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Publications

by members of

Young Lives
Department of International Development (Queen Elizabeth House)
Oxford University
Oxford, United Kingdom

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Working papers

2020

  1. López Bóo, Florencia, 2020. "Intercontinental Evidence on Socioeconomic Status and Early Childhood: Cognitive Skills: Is Latin America Different?," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 4588, Inter-American Development Bank.
  2. López Bóo, Florencia, 2020. "Cash, Conditions and Child Development: Experimental Evidence from a Cash Transfer in Honduras," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 9265, Inter-American Development Bank.
  3. Novella, Rafael & Rosas-Shady, David & Alvarado, Alfredo, 2020. "Are We Nearly There Yet?: New Technology Adoption and Labor Demand in Peru," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 9765, Inter-American Development Bank.
  4. Novella, Rafael & Valencia, Horacio, 2020. "Active Labor Market Policies in a Context of High Informality: The Effect of PAE in Bolivia," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 9914, Inter-American Development Bank.

2019

  1. López Bóo, Florencia & Cubides Mateus, Mayaris & Sorio, Rita & Garibotto, Giorgina & Berón, Christian, 2019. "Measuring the Quality of the Home Environment of Young Children in Uruguay: Socioeconomic Gradients in the Home Inventory," IZA Discussion Papers 12110, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Hojman, Andrés & López Bóo, Florencia, 2019. "Cost-Effective Public Daycare in a Low-Income Economy Benefits Children and Mothers," IZA Discussion Papers 12585, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Ajzenman, Nicolas & López Bóo, Florencia, 2019. "Lessons from Behavioral Economics to Improve Treatment Adherence in Parenting Programs: An Application to SMS," IZA Discussion Papers 12808, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

2018

  1. Grace Chang & Marta Favara & Rafael Novella, 2018. "The origins of cognitive skills and personality: the effect of in-utero climate shocks on children?s future life outcomes," Proceedings of International Academic Conferences 6710063, International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences.
  2. Maud HAZAN & Claire ZANUSO & Rafael NOVELLA, 2018. "Aspirations, attentes et réalités de la jeunesse dans un Etat fragile : le cas haïtien," Working Paper 98e53f2a-19d2-4649-a3e5-6, Agence française de développement.
  3. Elisabetta Aurino & Jean-Pierre Tranchant & Amadou Sekou Diallo & Aulo Gelli & UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti, 2018. "School Feeding or General Food Distribution? Quasi-Experimental Evidence on the Educational Impacts of Emergency Food Assistance during Conflict in Mali," Papers inwopa956, Innocenti Working Papers.
  4. Elisabetta Aurino & Jasmine Fledderjohann & Sukumar Vellakkal, 2018. "Inequalities in adolescent learning: Does the timing and persistence of food insecurity at home matter?," Working Papers 2018: 09, Department of Economics, University of Venice "Ca' Foscari".

2017

  1. Favara, Marta & Porter, Catherine & Woldehanna, Tassew, 2017. "Smarter through Social Protection? Evaluating the Impact of Ethiopia's Safety-Net on Child Cognitive Abilities," IZA Discussion Papers 10972, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

2016

  1. Leer, Jane & López Bóo, Florencia & Perez Expósito, Ana & Powell, Christine, 2016. "A Snapshot on the Quality of Seven Home Visit Parenting Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean," IZA Discussion Papers 10296, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Bando, Rosangela & López Bóo, Florencia, 2016. "Sex-Differences in Language and Socio-Emotional Skills: Evidence from Large Scale Studies of Very Young Children," IZA Discussion Papers 10315, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Bando, Rosangela & López Bóo, Florencia & Li, Xia, 2016. "Sex-Differences in Language and Socio-emotional Skills in Early Childhood," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 7808, Inter-American Development Bank.
  4. Florencia López Bóo & Marta Dormal & Ann Weber, 2016. "The Psychometric Properties of Child Care Quality Measures in Ecuador: Lessons for Monitoring Process Variables at Scale," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 7908, Inter-American Development Bank.
  5. Favara, Marta & Lavado, Pablo & Sanchez, Alan, 2016. "Understanding Teenage Fertility, Cohabitation, and Marriage: The Case of Peru," IZA Discussion Papers 10270, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. Favara, Marta & Sanchez, Alan, 2016. "Psychosocial Competencies and Risky Behaviours in Peru," IZA Discussion Papers 10260, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

