Jan 2020
Author(s): Bobba, Matteo; Frisancho, Verónica
A growing body of evidence suggests that people exhibit large biases when processing information about themselves, but less is known about the underlying inference process. This paper studies belief…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica
This paper evaluates if the excitement about school-based financial education is warranted. First, relying on recent experimental evidence, the paper takes stock of the impact of financial education…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica
Using data from a randomized controlled trial in 300 public high schools in Peru, this paper studies the potential of school-based financial education programs for youth. The intervention improves…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bobba, Matteo; Frisancho, Verónica
This paper designs and implements a field experiment that provides students from less advantaged backgrounds with individualized feedback on academicperformance during the transition from middle to…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Albornoz, Facundo; Berlinski, Samuel; Cabrales, Antonio
This paper studies a model where student effort and talent interact with parental and teachers' investments, as well as with school system resources. The model is rich, yet sufficiently…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Suarez, David; Morales, Carlos; Puerta, Juan Manuel
This document has been prepared in conjunction with a comprehensive evaluation of the work of the Inter-American Development Bank Group through financial intermediaries in Latin America and the…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Suarez, David; Morales, Carlos; Puerta, Juan Manuel
Este documento fue preparado en el marco de una evaluación comprehensiva del trabajo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo a través de intermediarios financieros en América Latina y el Caribe. En…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Huppi, Monika; Linares, Ana María; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Roseth, Benjamin; Torres, Mauricio; Gwin, Catherine; Alonso, Pablo; Alvarez, Lourdes; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Conroy, Hector; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Guerrero, Alejandro; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Martin, Lucia; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Molina, Adriana; Morales, Carlos; Palomino, Alejandro; Quintanilla, Oscar; Rose, Jonathan; Soldano, Miguel; Stone, Leslie F.; Tetreault, Alayna
The evaluation seeks to shed light on whether the current practice and arrangements for allocating $100 million from Ordinary Capital (OC) net income to 19 Special Programs (SPs) is an effective way…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Huppi, Monika; Linares, Ana María; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Roseth, Benjamin; Torres, Mauricio; Gwin, Catherine; Alonso, Pablo; Alvarez, Lourdes; Celse L'Hoste, Margareth; Conroy, Hector; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Guerrero, Alejandro; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Martin, Lucia; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Molina, Adriana; Morales, Carlos; Palomino, Alejandro; Quintanilla, Oscar; Rose, Jonathan; Soldano, Miguel; Stone, Leslie F.; Tetreault, Alayna
La evaluación busca contribuir a discernir si la práctica y las disposicionesactuales para asignar los US$100 millones de ingresos netos provenientes del
Capital Ordinario a 19 programas…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Jacinto, Claudia; García, Cristina; Solla, Alejandra
En este documento se exponen los resultados de una investigación sobre programas asistenciales para jóvenes en situación de vulnerabilidad. Apunta a integrar los aprendizajes realizados y a dejar…