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What has happened with learning assessment systems in Latin America? Lessons from the last decade of experience : Que ha sucedido con los sistemas de evaluacion de aprendizajes en America Latina? Lecciones de la última década de experiencia (Spanish)

The development of learning assessment systems in Latin America received a significant push starting in the 1990s as a part of efforts to modernize education systems, often with strong support from the World Bank and other international organizations. ... See More +

Working Paper 100245 JAN 01, 2015

Ferrer,Jorge Guillermo; Fiszbein,Ariel English Disclosed

What has happened with learning assessment systems in Latin America? Lessons from the last decade of experience (English)

The development of learning assessment systems in Latin America received a significant push starting in the 1990s as a part of efforts to modernize education systems, often with strong support from the World Bank and other international organizations. ... See More +

Working Paper 100245 JAN 01, 2015

Ferrer,Jorge Guillermo; Fiszbein,Ariel Spanish Disclosed

Social protection, poverty and the post-2015 agenda (English)

Social protection is absent from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and only recently has gained some prominence in the post-2015 discourse. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6469 MAY 01, 2013

Fiszbein, Ariel; Kanbur, Ravi; Yemtsov, Ruslan Disclosed

Matching reforms to institutional realities : a framework for assessing social service delivery reform strategies in developing countries (English)

The paper is based on the premise that effective institutional reforms for service delivery require a carefully-considered institutional "fitting" process as opposed to transplantation of "international best practices." ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6136 JUL 01, 2012

Fiszbein, Ariel; Matsuda, Yasuhiko Disclosed

Job skills : lessons from recent World Bank flagship studies (English)

Countries in all regions of the developing world are asking for advice and support on how to make their labor force more employable and productive. ... See More +

Brief 72314 APR 01, 2012

Fiszbein, Ariel Disclosed

Benchmarking the governance of tertiary education systems (English)

This paper presents a benchmarking approach for analyzing and comparing governance in tertiary education as a critical determinant of system and institutional performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 94446 JAN 11, 2012

Fiszbein, Ariel; Ringold, Dena Disclosed

Making services work : indicators, assessments, and benchmarking of the quality and governance of public service delivery in the human development sectors (English)

Improving governance is central to improving results in human development. It is clear that money is not enough: improved outcomes from service delivery require better governance, including mechanisms for holding service providers accountable and appropriate incentives for performance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5690 JUN 01, 2011

Fiszbein, Ariel; Ringold, Dena; Rogers, F. Halsey Disclosed

Cash transfers, children and the crisis : protecting current and future investments (English)

Developing countries have responded to the multiple shocks from the food, fuel and finance crises of 2008-2009 with a mix of responses aimed at both mitigating the immediate impacts of the crises on households (and particularly children), and protecting future investments in human capital. ... See More +

Working Paper 62984 JUN 01, 2011

Fiszbein, Ariel; Ringold, Dena; Srinivasan, Santhosh Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty (Russian)

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are programs that transfer cash, generally to poor households, on the condition that those households make pre specified investments in the human capital of their children. ... See More +

Publication 47603 JAN 01, 2011

Fiszbein, Ariel; Schady, Norbert; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Grosh, Margaret; Keleher, Niall; Olinto, Pedro; Skoufias, Emmanuel; English, Spanish Disclosed

Stepping up skills for more jobs and higher productivity (English)

This report presents a framework - Skills Toward Employment and Productivity (STEP), that provides a simple yet comprehensive way to look at skills development. ... See More +

Working Paper 55566 JUN 01, 2010

Banerji, Arup; Cunningham, Wendy; Fiszbein, Ariel; King, Elizabeth; Patrinos, Harry; Robalino, David; Tan, Jee-Peng; Disclosed

Making services work : indicators, assessments, and benchmarking of the quality and governance of public service delivery in the human development sectors (English)

This note makes the case for measuring governance and the quality of service delivery in the human development (HD) sectors and develops a framework for the selection and measurement of a set of health and education indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper 52656 DEC 01, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Ringold, Dena; Rogers, Halsey; Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty : Transferencias monetarias condicionadas : reduccion de la pobreza actual y future (Spanish)

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are programs that transfer cash, generally to poor households, on the condition that those households make pre specified investments in the human capital of their children. ... See More +

Publication 47603 SEP 15, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Schady, Norbert; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Grosh, Margaret; Keleher, Niall; Olinto, Pedro; Skoufias, Emmanuel; English, Russian Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview : Transferencias monetarias condicionadas : reduciendo la pobreza actual y futura - panorama general (Spanish)

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are programs that transfer cash, generally to poor households, on the condition that those households make pre specified investments in the human capital of their children. ... See More +

Publication 61390 SEP 15, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Schady, Norbert; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Grosh, Margaret; Keleher, Niall; Olinto, Pedro; Skoufias, Emmanuel English, Arabic, French, Chinese Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview (English)

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are programs that transfer cash, generally to poor households, on the condition that those households make pre specified investments in the human capital of their children. ... See More +

