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Stefano Pereira

Stefano Pereira works in the Development Effectiveness Division at IDB Invest. He holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Toronto and a B.A. from the University of the West Indies. His areas of research include private sector development and green economics for which he has published works in.

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New Data Shows the Impacts of the Pandemic on Caribbean Businesses

The Caribbean region has been hit particularly hard by the pandemic, with a deeper economic contraction than Latin America as a whole. The impact has been worse for women-owned/led firms and smaller firms, and supply chain disruptions have significantly affected firm performance.