Jan 2013
Author(s): Rubio-Codina, Marta; Attanasio, Orazio P.; Meghir, Costas; Varela, Natalia; Grantham-McGregor, Sally
We study the socio-economic gradient of child development on a representative sample of low- and middle-income children aged 6-42 months in Bogota, using the Bayley Scales of Infant Development, a…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Robles, Marcos; Stampini, Marco; Merino, María Fernanda; Thompson, Jennelle; Tolmos, Alfonso; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Perafán, Carlos César; Quiroga, Ricardo; Fernández-Baca, Jaime; Chávez, Elizabeth; Moreno, Carmiña; Quijandría, Gabriel; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Radics, Axel; Echevarría, Carlos; Capristán, Rafael; Deustua, Gonzalo; Pimenta, Carlos; Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos; Villa, Karelia; Urra, Javier; Arevalo, Gregorio; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Guaipatín, Carlos; Suaznabar, Claudia; Arias Ortiz, Elena; Jaramillo, Fidel; Grunwaldt, Alfred
Gracias a su buen desempeño económico, el Perú está en camino de consolidarse como una economía de ingreso medio, con todos los retos y oportunidades que ello conlleva. Mirando hacia el futuro, las…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Marcel, Mario
Presentación comisionada por el Diálogo Regional de Política para la Reunión Subregional del Cono Sur de la Red de Pobreza y Protección Social, llevada a cabo en Buenos Aires, Argentina el 16 de…
Dec 2000
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,…
Dec 2000
Author(s): Phillips, Katherin Ross; Gertler, Paul; Smeeding, Timothy M.; Attanasio, Orazio P.; Zeller, Manfred; Hopenhayn, Hugo A.; James, Estelle; Ríos-Rull, José-Victor; Jørgensen, Steen Lau; Lustig, Nora; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Márquez, Gustavo; Nicolini, Juan Pablo; Mesa-Lago, Carmelo; de Janvry, Alain; Van Domelan, Julie
Shielding the Poor presents a group of studies on social protection in the developing world from leading researchers. These studies address the issue of vulnerability of the poor to adverse shocks…
Jan 2000
Author(s): Violante, Giovanni L.; Attanasio, Orazio P.
This paper constructs a general equilibrium overlapping generation model to evaluate quantitatively how demographic transition (falling mortality and fertility rates) affects aggregate variables (…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo; Morley, Samuel A.
This paper discusses poverty and unemployment in Argentina, beginning with the turbulent years since 1980. Argentina suffered a 25 percent reduction in per capita income, two bouts of hyperinflation…