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…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Campino, Antonio C. Coelho; Serra, Rodrigo A. Moreno
El Programa de Salud de Familia (PSF) en Brasil ha sido encarado positivamente por su impacto social en la cobertura de salud primaria en las comunidades más pobres del país. El presente artículo…
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 (…