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    • Addressing gender disparities in education and employment: A necessary step for achieving sustainable development in the Caribbean 

      Abdulkadri, Abdullahi | John-Aloye, Samantha | Mkrtchyan, Iskuhi | Gonzales, Candice | Johnson, Shari | Floyd, Shirelle (2022-09-21)
      Considering the vital importance of gender equality to development and the specific promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to leave no one behind, girls and boys should be provided with equal opportunities to achieve their fullest potential as promoted in specific Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and related targets. Noting ...
    • Preliminary overview of the economies of the Caribbean 2020–2021 

      Alleyne, Dillon | Hendrickson, Michael | McLean, Sheldon | Pantin, Machel | Skerrette, Nyasha | Victor, Keron (2022-05-13)
      This overview examines the economic performance of economies of the Caribbean in 2020 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 ...
    • A review of the status of institutional mechanisms for sustainable development planning in the Caribbean 

      Camarinhas, Catarina | Trumbic, Ivica (2022-03-02)
      The 2030 Agenda underscores the importance of a strengthened institutional framework at the national and regional levels that integrates the three dimensions of sustainable development. This study provides an overview of integrated decision-making processes in Caribbean countries and the role that national institutions play in supporting systematizing ...
    • Education during the COVID-19 pandemic: Access, inclusion and psychosocial support 

      Parker, Malaka | Alfaro, Pablo (2022-02-09)
      The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognises the key role that education plays in empowering people with the knowledge and skills to work together towards sustainable economic and social development, the highest attainable standards of health and well-being, equality, human rights and global peace. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 is ...
    • Proposal to establish a Caribbean Resilience Fund: A segregated portfolio trust fund 

      McLean, Sheldon | Ram, Justin (2022-02-08)
      Caribbean economies have been grappling with high debt, low growth and structural challenges which have been exacerbated since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is, therefore, an urgent need to reduce debt and promote resilience building for these economies. The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has proposed the ...
    • Synthesis of policy interventions responding to integrated water resources management challenges in the Caribbean SIDS 

      Dubrie, Artie | Crichlow, Marilyn | Cadogon, Elon | Miranda, Priscilla | Moultrie, Stacey | Parsram, Kemraj | Thomas, Herbert | Williams, Rudolph (2022-02-07)
      In the Caribbean, high water demand, changes in land use, climate variabilities impacts, deforestation, soil erosion, pollution, inadequate wastewater treatment, and the overexploitation of water sources1, impact on the quantity and quality of available freshwater resources. The management of freshwater resources through an integrated approach is ...
    • Economic Survey of the Caribbean 2021 

      Alleyne, Dillon | Hendrickson, Michael | McLean, Sheldon | Pantin, Machel | Skerrette, Nyasha (2022-02-11)
      This survey examines the economic performance of economies of the Caribbean in 2020 and the first few months of 2021 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 ...
    • Selected online learning experiences in the Caribbean during COVID-19 

      Bleeker, Amelia | Crowder, Ryan (2022-02-10)
      This study examines how ICTs have supported equitable development of online distance learning for students in primary, secondary, and tertiary education systems across the Caribbean. By presenting data obtained through interviews with government officials and other key stakeholders in five countries and territories - Barbados, the British Virgin ...
    • 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 ...