Dec 2022
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David;Clayton, Khamal;Mooney, Henry;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Walters, Anna-Kaye;Graham, Monique;Teixeira, Gisele;Satnarine-Singh, Nirvana
Just as Caribbean economies are emerging from the sharp recessions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, a confluence of external shocks now complicates the recovery. Commodity prices started…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Arias, Karla;Camino-Mogro, Segundo;Weiss, Mariana;Matías, David;Daltro, Yuri;Carvajal, Franco;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
This study identifies and analyzes the evolution of efficiency in providing services and in the financial performance of the LAC electricity distribution companies between 2014-2020. In addition, it…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Arias, Karla;Camino-Mogro, Segundo;Weiss, Mariana;Matías, David;Daltro, Yuri;Carvajal, Franco;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Este estudio identifica y analiza la evolución de la eficiencia en la prestación de servicios y en el desempeño financiero de las empresas distribuidoras de electricidad de ALC entre 2014-2020.…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Gachot, Sebastien;De Salvo, Carmine Paolo;Rondinone, Gonzalo
The agricultural sector plays a crucial role in Guyanas economic development by contributing 21.15% of gross domestic product (GDP). However, the share of the agricultural sector has been gradually…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Arévalo, Josette;Vera, Priscila;De Santis, Stefania;IDB Invest
This Independent Country Program Review (ICPR) covers the Bank's Country Strategy (EBP) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group and the program in Guyana during the period 2017-2021.…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Arévalo, Josette;Vera, Priscila;De Santis, Stefania;BID Invest
Esta Revisión Independiente del Programa de País (ICPR) cubre la Estrategia del Banco con el País (EBP) del Grupo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y el programa en Guyana durante
el…
Jul 2022
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Rosenblatt, David;Graham, Monique;Richardson, Natasha;Acevedo, María Cecilia;Pereira, Stefano;Clayton, Khamal;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;Gauto, Victor
This edition of the Caribbean Economics Quarterly (Q2-2022) is a collaboration between the IDBs Caribbean Country Department and IDB Invest, which focuses on firms access to finance. The report…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Solis Vega, Pablo
This study looks into the most relevant transformations and innovations within music and the performing arts in Latin America and the Caribbean through the collection of quantitative and qualitative…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Solis Vega, Pablo
El presente estudio recopila datos cuantitativos y cualitativos sobre los principales efectos de la pandemia por la COVID-19 en la música y las artes escénicas, así como la adopción tecnológica en…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Gil Gómez, Isabel;Hernández Trujillo, Oswaldo
This document analyzes the food value chain process with the goal of pinpointing its links with technological innovation. Providing relevant data on the impact of COVID-19 within the sector and…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Gil Gómez, Isabel;Hernández Trujillo, Oswaldo
El presente documento analiza los procesos de la cadena de valor gastronómica con la finalidad de ubicar la innovación tecnológica en cada uno de los eslabones. Presenta datos relevantes sobre el…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Lossio Chávez, Félix
This document touches upon the challenges and possibilities between tourism and cultural and creative industries in Latin America and the Caribbean and the ways in which they are connected. It…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Lossio Chávez, Félix
El presente documento aborda los retos y posibilidades del vínculo entre turismo y las industrias culturales y creativas en América Latina y el Caribe, analiza su situación en el contexto de la…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Solis Vega, Pablo
This study looks into the most relevant transformations and innovations within Carnivals and Festivals in Latin America and the Caribbean, specifically through the lens of the COVID-19 crisis. It…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Solis Vega, Pablo
El presente estudio identifica las principales transformaciones e innovaciones que se generaron en los carnavales y festivales de América Latina y el Caribe a raíz de la crisis sanitaria por la COVID…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Vargas Santiago, Luis
This document identifies new tools and technological innovations used by museums, looking into the ways in which the sector modified their operational dynamics due to COVID-19. This report contains…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Vargas Santiago, Luis
El presente documento identifica las innovaciones digitales y tecnológicas adoptadas por los museos ante la necesidad de modificar sus dinámicas de operación por la crisis sanitaria de la COVID-19.…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David;Mooney, Henry;Clayton, Khamal;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Graham, Monique;Khadan, Jeetendra;Satnarine-Singh, Nirvana
Last year ended with incipient but fragile economic recoveries in most Caribbean economies. Relatively low vaccination rates remain a concern in the six countries covered by the Caribbean Country…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Bernales, Alejandro;Beuermann, Diether;Cumming, Douglas;Olid, Christian
Relatively little is known about the effects of blue-collar crime (theft, robbery, vandalism or arson) on financial decisions. Previous literature has focused its attention either on 'regional…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo;Musacchio, Aldo;Hosein, Roger;Wagner, Rodrigo;Pan, Carolina;Yu, Fernando; Park, Yery;Gookool, Rebeca;Escobar, Bernardita;La Cruz, Tamira;Araya, Sergio;Figueroa, Camila;Rosso, Lucas
This book examines the role of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in contributing to the fiscal instability of the Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago (CCB6), with the…