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Gone with the storm: rainfall shocks and household well-being in Guatemala (English)

This paper investigates the causal consequences of Tropical Storm Agatha (2010) -- the strongest tropical storm ever to strike Guatemala since rainfall records have been kept -- on household welfare. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7177 JAN 01, 2015

Baez, Javier E.; Lucchetti, Leonardo; Genoni, Maria E.; Salazar, Mateo

When prosperity is not shared : the weak links between growth and equity in the Dominican Republic (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

The Dominican Republic has low economic mobility, with less than 2 percent of its people climbing to a higher income group during the decade, compared to an average 41 percent in the Latin America and Caribbean region as a whole. ... See More +

Working Paper 85760 JAN 01, 2014

Baez, Javier E.; Lopez-Calva, Luis Felipe; Castaneda, Andres; Sharman, Ali Spanish

When prosperity is not shared : the weak links between growth and equity in the Dominican Republic : Sintesis (Spanish)

The Dominican Republic has low economic mobility, with less than 2 percent of its people climbing to a higher income group during the decade, compared to an average 41 percent in the Latin America and Caribbean region as a whole. ... See More +

Working Paper 85760 JAN 01, 2014

Baez, Javier E.; Lopez-Calva, Luis Felipe; Castaneda, Andres; Sharman, Ali

When prosperity is not shared : the weak links between growth and equity in the Dominican Republic (Vol. 2) : Informe principal (Spanish)

The Dominican Republic has low economic mobility, with less than 2 percent of its people climbing to a higher income group during the decade, compared to an average 41 percent in the Latin America and Caribbean region as a whole. ... See More +

Working Paper 85760 JAN 01, 2014

Baez, Javier E.; Lopez-Calva, Luis Felipe; Castaneda, Andres; Sharman, Ali English

Conditional cash transfers, political participation, and voting behavior (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Conditional cash transfers, political participation, and voting behavior, conducted between 2001 and present in Colombia. ... See More +

Brief 81221 AUG 14, 2013

Baez, Javier; Camacho, Adriana; Conover, Emily; Zarate, Roman

Does cash for school influence young women's behavior in the longer term? Evidence from Pakistan (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Does cash for school influence young women's behavior in the longer term? ... See More +

Brief 81255 AUG 14, 2013

Alam, Andaleeb; Baez, Javier; Carpio, Ximena Del

What's the long-term impact of conditional cash transfers on education? (English)

In Colombia, researchers used administrative data to analyze the long-term impact of conditional cash transfers on schooling. Conditional cash transfer programs have been shown successful at increasing school enrollment and attendance. ... See More +

Brief 81528 JUN 01, 2013

Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo; Camacho,Adriana

Conditional cash transfers, political participation, and voting behavior (English)

This paper estimates the effect of enrollment in a large scale anti-poverty program in Colombia, Familias en Accion, on intent to vote, turnout and electoral choice. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6215 OCT 01, 2012

Baez Ramirez,Javier Eduardo; Camacho,Adriana; Conover, Emily; Zarate,Roman Andres

World Bank Group impact evaluations : relevance and effectiveness (English)

The use of impact evaluation (IE) to assess causal effects of development interventions and complement other evaluation approaches has expanded rapidly over the past decade, as the development community has focused more sharply on measuring results. ... See More +

Working Paper 72698 JUN 01, 2012

Baez, Javier; Yenice, Izlem

World Bank Group : Impact evaluations : relevance and effectiveness (English)

The use of impact evaluations (IEs) to assess the causal impacts of development projects has expanded rapidly. Along with major innovations in statistical methods and econometrics, the recent impetus in IE has its roots in the debate about whether development programs achieve their objectives of reducing poverty and increasing economic growth. ... See More +

Publication 75723 JUN 01, 2012

Baez, Javier; Yenice, Izlem

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Gone with the storm: rainfall shocks and household well-being in Guatemala (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7177 Policy Research Working Paper
When prosperity is not shared : the weak links between growth and equity in the Dominican Republic (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 85760 Working Paper Spanish
When prosperity is not shared : the weak links between growth and equity in the Dominican Republic : Sintesis (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2014 85760 Working Paper
When prosperity is not shared : the weak links between growth and equity in the Dominican Republic (Vol. 2) : Informe principal (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2014 85760 Working Paper English
Conditional cash transfers, political participation, and voting behavior (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81221 Brief
Does cash for school influence young women's behavior in the longer term? Evidence from Pakistan (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81255 Brief
What's the long-term impact of conditional cash transfers on education? (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 81528 Brief
Conditional cash transfers, political participation, and voting behavior (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6215 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group impact evaluations : relevance and effectiveness (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 72698 Working Paper
World Bank Group : Impact evaluations : relevance and effectiveness (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 75723 Publication