Feb 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Abhijit; Breza, Emily; Townsend, Robert; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Approaches to underdevelopment based on misallocation of resources have two premises. First, that there is huge heterogeneity in terms of underlying productivity among potential and actual…
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…
Oct 2018
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Ventosa-Santaulària, Daniel
Over the last three decades, Mexico’s macroeconomic policy has been driven by a sound orthodox strategy: an open economy via many trade agreements signed since the mid-1980s, a nominal exchange rate…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Jaureguiberry, Florencia; Duarte, Jesús
Learning spaces in the schools Latin American children and youth attend are inadequate and distributed unequally, disadvantaging the poorest students and those who attend rural schools.
Mar 2018
Author(s): Jaureguiberry, Florencia; Duarte, Jesús
Los espacios de aprendizaje en las escuelas a las que asisten los niños y jóvenes latinoamericanos son inadecuados y están distribuidos desigualmente, desfavoreciendo a los más pobres y a los…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Peters, Amos
This paper’s primary goal is to determine the size of the informal sector in the heterogeneous Caribbean countries. The informal economic activities of a country have several implications for their…
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…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Duarte, Jesús; Jaureguiberry, Florencia; Racimo, Mariana
The purpose of this analysis is to investigate the characteristics of school infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean, using information from TERCE comparatively around the concepts of…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Duarte, Jesús; Jaureguiberry, Florencia; Racimo, Mariana
El objetivo del presente análisis es investigar las características de la infraestructura escolar de la región, utilizando la información de la base de datos del TERCE comparativamente a partir de…
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…
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…
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
Child well-being matters for both ethical and economic reasons as children who flourish in the early years are more likely to become healthy, productive citizens later in life. This year's…
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
El bienestar infantil es importante tanto por razones éticas como económicas porque los niños que prosperan en los primeros años tienen más probabilidad de volverse ciudadanos productivos y…