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Do We Know What Works?: A Systematic Review of Impact Evaluations of Social Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean

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  • César P. Bouillon
  • Luis Tejerina

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This is the latest version available of "Do We Know What Works": A Systematic Review of Impact Evaluations of Social Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean¿. The document reviews social programs placing emphasis on extracting lessons from those that have been evaluated in order to assess the development effectiveness of these interventions.

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Paper provided by Inter-American Development Bank in its series IDB Publications with number 80443.

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Date of creation: Sep 2006
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Keywords: Social Policy & Protection; Poverty; Early Childhood Education; School-to-Work Transition; Health; Primary & Secondary Education; Neighborhood Upgrading; Water Supply and Sanitation; Training & Development; Microbusinesses & Microfinance; Land management & registration; Roads & Highways; RPD/SPH;

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  1. Elke Schaffland, 2011. "Conditional Cash Transfers in Brazil: Treatment Evaluation of the “Bolsa Família” Program on Education," Courant Research Centre: Poverty, Equity and Growth - Discussion Papers 84, Courant Research Centre PEG, revised 11 Apr 2012.
  2. Jose Cuesta & Fidel Jaramillo, 2009. "Taxonomy of Causes, Impacts and Policy Responses to the Food Price Crisis in the Andean Region," Research Department Publications 4623, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  3. Alzúa, María Laura & Cruces, Guillermo & Ripani, Laura, 2012. "Welfare Programs and Labor Supply in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from Latin America," IZA Discussion Papers 6959, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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