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…
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 2006
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; López-Cálix, José R.; Vos, Rob; Yépez, Horacio; Kremer, Michael; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Ponce, Juan; León, Mauricio; Hammer, Jeffrey; Rofman, Rafael; Díaz, Carlos; Sotomayor, María Angélica; Vidal, Eloy; Rogers, Halsey; Lecaros, Fernando; Chaudhury, Nazmul; Muralidharan, Karthik; Gómez, Carlos; Moskovits, Cynthia; Córdova, Nancy
El presente informe tiene por objeto proporcionar a las autoridades ecuatorianas, en forma conjunta e integral, los diagnósticos y las recomendaciones de política del Banco Mundial y del Banco…
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 (…