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 a not-for-profit, public policy think tank dedicated to the production and dissemination of impartial, evidence-based knowledge to inform economic, governance, sustainable and social policy decision-making in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean. CAPRI works to promote info

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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.

Our Sponsors

  • Jamaica National Group
  • Continental Baking Company Limited
  • The University of the West Indies, Mona
  • PanJam
  • Victoria Mutual Building Society
  • Jamaica Producers Group
  • Guardsman Group
  • Wisynco Group
  • Main Event Entertainment Group Limited
  • Slido
  • Musson Jamaica Limited
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