May 2017
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Schady, Norbert
Teachers vary considerably in their effectiveness, but identifying teacher characteristics that predict their impact on learning outcomes has been elusive. We analyze a teacher evaluation that is…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Ibarrarán, Pablo; Medellín, Nadin; Regalia, Ferdinando; Stampini, Marco; Parodi, Sandro; Tejerina, Luis; Cueva, Pedro; Vásquez, Madiery
Twenty years have passed since conditional cash transfer programs were first implemented in Latin America and the Caribbean. This book takes the opportunity to critically review the design options…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Ibarrarán, Pablo; Medellín, Nadin; Regalia, Ferdinando; Stampini, Marco; Parodi, Sandro; Tejerina, Luis; Cueva, Pedro; Vásquez, Madiery
Los programas de transferencias monetarias condicionadas cumplen veinte años de implementación en América Latina y el Caribe. Este libro aprovecha dicha ocasión para revisar críticamente las opciones…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ruprah, Inder J.; Thompson, Jennelle
In today's knowledge-based societies, understanding basic scientific concepts and the capacity to structure and solve scientific questions is more critical than ever. Accordingly, in this paper…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ruprah, Inder J.; Thompson, Jennelle
En las sociedades de hoy basadas en el conocimiento, nunca antes fueron tan esenciales la comprensión de conceptos científicos básicos y la capacidad de estructurar y resolver problemas de ciencia.…
Nov 2009
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Cabrol, Marcelo; Ibarrarán, Pablo
Primary-school students in Argentina score low in international assessments of learning, particularly in math and science. To help remedy this situation, the Inter-American Development Bank is…
May 2009
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Kipp, Scott; Cruz, Jessica; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Steiner-Khamsi, Gita
This working paper discusses the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) pilot program carried out by the Haitian Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MENFP) conducted in collaboration with the IDB.…