Apr 2021
Author(s): Carneiro, Pedro;Castro Vargas, Sofía;Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu;Elacqua, Gregory;Fuertes, Nicolás;Schady, Norbert
In this document we analyze the impacts of a large-scale intervention that provided access to daycare centers for children in low-income neighborhoods in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Our results…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Schady, Norbert;Carneiro, Pedro;Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu
We study the determinants of math achievement among children in early elementary school using data from a unique experiment. We find steep socioeconomic gradients and a substantial boy-girl gap in…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Fiszbein, Ariel;Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Araujo, María Caridad
This note, prepared by M. Caridad Araujo, Ariel Fiszbein and Mercedes Mateo Díaz, summarizes the agreements reachedduring a seminar in Washington, DC organized by the Inter-American Dialogue and the…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Fiszbein, Ariel;Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Araujo, María Caridad
Esta nota, preparada por M. Caridad Araujo, Ariel Fiszbein y Mercedes Mateo Díaz, resume los consensos a los que se arribódurante un seminario convocado en la ciudad de Washington, DC (EEUU) por el…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad;Carneiro, Pedro;Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu;Schady, Norbert
We assigned two cohorts of kindergarten students, totaling more than 24,000 children, to teachers within schools with a rule that is as-good-as-random. We collected data on children at the beginning…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad
The Inter-American Development Bank has launched a significant, multi-year program of analytical work on Early Childhood Development (ECD) in Latin America and the Caribbean. The objective of this…