Aug 2016
Author(s): Chang, Susan M.; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Powell, Christine; Walker, Susan P.
This is the implementation manual of a programme that teaches mothers how to care, talk and play with their child in a way to improve their development. When they get older, this will help them to be…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Chang, Susan M.; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Powell, Christine; Walker, Susan P.
Este es un manual de implementación de un programa que busca enseñar a las madres cómo cuidar de sus niños, hablar y jugar con ellos de una manera que mejore su desarrollo, de manera que cuando…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Walker, Susan P.; Powell, Christine; Chang, Susan M.; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Vera-Hernández, Marcos; López Bóo, Florencia
Integrating early childhood interventions with health and nutrition services has been recommended, however there is limited information on interventions that are effective and feasible for delivery…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Walker, Susan P.; Powell, Christine; Chang, Susan M.; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Vera-Hernández, Marcos; López Bóo, Florencia
Se ha recomendado integrar las intervenciones de desarrollo de la primera infancia a los servicios de salud y nutrición. Sin embargo, la información que existe sobre las intervenciones que son…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo
El cuidado y el estímulo que los niños reciben durante sus primeros años de vida son esenciales para su desarrollo cognitivo y su vida futura, y por consiguiente para el bienestar de la sociedad.La…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Palanza, Valeria; Scartascini, Carlos; Tommasi, Mariano
This paper proposes an agenda for the study of the determinants and the processes by which strong policymaking institutions emerge, with emphasis on the most central democratic institution: the…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Bastos, Paulo; Castro, Lucio; Cristia, Julian P.; Scartascini, Carlos
This paper exploits unique features of a recently introduced tariff schedule for natural gas in Buenos Aires to estimate the short-run impact of price shocks on residential energy utilization. The…
Mar 2010
Author(s): Tommasi, Mariano; Scartascini, Carlos; Stein, Ernesto H.
The capacity to sustain policies over time and the capacity to adjust policies in the face of changing circumstances are two desirable properties of policymaking systems. The veto player approach has…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos; Stein, Ernesto H.; Tommasi, Mariano
This paper introduces preliminary evidence from a cross-country database of policy characteristics and potential uses of that database. While most databases have emphasized either the content of…
Sep 2007
Author(s): Scartascini, Carlos
Public policies are the outcome of the interaction among a variety of key political actors, each with its own preferences and incentives, who meet in different arenas and interact within the…
Mar 2002
Author(s): Panizza, Ugo; Lora, Eduardo
The future of structural reforms in Latin America is under discussion. The purpose of this document is to synthesize the facts and opinions that underlie this debate. The first section shows that…
Mar 2002
Author(s): Panizza, Ugo; Lora, Eduardo
El futuro de las reformas estructurales se encuentra en discusión en América Latina. Este documento tiene por objeto ofrecer una síntesis de los hechos y opiniones que están alimentando este debate.…