Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Only a small percentage of students in the region perform well in science, reading, or mathematics. An almost insignificant number of students are top performers in all three subjects.
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Sólo una pequeña proporción de estudiantes de la región logran un desempeño en ciencia, lectura o matemáticas. Un número casi insignificante de alumnos son todo terreno alcanzando desempeño destacado…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Gender gaps are more pronounced in the region than in other parts of the world. Boys in the region perform better than girls in science and mathematics, while girls outperform boys in reading.
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Las brechas de género son más pronunciadas en la región que en otras partes del mundo. Los hombres de la región se desempeñan mejor que las mujeres en ciencia y matemática, mientras que en lectura…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Poverty remains one of the most important barriers to learning in the region. However, a small percentage of poor students achieve positive results, showing that everyone, regardless of their…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
La pobreza sigue siendo uno de los obstáculos más importantes para el aprendizaje en la región. Sin embargo, un porcentaje pequeño de estudiantes pobres logran resultados positivos mostrando que…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Poor performance, a lack of educational resources, and inadequate infrastructure all suggest that Latin America and Caribbean countries not only must invest more in education, but also consider how…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
El bajo desempeño, la falta de recursos educativos y la infraestructura inadecuada sugieren que los países de América Latina y el Caribe no solamente tienen que invertir más en educación, sino…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
School absenteeism in the region remains high and has increased. This is worrisome, since it is linked to a deteriorating school environment and worse results. Moreover, absenteeism is higher among…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
El ausentismo escolar en la región es alto y ha aumentado. Es preocupante dado que el absentismo se relaciona con un peor clima escolar y resultados más bajos. Además, el absentismo es más elevado…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
The lack of high-quality professional training and development and the unequal distribution of human resources suggests there is a need for a greater focus on how to better recruit, train, and retain…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
La falta de formación y desarrollo profesional de alta calidad y la distribución inequitativa de recursos humanos sugiere un mayor foco en cómo reclutar, formar y retener mejor a docentes excelentes.
Nov 2016
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Huppi, Monika; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Hernández, María José; Rivera, Johanan; Torres, Mauricio; Jansson, Maya
This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for Guatemala covers the period 2012-2016. It is the fourth occasion on which OVE has evaluated the Bank's program with the country. The previous…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Huppi, Monika; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda; Hernández, María José; Rivera, Johanan; Torres, Mauricio; Jansson, Maya
Esta Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) con Guatemala cubre el periodo 2012-2016, y es la cuarta oportunidad en que la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) evalúa el programa con el país. Las…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Corrales, Maria Elena; González, Ángela; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Haarsager, Ulrike; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Molina, Adriana; Palomino, Alejandro; Ramírez, Nadia; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana
This country program evaluation (CPE) for Peru covers the period 2012-2016, during which the Bank's work was guided by the country strategy with Peru (2012-2016) (document GN-2668). This CPE…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Corrales, Maria Elena; González, Ángela; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Haarsager, Ulrike; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Molina, Adriana; Palomino, Alejandro; Ramírez, Nadia; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana
La presente Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) con Perú abarca el periodo 2012-2016, durante el cual el trabajo del Banco estuvo guiado por la Estrategia de País con Perú (2012-2016) (GN-2668).…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This document summarizes some of the activities carried out by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in support of integration in Latin America and the Caribbean, as mandated by the Board of…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The 2016 third quarter edition of the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) provides management with a status of the Bank's performance. The QBR reports on outputs, lending program priorities and…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Boyle, Kevin; Rogers, Cassandra; Cumberbatch, Janice; Kanninen, Barbara; Lemay, Michele H.; Schling, Maja
Ex-post economic impact evaluations are standard requirements for loans and grants from multilateral international development institutions. In many cases, however, lack of sufficient baseline or…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Gertler, Paul; Martinez, Sebastian; Rawlings, Laura B.; Premand, Patrick; Vermeersch, Christel M. J.
The second edition of the Impact Evaluation in Practice handbook is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to impact evaluation for policy makers and development practitioners. First published…