Mar 2019
Author(s): Luciano, Dinys; Hidalgo, Nidia; Acuña, Nathyeli; Urban, Anne-Marie
El femicidio es la expresión más extrema de la violencia contra las mujeres. Honduras es uno de los países con las tasas de muertes violentas de mujeres más altas del mundo. La presente nota técnica…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Marques Garcia, Luana; Ortiz Sosa, Diana; Urban, Anne-Marie
Women with disabilities are at higher risk of experiencing violence than men with disabilities as well as women without disabilities. Yet, in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), there is a…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Marques Garcia, Luana; Ortiz Sosa, Diana; Urban, Anne-Marie
Las mujeres con discapacidad están expuestas a un mayor riesgo de sufrir violencia que los hombres con discapacidad y que las mujeres sin discapacidad. Sin embargo, en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC…
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…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Santibáñez, Jorge; Palma C., Silvia Irene; Ramírez Reyes, Horacio; Hidalgo, Nidia; Urban, Anne-Marie
En los últimos dos años, el incremento del fenómeno de la migración de menores no acompañados originarios de países del Triángulo Norte de Centroamérica (Honduras, Guatemala y El Salvador) ha…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Urban, Anne-Marie; Buitrago, Paola; Acuña, Nathyeli; Morrison, Andrew
The main objective of this report is to provide information on the actions undertaken and results achieved during the second year of implementation of the Gender Action Plan for Operations, 2014-2016…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Bulmer-Thomas, Victor
In order to thrive, small economies like Belize tend to depend heavily on the external sector to compensate for their limited domestic market. With a population of less than 350,000, Belize is too…
May 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; World Bank; Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)
This policy brief is intended to serve as the basis for the discussion of the Ministers of Finance on action needed to promote physical infrastructure and reduce intra-regional trade costs, in the…
May 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Banco Mundial (BM); Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)
La finalidad de la presente nota de discusión de políticas es sentar las bases para el diálogo entre los Ministros de Hacienda sobre las medidas necesarias para promover la infraestructura física…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Bonelli, Regis; Pinheiro, Armando Castelar
This paper examines Brazil's export discoveries in aircraft, cell phones and swine meat. All cases confirm the importance of efficiency gains and sunk costs in the expansion of exports and lead…