Nov 2019
Author(s): Gonzalez Acero, Carolina; Martinez, Sebastian; Winters, Solis; Pérez Expósito, Ana
Aproximadamente la mitad de los niños menores de cinco años del Departamento de Baja Verapaz, Guatemala, sufren de desnutrición crónica. El programa SPOON busca mejorar las prácticas nutricionales y…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Cristia, Julian P.; Humpage, Sarah D.
While families in rural Guatemala recognize the value of vaccination and mostly vaccinate their children at early ages, they often fail to follow through with the course of treatment, drastically…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Cristia, Julian P.; Humpage, Sarah D.
Aunque las familias en las zonas rurales de Guatemala reconocen el valor de las vacunas, y generalmente vacunan a sus hijos a edades tempranas, a menudo no completan el tratamiento, lo que reduce…
May 2015
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Cristia, Julian P.; Humpage, Sarah D.
Many families fail to vaccinate their children despite the supply of these services at no cost. This study tests whether personal reminders can increase demand for vaccination. A field experiment was…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Bastos, Paulo; Bottan, Nicolas L.; Cristia, Julian P.
Evidence on the impacts of a large-scale expansion in public preprimary education is limited and mostly circumscribed to high and middle-income countries. This paper estimates the effects of such an…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Cristia, Julian P.; Evans, William N.; Beomsoo, Kim
This paper estimates the impact of a large-scale contracting-out program in Guatemala, using two waves of living standard measurement surveys which collected data before and after the expansion of…