Dec 2015
Author(s): Abbott Galvão, Luísa
This report outlines the results of a preliminary case study of the portrayal by the news media of violence against women in Latin America and the Caribbean. It focuses on national print news…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Abbott Galvão, Luísa
El presente informe detalla los resultados obtenidos a partir de un estudio decaso realizado con el fin de analizar el modo en que los medios de comunicación retratan la violencia contra la mujer en…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Nin Pratt, Alejandro;Falconi, César;Ludeña, Carlos E.;Martel, Pedro
This study analyzes the performance of Latin America and the Caribbean's agriculture between 1980 and 2012 looking at the contribution of inputs, and total factor productivity (TFP) to growth in…
Oct 2015
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran;Thomas, Chrystol;Wenner, Mark D.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Gomez Osorio, Camillo;Khadan, Jeetendra
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Oct 2015
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran;Thomas, Chrystol;Wenner, Mark D.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Gomez Osorio, Camillo;Khadan, Jeetendra
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.
Many independent countries in the Caribbean have large stocks of migrantsabroad who send remittances to relatives in the homeland. Most Caribbean
migrants reside in four principal host or…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio;Rogers, Cassandra;Suarez, Ginés;Hori, Tsuneki;Durán, Rolando;Torres, Ana María;Jones, Eleanor;Visconti, Ernesto
Jamaica es un país que cuenta con una estructura normativa e institucional en gestión del riesgo focalizada principalmente en los aspectos de preparación y respuesta. Si bien se ha venido avanzando…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Ludeña, Carlos E.;Horridge, Mark
In the interest of including additional countries from the Caribbean into the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) database to support economic analysis on these countries, the Inter-American…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Bértola, Luis;Williamson, Jeffrey G.;Sabará, Daniel;Trucco, Federico;Campos, Rosario;Frey, Carl Benedikt;Castells Oliván, Manuel;Saldarriaga, Victor;Chavez, Pamela;Mélendez-Ortiz, Ricardo;D'Elia, Vanesa;Conte Grand, Mariana;Cosbey, Aaron;Crespi, Gustavo;Mohan, Preeya;Chidiak, Martina;Rozemberg, Ricardo;Feres, José Gustavo;Reis, Eustaquio;Bersall, German;Pereira Jr, Amaro O.;Isbell, Paul;Morales Olmos, Virginia;Labraga, Juan;Ferreira Coimbra, Natalia;Tello, Mario D.;Anlló, Guillermo;Bisang, Roberto;McCauley, Raymond;Carciofi, Ricardo;Roth, Alvin;Soler Illia, Galo;Smith, Adrian;Fressoli, Mariano;Taccone, Juan José;Abad, Julieta;Peña, Félix;Azevedo, Roberto;Gayá, Romina;Gutiérrez, Miguel Ángel;Solow, Robert;Pérez, Carlota;Marín, Anabel;Mujica, José;Da Silva, Luiz Inacio;Frei, Eduardo;Beliz, Gustavo;Estevadeordal, Antoni;Moreno Mejía, Luis Alberto
La economía del futuro está entre nosotros. Avances tecnológicos que hasta hace poco parecían objetos sacados de películas de ciencia ficción se usan hoy en la agricultura, en la industria y en los…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Robles, Marcos;Rubio, Marcela G.;Stampini, Marco
We present novel estimates of the quality of targeting of conditional cash transfer (CCT) and non-contributory pension (NCP) programs in Latin-America and the Caribbean. Our contribution is novel in…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Robles, Marcos;Rubio, Marcela G.;Stampini, Marco
Presentamos nuevas estimaciones sobre la calidad de la focalización de los programas de transferencias monetarias condicionadas (TMC) y de las pensiones no contributivas (PNC) en América Latina y el…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Lachaud, Michée Arnold;Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.;Ludeña, Carlos E.
This study estimates Climate Adjusted Total Factor Productivity (CATFP) for agriculture in Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) countries, while also providing comparisons with several regions of the…
Aug 2015
Author(s): De la Peña, Elena;Millares, Enrique;Díaz, Lourdes;Taddia, Alejandro Pablo;Bustamante, Claudia;Veverka, Jacob;Vaccaro, Yolanda
The IDB is publishing a collection of Road Safety Analyses for the countries in the region. The IDB aims to lead a process of change that will promote road safety actions in Latin America and the…
Jul 2015
Author(s): O'Brien, Cherran;Thomas, Chrystol;Wenner, Mark D.;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Gomez Osorio, Camillo;Khadan, Jeetendra
The Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin discusses recent economic developments in the 6 IDB-member Caribbean countries, as well as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). The countries…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Mercer-Blackman, Valerie;Melgarejo, Karl Alexander;Salazni, Mariana
Sustainable economic growth has reemerged as a subject of Caribbean policydiscussions, given the region's relatively lackluster performance in recent
decades. However, most policy…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Cuesta, Juan Pablo;García Moreno, Mauricio;Kaufmann, Jorge;Pallavicini, Violeta;Sanginés, Mario
This document presents the executive summary of the "National Progress Report (2007-2013) on Institutional Capacity to Implement Managing for Development Results" in Jamaica. It is based on…
Jul 2015
Author(s): Cuesta, Juan Pablo;García Moreno, Mauricio;Kaufmann, Jorge;Pallavicini, Violeta;Sanginés, Mario
Este documento presenta el resumen ejecutivo del Informe nacional de avance 2007-2013 sobre la capacidad institucional para implementar la gestión para resultados en el desarrollo en Jamaica. Se basa…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula;Valdés Conroy, Héctor;Rose, Jonathan
This is the first of seven detailed reports published with the evaluation Review of the Bank's Support to Agriculture, 2002-2014: Evidence from Key Thematic Areas, conducted by the Office of…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula;Valdés Conroy, Héctor;Rose, Jonathan
Este documento es el primero de siete informes detallados que acompañan la evaluación Revisión del Apoyo del Banco al Sector Agropecuario, 2002-2014: Evidencia de Áreas Temáticas Clave llevada a cabo…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Armijo, Marianela;Cuesta, Juan Pablo;Feinstein, Osvaldo Néstor;García López, Roberto;García Moreno, Mauricio;Kaufmann, Jorge;Makón, Marcos Pedro;Pimenta, Carlos;Sanginés, Mario;Sanín Ángel, Héctor;Santiso, Carlos;Urra, Francisco Javier;Varea, Marco
Improving public services, using State resources efficiently, and managing State agencies effectively have been ongoing concerns of Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) governments since the beginning…