Apr 2021
Author(s): Lopez Boo, Florencia;Ferro Venegas, María de la Paz;Carneiro, Pedro
Un desafío clave de la política pública es cómo llevar a escala programas de primera infancia efectivos. Si la entrega de estos programas pudiera hacerse a través de la infraestructura de servicios…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad;Rubio-Codina, Marta;Schady, Norbert
This document compares three versions of the same home visiting model, the well-known Jamaica model, which was gradually scaled-up from an efficacy trial (proof of concept) in Jamaica, to a pilot in…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad;Rubio-Codina, Marta;Schady, Norbert
Este documento compara tres versiones del mismo modelo de visitas domiciliarias, el conocido modelo de Jamaica, en su proceso de ser escalado de forma gradual desde un primer estudio de eficacia (…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Becerra, Laura;Hernández Agramonte, Juan Manuel;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Pérez Alfaro, Marcelo;Vasquez Echeverria, Alejandro
Uruguay has increased it preschool enrollment, reaching almost universal coverage among four- and five-year-olds. However, more than a third of children enrolled in preschool programs have…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Rubio-Codina, Marta;Grantham-McGregor, Sally
Existe un creciente compromiso a nivel mundial para llevar a cabo intervenciones en la primera infancia con el objetivo de promover el desarrollo de millones de niños en situación de desventaja en…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Berlinski, Samuel;Ferreyra, María Marta;Flabbi, Luca;Martin, Juan David
We develop and estimate a model of child care markets that endogenizes both demand and supply. On the demand side, families with a child make consumption, labor supply, and child-care decisions…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Lopez Boo, Florencia;Leer, Jane;Kamei, Akito
Expanding small-scale interventions without lowering quality and attenuating impact is a critical policy challenge. Community monitoring overs a low-cost quality assurance mechanism by making service…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Freire, Carolina;Hojman, Andrés;Martinez, Sebastian
The quality of center-based child care, which depends upon the type of environment and the types of interactions between caregivers and children, is thought to be of critical importance for improving…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad;Schady, Norbert
Very few developing countries have long-term longitudinal surveys that have followed children from the early years throughout their adult life, with low attrition rates and large sample sizes. This…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Hincapie, Diana;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Rubio-Codina, Marta
The pandemic may have a devastating impact on childrens physical, mental, and socioemotional development, both in the short and the long run. These repercussions have received little attention…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Hincapie, Diana;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Rubio-Codina, Marta
El impacto de la pandemia en el desarrollo físico, mental y emocional de los niños puede ser devastador tanto a corto como a largo plazo. Esto queda invisibilizado ante la baja incidencia del COVID-…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Chang-Lopez, Susan M.;Walker, Susan P.;Grantham-McGregor, Sally;Powell, Christine;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Rubio-Codina, Marta;Ferro Venegas, María de la Paz
Este manual proporciona contenidos que pueden compartirse con los padres/madres para promover interacciones destinadas a niños/as de 0 a 36 meses de edad. El manual fue desarrollado como respuesta a…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Chang-Lopez, Susan M.;Walker, Susan P.;Grantham-McGregor, Sally;Powell, Christine;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Rubio-Codina, Marta;Ferro Venegas, María de la Paz
Este manual fornece conteúdo que pode ser compartilhado com os pais no apoio a interaçes lúdicas para crianças de 0 a 36 meses. O manual foi desenvolvido em resposta à pandemia de Covid-19 e à…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Celhay, Pablo;Gallegos, Sebastián
This paper examines the effects of skill advantages at age six on different types of parental investments, and long-run outcomes up to age 27. We exploit exogenous variation in skills due to school…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Johannsen, Julia;Martinez, Sebastian;Vidal, Cecilia;Yarygina, Anastasiya
En este estudio se presentan los resultados de la evaluación de impacto del programa de desarrollo infantil temprano “Crecer Bien Para Vivir Bien” en Bolivia. El programa buscaba contribuir a mejorar…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Johannsen, Julia;Martinez, Sebastian;Vidal, Cecilia;Yarygina, Anastasiya
Este documento presenta los resultados de la evaluación de impacto de la modalidad de centros infantiles del programa “Crecer Bien Para Vivir Bien” en Bolivia. El programa buscaba contribuir a…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian;Pérez Expósito, Ana;Winters, Solis;Gonzalez Acero, Carolina
Aproximadamente la mitad de los niños menores de cinco años del Departamento de Baja Verapaz, Guatemala, sufren de desnutrición crónica. El programa SPOON busca mejorar las prácticas nutricionales y…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Ajzenman, Nicolás;Lopez Boo, Florencia
A growing literature shows how insights from behavioral economics can be successfully adopted in simple interventions through SMS or other types of low-cost communications. In this short, note we…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu;Fuertes, Nicolás;Schodt, Sara
This project analyzes teachers’ practices for around 2000 teachers in 204 schools in Ecuador. Each year a group of teachers was filmed and screened using the CLASS instrument to measure their…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Lopez Boo, Florencia;Ferro Venegas, María de la Paz
Este estudio analiza información recogida en el año 2017 en una muestra de Espacios de Primera Infancia (EPI) del Gran Buenos Aires en Argentina. Su propósito es caracterizar diferentes aspectos de…