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Protecting the poor through programmatic adjustment lending in Peru, Brazil and Colombia (English)

Social reforms typically require long-term, incremental policy changes. Traditional World Bank (WB) funding for discrete investments or technical assistance often had little broad policy impact. ... See More +

Brief 53804 DEC 01, 2003

Paqueo, Vicente; Rawlings, Laura B.; Rodriguez, Alberto; Javier, Evangeline Spanish Disclosed

Protecting the poor through programmatic adjustment lending in Peru, Brazil and Colombia : Proteccion de los pobres a traves de los Prestamos de ajustes programaticos en Peru, Brasil y Colombia (Spanish)

Social reforms typically require long-term, incremental policy changes. Traditional World Bank (WB) funding for discrete investments or technical assistance often had little broad policy impact. ... See More +

Brief 53804 DEC 01, 2003

Paqueo, Vicente; Rawlings, Laura B.; Rodriguez, Alberto; Javier, Evangeline English Disclosed

On the use of transparent formulae to allocate federal education transfers (English)

One of the key questions that arise in discussions of education decentralization, is how federal education resources should be allocated among the various states, and within states, among communities or schools. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3171 DEC 01, 2003

Paqueo, Vicente; Lopez-Acevedo, Gladys; Parandekar, Suhas;

Supply-side school improvement and the learning achievement of the poorest children in indigenous and rural schools - the case of PARE (English)

In the past, research findings indicated that most of the differences in student learning were due to socioeconomic factors, and that, therefore, the effect of direct educational interventions to reduce learning inequality was very limited. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3172 DEC 01, 2003

Paqueo, Vicente; Lopez-Acevedo, Gladys;

Social sector expenditures and rainy-day funds (English)

Gonzalez and Paqueo examine the effects of budget stabilization funds--often called rainy-day funds--on the volatility of social spending and, for contrast, on nonsocial sector spending. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3131 SEP 30, 2003

Gonzalez, Christian Y.; Paqueo, Vicente B.

Economic analysis of health care utilization and perceived illness ; ethnicity and other factors (English)

Paqueo and Gonzalez look at the determinants of health-seeking behavior of the Mexican population and within this context focus on the effect of ethnicity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3125 AUG 31, 2003

Paqueo, Vicente B.; Gonzalez, Christian Y.

Public and private secondary education in developing countries : a comparative study (English)

This monograph summarizes the results of a World Bank research project that rigorously compares private and public secondary school cost and achievement in five developing countries - Colombia, the Dominican Republic, the Philippines, Tanzania and Thailand. ... See More +

Publication WDP309 DEC 31, 1995

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Lockheed, Marlaine E.; Cox, Donald; Luna, Eduardo; Paqueo, Vicente; de Vera, M. L.; Wattanawaha, Nongnuch

The relative efficiency of private and public schools in developing countries (English)

Aside from revenue mobilization, one of the arguments for allowing the private sector to assume a larger role in the provision of education is that it would increase efficiency, as administrators become more responsive to the needs of students and their parents. ... See More +

Journal Article 14234 JUL 31, 1991

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Lockheed, Marlaine E.; Paqueo, Vicente

The World Bank research observer 6 (2) (English)

Development, the environment, and the social rate of discount. Reaching the rural poor through public employment: arguments, evidence, and lessons from South Asia. ... See More +

Publication 17518 JUL 31, 1991

Markandya, Anil; Pearce, David W.; Ravallion, Martin; Mintz, Jack M.; Seade, Jesus; Wakeman-Linn, John; Jimenez, Emmanuel; Lockheed, Marlaine E.; Paqueo, Vicente; Thomas, Vinod; Nash, John

The relative efficiency of public schools in developing countries (English)

With the demand for schooling expected to increase and the tightening of fiscal constraints, changes will be necessary in order to meet ambitious educational targets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS72 AUG 31, 1988

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Lockheed, Marlaine E.; Paqueo, Vicente

Student performance and school costs in the Philippines' high schools (English)

A key consideration in the policy debate on the appropriate role of private schools in predominantly public school systems is cost effectiveness. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS61 AUG 31, 1988

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Paqueo, Vicente; de Vera, Ma. Lourdes

Does local financing make primary schools more efficient : the Philippine case (English)

In the highly centralized system of the Philippines, local funding provides the only source of flexibility to meet specific and urgent needs. The government in Manila, which pays all teacher salaries, finds it easier politically in times of fiscal belt-tightening to cut recurrent costs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS69 AUG 31, 1988

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Paqueo, Vicente; de Vera, Ma. Lourdes

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Protecting the poor through programmatic adjustment lending in Peru, Brazil and Colombia (English)
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DEC 01, 2003 53804 Brief Spanish
Protecting the poor through programmatic adjustment lending in Peru, Brazil and Colombia : Proteccion de los pobres a traves de los Prestamos de ajustes programaticos en Peru, Brasil y Colombia (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2003 53804 Brief English
On the use of transparent formulae to allocate federal education transfers (English)
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DEC 01, 2003 WPS3171 Policy Research Working Paper
Supply-side school improvement and the learning achievement of the poorest children in indigenous and rural schools - the case of PARE (English)
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DEC 01, 2003 WPS3172 Policy Research Working Paper
Social sector expenditures and rainy-day funds (English)
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SEP 30, 2003 WPS3131 Policy Research Working Paper
Economic analysis of health care utilization and perceived illness ; ethnicity and other factors (English)
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AUG 31, 2003 WPS3125 Policy Research Working Paper
Public and private secondary education in developing countries : a comparative study (English)
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DEC 31, 1995 WDP309 Publication
The relative efficiency of private and public schools in developing countries (English)
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JUL 31, 1991 14234 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 6 (2) (English)
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JUL 31, 1991 17518 Publication
The relative efficiency of public schools in developing countries (English)
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AUG 31, 1988 WPS72 Policy Research Working Paper
Student performance and school costs in the Philippines' high schools (English)
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AUG 31, 1988 WPS61 Policy Research Working Paper
Does local financing make primary schools more efficient : the Philippine case (English)
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AUG 31, 1988 WPS69 Policy Research Working Paper