Jul 2019
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Chakalall, Yuri; Jaimes, Ivonne; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Visconti, Ernesto
The results of the iGOPP application in Guyana (2017) show a general progress level of 11.82%, which places the country in “low” range of advance. The analysis of the results by component of public…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Visconti, Ernesto; Jaimes, Ivonne; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Benjamin, Lisa
This document describes the general methodology of the Index of Governance and Public Policy in Disaster Risk Management (iGOPP) and presents the main concepts that support both disaster risk…
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…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Visconti, Ernesto; Jaimes, Ivonne; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Suarez, Ginés; Vasquez de Godoy, Elda
El presente informe resume los principales hallazgos de la aplicación del iGOPP, el Índice de Gobernabilidad y Políticas Públicas para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres, en El Salvador. Dicho índice…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Hori, Tsuneki; Osorio, Claudio; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Khamis, Marion; Visconti, Ernesto
Los primeros esfuerzos hacia marcos normativos e institucionales para la gestión del riesgo de desastres en la República Dominicana se originan en la década de 1960s, bajo la órbita de la Defensa…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Hori, Tsuneki; Salazar, Lina; Sanahuja, Haris; Torres, Ana María; Gurza, Laura; Visconti, Ernesto
La República de México cuenta con un marco normativo impulsado por las leyes marco de Protección Civil, que sientan las bases jurídico-institucionales para la gestión de riesgos de desastres en el…
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.…