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Inclusive social protection and demographic change: The implications of population ageing for social expenditure in the Caribbean
As population age structures change over the coming decades, the cost of providing public education, pensions and health care will change significantly. Falling child dependency ratios and increasing old-age dependency ratios will affect the number of people that receive education and pension benefits. The changing age profile of the population will ...
Social health protection for the elderly in the English-speaking Caribbean
The present paper seeks to contribute to the growing discussion on social protection through an assessment of the status of social health protection systems for the elderly within the English-speaking Caribbean, and a review of the systems in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago. It was prepared as a background document for the Expert Group Meeting on ...
Caribbean tourism and agriculture: linking to enhance development and competitiveness
This study examines current trends in tourism and agriculture in Caribbean countries and the strategy for linking them in order to facilitate their future development. The tourism industry has, in the past, developed largely apart from other sectors such as agriculture. On the other hand, agriculture has developed mainly to satisfy export markets. ...
Caribbean Millennium Development Goals Report 2010
The eight Millennium Development Goals - which range from halving extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV and AIDS and providing universal primary education by 2015 - form a blueprint for tackling critical issues facing developing countries: poverty, hunger, inadequate education, gender inequality, child and maternal mortality, HIV/AIDS, and ...
An analysis of the status of implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the Caribbean
This background paper presents an analysis of the status of implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the Caribbean. It starts with a general description of the Caribbean and the implications for the current situation of disability. The paper then presents the results of the survey based on two questionnaires to ...
Economic activity 1980 in Caribbean countries
Examina las tendencias económicas actuales y el desarrollo en los países del Caribe, y busca identificar las determinantes de estas tendencias. Las notas por países de esta publicación son una revisión de los textos incluidos en el "Estudio económico de América Latina, 1980", publicado por CEPAL, Santiago.
Economic activity 1985 in Caribbean countries
Analiza las tendencias de la economia de los paises del Caribe, el desarrollo en los principales sectores, y su impacto en la balanza de pagos, precios, empleo y salarios, y politica monetaria y fiscal.
Economic activity 1982 in Caribbean countries
Analiza el desarrollo de las economias de los paises del Caribe: exportaciones, actividad domestica, sector publico, comercio, deuda externa, desarrollo monetario, precios y salarios.