Oct 2014
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
This policy brief answers three main questions for the Jamaican economy: (a) Do remittances act as a safety net during negative health shocks? (b) Are remittances subject to moral hazard by receivers…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
About 29 percent of teenagers are bullied at school in the Caribbean. Victims of bullying are more lonely, sleep less, and have fewer friends than do their nonbullied peers. Although victims of…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
We identify whether remittances facilitate consumption smoothing during health shocks in Jamaica. In addition, we investigate whether remittances are subject to moral hazard by receivers, how the…
May 2014
Author(s): Giedion, Úrsula; Tristao, Ignez; Escobar, Liliana; Bitrán, Ricardo; Cañón, Oscar; Molins, Silvia; Alonso, Lucía; Fernández, Jorge; Panopoulou, Giota; González-Pier, Eduardo; Prieto, A. Lorena; Cid, Camilo; Montañez, Vilma; Sabignoso, Martín; Silva, Humberto; Curcio, Javier; Dinarte, Mauricio; Bolaño Prado, Luis
Guaranteeing the right to health care under equal conditions for all is a goal that every society desires to achieve, particularly in a region as unequal as Latin America and the Caribbean. Universal…
May 2014
Author(s): Giedion, Úrsula; Tristao, Ignez; Escobar, Liliana; Bitrán, Ricardo; Cañón, Oscar; Molins, Silvia; Alonso, Lucía; Fernández, Jorge; Panopoulou, Giota; González-Pier, Eduardo; Prieto, A. Lorena; Cid, Camilo; Montañez, Vilma; Sabignoso, Martín; Silva, Humberto; Curcio, Javier; Dinarte, Mauricio; Bolaño Prado, Luis
Garantizar el derecho a la salud en igualdad de condiciones para todos es una meta hacia la que toda sociedad quiere avanzar, máxime en una región tan desigual como América Latina y el Caribe. La…