Jul 2015
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie;Melgarejo, Karl Alexander;Salazni, Mariana
Sustainable economic growth has reemerged as a subject of Caribbean policydiscussions, given the region's relatively lackluster performance in recent
decades. However, most policy…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie;Seerattan, Dave
This policy brief defines the challenges of conducting appropriate fiscal policy over the past 20 years in four Caribbean countries (The Bahamas, Barbados, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago) and…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.;Melgarejo, Karl Alexander
In this policy brief, we focus on the debates surrounding what has been called the "silent debt crisis" of the Caribbean. We discuss the level of debt at which the relation with economic…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Borensztein, Eduardo;Piedrabuena, Bernardita;Ossowski, Rolando;Mercer-Blackman, Valerie;Miller, Sebastián J.
El manejo adecuado de los ingresos fiscales por Recursos Naturales No Renovables (RNNR) busca cumplir tres objetivos: evitar la desestabilización macroeconómica, redistribuir equitativamente la…