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Three key lessons on institutions in Barbados from IDB’s “Nurturing Institutions for a Resilient Caribbean”

The IDB’s Caribbean Country Department recently published a book entitled, “Nurturing Institutions for a Resilient Caribbean.” While exploring the general importance of institutions for growth and equitable development, the book also includes country-spe...

An imperfect measure with major implications

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a widespread measure of economic performance that captures the value of all goods and services produced in a country during a specific period of time (e.g. one year). Yet, there are two key challenges when estimating GDP: i) How...

Can Data Analytics Improve Project Execution?

All over the world, projects are being designed, rolled out, executed and closed every day and at an...

Search for Tutor Leads to Innovative Start-Up

By Karen Mahy His unassuming demeanour and gentle nature belies the passion and determination of his...

Innovation hub to support budding entrepreneurs

Featured Photo: Naudia Banton of Communitech (second left) and Lisa Cummins of University of West In...

CARIFESTA 2017: Bringing the Best of the Caribbean’s Arts, Culture and Youth to Barbados

Every two years, CARICOM and CARIFORUM countries of the Caribbean and Latin America gather to celebr...

Strengthening Human and Social Development in Barbados

By Pamala Proverbs It is not often that the words ‘poverty’ and ‘Barbados’ are used in the s...

A Ganar Barbados Graduation 2016 – A Walk to Remember

By Ytannia Wiggins The A Ganar 2016 graduation was the biggest event thus far for the A Ganar progr...

“Fat Tax” – A Pause for Concern

A recent proposal for the introduction of a “fat tax” in Barbados has raised the noise level on ...