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Impact evaluation in practice (Spanish)

Development programs and policies are typically designed to change outcomes such as raising incomes, improving learning, or reducing illness. Whether or not these changes are actually achieved is a crucial public policy question, but one that is not often examined. ... See More +

Publication 108270 JAN 01, 2017

Gertler,Paul J.; Martinez,Sebastian; Premand,Patrick; Rawlings,Laura B.; Vermeersch,Christel M. J. English Disclosed

Impact evaluation in practice (English)

Development programs and policies are typically designed to change outcomes such as raising incomes, improving learning, or reducing illness. Whether or not these changes are actually achieved is a crucial public policy question, but one that is not often examined. ... See More +

Publication 108270 SEP 13, 2016

Gertler,Paul J.; Martinez,Sebastian; Premand,Patrick; Rawlings,Laura B.; Vermeersch,Christel M. J. Spanish Disclosed

Learning what works for better programs and policies : Argentina - can performance payments improve newborn health? : Argentina - Pueden los pagos por desempeño mejorar la salud de los recién nacidos? (Spanish)

Poor children face barriers to healthy development even before they are born. Their mothers may not have nutritious food or proper prenatal care, which can harm a baby’s brain development when it needs it most. ... See More +

Brief 95197 FEB 01, 2015

Gertler,Paul J.; Givagnoli, Paula; Martinez,Sebastian Disclosed

Learning what works for better programs and policies : Argentina - can performance payments improve newborn health? (English)

Poor children face barriers to healthy development even before they are born. Their mothers may not have nutritious food or proper prenatal care, which can harm a baby’s brain development when it needs it most. ... See More +

Brief 95197 FEB 01, 2015

Gertler,Paul J.; Givagnoli, Paula; Martinez,Sebastian Disclosed

Promoting handwashing and sanitation : evidence from a large-scale randomized trial in rural Tanzania (English)

The association between hygiene, sanitation, and health is well documented, yet thousands of children die each year from exposure to contaminated fecal matter. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7164 JAN 01, 2015

Briceno, Bertha; Coville, Aidan; Martinez , Sebastian Disclosed

Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life : evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, Rewarding Provider Performance to Enable a Healthy Start to Life : Evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer, conducted between between 2004-2008 in Argentina. ... See More +

Brief 90355 SEP 02, 2014

Gertler, Paul; Giovagnoli, Paula; Martinez, Sebastian Disclosed

Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life : evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer (English)

Argentina's Plan Nacer provides insurance for maternal and child health care to uninsured families. The program allocates funding to provinces based on enrollment of beneficiaries and adds performance incentives based on indicators of the use and quality of maternal and child health care services and health outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6884 MAY 01, 2014

Gertler, Paul; Giovagnoli, Paula; Martinez, Sebastian Disclosed

The promise of preschool in Africa : a randomized impact evaluation of early childhood development in rural Mozambique (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled The promise of preschool in Africa : a randomized impact evaluation of early childhood development in rural Mozambique, conducted during the time period early 2008 to 2010 in Mozambique. ... See More +

Brief 81508 AUG 14, 2013

Martinez, Sebastian; Naudeu, Sophie; Pereira, Vitor Disclosed

Credit constraints, occupational choice and the process of development : long run evidence from cash transfers in Uganda (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Credit constraints, occupational choice and the process of development : long run evidence from cash transfers in Uganda, conducted in the year 2008 in Uganda. ... See More +

Brief 81224 AUG 14, 2013

Blattman, Christopher; Fiala, Nathan; Martinez, Sebastian Disclosed

Employment generation in rural Africa : mid-term results from an experimental evaluation of the youth opportunities program in Northern Uganda (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Employment generation in rural Africa : mid-term results from an experimental evaluation of the youth opportunities program in Northern Uganda, conducted in the year 2008, in Uganda. ... See More +

Brief 81312 AUG 14, 2013

Blattman, Christopher; Fiala, Nathan; Martinez, Sebastian Disclosed

Mexico - Investing cash transfers to raise long term living standards (English)

This brief summarizes the investing cash transfers to raise long term living standards in Mexico. The study measures 18 months of exposure to the program. ... See More +

Brief 81383 AUG 14, 2013

Gertler, Paul; Martinez, Sebastian; Rubio-Codina, Marta Disclosed

Is preschool good for kids? : Mozambique - Faut-il envoyer les enfants à l’école maternelle? (French)

How can we help kids reach their full potential? Experts know that the first years of life are crucial to healthy development. And that's just the start. ... See More +

Brief 67807 AUG 01, 2013

Marcus, Aliza [editor]; Martinez,Sebastian; Naudeau,Sophie; Pereira, Victor Disclosed

If you give the poor cash, does it help? (English)

In Uganda, researchers evaluated a government program that gave unsupervised cash grants to youth for small business development and training. Based on final results four years after the intervention, the cash transfers achieved nearly all the goals. ... See More +

Brief 79446 JUN 01, 2013

Blattman,Christopher; Fiala,Nathan V.; Martinez,Sebastian Spanish, French Disclosed

Is preschool good for kids? (English)

How can we help kids reach their full potential? Experts know that the first years of life are crucial to healthy development. And that's just the start. ... See More +

