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Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Carla Canelas, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa - Population and Development Review, 2019
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Carla Canelas, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

In 2006, the Bolivian government introduced a large-scale cash transfer programme, Bono Juancito Pinto (BJP). Exploiting the exogenous variation of the programme expansion, this paper examines the impact of BJP on schooling and child labour. The analysis suggests that the transfer increases the...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Lisa M Knowlton, Paulin Banguti, Smita Chackungal, Traychit Chanthasiri, Tiffany E Chao, Bernice Dahn, Milliard Derbew, Debashish Dhar, Micaela M Esquivel, Faye Evans, Simon Hendel, Drake G LeBrun, Michelle Notrica, Iracema Saavedra-Pozo, Ross Shockley, Tarsicio Uribe-Leitz, Boualy Vannavong, Kelly A McQueen, David A Spain, Thomas G Weiser - Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2017 - Geneva, Switzerland

Part of Journal Special Issue Measuring quality of care

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Lisa M. Knowlton, Paulin Banguti, Smita Chackungal, Traychit Chanthasiri, Tiffany E. Chao, Bernice Dahn, Milliard Derbew, Debashish Dhar, Micaela M. Esquivel, Faye Evans, Simon Hendel, Drake G. LeBrun, Michelle Notrica, Iracema Saavedra-Pozo, Ross Shockley, Tarsicio Uribe-Leitz, Boualy Vannavong, Kelly A. McQueen, David A. Spain, Thomas G. Weiser - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Methods: In 2010–2014, we used a situational analysis tool to collect data at district and regional hospitals in Bangladesh (n = 14), the Plurinational State of Bolivia (n = 18), Ethiopia (n = 19), Guatemala (n = 20), the Lao People...

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Guillermo Cruces, Gary S. Fields, David Jaume, Mariana Viollaz - Oxford University Press, 2017

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. This book examines the links between economic growth, changing employment...

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– Effects on poverty and redistribution
Verónica Amarante, Martin Brun - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

In this paper, we present comparative evidence for eight Latin American countries regarding design and effects of cash transfers (CTs). On the basis of household survey data, we analyse their coverage, importance in household income, and effects on poverty reduction and income redistribution.We...

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Paul Mosley, Abdul-Gafaru Abdulai - UNU-WIDER, 2016 - Helsinki, Finland

One key element in the reduction of poverty and (in Latin America) inequality has been the achievement of greater fiscal equity; we analyse one key part of this process, which is the earmarking of portions of tax revenue to be spent on progressive public expenditures such as social protection,...

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– Bolivia country study
Guillermo Cruces, Gary S. Fields, David Jaume, Mariana Viollaz - UNU-WIDER, 2015 - Helsinki, Finland

During the 2000s Bolivia experienced moderate economic growth and improved all labour market indicators. The economy suffered a slowdown as a consequence of the international crisis of 2008, but Bolivia sustained positive growth rates during that episode. The unemployment rate fell between 2000...

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– Exploring the Relationship between Urban Processes and the Drug Trade in South America
Ignacio A. Navarro - , 2012
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– Neighbourhood Organizations in El Alto and the Transformation of Bolivian Citizenship
Helene Risør - , 2012
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Anne Michels - UNU-WIDER, 2011 - Helsinki, Finland

Most theoretical approaches to inheritance assume that parents are the key actors of bequest decisions. However, in a context of important migration, children may play an active role in the inheritance process. Based on a unique data set collected at both ends of the migration link in Bolivia, we...

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– Exploring the Relationship between Urban Processes and the Drug Trade in South America
Ignacio A. Navarro - UNU-WIDER, 2011 - Helsinki, Finland

The relationship between the cocaine trade and urban land markets in South America has been overlooked by the mainstream economics and urban studies literature. This paper examines two avenues through which the cocaine trade can have a large impact on urban development in producer countries: (i)...

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Ignacio A. Navarro, Geoffrey K. Turnbull - UNU-WIDER, 2010 - Helsinki, Finland

The paper presents a theoretical model that seeks to answer the question of why former squatter settlements tend to upgrade/redevelop at a slower pace than otherwise similar settlements originating in the formal sector. We argue that squatter settlers’ initial strategy to access urban land...

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Marco V. Sánches, Rob Vos - UNU-WIDER, 2009 - Helsinki, Finland

Marco V. Sánchez and Rob Vos Substantial slowdown in progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) should be expected as a consequence of the global economic downturn. Even prior to the crisis and despite significant progress, many countries have not been on track to meet...

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