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Arreglos institucionales para la producción de estadísticas de pobreza (Spanish)

La presente nota resume buenas prácticas internacionales y principios para producción estadística que pueden guiar esta discusión hacia el fortalecimiento de los sistemas de información esenciales para la formación y evaluación de políticas públicas. ... See More +

Working Paper 107323 JUL 01, 2016

Lakner,Christoph; Lugo,Maria Ana; Medina Giopp,Alejandro; Viveros Mendoza,Martha Celmira Disclosed

The incidence of subsidies to residential public services in Argentina : the subsidy system in 2014 and some alternatives (English)

More than a decade of energy and transport subsidies have weakened Argentina’s fiscal capacity. Following the 2001 crisis, public services tariffs were frozen in an attempt to offset the negative effects on households’ real purchasing power. ... See More +

Working Paper 107852 JAN 01, 2016

Lakner,Christoph; Lugo,Maria Ana; Puig,Jorge Pablo; Salinardi,Leandro Hipolito Arnoldo; Viveros,Martha Disclosed

Volatility and inequality as constraints to shared prosperity : Paraguay equity assessment : La volatilidad y la desigualdad como restricciones para la prosperidad compartida : informe de equidad en Paraguay (Spanish)

This report explores the factors associated with the improvements observed in welfare and inequality and investigates the challenges to sustainability, given the historical structural problems of Paraguay in maintaining growth and improving social indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper 99367 JAN 01, 2015

Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Lugo,Maria Ana English Disclosed

Volatility and inequality as constraints to shared prosperity : Paraguay equity assessment (English)

This report explores the factors associated with the improvements observed in welfare and inequality and investigates the challenges to sustainability, given the historical structural problems of Paraguay in maintaining growth and improving social indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper 99367 JAN 01, 2015

Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Lugo,Maria Ana Disclosed

Volatility and inequality as constraints to shared prosperity : Paraguay equity assessment (English)

Isolated by nature, and recovering from a period of historically low growth during the eighties and nineties, Paraguay faced many economic and social challenges at the beginning of the twenty first century. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9297 JUN 01, 2014

Garriga, Santiago; Lopez-Calva, Luis Felipe; Lugo, Maria Ana; Giopp, Alejandro Medina; Muller, Miriam; Sousa, Liliana D. Disclosed

Inequality of opportunity and economic growth : a cross-country analysis (English)

Income differences arise from many sources. While some kinds of inequality, caused by effort differences, might be associated with faster economic growth, other kinds, arising from unequal opportunities for investment, might be detrimental to economic progress. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6915 JUN 01, 2014

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Lakner, Christoph; Lugo, Maria Ana; Ozler, Berk Disclosed

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - BO Strengthening Statistical Capacity AF - P147051 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA8001 APR 26, 2014

Lugo,Maria Ana

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - BO Strengthening Statistical Capacity AF - P147051 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA4159 APR 25, 2014

Lugo,Maria Ana

Is Uruguay more resilient this time? distributional impacts of a crisis similar to the 2001/02 Argentine crisis (English)

The 2001/02 Argentine crisis had a profound impact on Uruguay's economy. Uruguay's gross domestic product shrank by 17.5 percent and the proportion of people living below the poverty line doubled in just two years. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6849 APR 01, 2014

Cabanillas, Oscar Barriga; Lugo, Maria Ana; Nielsen, Hannah; Rodriguez-Castelan, Carlos; Zanetti, Maria Pia Disclosed

Bolivia - Strengthening Statistical Capacity and Informational Base for Evidence-Based Planning : P101336 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR12825 JAN 13, 2014

Lugo,Maria Ana

Opportunity-sensitive poverty measurement (English)

This paper offers an axiomatic characterization of two classes of poverty measures that are sensitive to inequality of opportunity, one a strict subset of the other. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6728 DEC 01, 2013

Brunori, Paolo; Ferreira, Francisco; Lugo, Maria Ana; Peragine, Vito Disclosed

The World Bank research observer 28 (2) (English)

The World Bank Research Observer is intended for anyone who has a professional interest in development. Observer articles are written to be accessible to nonspecialist readers; contributors examine key issues in development economics, survey the literature and the latest World Bank research, and debate issues of development policy. ... See More +

Publication 113055 AUG 01, 2013

Ravallion,Martin; Gersovitz,Mark; Kriger,Norma Jean; Serve´n,Luis; Nguyen,ha; Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Lugo,Maria Ana; Acharya,Arnab; Vellakkal,Sukumar; Taylor,Fiona; Masset,Edoardo; Satija,Ambika; Burke,Margaret; Ebrahim,Sha; E. Baez,Javier; Kronick,Dorothy; D. Mason,Andrew Disclosed

Income and beyond : multidimensional poverty in six latin american countries (English)

