Apr 2017
Author(s): Carrillo, Paul E.; Castro, Edgar; Scartascini, Carlos
This paper evaluates the effect of positive inducements on tax behavior by exploiting a natural experiment in which a municipality of Argentina randomly selected 400 individuals among more than 72,…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
The performance of the private sector is crucial for a country's economic growth. Thus, this report revisits the theme of low Caribbean growth, viewed through a macroeconomic lens in the…
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…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana; Bos, María Soledad; Duarte, Jesús; Rondón, Carlos; Schady, Norbert; Verdisco, Aimee; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Moreno, Martín; Mizala, Alejandra; Gargiulo, Carlos; Severin, Eugenio; Capota, Christine; Rosero Moncayo, José; Pérez Alfaro, Marcelo; Sánchez Cobo, Fernando; Bassi, Marina; Santiago, Ana; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Chemello, Graciela; Cabrol, Marcelo; Székely, Miguel
¿Es posible mejorar la calidad de la educación en América Latina y el Caribe? Según los expertos autores de estas páginas, hay soluciones pero no atajos: se trata de comenzar de cero y de apuntalar…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ruprah, Inder J.; Thompson, Jennelle
In today's knowledge-based societies, understanding basic scientific concepts and the capacity to structure and solve scientific questions is more critical than ever. Accordingly, in this paper…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ruprah, Inder J.; Thompson, Jennelle
En las sociedades de hoy basadas en el conocimiento, nunca antes fueron tan esenciales la comprensión de conceptos científicos básicos y la capacidad de estructurar y resolver problemas de ciencia.…
Jun 2011
Author(s): Engle, Patrice; Cueto, Santiago; Ortíz, María Estela; Verdisco, Aimee
El presente documento entrega el marco conceptual y la fundamentación del Proyecto Regional de Indicadores de Desarrollo Infantil (PRIDI), una iniciativa del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Verdisco, Aimee; Rama, Germán
This note speaks to the progress made in expanding access of education as well as to the challenges that remain. Drawing on household survey data from ten countries, it presents quantitative…
Jul 2000
Author(s): Navarro, Juan Carlos; Verdisco, Aimee
On average, teachers' qualifications in Latin America fall short of what is needed to implement and sustain the education reforms under way in most countries. Large investments in teacher…