Private Sector Development

Enhancing Access to Finance in the Caribbean

This paper examines issues that are central to financial market development in the Caribbean region. It also identifies factors that are required for financial markets to function effectively and describes policy options that could be implemented in the C...

Cluster Best Practices for the Caribbean

The Caribbean is at a crossroads. The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and the CARICOM Single Market Economy (CSME) herald a more liberalized trading environment with all of the potential benefits that come with the freer movement of goods, services, ...

Belize: A Private Sector Assessment

Two basic factors shape private sector development in Belize. First, the population is small - only 322,000 as of mid-2008. This limits the size of the domestic market and potential economies of scale. The economy was only US$1.3 billion in 2009 and diver...

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: A Model Based on Entrepreneur Development (Spanish)

This article proposes a person-centered model for entrepreneurship, rather than one based on an idea or business plan. It analyzes the characteristics of entrepreneurship development programs worldwide and presents a representative sample of best practice...

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: A Model Based on Entrepreneur Development (English)

This article proposes a person-centered model for entrepreneurship, rather than one based on an idea or business plan. It analyzes the characteristics of entrepreneurship development programs worldwide and presents a representative sample of best practice...

Business Climate for Competitiveness in the Americas: Simplification of Procedures to Promote Competitiveness (Spanish)

International organizations most often recommend a virtual one stop shop such as the Single Window for Foreign Trade (Spanish acronym: VUCE). This model is undoubtedly the most successful scheme available. This paper presents the general framework for tra...

Business Climate for Competitiveness in the Americas: Simplification of Procedures to Promote Competitiveness (English)

International organizations most often recommend a virtual one stop shop such as the Single Window for Foreign Trade (Spanish acronym: VUCE). This model is undoubtedly the most successful scheme available. This paper presents the general framework for tra...

Logistics as a Competitiveness Factor for Small and Medium Enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)

The logistics industry is one of utmost relevance and principally serves as a motor of private sec-tor development and growth of the economic sectors of a country or region. A logistics industry that is efficient and accessible to everyone is a key elemen...

Kelebihan main-main Judi bandakiu di Internet

Permainan judi bandarkiu terpercaya ialah salah satu tipe permainan yg paling terkenal hingga kala ini. tidak sedikit bettor lebih pilih buat main tipe judi ini dikarenakan memang memberikan keuntungan yg lebih gede di bandingkan dgn permainan judi yang l...

Logistics as a Driver for Competitiveness in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)

Logistics is becoming a critical element of competitiveness and economic performance both in itself and within the context of increasing globalization. Most Latin American and Caribbean countries are focusing on export-led growth strategies. For such stra...