Oct 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Dormal, Marta
Este estudio analiza la asociación entra la calidad de los programas de trabajo con familias y sus resultados sobre el desarrollo infantil. Se concentra en programas de acompañamiento familiar que…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Plenus
Dentro de los Centros de Servicios Integrados para El Empoderamiento de la Mujer, el Módulo de Educación Colectiva (MEC) se propone contribuir a eliminar las normas culturales que obstaculizan el…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Rodríguez Chamussy, Lourdes
Durante la primera década de este siglo, América Latina atravesó un período de crecimiento sostenido acompañado por una reducción de la desigualdad en el ingreso. Sin embargo, en un contexto de…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Schady, Norbert; Carneiro, Pedro; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu
We study the determinants of math achievement among children in early elementary school using data from a unique experiment. We find steep socioeconomic gradients and a substantial boy-girl gap in…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Torres, Javier; Agüero, Jorge M.
This paper uses seven nationally representative time use surveys in Latin America to identify key stylized facts regarding the quantity and quality of parental time investment on the skill formation…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Aguayo, Francisco; Kimelman, Eduardo
Programa P es un programa socioeducativo dirigido a padres y madres que busca fortalecer sus competencias de crianza para favorecer relaciones positivas y de cercanía entre ellos y sus hijas/os. El…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Urban, Anne-Marie; Buitrago, Paola; Acuña, Nathyeli; Morrison, Andrew
The main objective of this report is to provide information on the actions undertaken and results achieved during the second year of implementation of the Gender Action Plan for Operations, 2014-2016…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Rodríguez Chamussy, Lourdes
Investments in education across countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have transformed the lives of millions of girls and the prospects of their families and societies. Unleashing the full…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Leer, Jane; López Bóo, Florencia; Pérez Expósito, Ana; Powell, Christine
Although there is ample support for the causal link between home visit parenting programs and child development outcomes, few studies have explored what it is that drives this relationship -to what…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Leer, Jane
Data from checklist observations on seven home visit parenting programs in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Aug 2016
Author(s): Chang, Susan M.; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Powell, Christine; Walker, Susan P.
This is the implementation manual of a programme that teaches mothers how to care, talk and play with their child in a way to improve their development. When they get older, this will help them to be…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Chang, Susan M.; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Powell, Christine; Walker, Susan P.
Este es un manual de implementación de un programa que busca enseñar a las madres cómo cuidar de sus niños, hablar y jugar con ellos de una manera que mejore su desarrollo, de manera que cuando…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Albornoz, Facundo; Berlinski, Samuel; Cabrales, Antonio
This paper studies a model where student effort and talent interact with parental and teachers' investments, as well as with school system resources. The model is rich, yet sufficiently…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo; Sutton, Heather
This paper uses data from the Global School-based Student Health Survey toinvestigate the prevalence of health risk behaviors, in particular substance use, risky sexual behavior, and violence among…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Monje Silva, Andrea; Núñez, Anamaría; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRAFÍA: En el sector de agua y saneamiento, las políticas públicas deben incorporar una perspectiva de género para asegurar su sostenibilidad. Para combatir las desigualdades, tenemos que empezar…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Monje Silva, Andrea; Núñez, Anamaría; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRAFÍA: En el sector de agua y saneamiento, las políticas públicas deben incorporar una perspectiva de género para asegurar su sostenibilidad. Para combatir las desigualdades, tenemos que empezar…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Monje Silva, Andrea; Núñez, Anamaría; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRÁFICO: No setor de água e saneamento, as políticas públicas precisam incorporar uma perspectiva de gênero para assegurar sua sustentabilidade. Para combater as desigualdades, temos que começar…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Walker, Susan P.; Powell, Christine; Chang, Susan M.; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Vera-Hernández, Marcos; López Bóo, Florencia
Integrating early childhood interventions with health and nutrition services has been recommended, however there is limited information on interventions that are effective and feasible for delivery…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Walker, Susan P.; Powell, Christine; Chang, Susan M.; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Vera-Hernández, Marcos; López Bóo, Florencia
Se ha recomendado integrar las intervenciones de desarrollo de la primera infancia a los servicios de salud y nutrición. Sin embargo, la información que existe sobre las intervenciones que son…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Ardanaz, Martín; Armendáriz, Edna; Behrman, Jere R.; Berlinski, Samuel; Cristia, Julian P.; Flabbi, Luca; Hincapie, Diana; Jalmovich, Analía; Kagan, Sharon Lynn; López Bóo, Florencia; Pérez Expósito, Ana; Schady, Norbert
O bem-estar infantil é importante tanto por razões éticas como económicas porque as crianças que se desenvolvem nos primeiros anos são mais propensos a se tornarem cidadãos produtivos e saudáveis no…