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 2013
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Corrales, Maria Elena; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Soldano, Miguel; Vera, Diego; Martin, Lucia
This approach paper defines the scope and content of the Paraguay country program evaluation (CPE) for the period 2009-2013. This is the third time the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Puerta, Juan Manuel; Corrales, Maria Elena; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Soldano, Miguel; Vera, Diego; Martin, Lucia
Este documento de enfoque define el alcance y los contenidos de la evaluación del Programa de País (CPE, por sus siglas en inglés) de Paraguay para el periodo 2009-2013. Constituye la tercera…
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…
Mar 2004
Author(s): Masci, Pietro; Laínez, José Antonio; Dowers, Kenroy; Lorenzo, Vania A.; Sotomayor, Ivan; Casey, William M.; Ortega Carballo, Enrique; Street, Donna L.; Ruiz de Chavez, Salvador; Cocina, Javier; Findlater, Richard; Callao, Susana; Jarne, José Ignacio
International accounting standards constitute a typical instrument of harmonization and eventually integration of the Latin American and Caribbean financial markets. This book focuses primarily on…
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…