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Jamaica - Can disadvantaged kids ever catch up with better-off peers? : Jamaique - Les enfants défavorisés peuvent-ils rattraper leurs pairs qui sont mieux lotis? (French)

The World Bank is focused on developing and supporting programs that help children reach their potential and live lives free of poverty. To help build a body of evidence of what works, the World Bank financed an evaluation of a program in Jamaica that targeted mothers of babies stunted due to malnutrition. ... See More +

Brief 77086 MAY 01, 2014

Gertler,Paul J.; Heckman,James J.; Pinto,Rodrigo Ribeiro Antunes; Zanolini, Arianna; Vermeersch,Christel M. J.; Walker, Susan; Chang, Susan M.; Grantham-Mcgregor,Sally Disclosed

Jamaica - Can disadvantaged kids ever catch up with better-off peers? : Jamaica - ¿Es posible que los niños desfavorecidos alcancen alguna vez a sus pares más privilegiados? (Spanish)

The World Bank is focused on developing and supporting programs that help children reach their potential and live lives free of poverty. To help build a body of evidence of what works, the World Bank financed an evaluation of a program in Jamaica that targeted mothers of babies stunted due to malnutrition. ... See More +

Brief 77086 MAY 01, 2014

Gertler,Paul J.; Heckman,James J.; Pinto,Rodrigo Ribeiro Antunes; Zanolini, Arianna; Vermeersch,Christel M. J.; Walker, Susan; Chang, Susan M.; Grantham-Mcgregor,Sally Disclosed

Labor market returns to early childhood stimulation : a 20-year follow-up to the Jamaica study (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Labor market returns to early childhood stimulation : a 20-year follow-up to the Jamaica study, conducted during the time period between 1986-1987 in Jamaica. ... See More +

Brief 81389 AUG 14, 2013

Gertler, Paul; Zanolini, Arianna; Pinto, Rodrigo; Heckman, James; Walker, Susan; Vermeersch, Christel; Chang, Susan; Grantham-McGregor, Sally Disclosed

Labor market returns to early childhood stimulation : a 20-year followup to an experimental intervention in Jamaica (English)

This paper finds large effects on the earnings of participants from a randomized intervention that gave psychosocial stimulation to stunted Jamaican toddlers living in poverty. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6529 JUL 01, 2013

Chang-Lopez, Susan; Gertler,Paul J.; Grantham-Mcgregor,Sally; Heckman,James J.; Pinto,Rodrigo Ribeiro Antunes; Vermeersch,Christel M. J.; Walker, Susan; Zanolini, Arianna Disclosed

Jamaica - Can disadvantaged kids ever catch up with better-off peers? (English)

The World Bank is focused on developing and supporting programs that help children reach their potential and live lives free of poverty. To help build a body of evidence of what works, the World Bank financed an evaluation of a program in Jamaica that targeted mothers of babies stunted due to malnutrition. ... See More +

Brief 77086 MAY 01, 2013

Gertler,Paul J.; Heckman,James J.; Pinto,Rodrigo Ribeiro Antunes; Zanolini, Arianna; Vermeersch,Christel M. J.; Walker, Susan; Chang, Susan M.; Grantham-Mcgregor,Sally Disclosed