Oct 2021
Author(s): Perez-Vincent, Santiago M.; Carreras, Enrique
This article examines changes in the frequency and characteristics of domestic violence reports after the start of the pandemic and the imposition of mobility restrictions in six Latin American…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Perez-Vincent, Santiago M.; Schargrodsky, Ernesto; García Mejía, Mauricio
This paper studies the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown on criminal activity in the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina. We find a large, significant, robust, and immediate…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Pedraza, Lina; Anderson Alonso, Anais Maria; De Santis, Stefania
The 2021 work program of the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) included an evaluation of IDB support in the area of citizen security and justice (…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Maqueda Gassos, Stephany; Pedraza, Lina; Anderson Alonso, Anais Maria; De Santis, Stefania
El Plan de Trabajo para el 2021 de la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) incluyó una evaluación del apoyo del BID en materia de Seguridad Ciudadana…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Cafferata, Fernando G.; Scartascini, Carlos
Crime is a major problem in Latin America and the Caribbean. With 9 percent of the world's population, the region accounts for 33 percent of global homicides. This dataset makes extensive new…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Cafferata, Fernando G.; Scartascini, Carlos
La delincuencia es un problema importante en América Latina y el Caribe. Con el 9 por ciento de la población mundial, la región suma el 33 por ciento de los homicidios. Utilizando nuevos y amplios…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Cafferata, Fernando G.; Scartascini, Carlos
Crime is a major problem in Latin America and the Caribbean. With 9 percent of the world's population, the region accounts for 33 percent of global homicides. Using new, extensive survey data,…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Alvarado, Nathalie; Norza, Ervyn; Perez-Vincent, Santiago M.; Tobón, Santiago; Vanegas-Arias, Martín
This technical note examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on crime and law enforcement dynamics in Colombia. The analysis uses administrative data on police reports and arrests for different…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Alvarado, Nathalie; Norza, Ervyn; Perez-Vincent, Santiago M.; Tobón, Santiago; Vanegas-Arias, Martín
Este artículo examina el impacto de la pandemia del COVID-19 en las dinámicas del crimen y la actividad policial en Colombia. El análisis usa datos administrativos de denuncias y capturas policiales…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Centre for Leadership and Governance
This report presents the findings of the inmate survey, Jamaica, which was conducted from August to September 2018. A total of 724 inmates from the seven adult prisons in Jamaica were surveyed. The…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Research Institute For Social Sciences
This report presents the findings of the inmate survey, Suriname, which was conducted from November 2018. A total of 505 inmates from the adult prisons and police stations in Suriname were surveyed.…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Center for Latin American Studies on Insecurity and Violence; Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero; Bergman, Marcelo; Seepersad, Randy; Safranoff, Ana; Cafferata, Fernando G.
This report presents new systematic data on the characteristics of inmates in prisons in six Caribbean countries, the factors which may have led to their incarceration, the conditions within the…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Arisi, Diego; Cortés, Alix; Morales, Ulises
Este guia técnico facilita a aplicaçao da Conhecimento para resultados (K4R), uma metodologia de gestao de conhecimento e inovaçao pública que ajuda as instituiçoes do Estado a obter melhores…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Arisi, Diego; Cortés, Alix; Morales, Ulises
Presentamos en esta guía Conocimiento para Resultados (K4R) (Knowledge for Results en inglés), una metodología de gestión de conocimiento e innovación pública que ayuda a las instituciones del Estado…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Arisi, Diego; Cortés, Alix; Morales, Ulises
Este guia técnico facilita a aplicaçao da Conhecimento para resultados (K4R), uma metodologia de gestao de conhecimento e inovaçao pública que ajuda as instituiçoes do Estado a obter melhores…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Alvarado, Nathalie; Sutton, Heather; Laborda, Leopoldo
This study analyzes how the COVID-19 crisis is generating changes in police work and assesses its potential impact on the effectiveness and legitimacy of police forces in Latin America and the…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Alvarado, Nathalie; Sutton, Heather; Laborda, Leopoldo
Este estudio analiza cómo la crisis del COVID-19 está generando cambios en el trabajo policial y evalúa su efecto en la efectividad y legitimidad de las policías de la región. Mediante una encuesta…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Villa-Mar, Karelia; Vélez-Grajales, Viviana; Cedillo, Bárbara; Restrepo, Andrés; Munguía, Pavel
¿Qué ha funcionado en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) para prevenir la violencia? ¿Cómo podemos mejorar el servicio policial y el acceso a la justicia? ¿Cuáles son las medidas alternativas al…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Joseph, Joel; Pemberton, Cecile; Phillip, Ursan
This report presents the first nationally representative estimates of the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) and non-partner sexual violence against women in Suriname. The data comes from…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Joseph, Joel; Pemberton, Cecile; Phillip, Ursan
This report presents the first nationally representative estimates of the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) and non-partner sexual violence against women in Suriname. The data comes from…