Nov 2019
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Hincapie, Diana; Hincapié, Isabel; Montalva, Veronica
The extensive sorting of more talented teachers into the most advantaged schools contributes to the wide socioeconomic achievement gaps in Latin America. The Chilean Pedagogical Excellence Assignment…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Hincapie, Diana; Martínez, Matias
This paper estimates the effects of school accountability on year-to-year teacher mobility in Chile. An accountability program was introduced between 2012 and 2015, which established sanctions for…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Hincapie, Diana; Méndez, Carolina; Paredes, Diana
This paper explores rank-ordered teacher candidates’ preferences for public schools in Peru by analyzing the 2015 teacher hiring process. Our analysis shows that, in seeking permanent positions in…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Hincapie, Diana
This paper analyzes the impact of longer school days on student achievement in Colombia. To identify the impact of longer schools days, this study exploits plausibly exogenous within school variation…
Nov 2010
Author(s): Cabrol, Marcelo; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ibarrarán, Pablo
Los estudiantes de primaria en Argentina obtienen resultados bajos en las pruebas internacionales de aprendizaje, particularmente en el área de Matemática y Ciencias. Con el fin de revertir esta…
Mar 2010
Author(s): Santiago, Ana; Cabrol, Marcelo; Alfonso, Mariana
Mexican students score low in international learning assessments, particularly in math. To help remedy this situation, the Inter-American Development Bank is supporting a pilot study to identify to…
Mar 2010
Author(s): Cabrol, Marcelo; Severin, Eugenio
Para el año 2015, es posible que 30 millones de estudiantes de América Latina cuenten con un dispositivo electrónico de uso personal, destinado a apoyar sus aprendizajes. Esto representa un enorme…