Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.;Wright, Allan;Thomas, Chrystol;Wenner, Mark D.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Pradelli, Juan Jose;Clarke, Dillon;Waithe, Kimberly
The macroeconomic performance of the countries in the Country Caribbean Department on average worsened in 2016 but is expected to improve in 2017. However, downside risks remain, including heightened…
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…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra;Ruprah, Inder J.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Wright, Allan;Gomez Osorio, Camillo;Waithe, Kimberly;Wenner, Mark D.;Clarke, Dillon;Thomas, Chrystol;Pradelli, Juan Jose;Okey, Onoh-Obasi
British voters surprised the world when they voted to leave the European Union in June 2016. Markets reacted heavily to the surprise, resulting in high volatility in all major stock indices as well…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra;Ruprah, Inder J.;Waithe, Kimberly;Wenner, Mark D.;Clarke, Dillon;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Thomas, Chrystol;Pradelli, Juan Jose;Blenman, Shamar
A moniker often invoked to describe the Caribbean is: "high debt, low growth." It was never completely true. Today it may have become so. The tourism countries, Jamaica, Barbados, and The…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Godinez Puig, Luisa;Sutton, Heather;O'Brien, Cherran;Thomas, Chrystol;Wenner, Mark D.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Khadan, Jeetendra
Crime strongly affects persons in the Caribbean. In a recent survey, 40 percent of the Caribbean population identified crime and security-related issues as the main problems facing their country,…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Milano, Flavia;Espinoza, Viviane
This publication highlights the work that the different IDB Group's sectors, departments, divisions and units conduct with Civil Society through five levels of engagement: Information, dialogue…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Milano, Flavia;Espinoza, Viviane
Esta publicación resalta el trabajo que los diferentes sectores, departamentos, divisiones y unidades del Grupo BID conducen con la Sociedad Civil a través de cinco niveles de compromiso: Información…
Jan 2016
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran;Khadan, Jeetendra;Thomas, Chrystol;Wenner, Mark D.;Schmid, Juan Pedro
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…