General Manager for the Caribbean Countries of the IDB Group, Therese Turner-Jones, will join forces with Caribbean Economist Marla Dukharan to discuss ways to change the region for the better. According to Therese, "We need a tectonic shift in mindset". We need to act now, embrace digital transformation, and push for changes in policies today to see these changes happen in the … [Read more...] about Webinar: The Caribbean in 2040: Let’s Jump!
The increase in sea water temperatures and levels will potentially cause worse tropical storms in the future and has become the most important long-term threat to economic development in the Caribbean. Predictions by the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, a research laboratory at the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration, are that the intensity of tropical … [Read more...] about The Effects of Tropical Storms on Early Childhood Development and Labor Market Dynamics
Together for Prosperity is a macro-fiscal and social overview of how OECS member countries jointly faced challenges and achieved greater welfare over the past decade. By operating as group, including a single currency union, countries achieved per capita GDP growth three times higher than the Latin American average (1980-2016). Growth was volatile and testament to the … [Read more...] about How did the OECS countries face challenges for greater welfare?