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…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Wright, Allan; Thomas, Chrystol; Wenner, Mark D.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Clarke, Dillon; Waithe, Kimberly
The macroeconomic performance of the countries in the Country Caribbean Department on average worsened in 2016 but is expected to improve in 2017. However, downside risks remain, including heightened…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.
Economic diversification is an incessant theme threading policy discussion in Trinidad and Tobago, although with an ebb and flow over time. This topic is once again at the forefront of policy…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wright, Allan; Gomez Osorio, Camilo; Waithe, Kimberly; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon; Thomas, Chrystol; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Okey, Onoh-Obasi
British voters surprised the world when they voted to leave the European Union in June 2016. Markets reacted heavily to the surprise, resulting in high volatility in all major stock indices as well…
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…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Hori, Tsuneki; Salazar, Lina; Sanahuja, Haris; Durán, Rolando; Torres, Ana María; Narváez, Lizardo; Visconti, Ernesto
La República de Panamá cuenta con una estructura para la gestión del riesgo que inició bajo el esquema de Protección Civil característico de la institucionalidad latinoamericana entre los años 1960 y…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Hori, Tsuneki; Osorio, Claudio; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Khamis, Marion; Visconti, Ernesto
Los primeros esfuerzos hacia marcos normativos e institucionales para la gestión del riesgo de desastres en la República Dominicana se originan en la década de 1960s, bajo la órbita de la Defensa…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Armendáriz, Edna; de Michele, Roberto; Manzano, Osmel; Martel, Pedro
En Guatemala, el área rural ha estado significativamente rezagada con respecto al dinamismo del área urbana. Los déficits de capital humano y de infraestructura son más profundos, mientras que las…