May 2019
Author(s): Chacón, Ángel; Dutra Schmidt, Tomas; Egas, Juan José; Shik, Olga; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
Este estudio proporciona un análisis completo de la estructura de las políticas públicas de apoyo al sector agropecuario de Panamá, utilizando la metodología de la OCDE de Estimados de Apoyo al…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Cresta, Juan B.; Muñoz, Gonzalo; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo; Garcia, Alvaro
Este documento presenta un análisis de las políticas agropecuarias en Paraguay entre 2009 y 2016, utilizando la metodología de Estimados de Apoyo al Productor (PSE por sus siglas en inglés). La…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Lema, Daniel; Gallacher, Marcos; Egas, Juan José; De Salvo, Carmine Paolo
This report analyzes agricultural policy in Argentina, in particular with respect to the degree of support producers and consumers receive. Available evidence suggests that: (i) as a result of export…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Bando, Rosangela; Gertler, Paul
We analyze evidence from 10 at-scale field experiments in four countries on the effect of inquiry- and problem-based pedagogy (IPP) on students’ math and science test scores. IPP creates active…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Jaimovich, Analia; Rodríguez, Julio; Santos, Humberto
This paper contributes to the teacher sorting literature by analyzing equity in the distribution of teachers in three educational systems in Latin America, with different equalization policies,…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Hincapie, Diana; Vegas, Emiliana; Alfonso, Mariana
Este libro examina las políticas públicas que varios países de la región están poniendo en práctica para atraer, preparar y seleccionar docentes efectivos. También analiza la evolución histórica de…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Hincapie, Diana; Vegas, Emiliana; Alfonso, Mariana
Este livro analisa as políticas públicas que vários países da região estão implementando para atrair, preparar e selecionar professores eficazes. Também examina a evolução histórica da profissão…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Berlinski, Samuel
We analyze the effects on teacher retention and between school mobility of a program that rewards excellence in pedagogical practice in Chile. Teachers apply voluntarily for the award and those who…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Hincapie, Diana; Vegas, Emiliana; Alfonso, Mariana
Este informe examina las políticas públicas que varios países de la región están poniendo en práctica para atraer, preparar, y seleccionar a docentes efectivos. También analiza la evolución histórica…
May 2017
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Schady, Norbert
Teachers vary considerably in their effectiveness, but identifying teacher characteristics that predict their impact on learning outcomes has been elusive. We analyze a teacher evaluation that is…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Saldarriaga, Victor
El presente estudio explora el efecto de la variabilidad de la temperatura en la productividad agrícola y los precios de los principales productos agrícolas del Perú. Los datos utilizados se obtienen…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in the Philippines, presenting the case study of…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Hull, Darrell M.; Booker, Dana D.; Näslund-Hadley, Emma
El presente estudio analizó las características de los docentes de Belice que hipotéticamente podían correlacionarse con la autoeficacia de los mismos. Controlado por estas características, el…
May 2016
Author(s): Bassi, Marina; Blumberg, Rae Lesser; Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes
This paper analyzes gender bias in teaching in low-performing schools in Chile. To carry out the analyses, the authors used videotaped classes for fourth graders and coded 237 tapings. Results show a…
Jan 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…
Jun 2015
Author(s): de Villalobos, Ruy
Desde 1996, el Instituto para la Integración de América Latina y el Caribe (INTAL) del BID publica el Informe MERCOSUR, un estudio periódico sobre la evoluación de ese acuerdo de integración. El…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela; Li, Xia
In-service teacher training aims to improve the supply of public education. A randomized experiment was conducted in Mexico to test whether teacher training could increase teacher efficiency in…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Zeigler, Margaret; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has a third of the world's fresh water resources, and more than a quarter of the world's medium to high potential farmland. The region as a…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Zeigler, Margaret; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
La región de ALC posee un tercio de los recursos de agua dulce del mundo, más que cualquier otra región en desarrollo si se mide sobre una base per cápita, y más de una cuarta parte de las tierras…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Zeigler, Margaret; Truitt Nakata, Ginya
A região da América Latina e Caribe (ALC) possui um terço dos recursos de água doce do mundo, e mais de um quarto das terras cultiváveis de médio a alto potencial do mundo. A região como um todo já é…