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Left behind : chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Latin America and the Caribbean’s story in the 2000s was one of rapid progress for many. More than 70 million people moved out of poverty and started on the path to a better life for themselves and their families. ... See More +

Publication 107159 JUL 19, 2016

Vakis,Renos; Rigolini,Iamele P.; Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro Disclosed

Minds and behaviors at work : boosting socioemotional skills for Latin America’s workforce (English)

Although the Latin American region has shown an impressive growth in educational attainment over the past two decades, that education has failed to yield expected benefits. ... See More +

Publication 106671 JUL 14, 2016

Cunningham,Wendy; Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Muller,Noel Disclosed

Bolivia - Santa Cruz Road Corridor Connector Project : resettlement plan : Marco de politica de reasentamiento (Spanish)

Resettlement Plan SFG2315 JUL 13, 2016

Moncayo,Licette M. Disclosed

Weathering storms : understanding the impact of natural disasters on the poor in Central America (English)

In the past decades, natural disasters have caused substantial human and economic losses in Central America, with strong adverse impacts on gross domestic product per capita, income, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7692 JUN 01, 2016

Ishizawa Escudero,Oscar Anil; Miranda Montero,Juan Jose Disclosed

Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : Pobreza infantil en América Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)

Following steep declines in poverty rates over the past decade, the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region reduced childhood poverty by a third and childhood extreme poverty almost by half between 2004 and 2014. ... See More +

Brief 106573 JUN 01, 2016

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Malasquez Carbonel,Eduardo Alonso; Monsalve,Emma; Reyes,German Jeremias; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Viveros,Martha English Disclosed

Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Following steep declines in poverty rates over the past decade, the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region reduced childhood poverty by a third and childhood extreme poverty almost by half between 2004 and 2014. ... See More +

Brief 106573 JUN 01, 2016

Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Malasquez Carbonel,Eduardo Alonso; Monsalve,Emma; Reyes,German Jeremias; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Viveros,Martha Spanish Disclosed

Community-based approaches to intimate partner violence : a review of evidence and essential steps to adaptation (English)

This review focuses specifically on Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women, as opposed to Violence against women and girls (VAWG) more broadly, for several reasons. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS16688 MAY 24, 2016

Contreras-Urbina, Manuel; Heilman, Brian; Von Au,Anne Kathrin; Hill, Amber; Puerto Gómez, Margarita; Zelaya, Jennifer; Arango,Diana Jimena Disclosed

Work and family : Latin American and Caribbean women in search of a new balance (English)

Over recent decades, women in Latin America and the Caribbean have increased their labor force participation faster than in any other region of the world. ... See More +

Publication 105982 MAY 12, 2016

Chioda,Laura Disclosed

Latin America - Central America & Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project : P149670 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR23109 MAY 09, 2016

Campos Garcia,Ana

Appraisal Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - FCPF Capacity Building Program IPs (LCR) - P155976 (English)

Project Appraisal Document Data Sheet ISDSA17890 MAY 06, 2016

KimberlyVilar

Assessing the impacts of Mais Educacao on educational outcomes : evidence between 2007 and 2011 (English)

To address the educational gap, many Latin American countries are focusing on extension of the school day and enrichment of the curriculum. In Brazil, a nationwide policy -- Mais Educação -- was implemented in 2008 with this objective. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7644 APR 18, 2016

Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Bresolin,Antonio; Pugialli Da Silva Borges,Bruna; Mendes,Karen; Menezes Filho,Naercio Disclosed

Understanding the income and efficiency gap in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The countries of the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region like other emerging economies, have benefited from a decade of remarkable growth and some income per capita convergence toward the United States and other high-income countries. ... See More +

Publication 104285 APR 08, 2016

Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Vostroknutova,Ekaterina; Wacker,Konstantin M.; Clavijo Munoz,Mateo Disclosed

Measuring poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : methodological considerations when estimating an empirical regional poverty line (English)

This paper contributes to the methodological literature on the estimation of poverty lines for country poverty comparisons in Latin America and the Caribbean. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7621 APR 04, 2016

Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Gasparini,Leonardo Carlos; Garriga,Santiago; Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Valderrama Gonzalez,Daniel Disclosed

