Nov 2016
Author(s): Farias, Pedro; Goldsmith, Stephen; Flumian, Maryantonett; Mendoza, Gustavo; Wiseman, Jane; Porrúa, Miguel; Castillo Paez, Paula; García de Alba Díaz, Ana Catalina; Zanabria, Gustavo
Historically, the difficulty to innovate has been raised as an inherent characteristic of the public sector. However, many governments are changing how they interact with citizens based on innovative…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Farias, Pedro; Goldsmith, Stephen; Flumian, Maryantonett; Mendoza, Gustavo; Wiseman, Jane; Porrúa, Miguel; Castillo Paez, Paula; García de Alba Díaz, Ana Catalina; Zanabria, Gustavo
Históricamente se ha planteado la dificultad para innovar como una característica inherente del sector público. Sin embargo, muchos gobiernos están renovando sus formas de interacción con los…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Farias, Pedro; Goldsmith, Stephen; Flumian, Maryantonett; Mendoza, Gustavo; Wiseman, Jane; Porrúa, Miguel; Castillo Paez, Paula; García de Alba Díaz, Ana Catalina; Zanabria, Gustavo
Historicamente, a dificuldade para inovar tem sido apontada como uma característica inerente ao setor público. Porém, muitos governos estão renovando suas formas de interação com os cidadãos a partir…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Garofalo, Pablo; Czerwonko, Alejo; Cristia, Julian P.
Many developing countries are allocating significant resources to expanding technology access in schools. Whether these investments will translate into measurable educational improvements remains an…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Bet, Germán; Cristia, Julian P.; Ibarrarán, Pablo
This paper analyzes the effects of increased shared computer access in secondary schools in Peru. Administrative data are used to identify, through propensity-score matching, two groups of schools…
Aug 2013
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; González Herranz, Félix; Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique; Porrúa, Miguel
En el presente documento, se analiza la situación de la banda ancha en Panamá. Para ello, se exponen los resultados obtenidos en el Índice de Desarrollo de la Banda Ancha, recientemente desarrollado…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Cristia, Julian P.; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Cueto, Santiago; Santiago, Ana; Severin, Eugenio
Although many countries are aggressively implementing the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) program, there is a lack of empirical evidence on its effects. This paper presents the impact of the first large…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Cristia, Julian P.; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Cueto, Santiago; Santiago, Ana; Severin, Eugenio
Aunque muchos países están implementando de manera intensa el Programa Una computadora por niño (OLPC, por sus siglas en inglés), existe una falta de evidencia empírica sobre sus efectos. Este…
Apr 2010
Author(s): Cristia, Julian P.; Czerwonko, Alejo; Garofalo, Pablo
A number of empirical studies have measured the effect of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on test scores, yet there is a lack of empirical evidence on the effects of this type of…
May 2009
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Kipp, Scott; Cruz, Jessica; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Steiner-Khamsi, Gita
This working paper discusses the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) pilot program carried out by the Haitian Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MENFP) conducted in collaboration with the IDB.…