Sep 2017
Author(s): Verch, Karine
As a public policy in Brazil, Primeira Infância Melhor (PIM) is a cross-cutting approach to promote child development in the first years of life. Through home visits, the PIM promotes child…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Verch, Karine
Como una política pública en Brasil, Primera Infancia Mejor (PIM) es una acción transversal de promoción de desarrollo infantil en los primeros años de vida. Por medio de visitas domiciliarias, el…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Verch, Karine
Política pública inovadora no Brasil, o Primeira Infância Melhor (PIM) é uma ação transversal de promoção do desenvolvimento integral nos primeiros anos de vida. Por meio da visitação domiciliar, o…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Kagan, Sharon Lynn; Araujo, María Caridad; Jaimovich, Analia; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu
Este documento investiga las siguientes preguntas relacionadas con las políticas de desarrollo infantil en América Latina y el Caribe: 1) ¿Cuáles son los principales marcos institucionales y legales…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Bastos, Paulo; Straume, Odd Rune
This paper examines whether an expansion in the supply of public preschool crowds out private enrollment, using rich data for municipalities in Brazil from 2000-2006, where federal transfers to local…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes; Rodríguez Chamussy, Lourdes
Reliable and affordable non-parental childcare is intimately related to female participation and other outcomes in the labor market given the conflicting demand for women's time on both, work…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; López Bóo, Florencia; Puyana, Juan Manuel
This study collects and systematizes detailed, updated and comparable information about the design, management, funding and quality of child development services in Latin America and the Caribbean.…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; López Bóo, Florencia; Puyana, Juan Manuel
Este estudio recoge y sistematiza información detallada, actualizada y comparable sobre el diseño, la gestión, el financiamiento y la calidad de los servicios de desarrollo infantil en América Latina…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Bastos, Paulo; Cristia, Julian P.
Many developing countries have adopted the market approach for expanding the supply of child care, but little is known about the economic behavior of independent providers. This paper draws on…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Tejerina, Luis
This working paper analyzes the topics that usually arise from systematic reviews of poverty reduction programs programs and initiates a discussion about them. All evaluations included in the review…
Oct 2005
Author(s): Cueto, Santiago
This paper discusses the links between empirical information and the development of educational policies in Latin America. The data presented in this paper comes from responses to a questionnaire…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
This third edition of Investing in Gender Equality presents IDB projects that exemplify good work in the integration of gender considerations in their design. The 18 projects included in this edition…
Aug 1998
Author(s): Deutsch, Ruthanne
This study undertakes an econometric analysis of data on the use of child care services and labor force participation drawn from a survey of 1,720 households in 15 'favelas' or slums, in…