May 2018
Author(s): Georgoulias, Andreas;Carvalho Fernandes de Oliveira, Julia;Meller, Hendrik;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia;Serebrisky, Tomás;Watkins, Graham George
This paper reviews country- and sector-level upstream planning and procurement approaches of water, transport, and energy infrastructure projects in Bolivia, Chile, El Salvador, Jamaica, Nicaragua,…
May 2018
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Schmid, Juan Pedro
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country.
May 2015
Author(s): Cabrera, Maria;Vargas, Felipe;Murcia, Juan Felipe;Bolza-Schunemann, Eva;Torres, Mauricio;Churanek, Danya;Szwedzki, Roni;Puerta, Juan Manuel;Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares;Soriano, Alejandro;Michelitsch, Roland
This document describes OVE's approach to evaluating the work of IDB Group (IDBG) through financial intermediaries (FIs). In OVE's 2015-2016 Work Program and Budget (RE-479-1), the IDB…
May 2015
Author(s): Cabrera, Maria;Vargas, Felipe;Murcia, Juan Felipe;Bolza-Schunemann, Eva;Torres, Mauricio;Churanek, Danya;Szwedzki, Roni;Puerta, Juan Manuel;Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares;Soriano, Alejandro;Michelitsch, Roland
Este documento describe el enfoque empleado por OVE para evaluar la labor del Grupo del BID a través de intermediarios financieros. En el programa de trabajo y presupuesto de OVE para 2015-2016 (…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Salazni, Mariana;Khadan, Jeetendra;Dukharan, Marla;Gomez Osorio, Camillo;Wenner, Mark D.;Thomas, Chrystol;O'Brien, Cherran;Schmid, Juan Pedro
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Jul 2014
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran;Thomas, Chrystol;Wenner, Mark D.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Kamau, Musheer O.;Mercer-Blackman, Valerie;Khadan, Jeetendra;Salazni, Mariana;Elías, Carlos;Dukharan, Marla;Beuermann, Diether;Sierra, Ricardo
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin analyzes recent economic developments of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. This issue's Special Country Reports…
May 2014
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran;Thomas, Chrystol;Wenner, Mark D.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Kamau, Musheer O.;Dukharan, Marla;Khan, Sarosh R.;Ruprah, Inder J.;Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments and analyzes the topic of external sustainability in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization…
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…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Balza, Lenin;Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
This paper explores the relationship between private sector participation, institutional reform, and performance of the electricity sector in 18 Latin American countries over the last four decades.…
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.…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Baxter, Sasha;Nugent, Stevonne;Dukharan, Marla;Melgarejo, Karl Alexander;Mercer-Blackman, Valerie;Ruprah, Inder J.;Salazni, Mariana;Kamau, Musheer O.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Clarke, Dillon;Thomas, Chrystol;O'Brien, Cherran
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments and analyzes the topic of energy for the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Brown, Kathy-Ann
CARIFORUM States have generally taken a cautious approach in adopting commitments under the Economic Partnership Agreement by having them reflect their World Trade Organization commitments, excluding…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Brown, Kathy-Ann
CARIFORUM States have generally taken a cautious approach in adopting commitments under the Economic Partnership Agreement by having them reflect their World Trade Organization commitments, excluding…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Cesa-Bianchi, Ambrogio;Pesaran, M. Hashem;Rebucci, Alessandro;Xu, TengTeng
This is the data used for the estimation of the GVAR model as in "China's Emergence in the World Economy and Business Cycles in Latin America" (access the study in the related URL…
Dec 2011
Author(s): International Financial Consulting Ltd.;Inter American Development Bank
Impact Investing is a relatively new phenomenon, gaining attention within the last few years. While the multilateral development banks have been investing for many years with the expectation of a…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade;Inter American Development Bank
Jamaica's National Aid for Trade Strategy, Partnerships towards Sustained Economic Growth and Development through Trade, was prepared by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade with…
Jun 2010
Author(s): Raw, Silvia
This Country Program Evaluation (RE-365) covers the period 2003-2008, which was marked by the consequences of Jamaica's financial crisis which had erupted in 1995. During the crisis, the Bank…
Jun 2010
Author(s): Raw, Silvia
La presente evaluación (RE-365) abarca el período comprendido entre 2003-2008. Ese tiempo estuvo marcado por las consecuencias de la crisis financiera que se produjo en Jamaica en 1995. Durante esa…
May 2006
Author(s): Stern, Peter A.
This paper is based on the premise that investment in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) has a positive impact on economic development because of its contribution to growth and labor…
May 2004
Author(s): Crawley, Andrew;Vignoles, Christopher;Jessen, Anneke;Vodusek, Ziga;Ferrero, Lucas;Brenner, Yann;Covarrubias, María de la Paz
El propósito de este documento es presentar un análisis de la evolución de las relaciones económicas entre la UE y América Latina y el Caribe en el decenio iniciado a mediados de los años noventa.…