May 2019
Author(s): Domínguez, Patricio; Asahi, Kenzo
This paper studies the effect of ambient light on crime, taking advantage of the daylight saving time (DST) policy, which imposes exogenous variations in daylight exposure at specific hours of the…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura
This paper uses the crime economics framework to shed light on the main drivers of crime and proposes avenues for future research and action in the region to reduce crime and its social and economic…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Alvarado, Nathalie; Muggah, Robert
Hoy en día hay cada vez más ciudades que están innovando con iniciativas de prevención y reducción del crimen y de la violencia. Garantizar la seguridad de los ciudadanos es una de las funciones más…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Maguire, Edward R.; Oakley, Megan T.; Corsaro, Nicholas
This report presents a comprehensive evaluation of the Cure Violence initiative implemented in Trinidad and Tobago from July 2015 to August 2017. It describes the evaluation’s methods and findings…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Contreras, Manuel E.; Richard, Patrick; Siebert, Sara; Ovince, Junior; Blackwell, Alexandra
Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is highly prevalent in Haiti and constitutes a serious public health problem. Social norms promoting power imbalance between women and men and condoning VAWG…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Uruguay. Ministerio del Interior
El robo con violencia es uno de los principales delitos que aflige a la región, y posiblemente el que más contribuye a la inseguridad ciudadana. Una estrategia policial efectiva para prevenirlo es el…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Olson, Eric L.
Violence against women is one of the world’s greatest public health problems and one of Latin America’s major development challenges. Intrafamily violence is widespread in the region, affecting…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Olson, Eric L.
La violencia contra la mujer es uno de los mayores problemas de salud pública en el mundo, así como uno de los principales retos para el desarrollo de Latinoamérica. La violencia intrafamiliar se…
May 2017
Author(s): Arrieta, Ariel; Peña, Ignacio; Cruz, Marta; Costa, Gonzalo; Coronel, Francisco
This work seeks to measure the impact of technology companies in Latin America have on the regional economy, as well as the global reach of their innovation. After a thorough process of survey and…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Vilalta Perdomo, Carlos J.
Este trabajo analiza los diversos sistemas de información criminal en América Latina y el Caribe. En especial, se enfoca en cuatro tendencias que requieren rápida atención en materia de políticas…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Caprirolo, Dino; Jaitman, Laura; Mello, Marcela
Em 2014, a violência custou US$75.894 milhões para ao Brasil ou 3,14% do PIB. Esse valor representa 53% do custo total da criminalidade na América Latina e no Caribe (ALC). O Brasil se destaca por…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Mello, Marcela; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
This publication is the first to provide a comprehensive, systematic, and rigorous analysis of the costs of crime in Latin America and the Caribbean. The main challenges in the region are addressed:…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Mello, Marcela; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
Este volumen es el primero en proporcionar un análisis integral, sistemático y riguroso de los costos de la delincuencia en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Se abordan los principales desafíos de la…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Mello, Marcela; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
Este volume é o primeiro a fornecer uma análise abrangente, sistemática e rigorosa dos custos do crime na América Latina e no Caribe. São abordados os principais desafios da região: o custo social…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
This publication is the first to provide a comprehensive, systematic and rigorous analysis of the costs of crime in Latin America and the Caribbean. The main challenges in the region are addressed:…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
Este volumen es el primero en proporcionar un análisis integral, sistemático y riguroso de los costos de la delincuencia en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Se abordan los principales desafíos de la…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
Este volume é o primeiro a fornecer uma análise abrangente, sistemática e rigorosa dos custos do crime na América Latina e no Caribe. São abordados os principais desafios da região: o custo social…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund
The Development Effectiveness Report is an annual analysis of the performance, effectiveness, and impact of the projects and activities of the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF). This 2016 edition…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián; Jaitman, Laura
La inseguridad es la principal preocupación de los ciudadanos en la región. El crimen y la violencia distorsionan la asignación de recursos de los gobiernos, de las firmas, y alteran las rutinas de…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Ellingstad, Paul; Love, Charmian
This briefing paper provides a look at corporate venturing-related activities underway specifically in the Caribbean, and opportunities in this area moving forward.