Jan 2014
Author(s): Vakis, Renos; Paxson, Christina; Marshall, Daniela; Macours, Karen; López Bóo, Florencia; Bravo, David; Bernal, Raquel; Azuero, Rodrigo; Araujo, María Caridad; Behrman, Jere R.; Schady, Norbert
Research from the United States shows that gaps in early cognitive and non-cognitive ability appear early in the life cycle. Little is known about this important question for developing countries.…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Vakis, Renos; Paxson, Christina; Marshall, Daniela; Macours, Karen; López Bóo, Florencia; Bravo, David; Bernal, Raquel; Azuero, Rodrigo; Araujo, María Caridad; Behrman, Jere R.; Schady, Norbert
Los estudios llevados a cabo en Estados Unidos demuestran que las brechas en las habilidades tempranas cognitivas y no cognitivas se producen muy pronto en la vida. Es poco lo que se conoce sobre…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Barham, Tania; Macours, Karen; Maluccio, John A.
Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs have become the anti-poverty program of choice in many developing countries. Numerous evaluations, often based on rigorous experimental designs, leave little…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Macours, Karen; Schady, Norbert; Vakis, Renos
Cash transfer programs have become extremely popular in the developing world. There is a large literature on the effects of these programs on schooling, health and nutrition, but relatively little is…
Jul 2002
Author(s): Echeverría, Ruben G.; Bello O'Shanahan, Nayra; de Janvry, Alain; Macours, Karen; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; del Rosario, Pedro Juan; Sánchez, Horacio
Este trabajo es parte de las actividades que el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo viene desarrollando con el propósito de promover el desarrollo de las economías rurales de los países de América…
Jan 2001
Author(s): Attanasio, Orazio P.; Székely, Miguel; Gray-Molina, George; Jiménez, Wilson; Pérez de Rada, Ernesto; Yáñez, Ernesto; Neri, Marcelo Côrtes; Amadeo, Edward Joaquim; Carvalho, Alexandre Pinto; Contreras, Dante; Larrañaga, Osvaldo; Leibovich, José; Núñez, Jairo; Trejos, Juan Diego; Montiel, Nancy; Escobal, Javier; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime; Torero, Máximo
This book examines poverty as a structural problem caused by the way economic systems operate. It poses a simple question: Why do poor people earn less? Case studies in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile,…
May 1999
Author(s): Núñez, Jairo; Leibovich, José
El presente estudio se concentra en analizar los principales activos que no poseen o poseen en forma deficiente los pobres en Colombia y que son la causa que explica en buena medida la pobreza. Nos…