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Caribbean - Investment Facilitation Project : environmental and social management framework : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The Caribbean Investment Facilitation Project (CIFP) objectives will be to enable investable entrepreneurs to raise capital from angels and other investors, and to support the development of angel investing in the Caribbean. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1583 DEC 10, 2015

Zhu,Danqing

The effects of volatility, fiscal policy cyclicality and financial development on growth : evidence for the Eastern Caribbean (English)

This paper presents estimates of the effects that terms of trade volatility has on growth of real gross domestic product per capita. Based on five-year non-overlapping panel data comprising 175 countries during 1980–2010, the paper finds that: (i) in model specifications that do not include country fixed effects, terms of trade volatility has a significant negative average effect on economic growth; (ii) once country fixed effects are included in the model, the average effect of terms of trade volatility on economic growth is not significantly different from zero; (iii) robust to the inclusion of country fixed effects, terms of trade volatility has significantly adverse effects on economic growth in countries with pro-cyclical fiscal policy; and (iv) in model specifications that do not include country fixed effects, financial development is a significant mediating factor with regard to the effect that terms of trade volatility has on economic growth, however, the significance of this effect vanishes once country fixed effects are included in the model. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7507 DEC 03, 2015

Brüeckner,Markus; Carneiro,Francisco Galrao

Caribbean - Strengthening Labor Market Monitoring and Performance in the Caribbean : P144470 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR20779 NOV 02, 2015

Reyes Hartley,Gonzalo Javier

Caribbean - Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Program : P114963 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR20996 OCT 30, 2015

Gallegos,Doyle

Official Documents- Third Amendment to the Administration Agreement with CIDA for TF071579 (English)

Agreement OCT 26, 2015

Shayne,Adam

Jobs, wages, and the Latin American slowdown (Vol. 2) : Resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)

After a decade of strong growth, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) started to decelerate in mid-2011, on the wake of falling commodity prices and slower growth in the rest of the world, particularly in China and the Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States (G7) countries. ... See More +

Publication 100083 OCT 01, 2015

De La Torre,Augusto; Ize,Alain; Beylis,Guillermo Raul; Lederman,Daniel

Jobs, wages, and the Latin American slowdown : Main report (English)

After a decade of strong growth, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) started to decelerate in mid-2011, on the wake of falling commodity prices and slower growth in the rest of the world, particularly in China and the Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States (G7) countries. ... See More +

Publication 100083 OCT 01, 2015

De La Torre,Augusto; Ize,Alain; Beylis,Guillermo Raul; Lederman,Daniel

Official Documents- Fifth Amendment to the Letter of Understanding between IMF, IBRD and IDA for TF099282 (English)

Agreement SEP 29, 2015

Shayne,Adam; Adam

The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (Spanish)

In 1998, Hurricane Mitch swept across Central America causing unprece¬dented damage in its wake. In Nicaragua, over 3,000 people lost their lives and hundreds of thousands were left homeless due to related flooding and mudslides. ... See More +

Brief 99268 AUG 01, 2015

English

The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (English)

In 1998, Hurricane Mitch swept across Central America causing unprece¬dented damage in its wake. In Nicaragua, over 3,000 people lost their lives and hundreds of thousands were left homeless due to related flooding and mudslides. ... See More +

Brief 99268 AUG 01, 2015

Spanish

Strengthening financial reporting regimes and the accountancy profession and practices in selected Caribbean Countries (English)

The main objectives of this report are to: (a) provide a synthesized analysis of financial reporting and auditing standards and practices across the countries in which the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean (ICAC) is active and (b) provide a basis for recommendations to ICAC and respective national institutes for a regional strategy to enhance the accounting profession and the accounting and auditing practices in the public and private sectors. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 97841 JUN 30, 2015

Unda Zamora,Gilma E.

Shared prosperity and poverty eradication in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Over the last decade Latin America and the Caribbean region has achieved important progress towards the World Bank Group's goals of eradicating extreme poverty and boosting income growth of the bottom 40 percent, propelled by remarkable economic growth and falling income inequality. ... See More +

Publication 97881 JUN 18, 2015

Cord,Louise J.; Genoni,Maria Eugenia; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos

Extending the school day in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are reforming their education systems with the view of adding more hours to the school day. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7309 JUN 16, 2015

Holland,Peter Anthony; Alfaro,Pablo; Evans,David

Official Documents- Fourth Amendment to the Letter of Understanding between IMF, IBRD and IDA for TF099282 (English)

Agreement JUN 04, 2015

Shayne,Adam; Adam

Working to end poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : workers, jobs, and wages (English)

The Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region achieved laudable gains in the 2000s in the fight against poverty. This was a decade of solid economic growth; substantial reduction in poverty and income inequality; and progress toward being a middle-class society. ... See More +

Publication 97209 JUN 01, 2015

Castañeda, Andres; Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia; Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Moreno Herrera,Laura Liliana; De Gouvea Scot De Arruda,Thiago; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Valderrama Gonzalez,Daniel; Viveros Mendoza,Martha Celmira

Statement of loans for May 2015 : Latin America and Caribbean and Middle East and North Africa (English)

Working Paper 97744 MAY 31, 2015

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Caribbean - Investment Facilitation Project : environmental and social management framework : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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DEC 10, 2015 SFG1583 Environmental Assessment
The effects of volatility, fiscal policy cyclicality and financial development on growth : evidence for the Eastern Caribbean (English)
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DEC 03, 2015 WPS7507 Policy Research Working Paper
Caribbean - Strengthening Labor Market Monitoring and Performance in the Caribbean : P144470 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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NOV 02, 2015 ISR20779 Implementation Status and Results Report
Statement of loans for November 2015 : Latin America and Caribbean, and Middle East and North Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 102148 Working Paper
Statement of loans for October 2015 : Latin America and Caribbean and Middle East and North Africa (English)
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OCT 31, 2015 101359 Working Paper
Caribbean - Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Program : P114963 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)
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OCT 30, 2015 ISR20996 Implementation Status and Results Report
Official Documents- Third Amendment to the Administration Agreement with CIDA for TF071579 (English)
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OCT 26, 2015 Agreement
Jobs, wages, and the Latin American slowdown (Vol. 2) : Resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2015 100083 Publication
Jobs, wages, and the Latin American slowdown : Main report (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100083 Publication
Statement of loans for September 2015 : Latin America and Caribbean and Middle East and North Africa (English)
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SEP 30, 2015 100465 Working Paper
Official Documents- Fifth Amendment to the Letter of Understanding between IMF, IBRD and IDA for TF099282 (English)
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SEP 29, 2015 Agreement
The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2015 99268 Brief English
The Caribbean and Central American partnership for catastrophe risk insurance : creation of a regional partnership for financial resilience (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 99268 Brief Spanish
Statement of loans for July 2015 : Latin America and Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa and others (English)
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JUL 31, 2015 99168 Working Paper
Strengthening financial reporting regimes and the accountancy profession and practices in selected Caribbean Countries (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 97841 Other Financial Sector Study
Shared prosperity and poverty eradication in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 18, 2015 97881 Publication
Extending the school day in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 WPS7309 Policy Research Working Paper
Official Documents- Fourth Amendment to the Letter of Understanding between IMF, IBRD and IDA for TF099282 (English)
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JUN 04, 2015 Agreement
Working to end poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : workers, jobs, and wages (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97209 Publication
Statement of loans for May 2015 : Latin America and Caribbean and Middle East and North Africa (English)
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MAY 31, 2015 97744 Working Paper