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Peru - Building infrastructure with local financing (English)

In 2015, Peru embarked on reforms to attract more commercial financing for its public-private partnership (PPPs) while reducing the need for government guarantees to cover projects’ commercial risk. ... See More +

Brief 127398 JUN 01, 2018

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Even teachers are bested by their biases (English)

Deep-rooted biases can inhibit our best intentions. Research has found that we all have unconscious biases and preferences related to gender, race, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, or other aspects of identity. ... See More +

Brief 125908 APR 26, 2018

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How to encourage school principals not to play hooky (English)

This research shows that teacher and administration absences can negatively affect students’ reading and math abilities.Working with the Peruvian Ministry of Education (MINEDU) and the UK’s Behavioural Insights Team (BIT), we tested whether attendance could be influenced by sending different behaviorally informed messages by email. ... See More +

Brief 125816 APR 25, 2018

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Improving student outcomes for only twenty cents (English)

Messages that promote the idea that intelligence is a skill that can be improved through practice and effort significantly increased student achievement in Peru. ... See More +

Brief 123251 FEB 05, 2018

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Are psychometric tools a viable screening method for small and medium-size enterprise lending ? evidence from Peru (English)

This study collaborated with the Entrepreneurial Finance Lab and a large bank in Peru to use psychometrics for small and medium-size enterprise lending. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8276 DEC 14, 2017

Arraiz,Irani; Bruhn,Miriam; Ruiz Ortega,Claudia; Stucchi,Rodolfo Mario Disclosed

Gaining momentum in Peruvian agriculture : opportunities to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness (English)

This report synthesizes current knowledge about the ongoing transformation of Peru's agriculture and food system, assesses the recent performance of the agricultural sector with an emphasis on productivity and competitiveness, and highlights opportunities for enhancing the future contribution of the agricultural sector toward meeting the country's development challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 123395 DEC 01, 2017

Morris,Michael-000013367; Diaz Rios,Luz Berania; Sebastian,Ashwini Rekha; Vega,Griselle Felicita; Miranda Montero,Juan Jose; Valdés,Alberto; Frewer,Felix; Escudero,Dennis Spanish Disclosed

Gaining momentum in Peruvian agriculture : opportunities to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness (Spanish)

This report synthesizes current knowledge about the ongoing transformation of Peru's agriculture and food system, assesses the recent performance of the agricultural sector with an emphasis on productivity and competitiveness, and highlights opportunities for enhancing the future contribution of the agricultural sector toward meeting the country's development challenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 123395 DEC 01, 2017

Morris,Michael-000013367; Diaz Rios,Luz Berania; Sebastian,Ashwini Rekha; Vega,Griselle Felicita; Miranda Montero,Juan Jose; Valdes,Alberto; Frewer,Felix; Escudero,Dennis English Disclosed

You get what you ask for : testing information disclosure in a multi-country study (English)

Financial consumers often fail to compare across different products and do not choose the most cost-effective product or the one most suitable to their needs. ... See More +

Brief 121110 NOV 01, 2017

Gine,Xavier; Mazer,Rafael Keenan Disclosed

Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Peru (English)

Doing Business 2018 is the 15th in a series of annual reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 121072 NOV 01, 2017

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Promoting productive uses of electricity in al electrification programs : experience from Peru (English)

Rural electrification programs can be more effective in stimulating economic growth, social development, and sustainable utility operations when they promote productive uses of electricity, as shown by a decade of experience in Peru. ... See More +

Brief 120675 OCT 24, 2017

Disclosed

Standing tall : Peru's success in overcoming its stunting crisis (Spanish)

Stunting is a silent killer. It deprives a child of its right to grow, to thrive and to prosper. Today, stunting snatches away the opportunity of 156 million children to reach their full potential worldwide. ... See More +

Working Paper 117053 OCT 11, 2017

Marini,Alessandra; Rokx,Claudia; Gallagher,Paul English Disclosed

Information disclosure and demand elasticity of financial products : evidence from a multi-country study (English)

This study tests the effectiveness of behavioral-based disclosure formats. Around 1,700 individuals from Mexico and Peru chose among loans and savings accounts presented in different formats, including a simplified key facts statement (KFS) and current marketing brochures. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8210 OCT 04, 2017

Gine,Xavier; Cuellar,Cristina Martínez; Mazer,Rafael Keenan Disclosed

The power of standardization : testing information disclosure in a multi-country study (English)

Governments and academics have focused on financial education as a tool to improve financial wellbeing, but the efficacy of these initiatives is mixed. ... See More +

