Nov 2021
Author(s): Rave, Claudia;Landaverde, Osvaldo;Persaud, Christopher
Este documento presenta el mapeo de cadenas y corredores logísticos para el Cono Sur base para el análisis de brechas, oportunidades y restricciones en la inversión en infraestructura de integración…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Janson, Nils;Burkhard, Lindsay N.;Jones, Sara
The Caribbean Water Study describes the operational and financial performance of selected water utilities in the Caribbean as reported by the utilities as well as secodary sources, the situation of…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Giles Álvarez, Laura;Khadan, Jeetendra
This paper provides an insight on the gender impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Caribbean. The analysis makes use of the April 2020 online COVID-19 survey that the Inter-American Development…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Balza, Lenin;Brearley, Emily;Clarke, Dillon;Gauto, Victor
New oil-producing countries face the daunting challenge of transforming expected revenue windfalls into sustainable and inclusive economic development. Record discoveries and growing hydrocarbon…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Alvarado, Nathalie;Sutton, Heather;Laborda, Leopoldo
This study analyzes how the COVID-19 crisis is generating changes in police work and assesses its potential impact on the effectiveness and legitimacy of police forces in Latin America and the…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Alvarado, Nathalie;Sutton, Heather;Laborda, Leopoldo
Este estudio analiza cómo la crisis del COVID-19 está generando cambios en el trabajo policial y evalúa su efecto en la efectividad y legitimidad de las policías de la región. Mediante una encuesta…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio;Hori, Tsuneki;Chakalall, Yuri;Jaimes, Ivonne;Sanahuja, Haris;Torres, Ana María;Visconti, Ernesto
The results of the iGOPP application in Guyana (2017) show a general progress level of 11.82%, which places the country in “low” range of advance. The analysis of the results by component of public…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Lafuente, Mariano;Molina, Evelyn
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Underwood, Joan H.
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Avellán, Leopoldo;Goncalves Cavalcanti, Vitor;Garberi, Pedro M.;Marcano, Luis;Montilla, Abraham R.
The stock of IDB-supported projects with extensions longer than 24 months is increasing. This is creating concerns about mounting costs for both the Bank and the borrower country as well as…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.;Bollers, Elton;Hosein, Roger
The relationship between natural resource endowments and economic growth and development has attracted much attention. Specifically, the Dutch disease phenomenon, which has crippled several economies…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.;Bollers, Elton;Clarke, Dillon;Pasha, Sukrishnalall
Most businesses in Guyana are small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs). SMEs are assumed to generate a significant share of employment and contribute to wealth creation. However, they operate in a…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Llaguno, Duval;Briceño, Bertha;Morales, Olga;Bersano Calot, Lara;García, Carolina Inés
“¿Y tú qué harías?” es una nueva metodología para compartir aprendizajes surgidos de la experiencia de la ejecución de proyectos de desarrollo. Es una herramienta que combina la reflexión sobre casos…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Peters, Amos
This paper’s primary goal is to determine the size of the informal sector in the heterogeneous Caribbean countries. The informal economic activities of a country have several implications for their…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Pasha, Sukrishnalall;Wenner, Mark D.;Clarke, Dillon
Guyana is a country with abundant mineral wealth. Extractive industries, along with agriculture, drive the economy. Mining poses several inherent challenges due to its negative impact on the…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Stone, Leslie F.;Maciel, Odette;Quintanilla, Oscar;Sadeghi, Patricia;Bouillon, César P.
This evaluation presents a comparative analysis of the support provided by the Inter-American Development Bank to housing and neighborhood upgrading programs in four countries: Barbados, Guyana,…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Stone, Leslie F.;Maciel, Odette;Quintanilla, Oscar;Sadeghi, Patricia;Bouillon, César P.
Esta evaluación contiene un análisis comparativo del apoyo que ha proporcionado el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo a los programas de vivienda y mejoramiento de barrios de cuatro países: Barbados…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Howell, Hunt;Navarro, Juan Carlos;Stevenson, Claudia;Grant, Kayla
This paper reviews the Inter-American Development Bank's policy-based loans, which are designed to improve competitiveness in selected Latin American and Caribbean countries. It summarizes the…
Feb 2017
Author(s): García Larumbe, Javier;Garcia Merino, Lucio Javier;Sasaki, Keisuke
La División de Agua y Saneamiento (INE/WSA) del BID lanzó en el año 2011 una herramienta para apoyar a las empresas operadoras de agua potable y alcantarillado sanitario en la identificación y…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bernal, Richard L.
China has recently become the third largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the world and is a major source of development aid for developing countries, including those in the Caribbean…