Publication 61390 FEB 09, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Schady, Norbert; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Grosh, Margaret; Keleher, Niall; Olinto, Pedro; Skoufias, Emmanuel Arabic, French, Chinese, Spanish Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty (English)

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are programs that transfer cash, generally to poor households, on the condition that those households make pre specified investments in the human capital of their children. ... See More +

Publication 47603 FEB 09, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Schady, Norbert; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Grosh, Margaret; Keleher, Niall; Olinto, Pedro; Skoufias, Emmanuel; Russian, Spanish Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview : Transferts monetaires conditionnels : reduire la pauvrete actuelle et future - vue d'ensemble (French)

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are programs that transfer cash, generally to poor households, on the condition that those households make pre specified investments in the human capital of their children. ... See More +

Publication 61390 JAN 01, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Schady, Norbert; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Grosh, Margaret; Keleher, Niall; Olinto, Pedro; Skoufias, Emmanuel English, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview (Chinese)

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are programs that transfer cash, generally to poor households, on the condition that those households make pre specified investments in the human capital of their children. ... See More +

Publication 61390 JAN 01, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Schady, Norbert; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Grosh, Margaret; Keleher, Niall; Olinto, Pedro; Skoufias, Emmanuel English, Arabic, French, Spanish Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview (Arabic)

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are programs that transfer cash, generally to poor households, on the condition that those households make pre specified investments in the human capital of their children. ... See More +

Publication 61390 JAN 01, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Schady, Norbert; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Grosh, Margaret; Keleher, Niall; Olinto, Pedro; Skoufias, Emmanuel English, French, Chinese, Spanish Disclosed

Assessing our work on impact evaluation (English)

Over the last several years, the World Bank has increasingly engaged in impact evaluations as means of building evidence for results. During this process, the Bank has also produced an extensive variety of knowledge products. ... See More +

Brief 46266 AUG 01, 2008

Goldstein, Markus; Skoufias, Emmanuel; Fiszbein, Ariel Disclosed

Pending issues in protection, productivity growth, and poverty reduction (English)

This paper selectively synthesizes much of the research on Latin American and Caribbean labor markets in recent years. Several themes emerge that are particularly relevant to ongoing policy dialogues. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3799 DEC 01, 2005

Arias, Omar; Blom, Andreas; Bosch, Mariano; Cunningham, Wendy; Fiszbein, Ariel; Lopez Acevedo, Gladys; Maloney, William; Saavedra, Jaime; Sanchez-Paramo, Carolina; Santamaria, Mauricio; Siga, Lucas Disclosed

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What has happened with learning assessment systems in Latin America? Lessons from the last decade of experience : Que ha sucedido con los sistemas de evaluacion de aprendizajes en America Latina? Lecciones de la última década de experiencia (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2015 100245 Working Paper English
What has happened with learning assessment systems in Latin America? Lessons from the last decade of experience (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 100245 Working Paper Spanish
Social protection, poverty and the post-2015 agenda (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 WPS6469 Policy Research Working Paper
Matching reforms to institutional realities : a framework for assessing social service delivery reform strategies in developing countries (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 WPS6136 Policy Research Working Paper
Job skills : lessons from recent World Bank flagship studies (English)
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APR 01, 2012 72314 Brief
Benchmarking the governance of tertiary education systems (English)
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JAN 11, 2012 94446 Working Paper
Making services work : indicators, assessments, and benchmarking of the quality and governance of public service delivery in the human development sectors (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5690 Policy Research Working Paper
Cash transfers, children and the crisis : protecting current and future investments (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 62984 Working Paper
Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2011 47603 Publication English, Spanish
Stepping up skills for more jobs and higher productivity (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 55566 Working Paper
Making services work : indicators, assessments, and benchmarking of the quality and governance of public service delivery in the human development sectors (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 52656 Working Paper
Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty : Transferencias monetarias condicionadas : reduccion de la pobreza actual y future (Spanish)
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SEP 15, 2009 47603 Publication English, Russian
Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview : Transferencias monetarias condicionadas : reduciendo la pobreza actual y futura - panorama general (Spanish)
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SEP 15, 2009 61390 Publication English, Arabic, French, Chinese
Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview (English)
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FEB 09, 2009 61390 Publication Arabic, French, Chinese, Spanish
Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty (English)
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FEB 09, 2009 47603 Publication Russian, Spanish
Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview : Transferts monetaires conditionnels : reduire la pauvrete actuelle et future - vue d'ensemble (French)
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JAN 01, 2009 61390 Publication English, Arabic, Chinese, Spanish
Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2009 61390 Publication English, Arabic, French, Spanish
Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview (Arabic)
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JAN 01, 2009 61390 Publication English, French, Chinese, Spanish
Assessing our work on impact evaluation (English)
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AUG 01, 2008 46266 Brief
Pending issues in protection, productivity growth, and poverty reduction (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2005 WPS3799 Policy Research Working Paper