Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Bernal, Pedro
Maintaining high standards of care from doctors, nurses and other health professionals is of critical importance for an effective and efficient health system. Yet deficient levels of health worker…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Celhay, Pablo; Martinez, Sebastian; Vidal, Cecilia
This paper examines gaps in child development by socioeconomic status (SES) using a large nationally representative sample of children 0–59 months old in Bolivia and a rich set of child health and…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Celhay, Pablo; Vidal, Cecilia; Johannsen, Julia
We study the effects of conditional cash transfers to pregnant women on stillbirths and child survival in Bolivia. Payments are conditional on compliance with medically recommended prenatal care and…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Galiani, Sebastián; Gertler, Paul; Cooper, Ryan; Martinez, Sebastian; Ross, Adam; Undurraga, Raimundo
This paper provides empirical evidence on the causal effects that upgrading slum dwellings has on the living conditions of the extremely poor. In particular, we study the impact of providing better…
Oct 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…