Dec 2018
Author(s): Gingerich, Daniel; Scartascini, Carlos
Welfarist justifications of democracy presume that citizens have policy preferences that are responsive to pertinent information. Is this accurate? This paper addresses that question by providing a…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Chinchilla M., Laura; Vorndran, Doreen
In the last decade, Latin American and Caribbean governments have advanced toward a systemic management of the citizen security and justice issues, integrating strategies of crime and violence…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Chinchilla M., Laura; Vorndran, Doreen
En la última década, los gobiernos de los países de América Latina y el Caribe han avanzado hacia una gestión sistémica de los problemas de la Seguridad Ciudadana y Justicia integrando estrategias de…
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…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Flom, Hernán
Most Latin American countries face a systemic challenge in providing citizen security. In other words, the region’s current insecurity is not only the responsibility of state actors in isolation, but…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Organization of American States; Colombia. Ministerio de Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones (MINTIC); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region shows evidence of a broad and growing adoption of information and communication technologies (ICT). More than half of the population connects regularly…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Organización de los Estados Americanos; Colombia. Ministerio de Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones (MINTIC); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
La región de Latinoamérica y el Caribe (ALC) demuestra una adopción amplia y creciente de las tecnologías de la información y las comunicaciones (TIC). Más de la mitad de la población se conecta…
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…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Pradelli, Juan Jose; Schmid, Juan Pedro; Wenner, Mark D.; Wright, Allan; Clarke, Dillon; Waithe, Kimberly
This Caribbean Region Quarterly Bulletin explores constraints to private sector development in the Caribbean. With economic growth weak and dependent on only a few sectors -either tourism or…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Pareja, Alejandro; Fernández, Cecilia; Blanco, Bárbara; Theobald, Katharina; Martínez, Alejandra
The Simplifying Lives project aims at contributing to the improvement of the delivery of public services to citizens. For this, a new methodology for measuring both the quality with which services…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Pareja, Alejandro; Fernández, Cecilia; Blanco, Bárbara; Theobald, Katharina; Martínez, Alejandra
El proyecto Simplificando Vidas tiene por objetivo contribuir a la mejora de la entrega de servicios públicos a los ciudadanos. Para ello, se diseñó una nueva metodología para medir tanto la calidad…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Pareja, Alejandro; Fernández, Cecilia; Blanco, Bárbara; Theobald, Katharina; Martínez, Alejandra
O projeto Simplificando Vidas visa contribuir à melhoraria da prestação de serviços públicos aos cidadãos. Para tanto, foi desenhada uma nova metodologia para medir a qualidade com a qual os serviços…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Lewis, James Andrew
Access to the Internet increases productivity, national income, and employment. Access to information catalyzes growth. However, these opportunities come with risk. Digital technologies are not…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Lewis, James Andrew
El acceso a Internet provoca un aumento de la productividad, del ingreso nacional y del empleo, y el acceso a la información cataliza el crecimiento. Sin embargo, estas oportunidades también…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Kwon, Heeseo Rain; Cho, HeeAh; Kim, Jongbok; Lee, Donju; Lee, Sang Keon
This case study is one of ten international studies developed by the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), in association with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), for the…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Lee, Sang Keon; Kwon, Heeseo Rain; Cho, HeeAh; Kim, Jongbok; Lee, Donju
This case study is one of ten international studies developed by the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), in association with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), for the…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Lee, Sang Keon; Kwon, Heeseo Rain; Cho, HeeAh; Kim, Jongbok; Lee, Donju
This case study is one of ten international studies developed by the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), in association with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), for the…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Lee, Sang Keon; Kwon, Heeseo Rain; Cho, HeeAh; Kim, Jongbok; Lee, Donju
This case study is one of ten international studies developed by the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), in association with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), for the…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Lee, Sang Keon; Kwon, Heeseo Rain; Cho, HeeAh; Kim, Jongbok; Lee, Donju
This case study is one of ten international studies developed by the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), in association with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), for the…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Lee, Sang Keon; Kwon, Heeseo Rain; Cho, HeeAh; Kim, Jongbok; Lee, Donju
This case study is one of ten international studies developed by the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), in association with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), for the…