Oct 2016
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo; Schling, Maja; Rogers, Cassandra; Cumberbatch, Janice; Hinds, Fabian; Zhou, Naijun; Lemay, Michele H.
This paper presents the first rigorous impact evaluation of a shoreline stabilization program in Barbados and attempts to assess whether shoreline stabilization investments indeed have beneficial…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo; Henderson, Heath; Miranda, Juan José
This document studies the economic effect of windfall gains by examining a Peruvian natural experiment. The Camisea Fund for Socioeconomic Development (FOCAM) is an inter-governmental fiscal transfer…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián; Gertler, Paul; Cooper, Ryan; Martinez, Sebastian; Ross, Adam; Undurraga, Raimundo
This paper provides empirical evidence on the causal effects that upgrading slum dwellings has on the living conditions of the extremely poor. In particular, we study the impact of providing better…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Robles, Marcos; Stampini, Marco; Merino, María Fernanda; Thompson, Jennelle; Tolmos, Alfonso; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Perafán, Carlos César; Quiroga, Ricardo; Fernández-Baca, Jaime; Chávez, Elizabeth; Moreno, Carmiña; Quijandría, Gabriel; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Radics, Axel; Echevarría, Carlos; Capristán, Rafael; Deustua, Gonzalo; Pimenta, Carlos; Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos; Villa, Karelia; Urra, Javier; Arevalo, Gregorio; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Guaipatín, Carlos; Suaznabar, Claudia; Arias Ortiz, Elena; Jaramillo, Fidel; Grunwaldt, Alfred
Gracias a su buen desempeño económico, el Perú está en camino de consolidarse como una economía de ingreso medio, con todos los retos y oportunidades que ello conlleva. Mirando hacia el futuro, las…