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…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Saavedra, Guillermo; Garcia, Mariela
Chile has a long tradition in Community Management of water supply and sanitation at the rural areas. However, 80 percent of rural areas don't have access to waste water treatment, with the risk…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Saavedra, Guillermo; Garcia, Mariela
Chile tiene una larga tradición en Gestión Comunitaria del suministro de agua y del saneamiento en zonas rurales. Sin embargo, el 80% de las mismas carece de acceso al tratamiento de aguas residuales…
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 2004
Author(s): Gil, Lissette
Presentación sobre el desarrollo de un proyecto que permita el incremento del potencial de desarrollo del destino por un aumento sustancial de la inversión extranjera en la zona, lo cual posibilitará…
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…