Oct 2016
Author(s): Molina-Millan, Teresa; Barham, Tania; Macours, Karen; Maluccio, John A.; Stampini, Marco
We review the literature on the long-term impacts of Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs in Latin America. Long-term impacts are defined as those that both: 1) are related to the accumulation of…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Vakis, Renos; Paxson, Christina; Marshall, Daniela; Macours, Karen; López Bóo, Florencia; Bravo, David; Bernal, Raquel; Azuero, Rodrigo; Araujo, María Caridad; Behrman, Jere R.; Schady, Norbert
Research from the United States shows that gaps in early cognitive and non-cognitive ability appear early in the life cycle. Little is known about this important question for developing countries.…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Vakis, Renos; Paxson, Christina; Marshall, Daniela; Macours, Karen; López Bóo, Florencia; Bravo, David; Bernal, Raquel; Azuero, Rodrigo; Araujo, María Caridad; Behrman, Jere R.; Schady, Norbert
Los estudios llevados a cabo en Estados Unidos demuestran que las brechas en las habilidades tempranas cognitivas y no cognitivas se producen muy pronto en la vida. Es poco lo que se conoce sobre…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Barham, Tania; Macours, Karen; Maluccio, John A.
Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs have become the anti-poverty program of choice in many developing countries. Numerous evaluations, often based on rigorous experimental designs, leave little…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Barham, Tania; Macours, Karen; Maluccio, John A.
The effects of early life circumstances on cognitive skill formation are important for later human capital development, labor market outcomes and well-being. In this paper, we test the hypothesis…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Macours, Karen; Schady, Norbert; Vakis, Renos
Cash transfer programs have become extremely popular in the developing world. There is a large literature on the effects of these programs on schooling, health and nutrition, but relatively little is…
Dec 2001
Author(s): Castillo-Ruiz, Paz
El objetivo de este folleto es dar a conocer el proyecto de la organización Cantera de Nicaragua, encaminado a la prevención de la violencia doméstica y la capacitación en temas de género, a través…
Dec 2001
Author(s): Castillo-Ruiz, Paz
El objetivo de este folleto es dar a conocer los resultados de un taller sobre albergues para mujeres víctimas de violencia doméstica que fue incorporado al Paraguas Técnico-Violencia Doméstica. El…