Nov 2018
Author(s): Malamud, Ofer; Cueto, Santiago; Cristia, Julian P.; Beuermann, Diether
This paper provides experimental evidence for the impact of home internet access on a broad range of child outcomes in Peru. Children who were randomly chosen to receive laptops with high-speed…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Jackson, C. Kirabo
Recent studies document that, in many cases, the schools that parents prefer over others do not improve student test scores. This could be because (a) parents cannot discern schools causal impacts,…
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…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Jackson, C. Kirabo; Sierra, Ricardo
Many nations allow private entities to manage publicly funded schools and grant them greater flexibility than traditional public schools. However, isolating the causal effect of attending these…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Elías, Carlos; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Gray, Cheryl; Beuermann, Diether
This paper analyzes whether IDB-9 requirements surrounding the country programming process of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or Bank) are being implemented fully and effectively. The…
Mar 2013
Author(s): Elías, Carlos; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Gray, Cheryl; Beuermann, Diether
En presente informe analiza si los requisitos del BID-9 en torno al proceso de programación por país del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (el BID, o el Banco) están siendo implementados en forma…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Raw, Silvia; Beuermann, Diether; Conroy, Hector; Fevre, Chloe; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Pecha, Camilo; Velarde, Marco
This approach paper describes the Country Program Evaluation (CPE) of IDB's assistance to Mexico during the five-year period 2007-2011, and it is expected to serve as input for preparation of…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Raw, Silvia; Beuermann, Diether; Conroy, Hector; Fevre, Chloe; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Pecha, Camilo; Velarde, Marco
Este documento describe la Evaluación de Programa de País (EPP) con respecto a la asistencia que el BID ha brindado a México durante el período 2007-2011 y se espera sirva como insumo para la…