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Caribbean Small States : Challenges Of High Debt And Low Growth

Many countries in the region share similar economic characteristics. They are small economies, very open to international trade, and highly exposed to natural disasters and economic shocks. The Caribbean is one of the most disaster-prone regions in the world.
This paper presents background...

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Preliminary Overview Of The Economies Of Latin America And The Caribbean 2013

The Latin American and Caribbean region recorded GDP growth of 2.6% in 2013, down from 3.1% in 2012, testifying to the continuation of the economic slowdown apparent in the region since 2011. The countries’ growth rates differed significantly, however.
In 2014 the global economy will...

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Cave Hill At 50 -Path To Prosperity

It is fitting, therefore, fifty years later, that the university present for purposes of reflection a selection of key addresses delivered at the college in its first five years.
These historic documents, then, belong to the present and to the future. They ought to be read and digested by...

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Saturday, October 12, 2013
Tourist Profile -Year Report 2012

Tourism has become one of the major economic sources of the island, therefore, the use of up-to-date, reliable and comprehensive data is imperative for a successful operation in both the public and private sector.

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Friday, November 29, 2013
“Terugblik Op De Toekomst: De Verdere Ontwikkeling Van  Corporate Governance In Curaçao”

Dat corporate governance leeft is wel duidelijk. In al haar complexiteit weerspiegelt ook dit onderwerp de tijdgeest.
De titel van mijn bijdrage vraagt enige toelichting. Iedereen snapt dat een terugblik op wat nog moet komen, namelijk de toekomst, niet mogelijk is. Ik doe dus alsof ik...

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Thursday, February 21, 2013
Reflections On Financial Stability Analysis In The Caribbean

We now have regional associations for the supervision of banking, insurance, securities trading and pensions, as well as a regional group on anti-money laundering.
Through the Caribbean network of economists, established by the region's central banks and UWI, and centred at CCMF, the...

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Monday, November 25, 2013
National Integrity System Assessment: Curaçao 2013

Between 2012 and 2013, Transparency International conducted a National Integrity System (NIS) assessment on Curaçao.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013
“An Age Of Maturity”

“Whether some like it or not, tourism is now an indispensable part of the Saint Lucian fabric.”

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Friday, July 12, 2013
Report On The Competitiveness Of Puerto Rico’s Economy

Puerto Rico has a number of features that make it a strong and potentially highly competitive economy: literacy rates and educational attainment compare favorably with most economies in the region, the labor force is bilingual, the economy is open and occupies a central position in the Caribbean which provides a gateway between the U.S. mainland and Latin America, and the close ties to the U.S. mainland provide it with many advantages.

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Friday, June 29, 2012
Human Development Atlas Suriname

The first Human Development Atlas Suriname was jointly produced by the General Bureau of Statistics of Suriname (ABS) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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Monday, August 12, 2013
Reinterpreting The Caribbean

What constitutes the Caribbean? The answer is often a matter of perspective and of context.

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Monday, April 30, 2001
Caribbean Human Development Report 2012

This is the first Human Development Report (HDR) on the Caribbean region.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Regional Economic Update -Latin America and the Caribbean, October 2013

Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) remains in low gear, reflecting a less supportive external environment and, in some cases, domestic supply-side constraints.

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Friday, October 11, 2013
Promoción Del Comercio Y La Inversión Con China

El presente documento constituye un aporte de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) a las deliberaciones de la séptima Cumbre Empresarial China-América Latina y el Caribe.

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013
CARICOM View -July 2013

Forty years ago, four visionary leaders of the Region charted an ambitious course for the Commonwealth Caribbean.

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Thursday, July 4, 2013
El Gran Caribe

La vida de Sealy estuvo intrínsecamente vinculada a la historia y la política del siglo XX en Trinidad y Tobago. Por lo tanto, sería muy conveniente comenzar mis reflexiones, con una perspectiva histórica, sobre la evolución de la idea de El Gran Caribe.

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Thursday, April 5, 2001
Rethinking Reforms

Latin America and the Caribbean is a region of small open economies and global factors have a large impact on the region’s economic progress.

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Sunday, March 31, 2013
VBC Newsletter -November 2013

De ervaring toont aan dat hoe eenvoudiger en simpeler een systeem des te effectiever en efficiënter het functioneert, des te begrijpelijker het wordt ervaren en des te groter de kans op maatschappelijke aanvaarding.

Terecht heeft dit ervaringsfeit jaren als basis...

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Friday, November 29, 2013
State Of The Economy -January-December 2012

During 2012, the Aruban economy was impacted by the suspension of operations at the oil refinery.

A strong performance in tourism demand partly cushioned the output loss related to oil refining activities. However, the effects of the indefinite cessation of these...

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Thursday, June 6, 2013
Republic Economic Newsletter -December 2013

2013 Ends: Well... At Least the Weather Wasn’t Bad

The Republic Economic Newsletter is published in March, June, September and December by the Republic Bank Limited, Trinidad and Tobago.

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Friday, December 13, 2013

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