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Do our children have a chance? A human opportunity report for Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

This book reports on the status and evolution of human opportunity in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). It builds on the 2008 publication in several directions. ... See More +

Publication 65656 NOV 16, 2011

Molinas Vega, Jose R.; Barros, Ricardo Paes de; Saavedra Chanduvi, Jaime; Giugale, Marcelo; Cord, Louise J.; Pessino, Carola; Hasan, Amer Disclosed

Do our children have a chance? The 2010 human opportunity report for Latin America and the Caribbean (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

The (Human Opportunity Index) HOI calculates how personal circumstances (like birthplace, wealth, race or gender) impact a child's probability of accessing the services that are necessary to succeed in life, like timely education, running water or connection to electricity. ... See More +

Working Paper 54508 JAN 01, 2010

Molinas, Jose R.; Barros, Ricardo Paes de; Saavedra, Jaime; Giugale, Marcelo; Cord, Louise J.; Pessino, Carola; Hasan, Amer Disclosed

Do our children have a chance? The 2010 human opportunity report for Latin America and the Caribbean : Executive summary (English)

The (Human Opportunity Index) HOI calculates how personal circumstances (like birthplace, wealth, race or gender) impact a child's probability of accessing the services that are necessary to succeed in life, like timely education, running water or connection to electricity. ... See More +

Working Paper 54508 JAN 01, 2010

Molinas, Jose R.; Barros, Ricardo Paes de; Saavedra, Jaime; Giugale, Marcelo; Cord, Louise J.; Pessino, Carola; Hasan, Amer Spanish Disclosed

Do our children have a chance? The 2010 human opportunity report for Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The Human Opportunity Index (HOI) calculates how personal circumstances (like birthplace, wealth, race or gender) impact a child's probability of accessing the services that are necessary to succeed in life, like timely education, running water or connection to electricity. ... See More +

Working Paper 73697 JAN 01, 2010

Molinas, Jose R.; De Barros, Ricardo Paes; Saavedra, Jaime; Giugale, Marcelo Disclosed

Do our children have a chance? The 2010 human opportunity report for Latin America and the Caribbean : Síntesis en español (Spanish)

The (Human Opportunity Index) HOI calculates how personal circumstances (like birthplace, wealth, race or gender) impact a child's probability of accessing the services that are necessary to succeed in life, like timely education, running water or connection to electricity. ... See More +

Working Paper 54508 JAN 01, 2010

Molinas, Jose R.; Barros, Ricardo Paes de; Saavedra, Jaime; Giugale, Marcelo; Cord, Louise J.; Pessino, Carola; Hasan, Amer English Disclosed

Measuring inequality of opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Over the past decade, faster growth and smarter social policy have reversed the trend in Latin America's poverty. Too slowly and insufficiently, but undeniably, the percentage of Latinos who are poor has at long last begun to fall. ... See More +

Publication 46827 NOV 12, 2008

Paes de Barros, Ricardo; H. G. Ferreira, Francisco; Molinas Vega, Jose R.; Saavedra Chanduvi, Jaime; De Carvalho, Mirela; Franco, Samuel; Freije-Rodriguez, Samuel; Gignoux, Jeremie Spanish Disclosed

Measuring inequality of opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean : Midiendo la desigualdad de oportunidades en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)

Over the past decade, faster growth and smarter social policy have reversed the trend in Latin America's poverty. Too slowly and insufficiently, but undeniably, the percentage of Latinos who are poor has at long last begun to fall. ... See More +

Publication 46827 OCT 01, 2008

Paes de Barros, Ricardo; H. G. Ferreira, Francisco; Molinas Vega, Jose R.; Saavedra Chanduvi, Jaime; De Carvalho, Mirela; Franco, Samuel; Freije-Rodriguez, Samuel; Gignoux, Jeremie English Disclosed

Improving policy-making and development effectiveness through statistics : the regional award for innovation in statistics (English)

Efforts to design effective development policies aimed at enhancing the welfare of people in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region depend on the improved measurement of living conditions, strengthened information baselines in monitoring and evaluation systems and the availability of high quality statistical information. ... See More +

Brief 46981 AUG 01, 2008

Molinas, Jose Vega; John-Abraham, Indu; Lundvall, Jonna Disclosed

Making poverty reduction count : celebrating 10 Years of the program for the improvement of statistical information (English)

This note points out that the World Bank, jointly with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) developed the Program for the Improvement of Surveys and Measurement of Living Conditions in Latin America and the Caribbean (MECOVI in Spanish) in 1996. ... See More +

Brief 40738 FEB 01, 2007

John-Abraham, Indu; Molinas Vega, Jose Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Do our children have a chance? A human opportunity report for Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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NOV 16, 2011 65656 Publication
Do our children have a chance? The 2010 human opportunity report for Latin America and the Caribbean (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 54508 Working Paper
Do our children have a chance? The 2010 human opportunity report for Latin America and the Caribbean : Executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 54508 Working Paper Spanish
Do our children have a chance? The 2010 human opportunity report for Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 73697 Working Paper
Do our children have a chance? The 2010 human opportunity report for Latin America and the Caribbean : Síntesis en español (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2010 54508 Working Paper English
Measuring inequality of opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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NOV 12, 2008 46827 Publication Spanish
Measuring inequality of opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean : Midiendo la desigualdad de oportunidades en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2008 46827 Publication English
Improving policy-making and development effectiveness through statistics : the regional award for innovation in statistics (English)
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AUG 01, 2008 46981 Brief
Making poverty reduction count : celebrating 10 Years of the program for the improvement of statistical information (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2007 40738 Brief