Jan 2013
Author(s): Rubio-Codina, Marta; Attanasio, Orazio P.; Meghir, Costas; Varela, Natalia; Grantham-McGregor, Sally
We study the socio-economic gradient of child development on a representative sample of low- and middle-income children aged 6-42 months in Bogota, using the Bayley Scales of Infant Development, a…
Feb 2011
Author(s): Amarante, Verónica; Manacorda, Marco; Miguel, Edward; Vigorito, Andrea
This paper estimates the impact of a large temporary poverty relief program, Uruguay's PANES on birth outcomes. Using program administrative data and longitudinal vital statistics, a…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Watanuki, Masakazu; Durán Lima, José; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Alvarez, Mariano; de Miguel, Carlos; Wong, Sara; Arguello, Ricardo; Terra, María Inés; Bucheli, Marisa; Laens, Silvia; Estrades, Carmen; Chisari, Omar O.; Maquieyra, Javier; Romero, Carlos; Ferreira Filho, Joaquim Bento de Souza; Medvedev, Denis; van der Mensbrugghe, Dominique; Tourinho, Octávio Augusto Fontes; Kume, Honorio; Pedroso, Ana Cristina de Souza
This book contains a selection of studies discussed at the first and second Regional Meetings on Computable General Equilibrium, which were held, respectively, in Santiago, Chile on 13 and 14 April…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Schejtman, Alexander; Berry, Albert; Sala-i-Martin, Xavier; Berdegué, Julio A.; Florez, Victoria; Bardhan, Pranab; Giordano, Paolo
Understanding the complex relations between trade integration and poverty reduction is now a priority for Latin American policymakers. The chapters of this book, penned by eminent authors with a long…
Nov 2008
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Florez, Victoria
Esta investigación pretende cubrir esta brecha repasando la literatura relevante sobre los efectos distributivos de la liberalización comercial en América Latina. Más específicamente, el trabajo se…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Marcel, Mario
Presentación comisionada por el Diálogo Regional de Política para la Reunión Subregional del Cono Sur de la Red de Pobreza y Protección Social, llevada a cabo en Buenos Aires, Argentina el 16 de…
Jun 2004
Author(s): Hanpongpandh, Somporn; Ochoa García, Libardo; Alarcón González, Diana; Damiani, Octavio; Portocarrero Maisch, Felipe; Berry, Albert; Martowijoyo, Sumantoro; Rey de Marulanda, Nohra; Chowdhury, Abdul-Muyeed; Liu, Chien-Zer; Van Hung, Dao; Lee, Dong-Phil; Búcaro, Edgar R.; Echeverría, Ruben G.; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Leonardo, Nuria Costa; Rahman Khan, Azizur; Hayami, Yujiro; Bucher, Dieter; Maung, Mya; de Janvry, Alain
This publication is part of a series of books on comparative best practices in social development between Latin America and the Caribbean and East Asia undertaken by the Institute for Social…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Wray, Natalia; Renshaw, Jonathan
Los objetivos del presente estudio son evaluar los indicadores utilizados para medir el bienestar y la pobreza entre los pueblos indígenas y desarrollar nuevos indicadores que mejor reflejen la…
Jun 2002
Author(s): Echeverría, Ruben G.; Bello O'Shanahan, Nayra; de Janvry, Alain; Macours, Karen; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; del Rosario, Pedro Juan; Sánchez, Horacio
Este trabajo es parte de las actividades que el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo viene desarrollando con el propósito de promover el desarrollo de las economías rurales de los países de América…
Mar 2001
Author(s): de Janvry, Alain; Sadoulet, Elisabeth
En este documento se caracteriza la pobreza rural en México y Centro América tanto a nivel agregado como familiar; se identifican determinantes de la pobreza, enfatizando el desarrollo regional y la…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Attanasio, Orazio P.; Székely, Miguel; Gray-Molina, George; Jiménez, Wilson; Pérez de Rada, Ernesto; Yáñez, Ernesto; Neri, Marcelo Côrtes; Amadeo, Edward Joaquim; Carvalho, Alexandre Pinto; Contreras, Dante; Larrañaga, Osvaldo; Leibovich, José; Núñez, Jairo; Trejos, Juan Diego; Montiel, Nancy; Escobal, Javier; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime; Torero, Máximo
This book examines poverty as a structural problem caused by the way economic systems operate. It poses a simple question: Why do poor people earn less? Case studies in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile,…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Phillips, Katherin Ross; Gertler, Paul; Smeeding, Timothy M.; Attanasio, Orazio P.; Zeller, Manfred; Hopenhayn, Hugo A.; James, Estelle; Ríos-Rull, José-Victor; Jørgensen, Steen Lau; Lustig, Nora; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Márquez, Gustavo; Nicolini, Juan Pablo; Mesa-Lago, Carmelo; de Janvry, Alain; Van Domelan, Julie
Shielding the Poor presents a group of studies on social protection in the developing world from leading researchers. These studies address the issue of vulnerability of the poor to adverse shocks…
Jan 2000
Author(s): Violante, Giovanni L.; Attanasio, Orazio P.
This paper constructs a general equilibrium overlapping generation model to evaluate quantitatively how demographic transition (falling mortality and fertility rates) affects aggregate variables (…