Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
Youth is a critical stage in people's lives: a transition period in which transcendental decisions have to be made in many areas, especially in education and work. Knowing what lies behind the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
La juventud es una etapa crítica en la vida de las personas: un periodo de transición, en el que se han de tomar decisiones trascendentales en muchos ámbitos, especialmente en la educación y el…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
La juventud es una etapa crítica en la vida de las personas: un periodo de transición, en el que se han de tomar decisiones trascendentales en muchos ámbitos, especialmente en la educación y el…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Taylor, Alice; Lauro, Giovanna; Murphy-Graham, Erin; Pacheco, Tassia; Pacheco Montoya, Diana; Araujo, Danielle
There is strong evidence to show that adolescent relationship violence (duringnon-cohabitating relationships of namoro in Portuguese, noviazgo in Spanish) can lead to adult intimate partner violence…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Jara, Patricia; Rodríguez Vásquez, Mauricio
Una condición esencial para lograr un nivel aceptable de desarrollo social es contar con políticas inclusivas con la capacidad de abarcar a toda la población y que incluyan mecanismos específicamente…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Manacorda, Marco; Koppensteiner, Martin Foureaux
This paper uses microdata from Brazilian vital statistics natality and mortality data between 2000 and 2010 to estimate the impact of in-utero exposure to local violence -measured by homicide rates-…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Bastos, Paulo; Cristia, Julian P.
Many developing countries have adopted the market approach for expanding the supply of child care, but little is known about the economic behavior of independent providers. This paper draws on…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The general objective of this project was to improve the quality of education at the Ticuna indigenous schools in the Amazonas state in Brazil through the implementation of a four-course Bilingual…
Sep 2005
Author(s): de Filippi, Jose
Esta apresentação analisa várias estatísticas relacionadas à violência em Diadema, uma das mais violentas cidades do Brasil, destacando as principais campanhas realizadas pelo governo municipal para…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Denaldi, Rosana
Esta presentación discute la importancia de la integración y la territorialización de las acciones en la estrategia para promover la inclusión social y expone el caso y las lecciones aprendidas del…
Oct 2003
Author(s): Sedlacek, Guilherme Luis
The strategy of the Bolsa Escola cash grant program in Brazil and the Progresa program in Mexico are discussed as well as contrasting strategies in after-school programs such as the PETI program in…
May 2002
Author(s): Wolff, Laurence; Schiefelbein, Ernesto; Schiefelbein, Paulina
This paper asks a deceptively simple question. After over a decade of concern about and investment in primary education, what have been the results and how much further does the region need to go…
Mar 1997
Author(s): Morán, Ricardo; Castro, Claudio de Moura
The Inter-American Development Bank sponsored a workshop in Terezopolis, Brazil, in August 1995 to review current thinking among analysts and activists involved with programs for youth in Brazil. The…