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Caribbean Knowledge Series

 

June 2013 - present

 

The Caribbean Knowledge Series is an occasional series that presents World Bank knowledge in an accessible format. It is meant to assist knowledge sharing across the region and trigger policy dialogue on topics relevant for the Caribbean.



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Resilient growth, persisting inequality : identifying potential factors limiting shared prosperity in the Dominican Republic (English)

The Dominican Republic (DR) has recorded exceptional growth over the past twenty years and has closed the gap with the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 93952 JAN 01, 2015

Carneiro, Francisco Galrao; Iwulska, Aleksandra; Reyes, Jose-Daniel; Sanchez-Martin, Miguel Eduardo Disclosed

The new trade environment and trade performance in the Caribbean (English)

Caribbean countries face a rapidly changing trade environment, which presents both opportunities and challenges for economies highly dependent on external markets. ... See More +

Working Paper 89532 JUN 01, 2014

Disclosed

Trade and shared prosperity in the Caribbean region (English)

This policy note is based on the seven chapters of the Caribbean trade report, The New Trade Environment and Shared Prosperity in the Caribbean, prepared by the World Bank for the Caribbean Growth Forum. ... See More +

Working Paper 89424 JUN 01, 2014

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Youth unemployment in the Caribbean (English)

Global economic shocks coupled with natural disasters left most Caribbean countries with zero to negative growth and high unemployment rates. The Caribbean region was strongly affected by the last great financial crisis, which resulted in a regional average of zero economic growth in 2010. ... See More +

Working Paper 88362 APR 01, 2014

Parra-Torrado, Monica Disclosed

Making reforms work in the Caribbean : a collective action approach to growth (English)

The Caribbean Growth Forum (CGF) was thus designed to respond to these concerns: to be both a forum of dialogue to identify needed reforms, and a catalyst for the implemen¬tation of agreed reform priorities, creating the needed accelerators to make reforms happen, while keeping in mind the political economy factors that have impeded reforms in the past. ... See More +

Working Paper 89691 JAN 01, 2014

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Public private partnerships in the Caribbean : bridging the financing gap (English)

Caribbean countries are committed to achieving significant economic and social development to raise the living standards and welfare of citizens. ... See More +

Working Paper 78587 JUN 01, 2013

Guasch, Jose Luis Disclosed

Promoting growth in the Caribbean : tax incentives in theory and in practice : Promocion del crecimiento en el Caribe : incentivos fiscales en teoria y en la practica (Spanish)

The recent international financial crisis dealt a hard blow to the region's growth prospects, being reflected in reduced demand for financial services and tourism as well as falling remittances. ... See More +

Working Paper 78586 JUN 01, 2013

Bes, Martin; Alvarez-Estrada, Daniel English Disclosed

Trade facilitation in the Caribbean : the case of customs performance : Facilitacion del Comercio en el Caribe : el caso de las aduanas y su desempeno (Spanish)

The trade of goods and services and the inflows from Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) represent large proportions of their Gross Domestic Products (GDP), especially in English Speaking Caribbean (ESC) countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 78585 JUN 01, 2013

Ossio, Jose Eduardo Gutierrez; Alessandro, Martin; Neyra, Juan Jose English Disclosed

Trade facilitation in the Caribbean : the case of customs performance (English)

The trade of goods and services and the inflows from Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) represent large proportions of their Gross Domestic Products (GDP), especially in English Speaking Caribbean (ESC) countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 78585 JUN 01, 2013

Ossio, Jose Eduardo Gutierrez; Alessandro, Martin; Neyra, Juan Jose Spanish Disclosed

ICT solutions adapted to the growth of the Caribbean : Soluciones TIC adaptadas para el crecimiento del Caribe (Spanish)

This paper sees the Information Technology and Communication (ICTs) as a key enabler in many sectors and services (i.e. water, energy, education, health) and an engine of economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 81866 JUN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Promoting growth in the Caribbean : tax incentives in theory and in practice (English)

The recent international financial crisis dealt a hard blow to the region's growth prospects, being reflected in reduced demand for financial services and tourism as well as falling remittances. ... See More +

Working Paper 78586 JUN 01, 2013

Bes, Martin; Alvarez-Estrada, Daniel Spanish Disclosed

Quality education counts for skills and growth (English)

The quality and relevance of education are paramount to achieve economic growth. International research shows that the subject matter learned and skillset developed in the classroom is the foundation for future success in the work place, and serves as a superior predictor of economic growth compared with the number of years of school. ... See More +

Working Paper 78597 JUN 01, 2013

Matthews, Clark Spanish Disclosed

Quality education counts for skills and growth : La calidad de la educacion es relevante para las capacidades y el crecimiento (Spanish)

The quality and relevance of education are paramount to achieve economic growth. International research shows that the subject matter learned and skillset developed in the classroom is the foundation for future success in the work place, and serves as a superior predictor of economic growth compared with the number of years of school. ... See More +

Working Paper 78597 JUN 01, 2013

Matthews, Clark English Disclosed

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Resilient growth, persisting inequality : identifying potential factors limiting shared prosperity in the Dominican Republic (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93952 Working Paper
The new trade environment and trade performance in the Caribbean (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2014 89532 Working Paper
Trade and shared prosperity in the Caribbean region (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89424 Working Paper
Youth unemployment in the Caribbean (English)
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APR 01, 2014 88362 Working Paper
Making reforms work in the Caribbean : a collective action approach to growth (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89691 Working Paper
Public private partnerships in the Caribbean : bridging the financing gap (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2013 78587 Working Paper
Promoting growth in the Caribbean : tax incentives in theory and in practice : Promocion del crecimiento en el Caribe : incentivos fiscales en teoria y en la practica (Spanish)
See More +
JUN 01, 2013 78586 Working Paper English
Trade facilitation in the Caribbean : the case of customs performance : Facilitacion del Comercio en el Caribe : el caso de las aduanas y su desempeno (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2013 78585 Working Paper English
Trade facilitation in the Caribbean : the case of customs performance (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 78585 Working Paper Spanish
ICT solutions adapted to the growth of the Caribbean : Soluciones TIC adaptadas para el crecimiento del Caribe (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2013 81866 Working Paper
Promoting growth in the Caribbean : tax incentives in theory and in practice (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2013 78586 Working Paper Spanish
Quality education counts for skills and growth (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 78597 Working Paper Spanish
Quality education counts for skills and growth : La calidad de la educacion es relevante para las capacidades y el crecimiento (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2013 78597 Working Paper English