Mar 2019
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Alvarado, Alfredo; Rosas-Shady, David; González-Velosa, Carolina
Existen indicios de que, en el Perú, la brecha de habilidades (entendida como la diferencia entre las habilidades demandadas por los empleadores y aquellas con las que cuentan los trabajadores) es…
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…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Sánchez Chico, Ana; Macours, Karen; Maluccio, John A.; Stampini, Marco
Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs are important anti-poverty programs in Latin America and the Caribbean. There is little evidence, however, of the effectiveness of ongoing CCT programs…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; de Diego, Maria Eugenia; Pagés, Carmen; Prada, María Fernanda
Este estudio analiza el desempeño del sistema de formación técnico-profesional (FTP) de Chile, el cual, a efectos de este documento, abarca la educación media técnico-profesional (EMTP), la educación…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; Fieldsend, Geoff; Prada, María Fernanda; Rucci, Graciana
To sustain growth, Latin America and the Caribbean will need to increase productivity through the more intelligent use of its workforce. Countries need efficient and effective education and training…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; Fieldsend, Geoff; Prada, María Fernanda; Rucci, Graciana
Para sostener el crecimiento, América Latina y el Caribe deberán aumentar su productividad mediante un uso más inteligente y efectivo de su fuerza laboral. Los países deben tener sistemas educativos…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Mendoza, Pamela
This paper explores families' investment in skills development through education in a high-inequality, low-education quality country such as Mexico, comparing it to a lower-inequality, higher-…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto
What do we know about the effects of improved access to electricity? Does the research tell a unified story? To answer these questions, this brief examines 50 impact evaluation studies, focusing on…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Bosch, Mariano; Schady, Norbert
Many poor households in developing countries are liquidity-constrained. As a result, they may under-invest in the human capital of their children. We provide new evidence on the long-term (10-year)…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bobba, Matteo; Frisancho, Verónica
This paper designs and implements a field experiment that provides students from less advantaged backgrounds with individualized feedback on academicperformance during the transition from middle to…
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…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Stampini, Marco; Martinez-Cordova, Sofia; Insfran, Sebastian; Harris, Donna Oretha
We explored the hypothesis that the Programme of Advancement through Health and Education (PATH), Jamaica's conditional cash transfer program, contributes to breaking the inter-generational…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Stampini, Marco; Martinez-Cordova, Sofia; Insfran, Sebastian; Harris, Donna Oretha
Exploramos la hipótesis de que el Programa de Transferencia Monetaria Condicionada de Jamaica, Programa de Avance a través de la Salud y Educación (PATH, por sus siglas en inglés), contribuye a…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Molina-Millan, Teresa; Barham, Tania; Macours, Karen; Maluccio, John A.; Stampini, Marco
We review the literature on the long-term impacts of Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs in Latin America. Long-term impacts are defined as those that both: 1) are related to the accumulation of…
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…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Gertler, Paul; Martinez, Sebastian; Rawlings, Laura B.; Premand, Patrick; Vermeersch, Christel M. J.
La segunda edición del libro "Evaluación de impacto en la práctica" es una introducción completa y accesible a las evaluaciones del impacto para la comunidad internacional de desarrollo,…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Gertler, Paul; Martinez, Sebastian; Rawlings, Laura B.; Premand, Patrick; Vermeersch, Christel M. J.
A segunda edição do livro Avaliação de Impacto na Prática é uma introdução completa e acessível ao mundo das avaliações de impacto para os formuladores de políticas públicas e os profissionais do…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Heracleous, Maria; González, Mario; Winters, Paul
Using administrative data from the urban Mexican Oportunidades program, this paper analyzes why poor households choose less education for their children, even when offered financial compensation for…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Bassi, Marina; Busso, Matías; Muñoz, Juan Sebastián
This paper uses 113 household surveys from 18 Latin American countries to document patterns in secondary school graduation rates over the period 1990-2010. It is found that enrollment and graduation…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Canudas, Rocío del Carmen
Este Módulo forma parte del curso Introducción a la Integración de Metodologías. En él se describen las formas en las que podemos integrar las metodologías cuantitativas y cualitativas para el…