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How impactful is CAPRI?
Policy impact is key to CAPRI. To be able to track and publicize our impact, we are developing a policy tracker, which will be available on our website soon.

What is CaPRI

The Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) is an economics focused think tank, which is a first for the Caribbean region. The reports produced by CAPRI have included studies on: Corruption in Jamaica, Jamaica's Foreign Policy, the Impact of Hurricane Dean, and Informal Investment Schemes in Jamaica and Educational Reform in Jamaica.

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CAPRI launches Environmental Regulatory Framework Study
November, 2018

For at least 30 years there has been a long list of worthwhile intentions, incomplete policies and many public statements at the highest-level assuring commitment to environmental protection and sustainability. However, the Jamaican government has failed to operationalize any of these.

CAPRI meets with Minister Williams
November, 2018

While Jamaica is no stranger to the core concepts of the care economy, it has not met its commitments to a host of international agreements that pledge to address the care economy, including and perhaps most significantly the Global Goals which are incorporated into Jamaica’s own national development plan Vision 2030.

CAPRI launches Tax Efficiency Study
November, 2018

With a society like Jamaica that has a large informal economy, a progressive tax burden falls largely on a limited group of wage earners – mainly on public sector middle-income earners.

CAPRI launches Open Government Data Study
October, 2018

Open government data contains tremendous potential for individuals and organizations in all sectors of society — business, civil society and government — as it promotes transparency, growth and transformation. 

Gold Circle Members

  • Wisynco
  • Victoria Mutual Building Society
  • Sagicor
  • National Commercial Bank
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