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…
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…
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…
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): Gertner, Gastón;Johannsen, Julia;Martinez, Sebastian
La literatura en desarrollo infantil temprano y las experiencias de la región proveen evidencia creciente sobre la efectividad de diferentes modalidades de atención, considerando servicios…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Gertner, Gastón;Johannsen, Julia;Martinez, Sebastian
En Bolivia, según la encuesta de demografía y salud de 2008, la desnutrición crónica alcanza a 27% de niños menores 5 años. Las poblaciones vulnerables son propensas a déficits nutricionales debido…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Bando, Rosangela;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Li, Xia
This study explores sex differences in language and socio-emotional skills. It focuses on children 7 months old to 6 years old in Chile in 2012 and Nicaragua in 2013. A focus on young children…
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…