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…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Campos, Rosario; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Michalczewsky, Kathia; De Angelis, Jesica
The Trade and Integration Monitor 2018 analyzes the ongoing trade recovery in the region and tracks its competitiveness in global markets, with a particular focus on the capacity for positioning…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Campos, Rosario; Ortiz de Mendívil, Cloe; Michalczewsky, Kathia; De Angelis, Jesica
El Monitor de Comercio e Integración 2018 analiza la recuperación comercial en curso en la región y traza un balance de la competitividad en los mercados mundiales, poniendo énfasis en la capacidad…
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…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Zhang, Yan
This paper uses customs transaction data covering all Chinese exporters and the World Bank's antidumping database to investigate how they responded to Latin-American and Caribbean (LAC)…
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…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Morris, Emily; Angel, Amy; Hernández, Noé
Sugar is one of Belize's main export crops and an important contributor to the national economy, but the global sugar industry faces great uncertainty, with reform of the EU's sugar regime…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra; Ruprah, Inder J.
Economic diversification is an incessant theme threading policy discussion in Trinidad and Tobago, although with an ebb and flow over time. This topic is once again at the forefront of policy…
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,…