May 2022
Author(s): San Salvador Del Valle, María;Solaun, Kepa;Alleng, Gerard;Flores, Adrián;Abadal, Jordi
Climate change is expected to impact electricity generation and demand in Suriname significantly. Of all the generation technologies, hydroelectric energy will be the most affected. Research in this…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David;Mooney, Henry;Clayton, Khamal;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Graham, Monique;Khadan, Jeetendra;Satnarine-Singh, Nirvana
Last year ended with incipient but fragile economic recoveries in most Caribbean economies. Relatively low vaccination rates remain a concern in the six countries covered by the Caribbean Country…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Bernales, Alejandro;Beuermann, Diether;Cumming, Douglas;Olid, Christian
Relatively little is known about the effects of blue-collar crime (theft, robbery, vandalism or arson) on financial decisions. Previous literature has focused its attention either on 'regional…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Chotelal, Shreshta;Dukharan, Marla;Khadan, Jeetendra; Marchand, Melissa
This paper examines the potential role FinTech can play to support Surinames financial inclusion efforts. Financial technologyor “FinTech”describes the integration of technology into financial…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Reyes-Tagle, Gerardo;Musacchio, Aldo;Hosein, Roger;Wagner, Rodrigo;Pan, Carolina;Yu, Fernando; Park, Yery;Gookool, Rebeca;Escobar, Bernardita;La Cruz, Tamira;Araya, Sergio;Figueroa, Camila;Rosso, Lucas
This book examines the role of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in contributing to the fiscal instability of the Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago (CCB6), with the…
Jan 2022
Author(s): Rosenblatt, David;Mooney, Henry;García Zaballos, Antonio;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Christie, Jason;Khadan, Jeetendra;Abdul-Haqq, Nazera
This edition reviews the long-term performance of economic growth and productivity in the region. It then draws on research from the Inter-American Development Banks Connectivity, Markets, and…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Hilbert, Martin;Jalife Villalón, Salma;Rodríguez Armenta, Carmen Enedina;Ruiz Martínez, Pedro Miguel;Llorens, Faraón;Sánchez Osorio, Cinthya Carolina;Chinkes, Ernesto
¿Qué implica la transformación digital en las instituciones de educación superior (IES) y qué oportunidades ofrece para que sus procesos y vinculación con la sociedad actual mejoren? La era digital…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Beverinotti, Javier;Figueroa, Luis;Martínez, Octavio
Históricamente, la región andina se ha caracterizado por ser una región relativamente inestable en su desempeño económico, político y social. Algunos de los países que la integran han experimentado…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Lobos, Sofía;López, Valentina;Gribnicow, Andrés
El presente estudio tiene el objetivo de analizar los instrumentos de fomento a la economía cultural y creativa implementados en los países de ALC, así como la disposición gubernamental a financiar…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Lobos, Sofía;López, Valentina;Gribnicow, Andrés
The objective of this study is to analyze the tools implemented by Latin American and Caribbean countries to promote the cultural and creative economy, as well as governments willingness to finance…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Riveros, Luisa;Maciel, Odette;Peña-Habib, Oliver;Barcellos, Andreia
This Independent Country Program Review (ICPR) analyzes the IDB Group's country strategy (CS) and country program with Suriname during the 2016-2020 period. ICPRs assess the relevance of the…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Riveros, Luisa;Maciel, Odette;Peña-Habib, Oliver;Barcellos, Andreia
Esta Revisión Independiente del Programa de País (ICPR, por sus siglas en inglés) analiza la estrategia y el programa de país del Grupo Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) en Surinam, durante el…
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…
Oct 2021
Author(s): Castro Lancharro, Borja
Esta publicación forma parte de una serie de tres documentos que exploran los diferentes aspectos de las soluciones de infraestructura verde urbana.
En esta tercera parte se explora la…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Latin America and the Caribbean are experiencing significant changes in migration patterns. The crisis in Venezuela has generated the second largest displacement of people after the one in Syria and…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo;Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico
Latinoamérica y el Caribe están experimentando cambios significativos en sus patrones migratorios. La crisis en Venezuela ha generado el segundo desplazamiento más grande después del de Siria y está…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol;Rozo, Sandra
Can taking the perspective of an out-group reduce prejudice and promote prosociality? Building on insights from social psychology, we study the case of Colombian natives and Venezuelan immigrants. We…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Rosenblatt, David;Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe;Frazier, Gralyn;McCaskie, Ariel;Gauto, Victor;Bollers, Elton;Christie, Jason;Khadan, Jeetendra;Abdul-Haqq, Nazera
For more than a year, the Caribbean economics team at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has focused on the potential implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for lives and livelihoods across the…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Solaun, Kepa;Resomardono, Chiquita;Hess, Katharina;Antich, Helena;Alleng, Gerard;Flores, Adrián
Several factors contribute to Surinames particular vulnerability to the effects of climate change. It is dependent on fossil fuels, has forests liable to decay, fragile ecosystems, and its low-lying…