Jun 2016
Author(s): Covindassamy, Genevre; Robe, Michel A.; Wallen, Jonathan
We investigate empirically the factors related to price uncertainty in the markets for two key Central American commodities: coffee and sugar (“softs”). Specifically, we analyze the predictive power…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Harriot, Anthony D.; Jones, Marlyn
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…
May 2016
Author(s): Lucángeli, Jorge
Esta nota técnica analiza aspectos de la estructura y la evolución de las exportaciones de manufacturas de los países sudamericanos destinadas a mercados extra-regionales. El objetivo general del…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Robles, Gustavo; Calderon, Gabriela; Magaloni, Beatriz
En este estudio se argumenta que en México existe un umbral de violencia relacionada con el narcotráfico a partir del cual se contrae la actividad económica en general. Por debajo de este umbral de…