Apr 2020
Author(s): Martínez Villarreal, Déborah;Rojas Méndez, Ana María;Scartascini, Carlos
With thousands of newly confirmed cases and deaths worldwide each day, the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, are impacting every corner of the planet. Using behavioral insights…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Martínez Villarreal, Déborah;Rojas Méndez, Ana María;Scartascini, Carlos
Con miles de casos nuevos y muertes confirmadas a diario en todo el mundo, el nuevo coronavirus y la enfermedad que provoca, COVID-19, están impactando todos los rincones del planeta. Para detener el…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Martínez Villarreal, Déborah;Rojas Méndez, Ana María;Scartascini, Carlos
Com milhares de novos casos e óbitos confirmados diariamente em todo o mundo, o novo coronavírus e a doença que ele provoca, a Covid-19, estão afetando os quatro cantos do planeta. Para deter o…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether;Ruprah, Inder J.;Sierra, Ricardo
This policy brief answers three main questions for the Jamaican economy: (a) Do remittances act as a safety net during negative health shocks? (b) Are remittances subject to moral hazard by receivers…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.;Sierra, Ricardo
About 29 percent of teenagers are bullied at school in the Caribbean. Victims of bullying are more lonely, sleep less, and have fewer friends than do their nonbullied peers. Although victims of…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.;Sierra, Ricardo
In this policy brief, we review the laments of Caribbean businesspersons. We find that subjective perceptions are rooted in an objective reality. Businesspersons do not complain gratuitously.…