Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Yañez, Patricia; Sanchez, Raul
This paper provides an overview of salient road safety issues in the LAC region. It reviews existing theoretical and empirical evidence of interventions to improve road safety outcomes, concentrating…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Bernal, Pedro
Maintaining high standards of care from doctors, nurses and other health professionals is of critical importance for an effective and efficient health system. Yet deficient levels of health worker…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Sanchez, Raul; Yañez, Patricia
This paper studies the effects of areal cable cars on mode of transport, time use and employment in the metropolitan area of La Paz, Bolivia. Using an instrumental variables approach, we estimate…
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…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Sanchez, Raul; Yáñez-Pagans, Patricia
This is study proposal to assess the effects of aerial cable cars on mode of transport, time use and employment in the city of La Paz, Bolivia. Using an instrumental variables approach, the study…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Celhay, Pablo; Vidal, Cecilia; Johannsen, Julia
We study the effects of conditional cash transfers to pregnant women on stillbirths and child survival in Bolivia. Payments are conditional on compliance with medically recommended prenatal care and…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián; Gertler, Paul; Cooper, Ryan; Martinez, Sebastian; Ross, Adam; Undurraga, Raimundo
This paper provides empirical evidence on the causal effects that upgrading slum dwellings has on the living conditions of the extremely poor. In particular, we study the impact of providing better…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Regalia, Ferdinando; Kuechemann, Christof; Fernández, Elisa; Perfit, Janine; Medici, André; Piras, Claudia; Toman, Michael; Augdal, Trond; Espínola, Viola; Brakarz, José; Rojas, Eduardo; Wilk, David; Wenner, Mark D.; Velasco, Tito; Buvinic, Mayra; Massiah, Ernest; Durán, Marta; Carlos, Vélez; Keipi, Kari; Straface, Fernando; Quiroga, Ricardo; Devlin, Robert; Cahuzac, Georges; Pollan, Michael; Rodríguez, Diego J.; Vega, Gabriela; Richter, Charles; Echeverría, Ruben G.; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Bouillon, César P.; Albertani, Felipe; Ferretti, Janine; Vitro, Robert; Piaggesi, Danilo; Verdisco, Aimee; Beharie, Neville; Solari, Alfredo
Los documentos que se presentan en este volumen incluyen elementos que podrían servir de base para adaptar los objetivos de desarrollo del milenio a las características específicas de la región.…