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Guía para Trabajadores Comunitarios Cómo Documentar la Nacionalidad y Otras Formas de Identidad Jurídica

Namati y Open Society Justice Initiative, en cooperación con UNHCR,

Actualmente, 1.100 millones de personas en el mundo no cuentan con documentos que acrediten su identidad legal. Sin esto, no pueden votar, acceder a atención de la salud o ir a la escuela, y se exponen al riesgo de ser apátridas. Puede haber comunidades enteras—sobre todo de sectores de bajos recursos y miembros de minorías—sin…

Ghana: Budget Monitoring by SEND-Ghana and its Partners Helps Improve Nutrition for Children and Support Local Farmers

Tony Dogbe, Joana Kwabena-Adade,

The International Budget Partnership (IBP) collaborates with a diverse network of civil society organizations around the world that analyze and monitor government budgets and advocate for better budget policies and more open and accountable budget processes in order to fight poverty and improve governance. In several instances over the past 10 years, members of the global network have succeeded…

Le retour des jeunes enfants dans la communauté algonquine de Kitcisakik : une recherche‐action visant l’engagement de la communauté envers la santé et le bien‐être des enfants.

Marguerite Loiselle, Marie-Pierre Bousquet, Suzanne Dugré, Stéphane Grenier, Micheline Potvin,

S’installer dans une communauté pour participer avec celle‐ci à l’évaluation et à l’identification des besoins prioritaires dans le cadre du rapatriement progressif des enfants dans une école locale ne se fait pas sans provoquer des remises en question tant chez les membres de la communauté que chez l’équipe de recherche. En effet, que signifie l’école…

Peer Effects, Pupil-Teacher Ratios, and Teacher Incentives: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya

Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas, Michael Kremer,

This paper was published by the American Economic Review. This paper reports on a project designed to provide experimental evidence on several questions regarding resource allocation in primary education: the impact of pupil-teacher ratios, tracking, and the institutional environment (teacher contracts and beneficiary control). The project involved 210 primary schools in Western Kenya. We find that in this…

Empowering Parents to Improve Education: Evidence from Rural Mexico

Paul Gertler, Harry Patrinos, Marta Rubio-Codina,

This report forms a part of the World Bank’s Impact Evaluation series. Starting in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada, the decentralization of administrative responsibilities and levels of authority to the school level is a form of educational reform that has been gaining increasing support in developing countries.  School-based management (SBM) programs – also…

Fighting Corruption to Improve Schooling: Evidence from a Newspaper Campaign in Uganda

Ritva Reinikka, Jakob Svensson,

What are the most effective ways to increase primary school enrollment and student learning? We argue that innovations in governance of social services may yield the highest return since social service delivery in developing countries is often plagued by inefficiencies and corruption. We illustrate this by using data from an unusual policy experiment. A newspaper campaign in Uganda aimed…

Incentives Work: Getting Teachers to Come to School

Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas, Michael Kremer,

This paper reports on a project designed to provide experimental evidence on several questions regarding resource allocation in primary education: the impact of pupil-teacher ratios, tracking, and the institutional environment (teacher contracts and beneficiary control). The project involved 210 primary schools in Western Kenya. We find that in this context, reducing the pupil-teacher ratio (from 80 to 46…

Managing for Results in Primary Education in Madagascar: Evaluating the Impact of Selected Workflow Interventions

Gérard Lassibille, Jee-Peng Tan, Cornelia Jesse, Trang van Nguyen,

This resource was published in the World Bank Economic Review, volume 24, number 2, pp. 303–329. The impact of specific actions designed to streamline and tighten the workflow processes of key actors in Madagascar’s primary education sector are evaluated. To inform the strategy for scaling up, a randomized experiment was carried out over two school years. The…

Power to the People: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment on Community-based Monitoring in Uganda

Martina Björkman, Jakob Svensson,

This paper, published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics in May 2009, presents a randomized field experiment on community-based monitoring of public primary health care providers in Uganda. Through two rounds of village meetings, localized nongovernmental organizations encouraged communities to be more involved with the state of health service provision and strengthened their capacity to hold their…

Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India

Abhijit V. Banerjee, Rukmini Banerji, Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster, Stuti Khemani,

This resource was published as the World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 4584 in March 2008 as part of the Impact Evaluation Series No. 21. Participation of beneficiaries in the monitoring of public services is increasingly seen as key to improving their efficiency. In India, the current government flagship program on universal primary education organizes community members, specifically locally elected…

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