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A framework for Caribbean medium-term development

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Author: Hendrickson, Michael UN symbol.: LC/CAR/L.506 37 p. Editorial: ECLAC January 2017


This paper examines the key elements of a framework for Caribbean growth and development over the medium-term. The paper notes that while the Caribbean has made major adjustments in a challenging global environment, marked by slower demand, it needs to pursue a new sustainable development framework that integrates economic, social and environmental issues in a seamless way.

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Abstract .-- Introduction .-- I. Macroeconomic stability: the foundation pillar .-- II. Building a competitive economy on the basis of economic restructuring and diversification .-- III. Regional integration .-- IV. Social development .-- V. Putting the environment at the centre of development .-- VI. Conclusions.