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Cobertura: 2007 al presente. Idioma(s): Inglés. Periodicidad: Irregular. Contenido: Esta colección reúne un conjunto de documentos monográficos, resultantes de los estudios e investigaciones de la CEPAL. Responsable: Sede subregional de la CEPAL para el Caribe. ISSN: 1727-9917.


  • Navigating transfer pricing risk in the oil and gas sector: Essential elements of a policy framework for Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana 

    McLean, Sheldon | Charles, Don | Rajkumar, Antonio (2021-04-28)
    This study explores the oil and gas value chain by first examining the oil and gas taxation framework and assessing the mechanics of the industry’s natural creation of opportunities for transfer pricing. The results of the analysis are then used to identify the most appropriate regime with which to address transfer pricing and provide sound policy ...
  • Advancing gender equality in environmental migration and disaster displacement in the Caribbean 

    Bleeker, Amelia | Escribano, Pablo | Gonzales, Candice | Liberati, Cristina | Mawby, Briana (2021-03-22)
    Disaster displacement and environmental migration are among the most serious humanitarian challenges facing the Caribbean. As a subregion of small island developing States (SIDS) which are vulnerable and prone to extreme weather events and the impacts of climate change, the Caribbean is constantly faced with population displacement resulting from ...
  • Economic Survey of the Caribbean 2020: Facing the challenge of COVID-19 

    Alleyne, Dillon | McLean, Sheldon | Hendrickson, Michael | Tokuda, Hidenobu | Pantin, Machel | Skerrette, Nyasha | Victor, Keron (2021-03-12)
    This survey examines the economic performance of economies of the Caribbean in 2019 and the first half of 2020 and comprises six 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 looks ...
  • Addressing the adverse impacts of non-communicable diseases on the sustainable development of Caribbean countries 

    Abdulkadri, Abdullahi | Floyd, Shirelle | Mkrtchyan, Iskuhi | Marajh, Gina | Gonzales, Candice | Cunningham-Myrie, Colette (2021-02-08)
    The high prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the Caribbean calls for sustained efforts to control these diseases and their risk factors. Such efforts are envisaged in several global, regional and national frameworks that exist to address the problem of NCDs, including the disease and economic burdens that they pose to countries around ...
  • The case for financing: Caribbean resilience building in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic 

    Alleyne, Dillon | McLean, Sheldon | Abdulkadri, Abdullahi | Camarinhas, Catarina | Hendrickson, Michael | Jones, Francis | Phillips, Willard | Tokuda, Hidenobu | Pantin, Machel | Skerrette, Nyasha (2021-02-02)
    The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has not only been sudden but has required significant re-adjustment on the part of world economies with far-reaching effects anticipated in the short to medium term. For vulnerable Caribbean economies already challenged by high debt service payments, external support is needed to fill the resource gap. The ...
  • Statistical disclosure control for Caribbean census tables: A proposal to expand the availability of disaggregated census data 

    Jones, Francis (2021-01-29)
    Among Caribbean statistical offices, there is widespread awareness of the issue of statistical confidentiality which has often led to quite strong restrictions on the availability of detailed and disaggregated census tables. In North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, statistical offices use disclosure control methods, particularly methods ...
  • Economic implications of the ban on single-use plastics in the Caribbean: A case study of Trinidad and Tobago 

    Phillips, Willard | Thorne, Elizabeth | Roopnarine, Camille (2020-11-04)
    Over the past 50 years, the global annual production of plastics has increased dramatically, from 15 million tons in 1964 to roughly 311 million tons by 2014. This spectacular growth has occurred due to its unrivalled physical properties, which allow it to be widely applied in diverse economic production processes, at low cost. One of its main ...
  • Creating an enabling environment for e-government and the protection of privacy rights in the Caribbean: A review of data protection legislation for alignment with the General Data Protection Regulation 

    Bleeker, Amelia (2020-11-02)
    This study examines the data protection laws of six Caribbean countries with a view to identifying gaps and weaknesses and making targeted recommendations for revision of existing legislation or adoption of new legislation in order to bring it into compliance with regional and international standards, including the GDPR. Due to its extraterritorial ...
  • The use of technology and innovative approaches in disaster and risk management: a characterization of Caribbean countries’ experiences 

    Fontes de Meira, Luciana | Bello, Omar (2020-09-08)
    The application of technologies, research, development, promotion of innovative approaches and local knowledge to confront complex issues posed by hazards are important components of managing disaster risks and guiding informed decision-making. Hence commitments to support and enhance access to technologies and to foster innovative approaches to risk ...
  • Preliminary overview of the economies of the Caribbean 2019–2020 

    Alleyne, Dillon | Hendrickson, Michael | McLean, Sheldon | Oyolola, Maharouf | Pantin, Machel | Skerrette, Nyasha | Tokuda, Hidenobu (2020-06-24)
    This overview examines the economic performance of economies of the Caribbean in 2019 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 looks at areas of focus ...

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