Nov 2015
Author(s): Nin Pratt, Alejandro;Falconi, César;Ludeña, Carlos E.;Martel, Pedro
This study analyzes the performance of Latin America and the Caribbean's agriculture between 1980 and 2012 looking at the contribution of inputs, and total factor productivity (TFP) to growth in…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
TEST The IDB's Freight Logistics Statistics Yearbook is the first regional effort to collect and standardize data from the sector in 26 borrowing member countries of the Bank. Data is compiled…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Anuario Estadístico de Logística de Carga del BID es el primer esfuerzo regional de recolección y estandarización de datos del sector en los 26 países miembros prestatarios del Banco. Las fuentes…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie;Salazni, Mariana
Are output changes and the unemployment rate related in Trinidad and Tobago? According to the economic theory known as Okun's Law, the two variables should be negatively correlated, and for the…
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…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.;Sierra, Ricardo
In this policy brief, we review the laments of Caribbean businesspersons. We find that subjective perceptions are rooted in an objective reality. Businesspersons do not complain gratuitously.…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Melgarejo, Karl Alexander;D'Acosta, Michael;Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
This paper contributes to the analysis of the Caribbean's growth performance by setting out a framework for benchmarking indicators of key micro drivers and related structural policies that help…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Shantong, Li
This presentation reviews the following topics: China in the world economy; industrial performance and competitiveness of China; features of trade of major Asian economies and preliminary exploration…