This paper studies multidimensional poverty for Argentina, Brazil, Chile, El Salvador, Mexico andUruguay, for the period 1992–2006. The approach overcomes the limitations of the two traditional methods of poverty analysis in Latin America (income-based and unmet basic needs) by combining income with five other dimensions: school child attendance for children, education of the house holdhead, sanitation, water and shelter. ... See More +

Journal Article 108329 JUN 01, 2013

Battiston,Diego Ezequiel; Cruces,Guillermo A.; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Lugo,Maria Ana; Santos,Maria Emma Disclosed

Economic mobility and the rise of the Latin American middle class (Spanish)

After decades of stagnation, the size of the middle class in Latin America and the Caribbean recently expanded by 50 percent from 103 million people in 2003 to 152 million (or 30 percent of the continent's population) in 2009. ... See More +

Publication 73823 MAR 13, 2013

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Messina, Julian; Rigolini, Jamele; Lopez-Calva, Luis-Felipe; Lugo, Maria Ana; Vakis, Renos English Disclosed

Multidimensional poverty analysis : looking for a middle ground (English)

Widespread agreement that poverty is a multifaceted phenomenon encompassing deprivations in multiple dimensions clashes with the vociferous disagreement about how best to measure these deprivations. ... See More +

Journal Article 112507 JAN 20, 2013

Ferreira,Francisco H. G.; Lugo,Maria Ana Disclosed

Economic mobility and the rise of the Latin American middle class (English)

After decades of stagnation, the size of the middle class in Latin America and the Caribbean recently expanded by 50 percent from 103 million people in 2003 to 152 million (or 30 percent of the continent's population) in 2009. ... See More +

Publication 73823 NOV 21, 2012

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Messina, Julian; Rigolini, Jamele; Lopez-Calva, Luis-Felipe; Lugo, Maria Ana; Vakis, Renos Spanish Disclosed

Multidimensional poverty analysis: Looking for a middle ground (English)

Widespread agreement that poverty is a multifaceted phenomenon, encompassing deprivations along multiple dimensions, clashes with often vociferous disagreement about how best to measure these deprivations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5964 FEB 01, 2012

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Lugo, Maria Ana Disclosed

Heterogenous peer effects, segregation and academic attainment (English)

Socioeconomic segregation is often decried for denying poorer children the benefits of positive 'peer effects'. Yet standard, linear-in-means models of peer effects (a) implicitly assume that segregation is zero sum, with gains and losses to rich and poor perfectly offsetting, and (b) rule out theories of 'social distance' whereby peer effects are strongest among similar pairings. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5718 JUN 01, 2011

Lugo, Maria Ana Disclosed

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Arreglos institucionales para la producción de estadísticas de pobreza (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 2016 107323 Working Paper
The incidence of subsidies to residential public services in Argentina : the subsidy system in 2014 and some alternatives (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 107852 Working Paper
Volatility and inequality as constraints to shared prosperity : Paraguay equity assessment : La volatilidad y la desigualdad como restricciones para la prosperidad compartida : informe de equidad en Paraguay (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2015 99367 Working Paper English
Volatility and inequality as constraints to shared prosperity : Paraguay equity assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 99367 Working Paper
Volatility and inequality as constraints to shared prosperity : Paraguay equity assessment (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 ACS9297 Working Paper
Inequality of opportunity and economic growth : a cross-country analysis (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6915 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - BO Strengthening Statistical Capacity AF - P147051 (English)
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APR 26, 2014 ISDSA8001 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - BO Strengthening Statistical Capacity AF - P147051 (English)
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APR 25, 2014 PIDA4159 Project Information Document
Is Uruguay more resilient this time? distributional impacts of a crisis similar to the 2001/02 Argentine crisis (English)
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APR 01, 2014 WPS6849 Policy Research Working Paper
Bolivia - Strengthening Statistical Capacity and Informational Base for Evidence-Based Planning : P101336 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)
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JAN 13, 2014 ISR12825 Implementation Status and Results Report
Opportunity-sensitive poverty measurement (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 WPS6728 Policy Research Working Paper
The World Bank research observer 28 (2) (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 113055 Publication
Income and beyond : multidimensional poverty in six latin american countries (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 108329 Journal Article
Economic mobility and the rise of the Latin American middle class (Spanish)
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MAR 13, 2013 73823 Publication English
Multidimensional poverty analysis : looking for a middle ground (English)
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JAN 20, 2013 112507 Journal Article
Economic mobility and the rise of the Latin American middle class (English)
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NOV 21, 2012 73823 Publication Spanish
Multidimensional poverty analysis: Looking for a middle ground (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 WPS5964 Policy Research Working Paper
Heterogenous peer effects, segregation and academic attainment (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5718 Policy Research Working Paper