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; Sório, Rita Elisabeth; 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): Araujo, María Caridad; Dormal, Marta; Rubio-Codina, 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…
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…
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)…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bedregal, Paula; Gertner, Gastón; Johannsen, Julia; Martinez, Sebastian
En una serie de trabajos publicados en 2008 en la revista científica The Lancet, se señala que los daños provocados por la desnutrición en los primeros años de vida no solamente llevan a rezagos…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Aguayo, Francisco; Kimelman, Eduardo
Programa P es un programa socioeducativo dirigido a padres y madres que busca fortalecer sus competencias de crianza para favorecer relaciones positivas y de cercanía entre ellos y sus hijas/os. El…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Guerra, Nancy; McEwan, Patrick J.; Muñoz, Rodrigo; Stampini, Marco
Muchos estudios han explorado los vínculos entre la música y sus efectos en los niños; sin embargo, los diseños de los estudios no han sido lo suficientemente rigurosos para respaldar los hallazgos…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Rubio-Codina, Marta; Araujo, María Caridad; Attanasio, Orazio P.; Grantham-McGregor, Sally
In low- and middle-income countries (LIMCs) measuring early childhood development (ECD) with standard tests in large scale surveys (i.e. evaluations of interventions) is difficult and expensive.…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Rubio-Codina, Marta; Araujo, María Caridad; Attanasio, Orazio P.; Grantham-McGregor, Sally
Medir el desarrollo infantil temprano (DIT) mediante pruebas estándar de diagnóstico en estudios a gran escala resulta difícil y costoso. Por esto, con frecuencia se utilizan pruebas de tamizaje…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Leer, Jane; López Bóo, Florencia; Pérez Expósito, Ana; Powell, Christine
Although there is ample support for the causal link between home visit parenting programs and child development outcomes, few studies have explored what it is that drives this relationship -to what…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Chang, Susan M.; Grantham-McGregor, Sally; Baker-Henningham, Helen; Powell, Christine; Walker, Susan P.
This is the implementation manual of a programme that teaches mothers how to care, talk and play with their child in a way to improve their development. When they get older, this will help them to be…