Mar 2017
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wenner, Mark D.; Wright, Allan; Clarke, Dillon; Waithe, Kimberly
This Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin explores constraints to private sector development in the Caribbean. With economic growth weak and dependent on only a few sectors -either tourism or…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Wright, Allan; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Clarke, Dillon; Waithe, Kimberly
The macroeconomic performance of the countries in the Country Caribbean Department on average worsened in 2016 but is expected to improve in 2017. However, downside risks remain, including heightened…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Gomez Osorio, Camilo; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Thomas, Chrystol; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Okey, Onoh-Obasi
British voters surprised the world when they voted to leave the European Union in June 2016. Markets reacted heavily to the surprise, resulting in high volatility in all major stock indices as well…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
Analysis of the relationship between remittances and the local economies in Central America, with special attention to Nicaragua and Guatemala. It also provides some policy recommendations to…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
This paper reports on the continued increase in remittances to Latin America, but also analyzes cost changes and the entry of new players, such as banks, into the Mexican market. The analysis looks…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
Analysis of a poll of nine of the major remittance recipient countries in order to understand the market of remittances, the major trends in money transfers and the macro-economic effects on their…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
A presentation of remittances, money transfer companies and costs of service in 14 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Feb 2010
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
A version of this article was presented to the World Council of Credit Unions in preparation for the conference Paving the Way Forward for Rural Finance: An International Conference on Best Practices
Feb 2010
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
Transnational communities linking homes and countries, development, family remittances, tourism, transportation, telecommunication, and nostalgic trade
Feb 2010
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
Analysis of the relationship between remittances and the local economies in Central America, with special attention to Nicaragua and Guatemala. It also provides some policy recommendations to…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
Analysis of a poll of nine of the major remittance recipient countries in order to understand the market of remittances, the major trends in money transfers and the macro-economic effects on their…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
Study on the Latin American transnational migration patterns and their relationship with development.
Feb 2010
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
This report is a comparative study of worldwide transfer costs to nine countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa, and specifically at costs for immigrants to send money from major sending countries…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
Analysis of the market of remittances from the United States to nine Central American and Caribbean countries from the perspective of business practices. (Cuba, Colombia, Jamaica, Dominican Republic…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
Analysis in four Central American and Caribbean countries (El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Guatemala) of the government involvement in promoting an enabling environment conducive to…
Aug 2009
Author(s): Orozco, Manuel
Final Report on the research study on the impact of the financial crisis on remittances trends to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2009
Jun 2009
Author(s): Federación Latinoamericana de Bancos (FELABAN); D'Alessio International Research Online (IROL); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En este informe se presentan los resultados del estudio cuyo objetivo central fue la indagación del impacto de la crisis económica en el movimiento de remesas en América Latina y de los productos y…
Dec 2007
Author(s): López Córdova, José Ernesto; Olmedo, Alexandra; Cerrutti, Marcela; Parrado, Emilio A.; Esquivel, Gerardo; Huerta-Pineda, Alejandra; Hanson, Gordon H.; Kugler, Maurice; Lotti, Emanuela; McKenzie, David; Rapoport, Hillel; Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina; Sainz, Tania; Pozo, Susan; Woodruff, Christopher; Orozco, Manuel; Fedewa, Rachel
The IDB's Integration & Trade Journal includes articles on the different aspects of integration in Latin America and the Caribbean, on hemispheric integration and, furthermore, on similar…
Dec 2007
Author(s): López Córdova, José Ernesto; Olmedo, Alexandra; Cerrutti, Marcela; Parrado, Emilio A.; Esquivel, Gerardo; Huerta-Pineda, Alejandra; Hanson, Gordon H.; Kugler, Maurice; Lotti, Emanuela; McKenzie, David; Rapoport, Hillel; Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina; Sainz, Tania; Pozo, Susan; Woodruff, Christopher; Orozco, Manuel; Fedewa, Rachel
La Revista Integración & Comercio del BID incluye artículos referidos a las distintas manifestaciones del proceso de integración en América Latina y el Caribe, a la integración hemisférica y,…
Nov 2007
Author(s): Federación Latinoamericana de Bancos (FELABAN); Bendixen & Amandi (B&A); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Una encuesta encargada por el FOMIN que abarcó a personas que reciben remesas con regularidad en Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua y Panamá, y fue presentada en una rueda de…