Recent Submissions

  • The ageing Caribbean: 20 years of the Madrid Plan of Action 

    Quashie, Nekehia | Jones, Francis (2023-02-06)
    This report assess the situation of older persons and reviews the actions taken in Caribbean countries and territories, particularly over the past five years, to implement the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing and related regional agreements. It contributes to the global and regional reviews of the Plan of Action, 20 years on from its ...
  • Economic Survey of the Caribbean 2022 

    Alleyne, Dillon | Hendrickson, Michael | McLean, Sheldon | Pantin, Machel | Skerrette, Nyasha (2023-01-31)
    This survey examines the economic performance of economies of the Caribbean in 2021 and the first few months of 2022 and comprises five chapters. The first chapter gives an overview of global, regional and subregional economic performance in the Caribbean. The second provides an analysis of the subregion’s fiscal performance and debt burden. The third ...
  • Handbook for the use of death distribution methods 

    Cruz Castanheira, Helena | Monteiro da Silva, José H. C. (2023-01-25)
    This technical note is intended to examine the DDMs available for estimating the completeness of adult mortality information and to discuss their main limitations and advantages in national and subnational applications in Latin America and the Caribbean. It presents an example of the use of the methods, based on the evaluation of data quality, using ...
  • Modelos de unidad para la generación de mapas de pobreza a nivel subnacional 

    Gutiérrez, Andrés | Mancero, Xavier | Nieto, Gabriel | Molina, Felipe | Lemus, Diego (2023-01-18)
    Existe un creciente interés por contar con estadísticas sobre diversos grupos de la población con un alto nivel de desagregación geográfica, que generalmente excede la capacidad de las encuestas de hogares para proveer información representativa a dichos niveles. La estimación en áreas pequeñas (SAE, por sus siglas en inglés) es un conjunto de técnicas ...
  • Preliminary overview of the economies of the Caribbean 2021–2022 

    Alleyne, Dillon | Hendrickson, Michael | McLean, Sheldon | Pantin, Machel | Skerrette, Nyasha (2023-01-17)
    This overview examines the economic performance of economies of the Caribbean in 2021 and comprises four chapters. The first chapter provides a comparative analysis across Caribbean economies of the main macroeconomic variables, namely GDP growth, monetary indicators, as well as fiscal and external accounts. The second chapter concludes, while the ...
  • Statistical literacy: an enabler of statistical capacity development in the Caribbean 

    Floyd, Shirelle | Mkrtchyan, Iskuhi | Abdulkadri, Abdullahi (2023-01-16)
    This study reviews the level of statistical skills and competencies of staff of National Statistical Offices of the Caribbean as a critical step in enhancing the statistical capacity of National Statistical Systems in the subregion. Building on discussions of statistical literacy in national policies and regional frameworks such as the CARICOM Regional ...
  • Practices and initiatives for the development of cross-border e-commerce in Latin America and the Caribbean and its impact in the post-pandemic era 

    Díaz de Astarloa, Bernardo (2023-01-12)
    E-commerce fosters innovation and contributes to the process of digital transformation of MSMEs through the implementation of digital technologies, new business practices and new business models, which can improve the efficiency and productivity of companies beyond the effects on access to new national and international markets. This document presents ...
  • Digital inclusion in Caribbean digital transformation frameworks and initiatives: a review 

    Alexander, Dale | Døhl Diouf, Lika | Prescod, Kwesi (2023-01-10)
    This study evaluates the extent to which digital inclusion is considered in Caribbean digital transformation frameworks. Digital inclusion considers the ways in which digital divides are created as the digital transformation of society progresses, and how societal inequalities affect and are affected by digital technologies. As such, digital inclusion ...
  • Bonos de impacto: coordinación e innovación para el financiamiento de inversiones con resultados sociales 

    Cipoletta Tomassian, Georgina | Villarreal, Francisco G. | Abdo, Tarek (2023-01-06)
    Los bonos de impacto son un innovador mecanismo de financiamiento que busca atraer inversión privada hacia políticas públicas sociales, con énfasis en intervenciones preventivas o de atención temprana parala salud, la educación y la administración de justicia. Asimismo, ofrecen la posibilidad de compartir algunos de los riesgos inherentes a la ...
  • Cuenta satélite de bioeconomía para Costa Rica: Propuesta metodológica y aplicación práctica 

    Vargas, Renato | Alvarado, Irene | Rodríguez, Mónica | Rodríguez, Adrián | Wander, Paul (2022-12-30)
    Se elabora una propuesta metodológica y se desarrolla una aplicación práctica exploratoria de la Cuenta Satélite de Bieconomía para Costa Rica, tomando como referencia los cuadros de oferta y utilización de 2018 (en colones a precios corrientes). Las actividades económicas y de productos de esos cuadros se clasifican según sean actividades (productos) ...

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