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…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Cuesta, Juan Pablo; Martínez Guzman, Juan Pablo
For at least the past 10 years, the Government of Guyana has been implementing reforms aimed at improving public sector efficiency and effectiveness. In the past few years, special attention has been…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela; Gertler, Paul; Galiani, Sebastián
The creation of non-contributory pension schemes is becoming increasingly common as countries struggle to reduce poverty. Drawing on data from Mexico's Adultos Mayores Program (Older Adults…
May 2014
Author(s): Giedion, Úrsula; Tristao, Ignez; Escobar, Liliana; Bitrán, Ricardo; Cañón, Oscar; Molins, Silvia; Alonso, Lucía; Fernández, Jorge; Panopoulou, Giota; González-Pier, Eduardo; Prieto, A. Lorena; Cid, Camilo; Montañez, Vilma; Sabignoso, Martín; Silva, Humberto; Curcio, Javier; Dinarte, Mauricio; Bolaño Prado, Luis
Guaranteeing the right to health care under equal conditions for all is a goal that every society desires to achieve, particularly in a region as unequal as Latin America and the Caribbean. Universal…
May 2014
Author(s): Giedion, Úrsula; Tristao, Ignez; Escobar, Liliana; Bitrán, Ricardo; Cañón, Oscar; Molins, Silvia; Alonso, Lucía; Fernández, Jorge; Panopoulou, Giota; González-Pier, Eduardo; Prieto, A. Lorena; Cid, Camilo; Montañez, Vilma; Sabignoso, Martín; Silva, Humberto; Curcio, Javier; Dinarte, Mauricio; Bolaño Prado, Luis
Garantizar el derecho a la salud en igualdad de condiciones para todos es una meta hacia la que toda sociedad quiere avanzar, máxime en una región tan desigual como América Latina y el Caribe. La…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Marcel, Mario; Guzmán S., Marcela; Sanginés, Mario
En este libro se busca explorar la relación entre presupuesto y desempeño de la gestión pública en el contexto propio de los países emergentes en general, y de América Latina en particular. Se toma…