2015

  1. Walker, Susan P. & Powell, Christine & Chang, Susan M. & Baker-Henningham, Helen & Grantham-McGregor, Sally & Vera-Hernández, Marcos & López Bóo, Florencia, 2015. "Delivering Parenting Interventions through Health Services in the Caribbean," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 7305, Inter-American Development Bank.
  2. Marta Favara & Irajen Appasamy & Marito H. Garcia, 2015. "Nigeria," World Bank Other Operational Studies 24454, The World Bank.
  3. Rafael Novella & Claire Zanuso, 2015. "Reallocating Children’s Time: Coping Strategies after the 2010 Haiti Earthquake," Working Papers DT/2015/13, DIAL (Développement, Institutions et Mondialisation).

2014

  1. Schady,, Norbert & Behrman, Jere & Araujo, Maria Caridad & Azuero,, Rodrigo & Bernal, Raquel & Bravo, David & Lopez-Boo, Florencia & Macours, Karen & Marshall, Daniela & Paxson, Christina & Vakis, Ren, 2014. "Wealth gradients in early childhood cognitive development in five Latin American countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6779, The World Bank.
  2. Maria E. Canon & Florencia Lopez Boo, 2014. "Reversal of Gender Gaps in Child Development: Evidence from Young Children in India," Working Papers 2014-11, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
  3. Florencia López Boo, 2014. "Socio-economic Status and Early Childhood Cognitive Skills Is Latin America Different? (Documento de Trabajo 127 Nivel socioeconómico y habilidades cognitivas en la infancia temprana ¿América Latina e," Documentos de Trabajo (Niños del Milenio-GRADE) ninosm127, Niños del Milenio (Young Lives).
  4. Rafael NOVELLA & Javier OLIVERA, 2014. "Mental retirement and non-contributory pensions for the elderly poor in Peru," Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven ces14.05, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven.
  5. Rafael NOVELLA & Javier OLIVERA, 2014. "Gender differences in cognitive abilities among the elderly poor of Peru," Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven ces14.11, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven.
  6. Elisabetta Aurino & Francesco Burchi, 2014. "Children’s Multidimensional Health and Medium-Run Cognitive Skills in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (Documento de Trabajo 129 – Salud multidimensional de los niños y sus habilidades cognitivas en e," Documentos de Trabajo (Niños del Milenio-GRADE) ninosm129, Niños del Milenio (Young Lives).

2013

  1. Favara, Marta, 2013. "Is Self-Esteem a "Double Edged Sword"? Self-Esteem and the Onset of Adolescent Sexual Activity," IZA Discussion Papers 7171, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Novella, Rafael, 2013. "Parental education, gender preferences and child nutritional status: evidence from four developing countries," ISER Working Paper Series 2013-06, Institute for Social and Economic Research.

2012

  1. López Bóo, Florencia & Rossi, Martín A. & Urzua, Sergio, 2012. "The Labor Market Return to an Attractive Face: Evidence from a Field Experiment," IZA Discussion Papers 6356, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Florencia Lopez Boo & Maria E. Canon, 2012. "Richer but more unequal? nutrition and caste gaps," Working Papers 2012-051, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
  3. Favara,Marta, 2012. "United we stand divided we fall : maternal social participation and children's nutritional status in Peru," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6264, The World Bank.
  4. Favara, Marta, 2012. "The Cost of Acting "Girly": Gender Stereotypes and Educational Choices," IZA Discussion Papers 7037, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Novella, Rafael & Ripani, Laura & Cruces, Guillermo & Alzuá, Maria Laura, 2012. "Conditional Cash Transfers, Female Bargaining Power and Parental Labour Supply," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 4136, Inter-American Development Bank.

2010

  1. López Bóo, Florencia, 2010. "In School or at Work? Evidence from a Crisis," IZA Discussion Papers 4692, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. López Bóo, Florencia, 2010. "Returns to Education and Macroeconomic Shocks: Evidence from Argentina," IZA Discussion Papers 4753, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Blanco, Mariana & López Bóo, Florencia, 2010. "ICT Skills and Employment: A Randomized Experiment," IZA Discussion Papers 5336, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. Baker-Henningham, Helen & López Bóo, Florencia, 2010. "Early Childhood Stimulation Interventions in Developing Countries: A Comprehensive Literature Review," IZA Discussion Papers 5282, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

2009

  1. Florencia Lopez Boo & Lucia Madrigal & Carmen Pages, 2009. "Part-Time Work, Gender and Job Satisfaction: Evidence from a Developing Country," Research Department Publications 4604, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  2. M. Niaz Asadullah & Uma Kambhampati & Florencia Lopez Boo, 2009. "Social Divisions in School Participation and Attainment in India: 1983-2004," Research Department Publications 4637, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.

