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Can intense exposure to hand-washing and hygiene information campaigns affect childrens socio-emotional skills ? evidence from Senegal (English)

Hygiene information and practices play a critical role in preventing diseases, particularly among children. Hygiene behaviors practiced in the household have been linked to development outcomes such as socio-emotional skills. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7472 NOV 05, 2015

Borja-Vega,Christian; Briceno,Bertha; Garcia Vicente,Fernando

The impact of government support on firm RD investments : a meta-analysis (English)

This paper applies meta-analysis techniques to a sample of 37 studies published during 2004-2011. These papers assess the impact of direct subsidies on business research and development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6532 JUL 01, 2013

Correa, Paulo; Andres, Luis; Borja-Vega, Christian

Municipal vulnerability to climate change and climate related events in Mexico (English)

A climate change vulnerability index in agriculture is presented at the municipal level in Mexico. Because the index is built with a multidimensional approach to vulnerability (exposure, sensitivity and adaptive capacity), it represents a tool for policy makers, academics and government alike to inform decisions about climate change resilience and regional variations within the country. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6417 APR 01, 2013

Borja-Vega, Christian; de la Fuente, Alejandro

Guyanas Hinterland Community Based School Feeding Programme (English)

Guyana’s Hinterland Community-Based School Feeding Program (SFP) began in 2007 with the objective of building more community participation in schools and improving children’s human development outcomes, such as student enrollment and attendance, nutritional status and learning outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 89276 JUL 13, 2012

Ismail, Suraiya; Borja-Vega,Christian; Demas,Angela; Jarvis, Edward