis, Jessica;Taylor, Jacinth;Johnson, Pandora;Newry-Pintard, Yvette;Parker, Quincy;Poitier-Albury, Wendyi;Moxey-Adderley, Theresa;Williams, Elizabeth;Gibson-Mobley, Ingrid;Sands, Shamel;Robins, Bernadette;McHardy, Dale;Miller, Ky’Shaun;Thomas, Adelle;Bethel-Bennett, Ian;Velasquez, Jose
This publication, a collaboration between the Inter-American Development Bank and the University of The Bahamas, presents the findings of a study of sentenced inmates at the prison in The Bahamas…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Adler, Verónica;Vera, Felipe;Wainer, Laura Sara;Roquero, Pablo;Poskus, Mariana A.;Valenzuela, Luis;Letelier, Marcela;Olivares, Pablo;Treimun, John;Gamboa, Alexis;Canales, Karina;Guajardo, Javier;Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth;Davis, Diane E.;Donovan, Michael G.;Claramunt Torche, Pauline
Over the course of the 20th century the worlds population grew more than during any other period in history, increasing from around 1.5 billion people in 1900 to nearly seven billion people today.…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Adler, Verónica;Vera, Felipe;Wainer, Laura Sara;Roquero, Pablo;Poskus, Mariana A.;Valenzuela, Luis;Letelier, Marcela;Olivares, Pablo;Treimun, John;Gamboa, Alexis;Canales, Karina;Guajardo, Javier;Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth;Davis, Diane E.;Donovan, Michael G.;Claramunt Torche, Pauline
Durante el siglo XX la población mundial se incrementó más que en ningún otro periodo de la historia: desde alrededor de 1.500 millones de personas en el 1900 hasta cerca de 7 mil millones hoy en día…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Shik, Olga;Boyce, Rachel;De Salvo, Carmine Paolo;Gachot, Sebastien
Although agriculture and fisheries account for only 1.6% of the GDP of the Bahamas, they produce 3% of all jobs and are important for the diversification of the economy. The Government of the Bahamas…
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…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Social Pulse describes the trends in a comprehensive set of key social indicators and highlight findings that warrant attention by policymakers. The report includes information from 22 countries of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Pulso social describe las tendencias de un conjunto amplio de indicadores sociales clave e identifica los cambios de estos indicadores que merecen la atención de los responsables de las políticas. El…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Pulso Social descreve as tendências em um conjunto abrangente de indicadores sociais e destaca as principais conclusões que merecem atenção por policymakers. O relatório inclui informações de 22…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Donovan, Michael G.;McHardy, Pauline
Despite the large number of social housing programs in the Caribbean, little is known about their outcomes and the factors underlying evolution of housing policy. This report reviews the…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
These profiles complement the analysis presented in the Trade and Integration Monitor 2014: Facing Headwinds: Policies to Support a Trade Recovery in the Post-Crisis Era. The country profiles present…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo;Ramos Martínez, Alejandro
Los siguientes perfiles complementan el análisis presentado en el Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2014: Vientos adversos: Políticas para relanzar el comercio en la post-crisis. Los perfiles de país…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.;Melgarejo, Karl Alexander;Sierra, Ricardo
This report addresses several critical questions regarding Caribbean nations. Does size matter for economic growth and volatility? To what degree has Caribbean economic growth been inferior to that…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Fazio, Maria Victoria;Pinder, Etoile
The Inter-America n Development Bank (IDB), through the Labour Markets and Social Security Unit, has been supporting a comprehensive labour market study (LMS) in The Bahamas to collect and analyse…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Taddia, Alejandro Pablo;De la Peña Mendoza, Sissi Maribel;De la Peña, Elena
En las últimas décadas, la región de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) se ha visto severamente afectada por el alto índice de mortalidad causado por las incidencias de tránsito. Para conocer la…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Harris, Jeremy;Shearer, Matthew;Lopez-Monti, Rafael
This document inaugurates a series of annual reports that will periodically monitor the state of the region's integration in the global economy. These reports will build on an extensive body of…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Rojas, Eduardo;Lanzafame, Francesco;Quartesan, Alessandra;Romis, Monica;Jaramillo, Pedro;Zancheti, Sílvio Mendes;Gabriel, Jordelan;Trivelli, Pablo;Nishimura, Yasuyo;Zappino, Vincenzo;Silva, Ana Tarrafa;Stumpo, Sergio;Spiekermann, Meinolf;Bigio, Anthony Gad;Taboroff, June;Taamouti, Mohamed
The IDB undertakes multiple activities in support of urban heritage preservation, including the provision of investment loans and reimbursable and nonreimbursable technical cooperation. The IDB also…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Harbitz, Mia Elisabeth;Benítez Molina, Juan Carlos;Arcos Axt, Iván
El objeto del presente documento es describir de forma breve las principales características del registro civil y la situación de identificación en los países miembros del Banco Interamericano de…