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…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bernal, Richard L.
China has recently become the third largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the world and is a major source of development aid for developing countries, including those in the Caribbean…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Gischler, Christiaan;Janson, Nils;Espinasa, Ramón;Humpert, Malte
This paper focuses on how the Eastern Caribbean can achieve its unrealized sustainable energy potential, where: "Eastern Caribbean" means Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts…
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…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Espinasa, Ramón;Gischler, Christiaan;Humpert, Malte;Gonzalez Torres, Camila;Sucre, Carlos
This Energy Dossier is part of a series of publications produced by the Energy Division of the Infrastructure and Environment Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. It is designed to…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.;Clarke, Dillon
Chinese and Caribbean economic relations have deepened over the past decade and a half. The paper analyzes the impetus for China's foreign economic policy to reach out to developing regions such…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Bailey, Corin
This report is part of the Inter-American Development Bank's Technical Note Series on Crime and Violence in the Caribbean. The overall aim is to establish a baseline of the crime-prevention…
May 2016
Author(s): Sanjak, Jolyne;Donovan, Michael G.
Strengthening land governance is critically needed in Latin America and the Caribbean to protect the environment, achieve gender equality in land rights, expand the transparency of land records, and…
May 2016
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Bouillon, César P.;Stone, Leslie F.;Maciel, Odette;Quintanilla, Oscar
During 2016, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight will conduct a comparative analysis of IDB's support to housing programs in four Caribbean countries: Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana…
May 2016
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle;Bouillon, César P.;Stone, Leslie F.;Maciel, Odette;Quintanilla, Oscar
En 2016 la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión levará a cabo un análisis comparativo del apoyo del BID a programas de vivienda en cuatro países en el Caribe: Suriname, Trinidad y Tobago, Guyana y…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Riquelme, Rodrigo;Méndez, Paola;Smith, Ianthe
This publication looks into the Solid Waste Sector situation in nine Caribbean countries: The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Jamaica, Guyana, Haiti, Suriname, St Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago. Adequate…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Integration of disaster risk management (DRM) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in public investment must be seen as a direct intervention policy decision making and hence, as part of the national…