Jun 2019
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Dormal, Marta; Lazarte, Fabiola; Ore, Beatriz; Rubio-Codina, Marta
Un desafío en la evaluación de los servicios de desarrollo infantil es encontrar instrumentos de medición del desarrollo que sean lo suficientemente confiables y válidos para medir sus impactos. Dado…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Orellana, Edgar; Páez, Tania; Urdaneta, Julio; de Waziers, Benedicte; Morales, Olga
A través de esta serie de casos de estudio, el Departamento de Infraestructura y Energía del BID pretende dar a conocer su trabajo en la región, los problemas que aborda, los retos en la…
May 2019
Author(s): Pratt, Lawrence; Ortega, Juan Manuel
The issuance of green bonds has grown rapidly in the past several years. However, agricultural green bonds have lagged far behind, because of the difficulties of developing international…
May 2019
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Murguia, Juan M.; Rejas, Brisa; Winters, Solis
Despite the existence of a vast body of literature in the field of health economics on overweight, obesity, and undernutrition, little is known about the importance of owning a refrigerator on the…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Celhay, Pablo; Martinez, Sebastian; Vidal, Cecilia
This paper examines gaps in child development by socioeconomic status (SES) using a large nationally representative sample of children 0–59 months old in Bolivia and a rich set of child health and…
Oct 2018
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia; Cubides Mateus, Mayaris; Garibotto, Giorgina; Beron, Christian
Uruguay is one of very few countries in Latin America that has a nationally representative, longitudinal survey of early childhood development. In 2015–2016, during the second wave of the survey, an…
Oct 2018
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia; Cubides Mateus, Mayaris; Garibotto, Giorgina; Beron, Christian
Uruguay es uno de los pocos países de América Latina que tiene una encuesta longitudinal representativa a nivel nacional del desarrollo de la primera infancia. En 2015-2016, durante la segunda fase…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Dormal, Marta
This paper analyzes the association between quality of parenting programs and child development outcomes. It focuses on parenting programs delivered through home visits (i.e., home visiting programs…
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…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Dormal, Marta
As home visiting programs continue to expand, it is crucial to develop cost-effective methods to monitor their quality that are feasible at-scale. This paper compares two instruments widely used…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Dormal, Marta
A medida que los programas de visitas continúan expandiéndose, es crucial desarrollar métodos costo-efectivos de monitoreo de su calidad, que sean factibles de aplicación a escala. Este documento…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Zoido, Pablo
While attendance rates and funding for preprimary have increased education, both remain relatively low. Despite recent efforts like PRIDI, countries still lack data on the quality of programs aimed…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Zoido, Pablo
A pesar de los aumentos en las tasas de asistencia y financiamiento de la educación preprimaria, ambos indicadores permanecen relativamente bajos. A pesar de esfuerzos como PRIDI, países no tienen…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Pecha, Camilo; Schmid, Juan Pedro
This study analyzes the effects of exposure to tropical storms and hurricanes during pregnancy on children’s anthropometric measurements taken within the first five years of life. It combines…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Plenus
Los Centros de Servicios Integrados para el Empoderamiento de la Mujer facilita a las usuarias la utilización de los servicios, mediante la atención a las niñas y los niños que puedan estar…
Jul 2017
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia; Cubides Mateus, Mayaris; Duryea, Suzanne
Este estudio reporta un análisis exhaustivo de los datos de línea de base de la evaluación del Programa Cresca com Seu Filho (PCCSF) en Fortaleza, Brasil, mostrando que los niños que participará en…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Rivera León, Lorena; Mairesse, Jacques; Cowan, Robin
This paper provides evidence of the existence and determinants of the publication productivity gender gap in Mexico at the individual level, and its consequences for the Mexican scientific system and…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Dormal, Marta; Schady, Norbert
Development in early childhood predicts schooling and labor market outcomes in adulthood. In this paper we use a fixed effects identification strategy to assess how differences in the quality of…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Dormal, Marta; Schady, Norbert
El desarrollo en la primera infancia predice lo que serán los resultados en la escolaridad y el mercado laboral en la edad adulta. En este documento usamos una estrategia de identificación de efectos…
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)…