As in other parts of the LAC region, crime and violence have deeply negative effects on businesses and individuals in the Caribbean. The IDB has supported data generation in the region using victimization surveys for individuals and businesses, the highlights of which are presented in this month’s quarterly bulletin with a special focus on crime. … [Read more...] about Crime in Paradise: Preview of Forthcoming IDB Study on Crime in the Caribbean
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, Author, Camelia.boban The image of a policeman seated in front of a crystal ball or a magical mirror does not seem logical, even to the most creative minds. Nevertheless, the science fiction movie “Minority Report” shows a police department that arrests people who are expected to commit crimes in the future. More recently, the CBS … [Read more...] about Does Big Data = Big Brother?