Jul 2019
Author(s): Michalczewsky, Kathia; De Angelis, Jesica; De Azevedo, Belisario; Toscani, Verónica
El 28 de junio de 2019, después de 20 años de negociaciones, el MERCOSUR y la Unión Europea (UE) acordaron una asociación que marca una nueva era en las relaciones entre ambos bloques. El acuerdo,…
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…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
La presente infografía analiza la oferta, la demanda y los principales procesos logísticos de la cadena láctea en Uruguay.
Nov 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
La presente infografía analiza la oferta, la demanda y los principales procesos logísticos de la cadena de la carne vacuna en Uruguay.
Oct 2018
Author(s): Torresano Melo, Mónica; Calles López, Jaime
Ecuador arrancó el siglo 21 con un serio problema de inseguridad. Las tasas de homicidios crecían desde 1980, pasando de 6,3 homicidios por 100.000 habitantes, hasta 2010 con 17,5. En medio de esta…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Brotherton, David C.; Gude, Rafael
Since 2007, the Ecuadorian approach to crime control has emphasized efforts to reach higher levels of social control based on policies of social inclusion and innovations in criminal justice and…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Brotherton, David C.; Gude, Rafael
Desde 2007, la propuesta ecuatoriana en cuanto al control del crimen se ha esforzado por alcanzar niveles más altos de control social basados en políticas de inclusión social e innovaciones en la…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Andrian, Leandro Gaston
Mejorar la productividad es uno de los principales retos para las economías dado que es un elemento fundamental para el desarrollo y crecimiento económico sostenible en el largo plazo. La literatura…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Sutton, Heather; Baxter, Sasha
Over the past decade, Guyana has recorded impressive economic growth. Many argue that the country’s economic future looks even brighter thanks to the recent massive oil discovery. But its development…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
Trade between Korea and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) experienced an unprecedented boom beginning in the early 2000s. Following the broader course of Asia-LAC relations, this trade surge was…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Aid for Trade (AfT) seeks to support developing countries as they strengthen trade capacity and infrastructure. As the World Trade Organization’s main institutional counterpart for AfT in LAC, the…
May 2017
Author(s): Sutton, Heather; Álvarez, Lucciana; van Dijk, Jan; van Kesteren, John; Ruprah, Inder J.; Godinez Puig, Luisa; Jaitman, Laura; Torre, Iván; Pecha, Camilo
While citizen security has become an ever-increasing concern for many Caribbean countries, the magnitude of the problem has not been matched with an equally robust response in terms of research. This…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The IDB's interactive data portal CaribbeanEconomics.org presents microeconomic data collected through primary data collection, and macroeconomic data compiled from various public sources.…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Muggah, Robert; de Carvalho, Ilona Szabó; Alvarado, Nathalie; Marmolejo, Lina; Wang, Ruddy
Cities are where the policy and practice of citizen security are determined. Although national and subnational strategies are essential to scaling-up crime prevention, cities are where they are put…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Muggah, Robert; de Carvalho, Ilona Szabó; Alvarado, Nathalie; Marmolejo, Lina; Wang, Ruddy
Las ciudades son el lugar donde se definen la política y la práctica de la seguridad ciudadana. Si bien las estrategias nacionales y subnacionales son fundamentales para la prevención de los delitos…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Carrillo, Paul E.; López, Andrea; Malik, Arun
Driving restriction programs have been implemented in many cities around the world to alleviate pollution and congestion problems. Enforcement of such programs is costly and can potentially displace…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Ajzenman, Nicolás; Jaitman, Laura
Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world, with an annual homicide rate of more than 20 per 100,000 population and with an increasing trend. Yet most evidence of crime…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Godinez Puig, Luisa; Sutton, Heather; O'Brien, Cherran; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Khadan, Jeetendra
Crime strongly affects persons in the Caribbean. In a recent survey, 40 percent of the Caribbean population identified crime and security-related issues as the main problems facing their country,…