Caribbean Policy Research Institute

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Caribbean Policy Research Institute
Abbreviation CAPRI
Formation c2006
Type Non-profit organization
Purpose Promotes evidence-based policy dialogue within Caribbean societies.
Location
  • The University of the West Indies (Mona), Kingston 7, Jamaica
Coordinates 18°00′59″N 76°45′58″W / 18.016385°N 76.766072°W / 18.016385; -76.766072Coordinates: 18°00′59″N 76°45′58″W / 18.016385°N 76.766072°W / 18.016385; -76.766072
Website capricaribbean.org
Caribbean Policy Research Institute is located in Jamaica
Caribbean Policy Research Institute
CaPRI, 29 Munro Road, Kingston 6, Jamaica

The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) is a public policy think tank based at the University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica.[1] The think tank's executive director is Dr. Damien King, Jamaican economist and lecturer in economics at the University of the West Indies, Mona.

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Operation[edit]

The institute publishes research[2][3][4] in the areas of Economics, Governance, Sustainability and Social Issues. Recommendations from CAPRI's studies are shared with the public via large forums, and with policy-makers and influencers in Jamaica and other Caribbean countries.[5] CAPRI puts strong emphasis on advocating for the evidence-based policy recommendations it puts forward.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20070705212726/https://idl-bnc.idrc.ca/dspace/handle/123456789/34244. Archived from the original on July 5, 2007. Retrieved March 23, 2010. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Robust growth antidote to debt - CaPRI - In per capita terms, each Jamaican owes US$7,920. - GDP expansion above 4% will do the trick - Tax reform recommended". Jamaica Gleaner. Jamaica-gleaner.com. 2008-03-28. Retrieved 2012-11-20.
  3. ^ [1] Archived February 12, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-05-16. Retrieved 2010-03-26.
  5. ^ [2][dead link]
  6. ^ http://www.estandardsforum.org/system/briefs/265/original/brief-Jamaica.pdf?1254987844

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