Brief 120287 OCT 01, 2017

Gine,Xavier; Martinez,Cristina; Mazer,Rafael Keenan Disclosed

Cambiando la mentalidad de los estudiantes : evaluación de impacto de ¡expande tu mente! sobre el rendimiento académico en tres regiones del Perú (Spanish)

Publication 119825 AUG 01, 2017

Outes,Ingo; Sanchez,Alan; Vakis,Renos Disclosed

Standing tall : Peru's success in overcoming its stunting crisis (English)

Stunting is a silent killer. It deprives a child of its right to grow, to thrive and to prosper. Today, stunting snatches away the opportunity of 156 million children to reach their full potential worldwide. ... See More +

Working Paper 117053 JUN 28, 2017

Marini,Alessandra; Rokx,Claudia; Gallagher,Paul Disclosed

Peru - Revision del Gasto Publico (Spanish)

Public Expenditure Review ACS22743 JUN 28, 2017

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Gaining momentum in Peruvian agriculture : opportunities to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness (English)

What is the future for agriculture in Peru? Once the principal source of employment and income for much of the population, Peru’s agricultural sector has declined in importance as the national economy has grown and urbanized. ... See More +

Working Paper 116859 JUN 26, 2017

000013367:Michael Morris:mmorris3@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Peru - Public expenditure review (English)

This Public Expenditure Review (PER) was prepared at the request of Peru’s Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF).The PER offers analysis, options for reform, and measures in selected areas and sectors to achieve efficiency gains and fiscal savings (where possible), while improving (at least not harming) equity. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review ACS22743 JUN 16, 2017

Spanish Disclosed

Improving the resilience of Peru's road network to climate events (English)

This paper proposes a methodology to prioritize interventions in Peru's road network. A network model is built, linking the country's economic and population centers through indicative corridors, which are defined as the least-cost routes to connect origins to destinations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8013 MAR 27, 2017

Rozenberg,Julie; Briceno-Garmendia,Cecilia M.; Lu,Xijie; Bonzanigo,Laura; Moroz,Harry Edmund Disclosed

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Peru - Building infrastructure with local financing (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127398 Brief
Regional pre-conference : V World symposium on the advancement of health systems in the era of sustainable development goals (SDG) - call for abstracts : Pre-conferencia regional : V simposio mundial avance de los sistemas de salud en la era de los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible (ODS) - convocatoria para presentar resúmenes (Spanish)
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APR 26, 2018 125862 Working Paper
Even teachers are bested by their biases (English)
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APR 26, 2018 125908 Brief
How to encourage school principals not to play hooky (English)
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APR 25, 2018 125816 Brief
Improving student outcomes for only twenty cents (English)
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FEB 05, 2018 123251 Brief
Are psychometric tools a viable screening method for small and medium-size enterprise lending ? evidence from Peru (English)
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DEC 14, 2017 WPS8276 Policy Research Working Paper
Gaining momentum in Peruvian agriculture : opportunities to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 123395 Working Paper Spanish
Gaining momentum in Peruvian agriculture : opportunities to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2017 123395 Working Paper English
You get what you ask for : testing information disclosure in a multi-country study (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121110 Brief
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Peru (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121072 Working Paper
Promoting productive uses of electricity in al electrification programs : experience from Peru (English)
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OCT 24, 2017 120675 Brief
Standing tall : Peru's success in overcoming its stunting crisis (Spanish)
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OCT 11, 2017 117053 Working Paper English
Information disclosure and demand elasticity of financial products : evidence from a multi-country study (English)
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OCT 04, 2017 WPS8210 Policy Research Working Paper
The power of standardization : testing information disclosure in a multi-country study (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120287 Brief
Cambiando la mentalidad de los estudiantes : evaluación de impacto de ¡expande tu mente! sobre el rendimiento académico en tres regiones del Perú (Spanish)
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AUG 01, 2017 119825 Publication
Standing tall : Peru's success in overcoming its stunting crisis (English)
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JUN 28, 2017 117053 Working Paper
Peru - Revision del Gasto Publico (Spanish)
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JUN 28, 2017 ACS22743 Public Expenditure Review
Gaining momentum in Peruvian agriculture : opportunities to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 116859 Working Paper
Peru - Public expenditure review (English)
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JUN 16, 2017 ACS22743 Public Expenditure Review Spanish
Improving the resilience of Peru's road network to climate events (English)
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MAR 27, 2017 WPS8013 Policy Research Working Paper