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quality and fidelity of implementation in home visit programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) does not exist. In … light of this gap, this note presents a snapshot of home visit quality in seven countries in which home visits reach a … order to ensure implementation quality. …
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arrangements and cronyism, since the 1930s Brazil has been building its Welfare State. In the wake of struggles and political …
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arrangements and cronyism, since the 1930s Brazil has been building its Welfare State. In the wake of struggles and political …
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Whether government transfer programs increase the human capital of low-income children is a question of first-order policy importance. Such policies might help poor children if their parents are credit constrained, and so under-invest in their human capital. But it is also possible that whatever...
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Ecuador is immersed, since the adoption of the 2008 Constitution, in a process of economic, social and political … the south of Ecuador through the analysis of the local networks and the initiatives of local actors for developing …
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The 2003 Energy review,contains information about the 2003 energy situation of each of our member countries, regional data, as well as economic and social indicators corrected and extended through historical series. It presents and innovative structure for analysis that allows the reader to...
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The global movement against corruption has long assumed its demise lay in transparency and accountability. We test this assumption by measuring whether highly accountable Indian village council presidents favor their own households while making observable allocations of public works jobs. We...
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Most countries around the world implement some form of a safety net program for poor households. A widespread concern is that such programs crowd out private-sector jobs. But they could also improve workers' welfare by allowing them to take on more risk, for example through self-employment. This...
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Proximity augments homeless students' educational outcomes. Homeless K-8 graders whose families are placed in shelters near their schools have 8 percent (2.4 days) better attendance, are a third (18 percentage points) less likely to change schools, and exhibit higher rates of proficiency and...
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Using an original administrative dataset in the context of a scarcity induced-natural experi-ment in New York City, I find that families placed in shelters in their neighborhoods of origin remain there considerably longer than those assigned to distant shelters. Locally-placed families also...
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