Dec 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Waithe, Kimberly; Lorde, Kishmar
The Barbados economy has been challenged over the last decade by elevated fiscal deficits and a rapid build-up in debt. While the country has made efforts to address this challenge through revenue…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Lafuente, Mariano
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…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pierola, Martha Denisse; Lucenti, Krista; Li, Kun; Harris, Jeremy; De Four, Takiyah
Trade is key for growth, especially in small countries like Barbados—it helps them achieve economies of scale that otherwise would not exist. In recent years, Barbados’ trade performance has been…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); IDB Invest; Multilateral Investment Fund
The summary of the Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) presents the main takeaways of the DEO, which is the Inter-American Development Bank's annual report about the results and impact of…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); IDB Invest; Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones
El resumen del Panorama para la Efectividad en el Desarrollo (DEO por sus siglas en inglés) presenta los mensajes principales del DEO que es el informe anual del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); IDB 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.…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); 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): Luzardo, Alejandra; Gasca, Leticia
In order to learn how a creative entrepreneurship can flourish in Latin America and the Caribbean, first it is necessary to know the talent that will develop the projects. Launching an Orange Future…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Luzardo, Alejandra; Gasca, Leticia
Para saber cómo puede florecer el emprendimiento creativo en América Latina y el Caribe, primero es necesario conocer al talento que desarrolla los proyectos. En Emprender un Futuro Naranja no solo…
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…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Jackson, C. Kirabo
Recent studies document that, in many cases, the schools that parents prefer over others do not improve student test scores. This could be because (a) parents cannot discern schools causal impacts,…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The 2018 first quarter edition of the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides management with a status of the Bank's performance. The QBR reports on outputs, lending program priorities and…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Schimanski, Caroline; Chagalj, Cristian
This study analyzes the evolution of gender-based educational and occupational segregation, from 1999 to 2016, for four Caribbean countries (The Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago).…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Flores Cruz, Ramiro; Barbados Statistical Service
This dataset covers a Nationally Representative Sample of the Barbados population. It measures all main aspects of living conditions and reports consumption based poverty rates. The survey was…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Bollers, Elton; Khadan, Jeetendra; Smets, Lodewijk; Mooney, Henry; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Schwartz, Moises; Waithe, Kimberly
The year 2017 brought mixed results for the countries of the Caribbean Country Department of the Inter-American Development Bank, and the situation remains similar in 2018. While The Bahamas,…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Jarquín, María José; Roseth, Benjamin
La Auditoría de Desempeño es una de las áreas más importantes de la evolución de las Entidades Fiscalizadoras Superiores de América Latina y el Caribe en las últimas dos décadas. A partir de la…
May 2018
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Giles Álvarez, Laura; Waithe, Kimberly
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country of Barbados
Apr 2018
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Fernández Illescas, Coral; Michelitsch, Roland; Rose, Jonathan; Carpanelli, María del Mar; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Putic, Melanie
The Country Program Evaluation will assess whether the program implemented by the IDB was consistent with Barbados’s development needs and Government priorities and with the objectives identified by…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Fernández Illescas, Coral; Michelitsch, Roland; Rose, Jonathan; Carpanelli, María del Mar; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Putic, Melanie
En la Evaluación del Programa de País se buscará determinar si el programa que el BID llevó adelante fue congruente con las necesidades de desarrollo del país, las prioridades del gobierno y los…