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Pensions At A Glance: Latin America And The Caribbean

The biggest pension policy challenge faced by most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) today is low coverage of formal pension systems, both in terms of the proportion of workers participating in pension schemes and the proportion of the elderly receiving some kind of pension income.

Publication Date: 
Monday, December 1, 2014
Air Transport In The OECS: Flying Solo?

OECS countries face two critical barriers for developing their infrastructure and connectivity: their conditions of island states and their geographic location in the Caribbean.
Exchanges of goods and services with the rest of the world are limited to air and maritime transport modes,...

Publication Date: 
Saturday, June 1, 2013
The Effect Of Women’s Economic Power In Latin America And The Caribbean

For the last decade economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has sharply accelerated, pushing poverty and inequality to historic lows in the most unequal region in the world.
Even a global economic downturn and a fourpercent contraction in the regional economy in 2009 could...

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Doing Business 2014 -Puerto Rico

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Puerto Rico (U.S.) and compares it to comparator economies.
Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant...

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Publication Date: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Broadband In St Kitts And Nevis: Strength In Depth

The interaction of individuals, communities, and organizations with broadband has contributed to the development and enhancement of social networks, access to and generation of new knowledge, and the creation of diverse innovative processes.

Publication Date: 
Monday, January 31, 2011
Diaspora Investing

Ninety percent of Caribbean diaspora wants to engage deeper with the region, representing a significant untapped potential for economic development.

A new report by infoDev finds that the Caribbean diaspora is a sizeable, well-educated, and affluent demographic...

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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