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  • Capital: Oranjestad
  • Population: 71566
  • Size: 193.0 Km2

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Climate change and the macroeconomy in the Caribbean basin: analysis and projections to 2099
United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 2010
In this study, an attempt is made to assess the economic impact of climate change on nine countries in the Caribbean basin: Aruba, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Saint Lucia and Trinid...
Climate Change and its impact on the livelihood of the Aruban people
Kevin de Cuba / Center for International Environmental Law 2007
Despite its relatively high living standard and fairly developed economy, Aruba's small size and dense population nevertheless place the island at significant risk to the impacts of climate change. This report outlines the challenges ...
The impact of climate change on the tourism sector in selected Caribbean countries
S. Sookram / United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean 2008
Tourism is an important source of economic growth in the Caribbean and one of the most important industrial sectors for some countries in the subregion. The purpose of this study is to estimate the economic impact of climate change on...
What is the extent of impact from natural hazards in the Caribbean?
M. Heger; A. Julca; P. Paddison / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2008
This paper analyses the impact of natural disasters in the Caribbean. This paper presents the main macroeconomic impact of disasters, e.g., a deteriorating fiscal balance, a collapse of growth and a worsening external balance, as a co...
The importance of the tourism industry in small island developing states
Roland Craigwell / id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2007
Tourism provides foreign exchange and employment in many small island developing states. Global tariff and trade rules mean that production industries are in decline, making service industries even more important: tourism is now the l...
Policies to address food security in small island economies in the Caribbean and the Pacific
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 2005
This paper presented to a special FAO ministerial session in 2005 outlines policies for food security in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) based around three main criteria: food availability – depends on domest...
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