Sep 2018
Author(s): Cannock, Geoffrey; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Muñoz, Gonzalo; Guillén, Angel; Infante, Betsy; Ordóñez, Romina; Derlagen, Christian; Egas, Juan José
El tratado de libre comercio entre los países de Centroamérica, República Dominicana y los Estados Unidos (DR-CAFTA), que entró en vigencia en el 2006, estipula un proceso de desgravación para los…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Foster, William; Valdés, Alberto; Martel, Pedro; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
This monograph provides a review of current protection measures for agricultural and food products in Belize. The document offers details on the following key indicators of support and protection (or…
May 2017
Author(s): Peirce, Jennifer
This paper presents updated information about crime and violence in Belize, and about current and recent initiatives that address these issues, with an emphasis on youth and on Southside Belize City…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Shik, Olga; Boyce, Rachel; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Kim, Namho
Around the world, government agricultural policies often make the prices paid by consumers much higher or lower than they would be without policy interventions. Here is a look at the latest available…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Roza, Vivian; Rodríguez-Tejedo, Isabel; Monje Silva, Andrea; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Vega, Gabriela
To test the effectiveness of a public awareness campaign on women's political participation in a developing country, we conducted a randomized field experiment across 40 municipalities in…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Roza, Vivian; Rodríguez-Tejedo, Isabel; Monje Silva, Andrea; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Vega, Gabriela
Para probar la eficacia de una campaña de sensibilización pública sobre la participación política de las mujeres en un país en desarrollo, realizamos un experimento de campo aleatorizado en 40…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Peirce, Jennifer; Veyrat-Pontet, Alexandre
In the face of rising crime rates and increasingly complex transnational and local criminal dynamics, Belize's limited institutional resources are overstretched. Youth violence and gangs are of…
Nov 1999
Author(s): Buvinic, Mayra; Vega, Gabriela; Bertrand, Mauricio; Urban, Anne-Marie; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
This report examines evidence from post-Mitch Central America and disasters in other parts of the world to identify the ways disasters affect women and to highlight women's participation in…