Nov 2018
Author(s): López-Luzuriaga, Andrea; Scartascini, Carlos
What happens when the tax authority increases enforcement in one tax with compliance in other taxes? The very little evidence available is not conclusive. This paper presents a very simple analytical…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Bornacelly, Iván; Jaureguiberry, Florencia
The expansion of access to education in the region has been accompanied by greater inclusion: more poor students and those in rural areas are attending school at all levels. In pre-primary and…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Bornacelly, Iván; Jaureguiberry, Florencia
La expansión del acceso educativo en la región ha estado marcada por una mayor inclusion: la población pobre y en zonas rurales tiene mayor asistencia hoy en todos los niveles. En preprimaria y…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Bornacelly, Iván
Girls attend and finish school at the same rate or higher than boys. Nevertheless, boys continue to outperform girls on standardized learning assessments and continue to benefit most from labor…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Bornacelly, Iván
Las mujeres asisten y finalizan la escuela tanto o más que los hombres. Sin embargo, siguen siendo los hombres quienes se desempeñan major que las mujeres en pruebas estandarizadas y se benefician…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Carrillo, Paul E.; Castro, Edgar; Scartascini, Carlos
This paper evaluates the effect of positive inducements on tax behavior by exploiting a natural experiment in which a municipality of Argentina randomly selected 400 individuals among more than 72,…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
The performance of the private sector is crucial for a country's economic growth. Thus, this report revisits the theme of low Caribbean growth, viewed through a macroeconomic lens in the…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Chang, Susan M.; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Powell, Christine; Walker, Susan P.
This is the implementation manual of a programme that teaches mothers how to care, talk and play with their child in a way to improve their development. When they get older, this will help them to be…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Chang, Susan M.; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Powell, Christine; Walker, Susan P.
Este es un manual de implementación de un programa que busca enseñar a las madres cómo cuidar de sus niños, hablar y jugar con ellos de una manera que mejore su desarrollo, de manera que cuando…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo; Sutton, Heather
This paper uses data from the Global School-based Student Health Survey toinvestigate the prevalence of health risk behaviors, in particular substance use, risky sexual behavior, and violence among…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Walker, Susan P.; Powell, Christine; Chang, Susan M.; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Vera-Hernández, Marcos; López Bóo, Florencia
Integrating early childhood interventions with health and nutrition services has been recommended, however there is limited information on interventions that are effective and feasible for delivery…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Walker, Susan P.; Powell, Christine; Chang, Susan M.; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Vera-Hernández, Marcos; López Bóo, Florencia
Se ha recomendado integrar las intervenciones de desarrollo de la primera infancia a los servicios de salud y nutrición. Sin embargo, la información que existe sobre las intervenciones que son…