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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Peru (English)

Sixteenth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 190 economies, Doing Business 2019 covers 11 areas of business regulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 131782 OCT 31, 2018

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Revisión del Gasto Público en Educación : Mejores Aprendizajes para Todos (Spanish)

La presente publicación, Mejores aprendizajes para todos, forma parte del análisis sectorial del reporte Revisión del Gasto Público (RGP), que fue preparado a solicitud del Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas del Perú (MEF). ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 131976 OCT 01, 2018

Kudo,Ines; Ñopo,Hugo Disclosed

Pathways to formalization : going beyond the formality dichotomy -- the case of Peru (English)

Too often, academics and policy makers interpret formality as a binary choice and formalization as an irreversible process. Yet, formalization has many facets and shades on the business and labor fronts, and firms may not be able or willing to formalize all at once. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8551 AUG 14, 2018

Diaz,Juan Jose; Chacaltana,Juan; Rigolini,Iamele P.; Ruiz,Claudia Disclosed

What can we (machine) learn about welfare dynamics from cross-sectional data? (English)

This paper implements a machine learning approach to estimate intra-generational economic mobility using cross-sectional data. A Least Absolute Shrinkage and Selection Operator (Lasso) procedure is applied to explore poverty dynamics and household-level welfare growth in the absence of panel data sets that follow individuals over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8545 AUG 08, 2018

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro Disclosed

Peru’s works for taxes scheme : an innovative solution to accelerate private provision of infrastructure investment (English)

Created in Peru in 2008, Works for Taxes is an innovative approach to accelerating infrastructureinvestment. It allows private firms to “pay” their income taxes in advance through the execution ofpublic works projects. ... See More +

Brief 128849 JUN 01, 2018

Del Carpio Ponce,Paola Elvira Disclosed

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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Modelo Peru : A mobile money platform offering interoperability towards financial inclusion (English)

Like most emerging markets, Peru suffers from low banking penetration and faces challengesto providing financial services. Beginning in 2015, a strategy called Modelo Peru emerged as acollaboration between financial institutions, telecom companies, and the government, with the goalof launching a mobile money platform to better serve the nation’s unbanked and underbanked. ... See More +

Brief 128786 MAY 01, 2018

Del Carpio Ponce,Paola Elvira Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

Sistematizaciön de la experiencia de monitoreo social,implementado en las regiones : amazonas, cajamarca y huånuco (Spanish)

Working Paper 129945 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

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

Enterprise surveys : Peru country profile 2017 (English)

The Enterprise Surveys (ES) focus on many aspects of the business environment. These factors can be accommodating or constraining for firms and play an important role in whether an economy’s private sector will thrive or not. ... See More +

Working Paper 129273 DEC 01, 2017

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

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

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

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

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Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Peru (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131782 Working Paper
Revisión del Gasto Público en Educación : Mejores Aprendizajes para Todos (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2018 131976 Public Expenditure Review
Pathways to formalization : going beyond the formality dichotomy -- the case of Peru (English)
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AUG 14, 2018 WPS8551 Policy Research Working Paper
What can we (machine) learn about welfare dynamics from cross-sectional data? (English)
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AUG 08, 2018 WPS8545 Policy Research Working Paper
Peru’s works for taxes scheme : an innovative solution to accelerate private provision of infrastructure investment (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 128849 Brief
Peru - Building infrastructure with local financing (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127398 Brief
Modelo Peru : A mobile money platform offering interoperability towards financial inclusion (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 128786 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
Sistematizaciön de la experiencia de monitoreo social,implementado en las regiones : amazonas, cajamarca y huånuco (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2018 129945 Working Paper
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
Enterprise surveys : Peru country profile 2017 (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 129273 Working Paper
Gaining momentum in Peruvian agriculture : opportunities to increase productivity and enhance competitiveness (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2017 123395 Working Paper English
Doing Business 2018 : reforming to create jobs - Peru (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121072 Working Paper
You get what you ask for : testing information disclosure in a multi-country study (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121110 Brief
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