Apr 2022
Author(s): Rao, Krishna D.;Vecino Ortiz, Andres Ignacio;Roberton, Tim;Lopez Hernandez, Angélica;Noonan, Caitlin
Latin American and Caribbean countries will face significant increases in future health expenditures. A variety of factors are responsible - population growth and aging, the epidemiological…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Rave, Claudia;Landaverde, Osvaldo;Persaud, Christopher
Este documento presenta el mapeo de cadenas y corredores logísticos para el Cono Sur base para el análisis de brechas, oportunidades y restricciones en la inversión en infraestructura de integración…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Janson, Nils;Burkhard, Lindsay N.;Jones, Sara
The Caribbean Water Study describes the operational and financial performance of selected water utilities in the Caribbean as reported by the utilities as well as secodary sources, the situation of…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Giles Álvarez, Laura;Khadan, Jeetendra
This paper provides an insight on the gender impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Caribbean. The analysis makes use of the April 2020 online COVID-19 survey that the Inter-American Development…
May 2020
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio;Suarez, Ginés;Hori, Tsuneki;Chakalall, Yuri;Jaimes, Ivonne;Durán, Rolando;Torres, Ana María;Williams, Nicole;Visconti, Ernesto
The iGOPP overall score for Trinidad and Tobago is 11,53% , which points to a “Low” level of favorable governance conditions for DRM in the country, according to the iGOPP classification. This…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu;Fuertes, Nicolás;Rieble-Aubourg, Sabine;Schodt, Sara
In this project we analyze data for 82 preschool centers in Trinidad and Tobago where teachers were assessed using the CLASS. The results show that teachers are performing well in the Emotional…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Underwood, John
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Kim, Hwa Young;Shin, Cheolkyun;Park, Yonghyo;Moon, Jiyoung
The Republic of Korea (ROK, South Korea) boasts a 5,000-year history. However, it is better known for recovering from the complete destruction caused by the Korean War (1950-1953) and for…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Lafuente, Mariano;Molina, Evelyn
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo;Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor;Garberi, Pedro M.;Marcano, Luis;Montilla, Abraham R.
The stock of IDB-supported projects with extensions longer than 24 months is increasing. This is creating concerns about mounting costs for both the Bank and the borrower country as well as…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Rodríguez Oliva, Lázaro I.
¿Qué países están midiendo el impacto de las industrias creativas y culturales en sus economías? Este informe se suma al esfuerzo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) para visibilizar el…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.;Bollers, Elton;Hosein, Roger
The relationship between natural resource endowments and economic growth and development has attracted much attention. Specifically, the Dutch disease phenomenon, which has crippled several economies…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Peters, Amos
This paper’s primary goal is to determine the size of the informal sector in the heterogeneous Caribbean countries. The informal economic activities of a country have several implications for their…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Stone, Leslie F.;Maciel, Odette;Quintanilla, Oscar;Sadeghi, Patricia;Bouillon, César P.
This evaluation presents a comparative analysis of the support provided by the Inter-American Development Bank to housing and neighborhood upgrading programs in four countries: Barbados, Guyana,…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Stone, Leslie F.;Maciel, Odette;Quintanilla, Oscar;Sadeghi, Patricia;Bouillon, César P.
Esta evaluación contiene un análisis comparativo del apoyo que ha proporcionado el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo a los programas de vivienda y mejoramiento de barrios de cuatro países: Barbados…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether;Rieble-Aubourg, Sabine;Zarate-Barrera, Tatiana
This technical note standardizes and merges, at the individual level, several cohorts of academic evaluations undertaken during primary and secondary school in Trinidad and Tobago. In addition, it…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bernal, Richard L.
China has recently become the third largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the world and is a major source of development aid for developing countries, including those in the Caribbean…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Stone, Leslie F.;Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares;Scholl, Lynn;Fevre, Chloe;Vargas, María José;Hernández, María José;Maciel, Odette;Molina, Adriana;Fajgenbaum, Jose
As part of its 2015-16 work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) prepared the evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) country program with Trinidad and Tobago for…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Stone, Leslie F.;Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares;Scholl, Lynn;Fevre, Chloe;Vargas, María José;Hernández, María José;Maciel, Odette;Molina, Adriana;Fajgenbaum, Jose
En el marco de su plan de trabajo para 2015-2016, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) complete la evaluación del programa de país del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo con Trinidad y Tobago…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in the Republic of Korea.