May 2018
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.;Bollers, Elton
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country.
Dec 2015
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.;Johnny, Teneisha
Guyana has high potential to develop a nature-based tourist niche market and help diversify its economic base, which now depends on the export of primary commodities. Despite many natural attractions…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Santa Gadea, Rosario
Trade and investment have been the main drivers of economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and in the member countries of the Pacific Alliance (Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru…
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): Inter American Development Bank
How to build strong and sustainable economic relations between Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Asia that go beyond commodities-for-manufacturing trade is a question of importance for policy…
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…
Sep 2007
Author(s): Renshaw, Jonathan
The aim of this note is to provide an overview of the situation of the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana. The note covers a range of issues, including land regularisation, environment - especially mining…
May 2007
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This report (RE-331) presents an evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank's program of engagement with Guyana for the 2002-2006 period, from its intent expressed mainly in the Country…
May 2007
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En este informe se presenta una evaluación del programa del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo de operaciones con Guyana durante el período 2002-2006, que abarca desde la intención que expresó el…
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…