Sep 2018
Author(s): Ganimian, Alejandro; Barrera-Osorio, Felipe; Biehl, María Loreto; Cortelezzi, María
Many developing countries offer cash to low-income families to encourage children to attend school. These initiatives have increased educational attainment, but they have rarely improved student…
May 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Martínez, María Adelaida; Martinez, Sebastian
Con el objetivo de reducir las tasas de abandono escolar y aumentar la graduación del bachillerato, PROSPERA implementó un piloto en el cual el apoyo educativo de la trasferencia monetaria…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Martinez, Sebastian; Martínez, María Adelaida; Pérez, Michelle; Sánchez, Mario
Estudiamos los efectos de incrementar las becas educativas en la escolaridad de los estudiantes de educación secundaria y bachillerato de ingresos bajos y medios en México. Desde 2009, el programa…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Hallegatte, Stephane
Countries have pledged to stabilize global warming at a 1.5 to 2°C increase. Either target requires reaching net zero emissions before the end of the century, which implies a major transformation of…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Rozenberg, Julie; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien; Hallegatte, Stephane
To mitigate climate change, some governments opt for instruments focused on investment, like performance standards or feebates, instead of carbon prices. We compare these policies in a Ramsey model…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Caldecott, Ben; Harnett, Elizabeth; Cojoianu, Theodor; Kok, Irem; Pfeiffer, Alexander
Over the last few years, the topic of "stranded assets" resulting from environment-related risk factors has loomed larger. These factors include the effects of physical climate change as…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Dinkelman, Taryn; Martínez, Claudia; Romero, Dario
Schools that provide higher education often belong to either a merit-based selective system or an open-access less selective system. This paper presents the results of a field experiment that…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Rios, Ana R.
Infographic about stranded assets and climate risk.
Sep 2016
Author(s): Caldecott, Ben; Harnett, Elizabeth; Cojoianu, Theodor; Kok, Irem; Pfeiffer, Alexander
Over the last few years, the topic of "stranded assets" resulting from environment-related risk factors has loomed larger. These factors include the effects of physical climate change as…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Office of Evaluation and Oversight
The importance of evaluation as a tool to promote learning and improve effectiveness has been extensively recognized in the Bank and reflected in the attention given to evaluability. As a consequence…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión
La importancia de la evaluación como herramienta para promover el aprendizaje y mejorar la eficacia se ha reconocido ampliamente en el Banco y reflejado en la atención conferida a la evaluabilidad.…