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…
Feb 2003
Author(s): Pew Hispanic Center (PHC); Bendixen & Amandi (B&A); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Presentación que brinda información acerca de las remesas en el Ecuador. Da a conocer la muestra de la encuesta realizada a los receptores de remesas, detallada en cuadros para su mejor entendimiento…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Pew Hispanic Center (PHC); Bendixen & Amandi (B&A); Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Ecuador es un ejemplo especial e interesante que ilustra cómo las remesas son causantes de patrones migratorios, factores importantes para el desarrollo de un país, y elementos importantes para…
Nov 2002
Author(s): Pew Hispanic Center (PHC); Bendixen & Amandi (B&A); Inter American Development Bank
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…