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…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;IDB Invest;Multilateral Investment Fund
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is an annual report produced by the IDBG to show the results and impact of its work in Latin America and the Caribbean. It reports on the IDBG's…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo;BID Invest;Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones
El Panorama de la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO por sus siglas en inglés) es el informe anual del Grupo BID que muestra los resultados e impactos de su trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe.…
May 2018
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country
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): 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…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie;Melgarejo, Karl Alexander;Salazni, Mariana
Sustainable economic growth has reemerged as a subject of Caribbean policydiscussions, given the region's relatively lackluster performance in recent
decades. However, most policy…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Bueso-Merriam, Jacqueline;Galindo, Arturo;Gómez-Peña, Andrés
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is an annual report produced by the IDB to show the results and impact of its work in Latin America and the Caribbean. It reports on the IDB's…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Bueso-Merriam, Jacqueline;Galindo, Arturo;Gómez-Peña, Andrés
El Panorama para la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO por sus siglas en inglés) es el informe anual del BID que muestra los resultados e impactos de su trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe. Reporta…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Khan, Sarosh R.
After a long period of stagnating prices, the global bauxite market is experiencing changes which are expected to drive prices higher. To a large extent, these changes are driven by increasing demand…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro;Malcolm, Xavier
This brief presents simulations of an Ebola scare in the Caribbean, including three highly tourism-dependent economies, The Bahamas, Barbados, and Jamaica. On the basis of the experience of Mexico in…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Khan, Sarosh R.;Ruprah, Inder J.
Given that the Caribbean region remains open to external vulnerabilities, fiscal policy is a critical tool in managing debt sustainability. But since fiscal outcomes have been persistently poor in…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund;Power Africa;Department for International Development;Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Climatescope seeks to bring quantitative rigor to the basic question of what makes a country attractive for clean energy investment, development, and deployment.Climatescope ranks countries on their…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones;Power Africa;Department for International Development;Bloomberg New Energy Finance
El Climascopio se propone aportar rigor cuantitativo a la pregunta básica de qué es lo que hace que un país sea atractivo para las inversiones, el desarrollo y el despliegue de energías limpias. El…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Attzs, Marlene;Maharaj, Malini;Boodhan, Gopiechand
Although the Caribbean region relies heavily on its natural assets as sources of income, generally for tourism and in particular cases from agriculture and energy, environmental taxes in the region…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie;Seerattan, Dave
This policy brief defines the challenges of conducting appropriate fiscal policy over the past 20 years in four Caribbean countries (The Bahamas, Barbados, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago) and…
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.…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This report summarizes the activities of the IDB Cultural Center in 2008. During 2008, the IDB Cultural Center supported cultural programs that increased the potential for development and reduction…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este informe es un resumen de las actividades del Centro Cultural del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo en 2008. Durante este año, el Centro Cultural del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo apoyó…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This report summarizes the activities of the IDB Cultural Center in 2007. Throughout 2007 the IDB Cultural Center steered its efforts towards supporting and consolidating the Bank's strategic…