Aug 2017
Author(s): De Groote, Roberto
The Caribbean countries have experienced positive economic growth rates and significant increases in their exports, but GDP remains relatively low, and indicators of poverty, productivity, and…
Aug 2017
Author(s): De León, Ignacio L.;Mora, Julian
Crowdfunding is a financial alternative that has exhibited sustainable growth over the past decade. Further, it has been positioned as a promising mechanism for LAC countries to improve their…
May 2017
Author(s): Peirce, Jennifer
This paper presents updated information about crime and violence in Belize, and about current and recent initiatives that address these issues, with an emphasis on youth and on Southside Belize City…
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…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Le Fort V., Guillermo
This paper presents an estimation of the structural fiscal balance for Trinidad and Tobago, and discusses the current situation of the country in meeting the preconditions for the establishment of a…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Up to seven million low-income Central Americans live without power, largely because of the expense of extending the grid to rural areas. Many people burn kerosene, candles or wood, which can affect…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Alrededor de siete millones de centroamericanos de bajos ingresos viven sin electricidad debido al costo de ampliación de la red a zonas rurales. Muchas personas queman kerosene, velas o madera, que…
Oct 2010
Author(s): Richards, Allan
In pursuit of its policy objective of supporting member countries in promoting the democratization of sub-national governments, the Inter-American Development Bank has commissioned studies on…
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…