May 2019
Author(s): Milano, Flavia
La aprobación del Acuerdo de París en diciembre de 2015 conformó un nuevo régimen global en materia de cambio climático. Asimismo, los países de América Latina y el Caribe también participan y…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Buonanno, Paolo; Vargas, Juan F.
Estimating the effect of inequality on crime is challenging due to reversecausality and omitted variable bias. This paper addresses these concerns by exploiting the fact that, as suggested by recent…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Rieble-Aubourg, Sabine; Zarate-Barrera, Tatiana
This technical note standardizes and merges, at the individual level, several cohorts of academic evaluations undertaken during primary and secondary school in Trinidad and Tobago. In addition, it…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Carrillo, Paul E.; López, Andrea; Malik, Arun
Driving restriction programs have been implemented in many cities around the world to alleviate pollution and congestion problems. Enforcement of such programs is costly and can potentially displace…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Bailey, Corin
This report is part of the Inter-American Development Bank's Technical Note Series on Crime and Violence in the Caribbean. The overall aim is to establish a baseline of the crime-prevention…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)
Los factores climáticos afectan la incidencia de las enfermedades transmitidas por vectores, indirectamente o directamente. Los eventos climáticos extremos también pueden afectar la incidencia de…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Montolio, Daniel
This paper examines how an infrastructure investment policy, implemented nationwide at the local level, has affected local crime rates. This policy, developed in the wake of the global recession of…
May 2014
Author(s): Clerc, Jacques; Díaz, Manuel
El objetivo general de este estudio es analizar las sinergias de las iniciativas de mitigación ambiental en la práctica, a partir del enfoque propuesto por Muller y Mendelsohn (2011). Según esta…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Suding, Paul Hugo
This technical note presents orientation for project teams and clients on how to reconcile the financing of chemical plants with climate change objectives. In lieu of minimum performance criteria, it…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Ludeña, Carlos E.; Netto, Maria
In order to understand the implications of GHG emissions reduction targets in the Brazilian economy it is important to understand the sector composition of these emissions in Brazil. According to the…
Dec 1997
Author(s): Haltia, Olli; Keipi, Kari
This paper discusses the topic of deforestation in Latin America and the Caribbean and the use of incentives as support for private forestry investments. The paper develops the idea of using targeted…