Sep 2019
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu;Fuertes, Nicolás;Rieble-Aubourg, Sabine;Schodt, Sara
In this project we analyze data for 82 preschool centers in Trinidad and Tobago where teachers were assessed using the CLASS. The results show that teachers are performing well in the Emotional…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Sampaio, Breno;Sampaio, Gustavo R.;Ribas, Rafael P.;Trevisan, Giuseppe
This paper examines the labor market returns to attending free elite higher education for different socioeconomic and demographic groups in Brazil. Using restricted-access data from a flagship public…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Carneiro, Pedro;Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu;Schady, Norbert
We study the determinants of math achievement among children in early elementary school using data from a unique experiment in which children were randomly assigned to classrooms within schools for…
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…
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…