Jun 2019
Author(s): Marques Garcia, Luana; Conte, Alessandra; Sedlacek, Guilherme Luis; Laborda, Leopoldo
We test for racial differences in crime victimization between whites and Afro-descendants in the form of thefts, robberies, sexual and physical assaults and police aggressions in Brazil. We explore…
May 2019
Author(s): Pezo, Danilo
La intensificación sostenible de la producción ganadera es una estrategia para responder al incremento en la demanda de proteínas de origen animal, tanto para los mercados locales como de exportación…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel; Poveda, Martín
Esta nota técnica presenta un análisis del potencial para el uso de iluminación pública eficiente en Brasil. El análisis se enfoca en municipalidades pequeñas y medianas. Partiendo de una estimación…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Alarcon Rodriguez, Arturo Daniel
Esta nota técnica explora las perspectivas de desarrollo de la hidroelectricidad de Latinoamerica y el Caribe. Inicialmente, revisa el desarrollo histórico del sector hidroeléctrico en la región.…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Vijay, Modi; Bott, Jack; Fobi Nsutezo, Simone ; Aiello, Roberto Gabriel; Aclan, Carolina
The utility business was historically hardware driven, where utilities generated power and hoped it reached the customer. They meter the consumption at the home, and replace resources when failure is…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Paredes, Juan Roberto
La Red del Futuro es un ejercicio de planificación energética independiente llevado a cabo por el BID con el objetivo de contribuir a la discusión de una integración efectiva de las energías…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Aiello, Roberto Gabriel; Rugg, Richard; Salmeri, Micol; Wedgwood, Paul
This publication is intended to help sub-national energy policy decision-makers of major Latin American cities as they look to develop and implement clean energy solutions. Our aim is to help local…
May 2017
Author(s): Sutton, Heather; Álvarez, Lucciana; van Dijk, Jan; van Kesteren, John; Ruprah, Inder J.; Godinez Puig, Luisa; Jaitman, Laura; Torre, Iván; Pecha, Camilo
While citizen security has become an ever-increasing concern for many Caribbean countries, the magnitude of the problem has not been matched with an equally robust response in terms of research. This…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Vilalta Perdomo, Carlos J.
Este trabajo analiza los diversos sistemas de información criminal en América Latina y el Caribe. En especial, se enfoca en cuatro tendencias que requieren rápida atención en materia de políticas…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián; Jaitman, Laura
La inseguridad es la principal preocupación de los ciudadanos en la región. El crimen y la violencia distorsionan la asignación de recursos de los gobiernos, de las firmas, y alteran las rutinas de…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This file contains data at the individual level for people older than 16 years old for the LAPOP survey implemented during 2014 in Bahamas. A new module on victimization and crime financed by the IDB…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This file contains data at the individual level for people older than 16 years old for the LAPOP survey implemented during 2014 in Barbados. A new module on victimization and crime financed by the…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This file contains data at the individual level for people older than 16 years old for the LAPOP survey implemented during 2014 in Guyana. A new module on victimization and crime financed by the IDB…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This file contains data at the individual level for people older than 16 years old for the LAPOP survey implemented during 2014 in Jamaica. A new module on victimization and crime financed by the IDB…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This file contains data at the individual level for people older than 16 years old for the LAPOP survey implemented during 2014 in Suriname. A new module on victimization and crime financed by the…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This file contains data at the individual level for people older than 16 years old for the LAPOP survey implemented during 2014 in Trinidad and Tobago. A new module on victimization and crime…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Vilalta Perdomo, Carlos J.; Castillo, José G.; Torres, Juan A.
In the last two decades, Latin America has been describes as an unsafe and violent region. Nonetheless, such picture is mostly based on homicide rates. Even though homicide is considered the best…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Vilalta Perdomo, Carlos J.; Castillo, José G.; Torres, Juan A.
En las dos últimas décadas se ha descrito a América Latina como una región insegura y violenta. Sin embargo, dicha caraterización está basada prácticamente en la tasa de homicidios. Si bien el…
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): 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…