May 2020
Author(s): Gómez Mont, Constanza;Del Pozo, Claudia May;Martínez Pinto, Cristina;Martín del Campo Alcocer, Ana Victoria
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) advocates for building a shared understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI), its opportunities and applications, and its risks and the possible measures to…
May 2020
Author(s): Gómez Mont, Constanza;Del Pozo, Claudia May;Martínez Pinto, Cristina;Martín del Campo Alcocer, Ana Victoria
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (Grupo BID) aboga por que se construya un entendimiento generalizado de la inteligencia artificial (IA), de sus oportunidades y aplicaciones, pero también de sus…
May 2020
Author(s): Gómez Mont, Constanza;Del Pozo, Claudia May;Martínez Pinto, Cristina;Martín del Campo Alcocer, Ana Victoria
O Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (Grupo BID) defende a construção de um entendimento geral da Inteligencia Artificial (IA), de suas oportunidades e aplicações, mas também de seus riscos e…
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…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien;Walsh, Brian;Feng, Kuishuang;Di Capua, Laura;Liu, Yu;Zuluaga, Daniela;Robles, Marcos;Hubacek, Klaus
Carbon taxes are advocated as efficient fiscal and environmental policies, but they have proven difficult to implement. One reason is that carbon taxes can aggravate poverty by increasing prices of…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Vogt-Schilb, Adrien;Walsh, Brian;Feng, Kuishuang;Di Capua, Laura;Liu, Yu;Zuluaga, Daniela;Robles, Marcos;Hubacek, Klaus
Los impuestos al carbono son promovidos como políticas fiscales y ambientales eficientes, aunque han resultado difíciles de implementar. Una razón es que pueden agravar la pobreza al aumentar los…
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…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Schady, Norbert;Carneiro, Pedro;Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu
We study the determinants of math achievement among children in early elementary school using data from a unique experiment. We find steep socioeconomic gradients and a substantial boy-girl gap in…
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)…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad;Bosch, Mariano;Schady, Norbert
Muchos hogares pobres en los países en desarrollo enfrentan problemas de liquidez. Como resultado, es probable que inviertan menos de lo necesario en el capital humano de sus niños. Utilizando datos…
Dec 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…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Social Pulse describes the trends in a comprehensive set of key social indicators and highlight findings that warrant attention by policymakers. The report includes information from 22 countries of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Pulso social describe las tendencias de un conjunto amplio de indicadores sociales clave e identifica los cambios de estos indicadores que merecen la atención de los responsables de las políticas. El…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Robles, Marcos
Pulso Social descreve as tendências em um conjunto abrangente de indicadores sociais e destaca as principais conclusões que merecem atenção por policymakers. O relatório inclui informações de 22…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Schady, Norbert
I review the evidence on access to water and sanitation infrastructure and child outcomes In Latin America. I show that there are large differences in access across countries and, within countries,…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Vakis, Renos;Paxson, Christina;Marshall, Daniela;Macours, Karen;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Bravo, David;Bernal, Raquel;Azuero, Rodrigo;Araujo, María Caridad;Behrman, Jere R.;Schady, Norbert
Research from the United States shows that gaps in early cognitive and non-cognitive ability appear early in the life cycle. Little is known about this important question for developing countries.…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Vakis, Renos;Paxson, Christina;Marshall, Daniela;Macours, Karen;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Bravo, David;Bernal, Raquel;Azuero, Rodrigo;Araujo, María Caridad;Behrman, Jere R.;Schady, Norbert
Los estudios llevados a cabo en Estados Unidos demuestran que las brechas en las habilidades tempranas cognitivas y no cognitivas se producen muy pronto en la vida. Es poco lo que se conoce sobre…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Schady, Norbert
Iron deficiency anemia is the most prevalent nutritional deficiency in the world, affecting more than 2 billion people in developing countries. We show that a modest cash transfer substantially…
Jul 2004
Author(s): Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio
Esta presentación discute el diagnóstico de las condiciones anteriores del programa Mejoramiento de las Encuestas y la Medición de Condiciones de Vida (MECOVI). Se incluye: una descripción del…