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 2012
Author(s): Schady, Norbert
Iron deficiency anemia is the most prevalent nutritional deficiency in the world, affecting more than 2 billion people in developing countries. We show that a modest cash transfer substantially…
Feb 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…
Jan 2001
Author(s): Attanasio, Orazio P.; Székely, Miguel; Gray-Molina, George; Jiménez, Wilson; Pérez de Rada, Ernesto; Yáñez, Ernesto; Neri, Marcelo Côrtes; Amadeo, Edward Joaquim; Carvalho, Alexandre Pinto; Contreras, Dante; Larrañaga, Osvaldo; Leibovich, José; Núñez, Jairo; Trejos, Juan Diego; Montiel, Nancy; Escobal, Javier; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime; Torero, Máximo
This book examines poverty as a structural problem caused by the way economic systems operate. It poses a simple question: Why do poor people earn less? Case studies in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile,…
May 1999
Author(s): Escobal, Javier; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime; Torero, Máximo
El enfoque de esta documento es analizar la problemática de la posesión y acceso a activos por parte de los pobres. Los activos privados, públicos y de organización son los principales determinantes…