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…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Martínez Arce, Evelyn; Daza, Diego; Tello Espinoza, Pilar; Soulier Faure, Martin; Terraza, Horacio
This regional report is the product of the joint efforts of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the Inter-American Association of Sanitary and…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Martínez Arce, Evelyn; Daza, Diego; Tello Espinoza, Pilar; Soulier Faure, Martin; Terraza, Horacio
El trabajo conjunto de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS), el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y la Asociación Interamericana de Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ambiental (AIDIS) ha…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Martínez Arce, Evelyn; Daza, Diego; Tello Espinoza, Pilar; Soulier Faure, Martin; Terraza, Horacio
O trabalho conjunto da Organização Pan-Americana da Saúde (OPAS), o Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID) e a Associação Interamericana de Engenharia Sanitária e Ambiental (AIDIS) gerou este…
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 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…
Jan 2001
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,…
Jan 2001
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…
Feb 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 (…