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…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura
This paper uses the crime economics framework to shed light on the main drivers of crime and proposes avenues for future research and action in the region to reduce crime and its social and economic…
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…
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…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián; Jaitman, Laura; Weinschelbaum, Federico
Crime and the durability of goods are strongly connected issues. However, surprisingly, they have been studied separately. This paper explores the relationship between the production of durable goods…
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): Caprirolo, Dino; Jaitman, Laura; Mello, Marcela
Em 2014, a violência custou US$75.894 milhões para ao Brasil ou 3,14% do PIB. Esse valor representa 53% do custo total da criminalidade na América Latina e no Caribe (ALC). O Brasil se destaca por…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Mello, Marcela; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
This publication is the first to provide a comprehensive, systematic, and rigorous analysis of the costs of crime in Latin America and the Caribbean. The main challenges in the region are addressed:…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Mello, Marcela; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
Este volumen es el primero en proporcionar un análisis integral, sistemático y riguroso de los costos de la delincuencia en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Se abordan los principales desafíos de la…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Mello, Marcela; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
Este volume é o primeiro a fornecer uma análise abrangente, sistemática e rigorosa dos custos do crime na América Latina e no Caribe. São abordados os principais desafios da região: o custo social…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
This publication is the first to provide a comprehensive, systematic and rigorous analysis of the costs of crime in Latin America and the Caribbean. The main challenges in the region are addressed:…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
Este volumen es el primero en proporcionar un análisis integral, sistemático y riguroso de los costos de la delincuencia en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Se abordan los principales desafíos de la…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Jaitman, Laura; Caprirolo, Dino; Granguillhome Ochoa, Rogelio; Keefer, Philip; Leggett, Ted; Lewis, James Andrew; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio; Sutton, Heather; Torre, Iván
Este volume é o primeiro a fornecer uma análise abrangente, sistemática e rigorosa dos custos do crime na América Latina e no Caribe. São abordados os principais desafios da região: o custo social…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Mitnik, Oscar A.; Ripani, Laura; Rosas-Shady, David
The evidence on the effectiveness of youth training programs in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) tends to be encouraging regarding the quality of employment of beneficiaries (positive impacts…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Molina-Millan, Teresa; Barham, Tania; Macours, Karen; Maluccio, John A.; Stampini, Marco
We review the literature on the long-term impacts of Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs in Latin America. Long-term impacts are defined as those that both: 1) are related to the accumulation of…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Gertler, Paul; Martinez, Sebastian; Rawlings, Laura B.; Premand, Patrick; Vermeersch, Christel M. J.
The second edition of the Impact Evaluation in Practice handbook is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to impact evaluation for policy makers and development practitioners. First published…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Gertler, Paul; Martinez, Sebastian; Rawlings, Laura B.; Premand, Patrick; Vermeersch, Christel M. J.
La segunda edición del libro "Evaluación de impacto en la práctica" es una introducción completa y accesible a las evaluaciones del impacto para la comunidad internacional de desarrollo,…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Gertler, Paul; Martinez, Sebastian; Rawlings, Laura B.; Premand, Patrick; Vermeersch, Christel M. J.
A segunda edição do livro Avaliação de Impacto na Prática é uma introdução completa e acessível ao mundo das avaliações de impacto para os formuladores de políticas públicas e os profissionais do…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Díaz, Juan José; Rosas-Shady, David
This paper brings new evidence on the impact of The Peruvian Job Youth Training Program (Projoven). Compared with prior evaluations of the program, this one has several advantages. This is the first…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Canudas, Rocío del Carmen
Este Módulo forma parte del curso Introducción a la Integración de Metodologías. En él se describen las formas en las que podemos integrar las metodologías cuantitativas y cualitativas para el…