Jul 2016
Author(s): Verdisco, Aimee; Cueto, Santiago; Thompson, Jennelle
This paper presents findings from the Regional Project on Child Development Indicators, PRIDI for its acronym in Spanish. PRIDI created a new tool, the Engle Scale, for evaluating development in…
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…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Verdisco, Aimee; Cueto, Santiago; Thompson, Jennelle; Neuschmidt, Oliver
For many children, the circumstances of their birth and earliest years have lifelong consequences. Where and to whom a child is born can predict her economic and social outcomes later in life.…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Verdisco, Aimee; Cueto, Santiago; Thompson, Jennelle; Neuschmidt, Oliver
Para muchos niños, las circunstancias en las que nacen y sus primeros años tienen consecuencias de por vida. Dónde y de quién nace un niño son aspectos que pueden predecir sus logros sociales y…