Sep 2019
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Fuertes, Nicolás; Rieble-Aubourg, Sabine; Schodt, Sara
In this project we analyze data for 82 preschool centers in Trinidad and Tobago where teachers were assessed using the CLASS. The results show that teachers are performing well in the Emotional…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Hojman, Andrés; López Bóo, Florencia
This paper evaluates the impacts of a public program that introduced access to part-time childcare centers for children younger than four years of age in poor urban areas in Nicaragua. We explore the…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Rosas-Shady, David; Alvarado, Alfredo
Forecasts about the effect of new technologies on labor demand are generally pessimistic. However, little is known about the current level of adoption and the effect on labor demand, particularly in…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Dormal, Marta; Lazarte, Fabiola; Ore, Beatriz; Rubio-Codina, Marta
Un desafío en la evaluación de los servicios de desarrollo infantil es encontrar instrumentos de medición del desarrollo que sean lo suficientemente confiables y válidos para medir sus impactos. Dado…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Albrieu, Ramiro; Basco, Ana Inés; Brest López, Caterina; De Azevedo, Belisario; Peirano, Fernando; Rapetti, Martín; Vienni, Gabriel
La transformación tecnológica en curso revoluciona los modelos tradicionales de producción, comercio e integración de América Latina y El Caribe; modificando la configuración y la dinámica del…
May 2019
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Murguia, Juan M.; Rejas, Brisa; Winters, Solis
Despite the existence of a vast body of literature in the field of health economics on overweight, obesity, and undernutrition, little is known about the importance of owning a refrigerator on the…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Amaral, Nicole; Ospino, Carlos; Torres, Jesica; González, Stephanie
In this note, the third in the series "The future of Work in Latin America and the Caribbean", we combine traditional sources and new sources of data to explore the impact that…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Amaral, Nicole; Ospino, Carlos; Torres, Jesica; González, Stephanie
En esta nota interactiva, la tercera de la serie “El futuro del trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe”, combinamos fuentes tradicionales y nuevas fuentes de datos para explorar el impacto que ha…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Amaral, Nicole; Ospino, Carlos; Torres, Jesica; González, Stephanie
In this interactive note, the third in the series "The future of Work in Latin America and the Caribbean," we combine traditional sources and new data sources to explore the impact that…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Amaral, Nicole; Ospino, Carlos; Torres, Jesica; González, Stephanie
En esta nota interactiva, la tercera de la serie “El futuro del trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe”, combinamos fuentes tradicionales y nuevas fuentes de datos para explorar el impacto que ha…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Marques Garcia, Luana; Ortiz Sosa, Diana; Urban, Anne-Marie
Women with disabilities are at higher risk of experiencing violence than men with disabilities as well as women without disabilities. Yet, in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), there is a…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Bagolle, Alexandre; Valencia, Horacio; Urquidi, Manuel
A pesar de los avances en cuanto al nivel de cobertura escolar y educación de la mano de obra en Bolivia, los trabajadores siguen teniendo bajos niveles de habilidades y las empresas siguen teniendo…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Arango, Aída; Miranda, Ana
Análisis temático comparativo de las experiencias de 5 países para resolver el problema de la alineación de la oferta formativa con la demanda del mercado laboral de acuerdo a sus contextos.
Dec 2018
Author(s): Celhay, Pablo; Martinez, Sebastian; Vidal, Cecilia
This paper examines gaps in child development by socioeconomic status (SES) using a large nationally representative sample of children 0–59 months old in Bolivia and a rich set of child health and…
Oct 2018
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia; Cubides Mateus, Mayaris; Garibotto, Giorgina; Beron, Christian
Uruguay is one of very few countries in Latin America that has a nationally representative, longitudinal survey of early childhood development. In 2015–2016, during the second wave of the survey, an…
Oct 2018
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia; Cubides Mateus, Mayaris; Garibotto, Giorgina; Beron, Christian
Uruguay es uno de los pocos países de América Latina que tiene una encuesta longitudinal representativa a nivel nacional del desarrollo de la primera infancia. En 2015-2016, durante la segunda fase…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Dormal, Marta
This paper analyzes the association between quality of parenting programs and child development outcomes. It focuses on parenting programs delivered through home visits (i.e., home visiting programs…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Dormal, Marta
Este estudio analiza la asociación entra la calidad de los programas de trabajo con familias y sus resultados sobre el desarrollo infantil. Se concentra en programas de acompañamiento familiar que…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; Eng, Nick; Ospino, Carlos; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Williams, Nate
This paper provides new evidence to characterize changes in the demand for skills associated with shifts in occupations for a sample of 10 of the G20 countries, using information available from…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; Eng, Nick; Ospino, Carlos; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Williams, Nate
Este documento proporciona nueva evidencia para caracterizar los cambios en la demanda de habilidades asociadas con los cambios en las ocupaciones para una muestra de 10 de los países del G20,…