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…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Muñoz Castillo, Raúl; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; Jiménez, Roberto; Vega, Alberto
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has recognized that its activities in the countries of the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region have significant potential to be impacted by the effects…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Muñoz Castillo, Raúl; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; Jiménez, Roberto; Vega, Alberto
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) ha reconocido que sus actividades en los países de la Región del Caribe (LAC) y América Latina y tienen un gran potencial para ser impactados por los…
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…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Caldés, Natalia; Coady, David; Maluccio, John A.
A common criticism of antipoverty programs is that the high share of administrative (nontransfer) costs substantially reduces their effectiveness. Yet there is surprisingly little rigorous empirical…