Feb 2019
Author(s): Smets, Lodewijk; Piatti-Fünfkirchen, Moritz
This study examines the relationship between public financial management (PFM), the financing of health interventions and health outcomes. Specifically, the paper econometrically tests whether the…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Pimenta, Carlos; Seco, Antonio
Based on the analysis of some success factors of integrated financial management information systems (IFMIS) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), this paper identifies the technological pillars…
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…
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…
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…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan; Grenade, Kari; Scott-Joseph, Ankie
This study contends that Caribbean countries cannot adequately surmount their fiscal and debt challenges in the absence of binding rules that are geared toward entrenching fiscal discipline, curbing…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Schijman, Agustina; Alonso, Pablo; Hernández, María José; Carpanelli, María del Mar; Ramírez, Nadia; Jansson, Maya
The objective of the evaluation is to assess the relevance, implementation and effectiveness of IDB's support for tax policy and administration during the last decade. OVE will assess IDB's…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Schijman, Agustina; Alonso, Pablo; Hernández, María José; Carpanelli, María del Mar; Ramírez, Nadia; Jansson, Maya
El objetivo de la evaluación es examinar la pertinencia, implementación yeficacia del respaldo del BID a la política y la administración tributarias
durante la última década. OVE evaluará la…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Stone, Leslie F.; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Scholl, Lynn; Fevre, Chloe; Vargas, María José; Hernández, María José; Maciel, Odette; Molina, Adriana; Fajgenbaum, Jose
As part of its 2015-16 work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) prepared the evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) country program with Trinidad and Tobago for…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Fryer, Michelle; Stone, Leslie F.; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Scholl, Lynn; Fevre, Chloe; Vargas, María José; Hernández, María José; Maciel, Odette; Molina, Adriana; Fajgenbaum, Jose
En el marco de su plan de trabajo para 2015-2016, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) complete la evaluación del programa de país del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo con Trinidad y Tobago…
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…
May 2016
Author(s): Ter-Minassian, Teresa; de Mello Jr, Luiz R.
To a large extent, policy outcomes are shaped by governance, including institutional arrangements and forums for cooperation among and within different layers of government. In turn, the…
Feb 2016
Author(s): García Moreno, Mauricio; Kaufmann, Jorge; Martínez Guzman, Juan Pablo; Sanginés, Mario
Conocer cómo se están desarrollando los sistemas de gestión pública para lograr mayor efectividad en la actuación de las administraciones públicas, es un interés presente en los países en desarrollo…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Gibbons, María Amelia; Rossi, Martín
En este trabajo evaluamos el impacto del programa Juntos para Una Comunidad sin Violencia llevado a cabo en establecimientos educativos localizados en distritos en situación de riesgo en la República…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
About 29 percent of teenagers are bullied at school in the Caribbean. Victims of bullying are more lonely, sleep less, and have fewer friends than do their nonbullied peers. Although victims of…
Nov 1999
Author(s): Briceño-León, Roberto; Pérez Perdomo, Rogelio; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Márquez, Patricia; Castillo, Anabel; Zubillaga, Veronica; Camardiel, Alberto; Avila, Olga; de Armas, Edoardo; Malpica, Claudia; González, Natascha
En la presentación de este trabajo se optado por comenzar con la fuente de conocimiento más obvia, las estadísticas policiales. En la primera parte se analizaron las dificultades de trabajar con…