Jul 2019
Author(s): Suárez-Alemán, Ancor; Serebrisky, Tomás; Ponce de León, Oscar
El presente trabajo realiza un análisis regional sobre tres determinantes claves de la competitividad portuaria: 1) las reformas y regulaciones portuarias; 2) gobernanza; y 3) el entorno competitivo…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Mendes Constante, Jonas
The objective of this report is to describe international solutions and good practices for PCS solutions based on key drivers for successful PCS implementation, as described by the International Port…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Mendes Constante, Jonas
El propósito de este informe es describir soluciones internacionales y buenas prácticas para los PCS, sobre la base de los determinantes clave de la implementación exitosa de un PCS, de acuerdo con…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Maguire, Edward R.; Oakley, Megan T.; Corsaro, Nicholas
This report presents a comprehensive evaluation of the Cure Violence initiative implemented in Trinidad and Tobago from July 2015 to August 2017. It describes the evaluation’s methods and findings…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Torresano Melo, Mónica; Calles López, Jaime
Ecuador arrancó el siglo 21 con un serio problema de inseguridad. Las tasas de homicidios crecían desde 1980, pasando de 6,3 homicidios por 100.000 habitantes, hasta 2010 con 17,5. En medio de esta…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Ricover, Andy; Serebrisky, Tomás; Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
El presente trabajo busca identificar variables exógenas a las líneas aéreas que pudieran limitar el crecimiento y reducir el potencial del transporte aéreo. La hipótesis planteada sugiere que la…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Carlan, Valentin; Sys, Christa; Calatayud, Agustina; Vanelslander, Thierry
This study examines 15 cases in Northwestern Europe where digital innovations have been developed to improve connectivity, visibility, and, therefore, performance in maritime supply chains. The…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Brotherton, David C.; Gude, Rafael
Since 2007, the Ecuadorian approach to crime control has emphasized efforts to reach higher levels of social control based on policies of social inclusion and innovations in criminal justice and…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Brotherton, David C.; Gude, Rafael
Desde 2007, la propuesta ecuatoriana en cuanto al control del crimen se ha esforzado por alcanzar niveles más altos de control social basados en políticas de inclusión social e innovaciones en la…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Sutton, Heather; Baxter, Sasha
Over the past decade, Guyana has recorded impressive economic growth. Many argue that the country’s economic future looks even brighter thanks to the recent massive oil discovery. But its development…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Barbero, José A.; Guerrero, Pablo
El transporte automotor de carga (TAC) es el modo de transporte terrestre más importante en América Latina: al TAC le corresponde la movilización de más del 70% de las cargas nacionales de la región…
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): Carballo, Jerónimo; Schaur, Georg; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Trade facilitation policies intend to simplify administrative processes and accelerate the handling of shipments across borders. Recent research shows that these policies have substantial effects on…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The IDB's interactive data portal CaribbeanEconomics.org presents microeconomic data collected through primary data collection, and macroeconomic data compiled from various public sources.…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Queiroz, Cesar; Uribe, Andrés; Blumenfeld, Dennis
In the last two decades there has been an increased contribution of the private sector, through some form of public-private partnership (PPP), to finance transport infrastructure in general, and…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Muggah, Robert; de Carvalho, Ilona Szabó; Alvarado, Nathalie; Marmolejo, Lina; Wang, Ruddy
Cities are where the policy and practice of citizen security are determined. Although national and subnational strategies are essential to scaling-up crime prevention, cities are where they are put…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Muggah, Robert; de Carvalho, Ilona Szabó; Alvarado, Nathalie; Marmolejo, Lina; Wang, Ruddy
Las ciudades son el lugar donde se definen la política y la práctica de la seguridad ciudadana. Si bien las estrategias nacionales y subnacionales son fundamentales para la prevención de los delitos…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Carrillo, Paul E.; López, Andrea; Malik, Arun
Driving restriction programs have been implemented in many cities around the world to alleviate pollution and congestion problems. Enforcement of such programs is costly and can potentially displace…