Dec 2015
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Carneiro, Pedro; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Schady, Norbert
We assigned two cohorts of kindergarten students, totaling more than 24,000 children, to teachers within schools with a rule that is as-good-as-random. We collected data on children at the beginning…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Piza, Caio; Palma, Alejandra; Cravo, Tulio; Lodato, Simon; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares
This evaluation reviews the relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of the IDB's Program with Ecuador for 2007-2011. The period was characterized by an important political and institutional…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Piza, Caio; Palma, Alejandra; Cravo, Tulio; Lodato, Simon; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares
Esta evaluación examina la relevancia, eficiencia y efectividad del Programa del BID con Ecuador durante el periodo 2007-2011. El período se caracterizó por un importante cambio político e…
Apr 2010
Author(s): Durante, Juan José; Focke, Kurt S.; Collich, Guillermo J.; Marcel, Mario; Andersen, Torben
The Latin American and Caribbean region is highly exposed to natural disasters. The social and economic impact of these events has been historically very significant and it is showing an increasingly…
Nov 2001
Author(s): Andersen, Torben
The report makes a general assessment of the need for catastrophe risk transfer in Latin America and the Caribbean. It analyzes different ways in which risk transfer can take place in the form of…