Apr 2016
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Martinez, Sebastian
Development programs that use financial incentives to motivate better performance are increasingly used by governments, multilaterals and private donors as alternatives to traditional input-based…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Tristao, Ignez; Cali, Jonathan
The Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region has experienced dramatic gains in health and life expectancy in the past century. Yet hundreds of millions of people in the region are still at risk of…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Pinto, Diana M.; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Stampini, Marco; Carman, Katherine Grace; Guanais, Frederico C.; Luoto, Jill; Sánchez, Mario; Cali, Jonathan
This technical note discusses how behavioral economics insights can be used to enhance the design of health interventions, with emphasis on those addressing non-communicable diseases, by promoting…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Pinto, Diana M.; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Stampini, Marco; Carman, Katherine Grace; Guanais, Frederico C.; Luoto, Jill; Sánchez, Mario; Cali, Jonathan
Esta publicación discute como utilizar los principios de la economía del comportamiento para mejorar el diseño de las intervenciones de salud ¿especialmente las relacionadas con enfermedades no…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Graham, Carol; Chaparro, Juan Camilo
Crime and insecurity are increasingly common features of life in Latin America and the Caribbean, particularly in urban areas. Victimization rates in the region are the highest in the world, with the…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Graham, Carol; Chaparro, Juan Camilo
El delito y la inseguridad son hechos cada vez más comunes en la vida de América Latina y el Caribe, particularmente en zonas urbanas. Las tasas de victimización en la región están entre las más…