Aug 2019
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana; Busso, Matías; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Yentzen, Triana
Teachers are the most important within-school factor to improve student achievement and educational outcomes, and education systems interested in improving educational results need to attract,…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Planas, Maria Elena; García, Patricia J.; Bustelo, Monserrat; Cárcamo, Cesar; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Martinez, Sebastian; Merino, María Fernanda; Morrison, Andrew
This study aims to evaluate whether health providers in Peru might be contributing to ethnic health disparities in the provision of family planning services, by comparing providers' adherence to…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.
This book presents a regional overview of gender and ethnic disparities in labor earnings during this last turn of the century. After this introduction, chapter 2 presents the methodology adopted by…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana; Bos, María Soledad; Duarte, Jesús; Rondón, Carlos; Schady, Norbert; Verdisco, Aimee; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Moreno, Martín; Mizala, Alejandra; Gargiulo, Carlos; Severin, Eugenio; Capota, Christine; Rosero Moncayo, José; Pérez Alfaro, Marcelo; Sánchez Cobo, Fernando; Bassi, Marina; Santiago, Ana; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Chemello, Graciela; Cabrol, Marcelo; Székely, Miguel
¿Es posible mejorar la calidad de la educación en América Latina y el Caribe? Según los expertos autores de estas páginas, hay soluciones pero no atajos: se trata de comenzar de cero y de apuntalar…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor; Gandelman, Eduardo; Castillo, Marco; Cárdenas, Juan Camilo; Bravo, David; Sethi, Rajiv; Sanhueza, Claudia; Soruco, Ximena; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Rossi, Máximo; Elías, Víctor; Elías, Julio; Gaviria, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Polanía, Sandra; Petrie, Ragan; Piani, Giorgina; Torero, Máximo; Ronconi, Lucas; Rothschild, Julie; Urzúa, Sergio; Candelo, Natalia; Moro, Andrea
This book presents a set of studies on contemporary discrimination in Latin America that takes advantage of these new tools by focusing on social interactions that range from cooperation, group…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.; Gonzales, Alberto
This paper analyzes gender and ethnic wage gaps in Guatemala for the period 2000-2006, applying a matching comparisons technique, finding pronounced wage gaps along both gender and ethnic dimensions…
Oct 2007
Author(s): Ripani, Laura; Gandelman, Néstor; Ñopo, Hugo R.
Unequal income distribution in Latin America and the Caribbean is linked to unequal distributions of (human and physical) assets and differential access to markets and services. These circumstances,…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper proposes an extension of the Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition from two to a continuum of comparison groups. The proposed decomposition is then estimated for the case of racial wage differences…
Dec 2001
Author(s): Navarro, Juan Carlos; Mizala, Alejandra; González, Pablo; Romaguera, Pilar; Guzmán, Andrea; Lavarreda, Jorge; Díaz, Hugo; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime; Dauhajre, Andrés hijo; Aristy Escuder, Jaime; Bruni Celli, Josefina; Ramos, Olga; González, Milko; Vegas, Emiliana
Se sabe que existen dos caminos fundamentales para mejorar la calidad de la enseñanza en un sistema escolar. Uno es invertir en mejorar las calificaciones de los docentes utilizando para ello…