Official Documents- Supplemental Letter ref. Financial Data, L8583-PE (Closing Package) (English)

Side Letter APR 04, 2016

Montiel,Mariana Margarita

Official Documents- Loan Agreement, L8583-PE (Closing Package) (English)

Loan Agreement APR 04, 2016

Montiel,Mariana Margarita

A slowdown in social gains (English)

The current economic slowdown resulted in social gains in Latin America and the Caribbean that were weaker in 2014 than in previous years. In particular, the growth of the middle class - which was one of the key successes during the years of the commodity boom - came almost to a halt. ... See More +

Brief 104750 APR 01, 2016

Spanish, Portuguese Disclosed

A slowdown in social gains : Una desaceleración en los progresos sociales (Spanish)

The current economic slowdown resulted in social gains in Latin America and the Caribbean that were weaker in 2014 than in previous years. In particular, the growth of the middle class - which was one of the key successes during the years of the commodity boom - came almost to a halt. ... See More +

Brief 104750 APR 01, 2016

Portuguese, English Disclosed

A slowdown in social gains : Uma desaceleração nas conquistas sociais (Portuguese)

The current economic slowdown resulted in social gains in Latin America and the Caribbean that were weaker in 2014 than in previous years. In particular, the growth of the middle class - which was one of the key successes during the years of the commodity boom - came almost to a halt. ... See More +

Brief 104750 APR 01, 2016

Spanish, English Disclosed

Results in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (English)

Over the last decade, the countries of the Latin America and the Caribbean region experienced a deep economic and social transformation which lifted millions out of poverty and swelled the ranks of the middle class. ... See More +

Working Paper 104764 APR 01, 2016

Palladini,Eric Disclosed

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Left behind : chronic poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUL 19, 2016 107159 Publication
Minds and behaviors at work : boosting socioemotional skills for Latin America’s workforce (English)
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JUL 14, 2016 106671 Publication
Bolivia - Santa Cruz Road Corridor Connector Project : resettlement plan : Marco de politica de reasentamiento (Spanish)
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JUL 13, 2016 SFG2315 Resettlement Plan
Weathering storms : understanding the impact of natural disasters on the poor in Central America (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 WPS7692 Policy Research Working Paper
Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : Pobreza infantil en América Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 2016 106573 Brief English
Childhood poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106573 Brief Spanish
Community-based approaches to intimate partner violence : a review of evidence and essential steps to adaptation (English)
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MAY 24, 2016 AUS16688 Working Paper
Work and family : Latin American and Caribbean women in search of a new balance (English)
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MAY 12, 2016 105982 Publication
Latin America - Central America & Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Project : P149670 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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MAY 09, 2016 ISR23109 Implementation Status and Results Report
Appraisal Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Concept Stage) - FCPF Capacity Building Program IPs (LCR) - P155976 (English)
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MAY 06, 2016 ISDSA17890 Project Appraisal Document Data Sheet
Statement of loans for May 2016 : Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, Others, South Asia (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106316 Working Paper
Assessing the impacts of Mais Educacao on educational outcomes : evidence between 2007 and 2011 (English)
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APR 18, 2016 WPS7644 Policy Research Working Paper
Understanding the income and efficiency gap in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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APR 08, 2016 104285 Publication
Measuring poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : methodological considerations when estimating an empirical regional poverty line (English)
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APR 04, 2016 WPS7621 Policy Research Working Paper
Official Documents- Supplemental Letter ref. Financial Data, L8583-PE (Closing Package) (English)
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APR 04, 2016 Side Letter
Official Documents- Loan Agreement, L8583-PE (Closing Package) (English)
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APR 04, 2016 Loan Agreement
A slowdown in social gains (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104750 Brief Spanish, Portuguese
A slowdown in social gains : Una desaceleración en los progresos sociales (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2016 104750 Brief Portuguese, English
A slowdown in social gains : Uma desaceleração nas conquistas sociais (Portuguese)
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APR 01, 2016 104750 Brief Spanish, English
Results in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (English)
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APR 01, 2016 104764 Working Paper