Oct 2018
Author(s): Rodrigues Gomes, Camila
Despite the widespread debate about crime in Brazil and the alarming increase in homicides in recent years, few studies have analyzed or exposed evidence of the impact of public security spending on…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Durán, Roberto; Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Corrales, Luis Fernando; Rasteletti, Alejandro
Este trabajo presenta la experiencia del Gobierno Federal de México en la implementación de un proceso de reingeniería del gasto público llevado a cabo durante la preparación del Presupuesto de…
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…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Buonanno, Paolo; Vargas, Juan F.
Estimating the effect of inequality on crime is challenging due to reversecausality and omitted variable bias. This paper addresses these concerns by exploiting the fact that, as suggested by recent…
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): Sutton, Heather
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 in the crime prevention arena against which progress can be…
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…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Bailey, Corin
This report is part of the Inter-American Development Bank's Technical Note Series on Crime and Violence in the Caribbean. The overall aim is to establish a baseline of the crime-prevention…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Ajzenman, Nicolás; Jaitman, Laura
Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world, with an annual homicide rate of more than 20 per 100,000 population and with an increasing trend. Yet most evidence of crime…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Amelina, Maria
This paper provides the first experimental evaluation of the participatory budgeting model showing that it increased public participation in the process of public decision making, increased local tax…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Ajzenman, Nicolás; Galiani, Sebastián; Seira, Enrique
There are few reliable estimates of the effects of violence on economic outcomes. This study exploits the manifold increase in homicides in 2008-2011 in Mexico resulting from its war on organized…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Di Virgilio, María Mercedes
Este documento forma parte del módulo 1 del curso Participación Ciudadana en la Gestión Pública: enfoque y condiciones para su desarrollo. El presente módulo tiene por objetivo proveer una definición…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Di Virgilio, María Mercedes
Este documento forma parte del módulo 1 del curso Participación Ciudadana en la Gestión Pública: enfoque y condiciones para su desarrollo. La presente unidad tiene por objetivos: reconocer a las…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Stein, Ernesto H.; Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Berensztein, Sergio; Braun, Miguel; Di Gresia, Luciano; Alston, Lee J.; Melo, Marcus André; Mueller, Bernardo; Pereira, Carlos; Cárdenas, Mauricio; Mejía, Carolina; Olivera, Mauricio; Mejía Acosta, Andrés; Albornoz, Vicente; Araujo, María Caridad; Molinas, José R.; Pérez-Liñán, Aníbal; Carranza, Luis; Chávez, Jorge F.; Valderrama, José; Moraes, Juan Andrés; Chasquetti, Daniel; Bergara, Mario; Puente, José Manuel; Daza, Abelardo; Ríos, Germán; Rodríguez, Alesia; Hallerberg, Mark
This book presents a new framework for analyzing the political economy of budget processes in Latin America that is based on the following premises: i) the budget process must be considered as part…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Stein, Ernesto H.; Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Berensztein, Sergio; Braun, Miguel; Di Gresia, Luciano; Alston, Lee J.; Melo, Marcus André; Mueller, Bernardo; Pereira, Carlos; Cárdenas, Mauricio; Mejía, Carolina; Olivera, Mauricio; Mejía Acosta, Andrés; Albornoz, Vicente; Araujo, María Caridad; Molinas, José R.; Pérez-Liñán, Aníbal; Carranza, Luis; Chávez, Jorge F.; Valderrama, José; Moraes, Juan Andrés; Chasquetti, Daniel; Bergara, Mario; Puente, José Manuel; Daza, Abelardo; Ríos, Germán; Rodríguez, Alesia; Hallerberg, Mark
Este libro presenta un nuevo marco para el análisis de la economía política de los procesos presupuestarios en América Latina, que se basa en las siguientes premisas: i) el proceso presupuestario…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos; Lecaros, Carla
El estudio de caso pretende contribuir a una mejor comprensión de los procesos que hacen viables aquellas prácticas de participación ciudadana que requieren una elevada interacción con las…