Sep 2020
Author(s): Rennie, Gavin;Hartnett, Brad K.;Reyes, Victoria;Siegert, Dafna;Sandoval, Daniel;Banda, Maria
The objective of this project is to understand and analyze the innovation gap in the LAC regions power & utilities industry, using countries in Europe, Asia, and other regions as a benchmark. The…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rennie, Gavin;Hartnett, Brad K.;Reyes, Victoria;Siegert, Dafna;Sandoval, Daniel;Banda, Maria
El objetivo principal de este proyecto es comprender y analizar la brecha de innovación en la industria energética de la región de ALC, utilizando los países de Europa, Asia y otras regiones como…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
The COVID-19 crisis will have devastating implications for countries around the worldparticularly tourism-dependent economies. This paper highlights the vulnerability of many Latin American and…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
La COVID-19 tendrá consecuencias devastadoras para los países de todo el mundo, en particular para aquellos que dependen del turismo. Nuestro capítulo resalta que muchos países de América Latina y el…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Wright, Allan;Asher, Sam
This Policy Brief argues that inclusion on any future adopted European Union (EU) AML/CFT list of high-risk third jurisdictions would be problematic for The Bahamas for three main reasons. First, EU…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Fielding, William;Ballance, Virginia;Smith, Philip;Veyrat-Pontet, Alexandre;Sutton, Heather;Curry, Chris;Ulentin, Anne;Oenbring, Raymond;Bethel, Nicolette;Bain, Ebonesse;Collie, Rodericka;Durham, Shantique;Dames, Andrella;Minnis, Jessica;Taylor, Jacinth;Johnson, Pandora;Newry-Pintard, Yvette;Parker, Quincy;Poitier-Albury, Wendyi;Moxey-Adderley, Theresa;Williams, Elizabeth;Gibson-Mobley, Ingrid;Sands, Shamel;Robins, Bernadette;McHardy, Dale;Miller, Ky’Shaun;Thomas, Adelle;Bethel-Bennett, Ian;Velasquez, Jose
This publication, a collaboration between the Inter-American Development Bank and the University of The Bahamas, presents the findings of a study of sentenced inmates at the prison in The Bahamas…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Bollers, Elton;Deyal, Zubin;Gauto, Victor;Giles Álvarez, Laura;Khadan, Jeetendra;Mooney, Henry;Smets, Lodewijk;Waithe, Kimberly;Wright, Allan
This policy brief summarizes challenges in the infrastructure sectors of The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. It also includes recommendations to overcome these…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Adler, Verónica;Vera, Felipe;Wainer, Laura Sara;Roquero, Pablo;Poskus, Mariana A.;Valenzuela, Luis;Letelier, Marcela;Olivares, Pablo;Treimun, John;Gamboa, Alexis;Canales, Karina;Guajardo, Javier;Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth;Davis, Diane E.;Donovan, Michael G.;Claramunt Torche, Pauline
Over the course of the 20th century the worlds population grew more than during any other period in history, increasing from around 1.5 billion people in 1900 to nearly seven billion people today.…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Adler, Verónica;Vera, Felipe;Wainer, Laura Sara;Roquero, Pablo;Poskus, Mariana A.;Valenzuela, Luis;Letelier, Marcela;Olivares, Pablo;Treimun, John;Gamboa, Alexis;Canales, Karina;Guajardo, Javier;Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth;Davis, Diane E.;Donovan, Michael G.;Claramunt Torche, Pauline
Durante el siglo XX la población mundial se incrementó más que en ningún otro periodo de la historia: desde alrededor de 1.500 millones de personas en el 1900 hasta cerca de 7 mil millones hoy en día…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Shik, Olga;Boyce, Rachel;De Salvo, Carmine Paolo;Gachot, Sebastien
Although agriculture and fisheries account for only 1.6% of the GDP of the Bahamas, they produce 3% of all jobs and are important for the diversification of the economy. The Government of the Bahamas…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Wright, Allan;Grenade, Kari
This Policy Brief examines The Bahamas’ Fiscal Responsibility Bill 2018, juxtaposing it against some standard principles that typically guide the formation of a fiscal responsibility framework. Key…
May 2018
Author(s): Wright, Allan
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country.
Jan 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan
From productivity performance indicators derived from the World Bank, The Bahamas is underperforming relative to our Caribbean economies and even other small economies within Latin America and the…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.;Sierra, Ricardo
The performance of the private sector is crucial for a country's economic growth. Thus, this report revisits the theme of low Caribbean growth, viewed through a macroeconomic lens in the…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Sutton, Heather;Álvarez, Lucciana
This policy brief uses data from the 2014/2015 Latin American Public Opinion Project survey to examine attitudes toward intimate partner violence and child physical discipline in six Caribbean…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Deonarine, Amrita;Hosein, Roger;Khadan, Jeetendra
Despite seven rounds of negotiations since 2007, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Canada were unable to concur on the establishment of a free trade agreement (FTA) to replace the existing…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra;Ruprah, Inder J.
This report estimates the direct and indirect macroeconomic impact of the Brexit leave vote on the Caribbean during 2016 and 2017 in terms of economic growth, exports, tourism, and remittances. We…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Social Pulse describes the trends in a comprehensive set of key social indicators and highlight findings that warrant attention by policymakers. The report includes information from 22 countries of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Pulso social describe las tendencias de un conjunto amplio de indicadores sociales clave e identifica los cambios de estos indicadores que merecen la atención de los responsables de las políticas. El…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Pulso Social descreve as tendências em um conjunto abrangente de indicadores sociais e destaca as principais conclusões que merecem atenção por policymakers. O relatório inclui informações de 22…