Brief 67807 APR 01, 2013

Marcus, Aliza [editor]; Martinez,Sebastian; Naudeau,Sophie; Pereira, Victor Spanish, French Disclosed

Is preschool good for kids? : Es bueno que los ninos asistan al centro preescolar? (Spanish)

How can we help kids reach their full potential? Experts know that the first years of life are crucial to healthy development. And that's just the start. ... See More +

Brief 67807 APR 01, 2012

Marcus, Aliza [editor]; Martinez,Sebastian; Naudeau,Sophie; Pereira, Victor French, English Disclosed

The promise of preschool in Africa : a randomized impact evaluation of early childhood development in rural Mozambique (English)

In Mozambique, net primary school enrollment rates increased from 45 percent in 1998 to 95.5 percent by 2010 (The World Bank, 2011). Despite these gains, children frequently experience delayed entry to school and present severe developmental delays, especially in poor rural communities. ... See More +

Working Paper 81532 FEB 06, 2012

Martinez, Sebastian; Naudeau, Sophie; Pereira, Vitor Disclosed

Employment generation in rural Africa : mid-term results from an experimental evaluation of the Youth Opportunities Program in Northern Uganda (English)

Can cash transfers promote employment and reduce poverty in rural Africa? Will lower youth unemployment and poverty reduce the risk of social instability? ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 66523 DEC 01, 2011

Blattman, Christopher; Fiala, Nathan; Martinez, Sebastian Disclosed

If you give the poor cash, does it help? : Des transferts monétaires peuvent-ils aider à créer des emplois et contribuer à la stabilité? (French)

In Uganda, researchers evaluated a government program that gave unsupervised cash grants to youth for small business development and training. Based on final results four years after the intervention, the cash transfers achieved nearly all the goals. ... See More +

Brief 79446 DEC 01, 2011

Blattman,Christopher; Fiala,Nathan V.; Martinez,Sebastian Disclosed

If you give the poor cash, does it help? : ¿Ayudan las transferencias monetarias a crear trabajo y a lograr estabilidad? (Spanish)

In Uganda, researchers evaluated a government program that gave unsupervised cash grants to youth for small business development and training. Based on final results four years after the intervention, the cash transfers achieved nearly all the goals. ... See More +

Brief 79446 DEC 01, 2011

Blattman,Christopher; Fiala,Nathan V.; Martinez,Sebastian Disclosed

Impact evaluation in practice : L’évaluation d’impact en pratique (French)

Impact evaluation figures among a broad range of complementary methods that support evidence-based policy. Although this book focuses on quantitative impact evaluation methods, it begins by placing them in the broader results context, which also includes monitoring and other types of evaluation. ... See More +

Publication 59998 JUL 21, 2011

Gertler, Paul J.; Martinez, Sebastian; Premand, Patrick; Rawlings, Laura B.; Vermeersch, Christel M. J. Spanish, English Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Impact evaluation in practice (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2017 108270 Publication English
Impact evaluation in practice (English)
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SEP 13, 2016 108270 Publication Spanish
Learning what works for better programs and policies : Argentina - can performance payments improve newborn health? : Argentina - Pueden los pagos por desempeño mejorar la salud de los recién nacidos? (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2015 95197 Brief
Learning what works for better programs and policies : Argentina - can performance payments improve newborn health? (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 95197 Brief
Promoting handwashing and sanitation : evidence from a large-scale randomized trial in rural Tanzania (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7164 Policy Research Working Paper
Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life : evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90355 Brief
Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life : evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6884 Policy Research Working Paper
The promise of preschool in Africa : a randomized impact evaluation of early childhood development in rural Mozambique (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81508 Brief
Credit constraints, occupational choice and the process of development : long run evidence from cash transfers in Uganda (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81224 Brief
Employment generation in rural Africa : mid-term results from an experimental evaluation of the youth opportunities program in Northern Uganda (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81312 Brief
Mexico - Investing cash transfers to raise long term living standards (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81383 Brief
Is preschool good for kids? : Mozambique - Faut-il envoyer les enfants à l’école maternelle? (French)
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AUG 01, 2013 67807 Brief
If you give the poor cash, does it help? (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79446 Brief Spanish, French
Is preschool good for kids? (English)
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APR 01, 2013 67807 Brief Spanish, French
Is preschool good for kids? : Es bueno que los ninos asistan al centro preescolar? (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2012 67807 Brief French, English
The promise of preschool in Africa : a randomized impact evaluation of early childhood development in rural Mozambique (English)
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FEB 06, 2012 81532 Working Paper
Employment generation in rural Africa : mid-term results from an experimental evaluation of the Youth Opportunities Program in Northern Uganda (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 66523 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
If you give the poor cash, does it help? : Des transferts monétaires peuvent-ils aider à créer des emplois et contribuer à la stabilité? (French)
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DEC 01, 2011 79446 Brief
If you give the poor cash, does it help? : ¿Ayudan las transferencias monetarias a crear trabajo y a lograr estabilidad? (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2011 79446 Brief
Impact evaluation in practice : L’évaluation d’impact en pratique (French)
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JUL 21, 2011 59998 Publication Spanish, English