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Can we cut red tape with digital scissors?

By Benjamin Roseth Think of the last time you needed to conduct some official business with your government. Maybe it was to get a copy of a birth certificate, pay taxes, or sign up for a social benefit. How was your experience? Good, bad or ugly? If it was th...

‘Daunting, but doable’ – Barbados takes a path towards sustainable economic growth

The May 24, 2018 General Elections in Barbados were historic in many respects. For the first time, the Parliament of Barbados was allowed to automatically dissolve on March 6, 2018, without the setting of a date for elections. It was the first time in the hist...

Correspondent Banking Relationships (CBR) Withdrawals

In recent years the significant loss of correspondent banking relationships (CBRs) in the Caribbean,...

Revolutionizing decision making with data

Are you frustrated by the lack of data to support policy interventions? Do you want to acquire the s...

Deliverology: The Art and Science of Keeping Campaign Promises

Expert Sir Michael Barber Shares Implementation Techniques with Minnis Government   There is on...

Lifting the Lid: Will Contract Disclosure Save or Sink Trinidad and Tobago’s Extractive Sectors?

In natural resource management, the “trinity of transparency” centers on knowing how much a coun...

How Modernizing Has Improved Efficiency, Transparency and Audit Security

By Franceso De Simone and Camila Mejia “Transparent practices form the basis for enhanced accounta...

Why the IDB is 100% committed to Gender Equality

Gender Inclusion, Public Sector Management and Governance are in the news.  On July 7 and 8 in Hamb...