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…
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…
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…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Macours, Karen;Schady, Norbert;Vakis, Renos
Cash transfer programs have become extremely popular in the developing world. There is a large literature on the effects of these programs on schooling, health and nutrition, but relatively little is…
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…