May 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
San Salvador island in the Bahamas is highly vulnerable to climate change impacts due to its limited land space, fragile ecosystems, population and assets exposure, limited human and technological…
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…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Saavedra, José Jorge;Alleng, Gerard
Like other Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Caribbean island economies have intrinsic characteristics that make them vulnerable to external shocks. The recent pandemic highlights the structural…
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…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Country Disaster Risk Profile for The Bahamas presents the “Historical Disaster Loss Assessment and Probabilistic Hazard Assessment”, “Exposure and Vulnerability Assessment” and “Country Disaster…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Zegarra, Maria Alejandra;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Palomino, Luis;Seminario, Bruno
Hurricane Dorian has been among the most devastating natural disasters ever to hit The Bahamas. The estimated damages and losses from it amount to US$3.4 billion (IDB, 2019), a number equivalent to a…
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): 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…
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…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Rodríguez Oliva, Lázaro I.
¿Qué países están midiendo el impacto de las industrias creativas y culturales en sus economías? Este informe se suma al esfuerzo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) para visibilizar el…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio;Hori, Tsuneki;Visconti, Ernesto;Jaimes, Ivonne;Sanahuja, Haris;Torres, Ana María;Benjamin, Lisa
This document describes the general methodology of the Index of Governance and Public Policy in Disaster Risk Management (iGOPP) and presents the main concepts that support both disaster risk…
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.
Mar 2018
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Alonso, Pablo;Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares;Ávalos, Nayda;Fajgenbaum, Jose;Sadeghi, Patricia
This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is the third independent evaluation of the Bank’s program with the country. It examines the Bank’s relationship with The Bahamas from an independent and…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Alonso, Pablo;Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares;Ávalos, Nayda;Fajgenbaum, Jose;Sadeghi, Patricia
Esta es la tercera Evaluación del Programa de País con las Bahamas. En esta evaluación independiente se examina a fondo el diseño, la ejecución y los resultados de las operaciones aprobadas o activas…