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By Kamau Joseph (@kamauj_868) In a time riddled with uncertainty, how governmen...read more The main revenue earner and driver of economic growth -the energy sector- has cr...read more To understand how effective countries are in fostering private sector growth and...read more

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Three Steps to Improving Business in The Bahamas

To understand how effective countries are in fostering private sector growth and encouraging enterprise contribution, the World Bank produces the Doing Business Indicators, comprising ten measures ranging from the ease with which private companies can pay thei...

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The Commonwealth of The Bahamas: The most paradisiac archipelago country is pushing its government effectiveness ahead

“Bahamas Aerial View Htconem8 Aerialphotography Fromthewindowseat FlyTheWhale Oneography HTC The Bahamas” by  Daniel Piraino is licensed under CC BY 2.0 When you tell people that you live in the Bahamas, 95% of the time they tell you “Oh, you ar...

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Three ways the Caribbean can strengthen financing for private companies

Growing up in The Bahamas, I remember my grandmother’s asue. There weren’t any banks where she l...

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How the Bahamas is Addressing the Country’s Incarceration Rate

“These are young people who made mistakes that aren’t that different than the mistakes I mad...

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5 Steps Towards a More Sustainable Nassau

The city of Nassau is the capital and the largest city of The Bahamas. Over the past three decades, ...

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What role can the IDB Group and the private sector play in the Caribbean?

Click on the link below to hear a TED Talk by Mrs. Therese Turner-Jones, the IDB’s Representative ...

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Nassau: A Brand with Tons of Potential

Many cities across Latin America and the Caribbean share a common issue: the existence of central ar...

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Crime in Paradise: Preview of Forthcoming IDB Study on Crime in the Caribbean

As in other parts of the LAC region, crime and violence have deeply negative effects on businesses a...

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Working Together to Strengthen the Rule of Law in the Bahamas

In April 2013, The Bahamas’ Attorney-General requested a grant to pilot methods to reduce the leng...

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Jumpstarting Sustainable Microfinance in The Bahamas

The English-speaking Caribbean has its own particular brand of microfinance. Microentrepreneurs in t...