2008

  1. Florencia Lopez-Boo, 2008. "How Do Crises Affect Schooling Decisions? Evidence from Changing Labor Market Opportunities and a Policy Experiment," Research Department Publications 4602, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.

2006

  1. Florencia Lopez Boo, 2006. "Changes in poverty and the stability of income distribution in Argentina: evidence from the 1990s via decompositions," Working Papers 33, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.

Journal articles

2019

  1. Florencia Lopez Boo & John Creamer, 2019. "Cash, Conditions, and Child Development: Experimental Evidence from a Cash Transfer Program in Honduras," Economía Journal, The Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association - LACEA, vol. 0(Spring 20), pages 169-196, April.
  2. Rafael Novella, 2019. "Parental education, gender preferences and child nutritional status in Peru," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(1), pages 29-47, January.
  3. Rafael Novella & Javier Olivera, 2019. "Diferencias de género en las habilidades cognitivas entre los ancianos pobres del Perú," Revista Economía, Fondo Editorial - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, vol. 42(83), pages 95-109.
  4. Tranchant, Jean-Pierre & Gelli, Aulo & Bliznashka, Lilia & Diallo, Amadou Sekou & Sacko, Moussa & Assima, Amidou & Siegel, Emily H. & Aurino, Elisabetta & Masset, Edoardo, 2019. "The impact of food assistance on food insecure populations during conflict: Evidence from a quasi-experiment in Mali," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 119(C), pages 185-202.
  5. Aurino, Elisabetta & Fledderjohann, Jasmine & Vellakkal, Sukumar, 2019. "Inequalities in adolescent learning: Does the timing and persistence of food insecurity at home matter?," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 70(C), pages 94-108.
  6. Schott, Whitney & Aurino, Elisabetta & Penny, Mary E. & Behrman, Jere R., 2019. "The double burden of malnutrition among youth: Trajectories and inequalities in four emerging economies," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 34(C), pages 80-91.

2018

  1. Rafael Novella & Claire Zanuso, 2018. "Reallocating children’s time: coping strategies after the 2010 Haiti earthquake," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 8(1), pages 1-32, December.
  2. Rafael Novella & Graciana Rucci & Claudia Vazquez & David S. Kaplan, 2018. "Training Vouchers and Labour Market Outcomes in Chile," LABOUR, CEIS, vol. 32(2), pages 243-260, June.
  3. Rafael Novella, 2018. "Orphanhood, Household Relationships, School Attendance and Child Labor in Zimbabwe," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 30(5), pages 725-744, July.
  4. F. Picchioni & E. Aurino & L. Aleksandrowicz & M. Bruce & S. Chesterman & P. Dominguez-Salas & Z. Gersten & S. Kalamatianou & C. Turner & J. Yates, 2018. "Erratum to: Roads to interdisciplinarity – working at the nexus among food systems, nutrition and health," Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, Springer;The International Society for Plant Pathology, vol. 10(4), pages 1141-1141, August.
  5. Aurino, Elisabetta & Morrow, Virginia, 2018. "“Food prices were high, and the dal became watery”. Mixed-method evidence on household food insecurity and children’s diets in India," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 111(C), pages 211-224.

