Nov 2020
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora;Elacqua, Gregory;Marotta, Luana;Martínez, Matias;Santos, Humberto;Soares, Sammara
Public spending on education has increased significantly in Latin America over the last decades. However, less is known whether increased spending has been translated into a more equitable…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Afonso, José Roberto;Castro, Kleber Pacheco de;Elacqua, Gregory;Marotta, Luana;Soares, Sammara
Sistemas escolares em diversas partes do mundo enfrentam uma crescente incerteza sobre o financiamento da educação no próximo ano, considerando a iminente recessão econômica resultante da pandemia da…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory;Marotta, Luana;Bertoni, Eleonora;Méndez, Carolina;Westh Olsen, Anne Sofie;Román, Alonso;Soares, Sammara
Amid the economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, there is a risk that the inequality of opportunity in education may increase in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries unless well…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory;Marotta, Luana;Bertoni, Eleonora;Méndez, Carolina;Westh Olsen, Anne Sofie;Román, Alonso;Soares, Sammara
En el escenario de crisis económica que abre la pandemia de Covid-19, existe el riesgo de que se profundicen las desigualdades en las oportunidades educativas en los países de América Latina y el…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory;Marotta, Luana;Bertoni, Eleonora;Méndez, Carolina;Westh Olsen, Anne Sofie;Román, Alonso;Soares, Sammara
Diante da crise econômica deflagrada pela pandemia da Covid-19, existe o risco de que as desigualdades de oportunidades educacionais nos países da América Latina e Caribe (ALC) se aprofundem se não…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Keefer, Philip;Scartascini, Carlos;Vlaicu, Razvan
This paper proposes and empirically tests a new demand-side explanation for distortions in public spending composition. Voters prefer spending with certain and immediate benefits when they have low…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Lee, Soohyung;Koh, Anna
South Korea is well known for its outstanding performance on international assessments of student achievement and learning. Both public and private investments are often considered key factors in…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory;Soares, Sammara;Brant, Ivan
A rede estadual de Pernambuco exibiu um avanço sem precedentes na qualidade educacional nos últimos dez anos. Saiu de 21º para os 3 primeiros lugares no Índice de Desenvolvimento da Educação Básica (…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Álvarez Marinelli, Horacio;Elacqua, Gregory;López, Ángela;Piñeros, Luis;Rivera, Maria Camila
Colombia incrementó la inversión pública en educación durante la última década. Sin embargo, las fuentes de financiamiento y los mecanismos de distribución de la inversión no logran reducir las…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory;Martínez, Matias
Nov 2018
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory;Martínez, Matias
Sep 2018
Author(s): Álvarez Marinelli, Horacio;Elacqua, Gregory;Piñeros, Luis;Rivera, Maria Camila;Santos, Humberto
El objetivo de esta nota técnica es analizar hasta qué punto el sistema educativo colombiano está cumpliendo con los objetivos fundamentales de un sistema de financiamiento de la educación:…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora;Elacqua, Gregory;Marotta, Luana;Martínez, Matias;Soares, Sammara;Santos, Humberto;Vegas, Emiliana
Education spending has significantly increased in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the last few decades. Most education systems in the region have improved teacher salaries, introduced…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Chauvin, Juan Pablo
Do education investments improve regional labor market outcomes? In principle, education could lead to higher local productivity, but potential benefits to local economies could be muted if the…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory;Soares, Sammara;Bertoni, Eleonora;Marotta, Luana;Martínez, Matias
A more equitable distribution of school funding can narrow persistent socioeconomic achievement gaps among students in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Dec 2017
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory;Soares, Sammara;Bertoni, Eleonora;Marotta, Luana;Martínez, Matias
Uma distribuição mais equitativa do financiamento educacional poder reduzir as desigualdades socioeconômicas no desempenho acadêmico dos alunos da América Latina e Caribe.
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-…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Acerenza, Santiago;Gandelman, Néstor
This paper characterizes household spending in education using microdata from income and expenditure surveys for 12 Latin American and Caribbean countries and the United States. Bahamas, Chile and…
May 2016
Author(s): Alcázar, Lorena;Sánchez, Alan
El objetivo del estudio es analizar los niveles, la evolución, la composición y la calidad del gasto público social en la infancia y la niñez en América Latina y el Caribe. Para ello se analiza una…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Arcia, Gustavo
Fundamental to the achievement of a country's economic and social development goals is efficiency in its public spending. This study analyses the levels and trends of public spending in the…