Jul 2016
Author(s): Verdisco, Aimee; Cueto, Santiago; Thompson, Jennelle
This paper presents findings from the Regional Project on Child Development Indicators, PRIDI for its acronym in Spanish. PRIDI created a new tool, the Engle Scale, for evaluating development in…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Seepersad, Randy
This report is part of an IDB Technical Note series on crime and violence in the Caribbean. The overall aim is to establish a baseline of the crime prevention arena against which progress can be…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto
This paper examines three intrinsic underlying variables affecting the provision of rural electricity services: household income, household location and a country's relative wealth in terms of…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica
This technical note examines demand-side constraints households in Latin America and the Caribbean face when making saving decisions, particularly households from lower income deciles. This emphasis…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Donovan, Michael G.; McHardy, Pauline
Despite the large number of social housing programs in the Caribbean, little is known about their outcomes and the factors underlying evolution of housing policy. This report reviews the…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Scholl, Lynn; Gray, Cheryl; Bouillon, César P.; Oviedo, Daniel; Corsetto, Lisa
Bus rapid transit (BRT) systems have become an increasingly popular approach to addressing mobility and environmental problems in urban areas in Latin America and around the world. Building on OVE…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Scholl, Lynn; Gray, Cheryl; Bouillon, César P.; Oviedo, Daniel; Corsetto, Lisa
Los sistemas de tránsito rápido de autobuses (BRT) se están utilizando cada vez más como un enfoque para abordar los temas relativos a la movilidad y el medio ambiente en las zonas urbanas de América…