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…
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…
Aug 2006
Author(s): Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Roca, Jerónimo; Villela, Luiz Arruda
En la Comunidad Andina (CAN), a excepción de Colombia, donde los indicadores de desigualdad se han mantenido estables, en todos los demás países de la región se ha deteriorado la distribución del…
May 2006
Author(s): Barreix, Alberto Daniel; Vodusek, Ziga; Granados, Jaime; Volpe Martincus, Christian; López Córdova, José Ernesto
Esta publicación presenta un diagnóstico y señala los principales desafíos y alternativas de política que Costa Rica ha de enfrentar en la actual coyuntura en relación con su proceso de integración…
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…