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…
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…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Davis, Benjamin; Handa, Sudhanshu; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Stampini, Marco; Winters, Paul
This working papers offers an impact evaluation of two innovative programs cash transfer schemes from the Mexican Government: PROGRESA, which is a national anti-poverty scheme directed at chronic…
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…
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 (…