EU Blacklist: When a blacklist is, unfortunately just that
The EU broke ranks with the OECD in publishing its own blacklists in Dec 2017 & March 2019, including the OECD’s “Largely Compliant” territories of Aruba, Barbados, Belize and Bermuda. Marla discusses her research into what the blacklist is really about and what it means for the Caribbean.
How will COVID-19 impact tourism, remittances and GDP in the Caribbean? Marla Dukharan interviews Maria Alejandra Zegarra and Henry Mooney of the IDB to gain insight into the potential economic scenarios under COVID-19. This video offers highlights of the IDB’s economic scenarios from their quarterly report, which can be downloaded at https://flagships.iadb.org/en/caribbean-region-quarterly-bulletin-2020-q1
COVID-19 is an unprecedented crisis; but climate change brings us challenges that we do know how to build resilience for. Ahead of the next Atlantic Hurricane season, the IDB discusses with Marla the economics of climate change, how to minimize impacts when disasters hit, why climate-adaptive infrastructure is cheaper in the long-run, and the impacts […]
How the Caribbean responds to the COVID-19 crisis now will make all the difference in the future that unfolds for the region thereafter. Discussing solutions, economist and resilience expert Dr. Justin Ram outlines with Marla specific policy measures to respond to the health situation, provide adequate economic and social support, and stimulate recovery while building […]