2017

  1. Marta Favara & Alan Sanchez, 2017. "Psychosocial competencies and risky behaviours in Peru," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 6(1), pages 1-40, December.
  2. Rafael Novella & Javier Olivera, 2017. "Cognitive functioning among poor elderly persons: evidence from Peru," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 7(1), pages 1-13, December.
  3. Elisabetta Aurino & Francesco Burchi, 2017. "Children’s Multidimensional Health and Medium-Term Cognitive Skills in Low- and Middle-Income Countries," The European Journal of Development Research, Palgrave Macmillan;European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), vol. 29(2), pages 289-311, April.
  4. F. Picchioni & E. Aurino & L. Aleksandrowicz & M. Bruce & S. Chesterman & P. Dominguez-Salas & Z. Gersten & S. Kalamatianou & C. Turner & J. Yates, 2017. "Roads to interdisciplinarity – working at the nexus among food systems, nutrition and health," Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, Springer;The International Society for Plant Pathology, vol. 9(1), pages 181-189, February.
  5. Meenakshi Fernandes & Gloria Folson & Elisabetta Aurino & Aulo Gelli, 2017. "A free lunch or a walk back home? The school food environment and dietary behaviours among children and adolescents in Ghana," Food Security: The Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food, Springer;The International Society for Plant Pathology, vol. 9(5), pages 1073-1090, October.
  6. Aurino, Elisabetta, 2017. "Do boys eat better than girls in India? Longitudinal evidence on dietary diversity and food consumption disparities among children and adolescents," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 25(C), pages 99-111.

2016

  1. Rafael Novella & Laura Ripani, 2016. "Are you (not) expecting? The unforeseen benefits of job training on teenage pregnancy," IZA Journal of Labor & Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 5(1), pages 1-18, December.

2015

  1. Araujo, María Caridad & López-Boo, Florencia, 2015. "Los servicios de cuidado infantil en América Latina y el Caribe," El Trimestre Económico, Fondo de Cultura Económica, vol. 0(326), pages .249-275, abril-jun.
  2. Norbert Schady & Jere Behrman & Maria Caridad Araujo & Rodrigo Azuero & Raquel Bernal & David Bravo & Florencia Lopez-Boo & Karen Macours & Daniela Marshall & Christina Paxson & Renos Vakis, 2015. "Wealth Gradients in Early Childhood Cognitive Development in Five Latin American Countries," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 50(2), pages 446-463.

2014

  1. Lopez Boo, Florencia & Canon, Maria Eugenia, 2014. "Reversal of gender gaps in child development: Evidence from young children in India," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 124(1), pages 55-59.
  2. Helen Baker-Henningham y Florencia López Boo, 2014. "Intervenciones de estimulación infantil temprana en los países en vías de desarrollo: lo que funciona, por qué y para quién," Económica, Departamento de Economía, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, vol. 60, pages 120-186, January-D.
  3. M. Niaz Asadullah & Uma Kambhampati & Florencia Lopez Boo, 2014. "Social divisions in school participation and attainment in India: 1983–2004," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 38(4), pages 869-893.

2013

  1. López Bóo, Florencia & Rossi, Martín A. & Urzúa, Sergio S., 2013. "The labor market return to an attractive face: Evidence from a field experiment," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 118(1), pages 170-172.

2012

  1. Florencia L�pez B�o, 2012. "In School or at Work? Evidence from a Crisis," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 40(3), pages 381-404, September.

2010

  1. Florencia Lopez Boo & Lucia Madrigal & Carmen Pages, 2010. "Part-Time Work, Gender and Job Satisfaction: Evidence from a Developing Country," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(9), pages 1543-1571.

Books

2017

  1. Peter Darvas & Marta Favara & Tamara Arnold, 2017. "Stepping Up Skills in Urban Ghana," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 27616, December.

2016

  1. López Bóo, Florencia & Araujo, María Caridad & Tomé, Romina, 2016. "How is Child Care Quality Measured?: A toolkit," IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank, number 7432.

2015

  1. Araujo, María Caridad & Ardanaz, Martín & Armendáriz, Edna & Behrman, Jere R. & Berlinski, Samuel & Cristia, Julian P. & Flabbi, Luca & Hincapie, Diana & Jalmovich, Analía & Kagan, Sharon Lynn & López, 2015. "The Early Years: Child Well-being and the Role of Public Policy," IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank, number 7259 edited by Berlinski, Samuel & Schady, Norbert.

Chapters

2016

  1. Rafael Novella & Laura Ripani & Agustina Suaya & Luis Tejerina & Claudia Vazquez, 2016. "Trading Places: A Decade of Earnings Mobility in Chile and Nicaragua," Research in Labor Economics, in: Lorenzo Cappellari & Solomon W. Polachek & Konstantinos Tatsiramos (ed.),Income Inequality Around the World, volume 44, pages 213-237, Emerald Publishing Ltd.

2015

  1. Samuel Berlinski & Luca Flabbi & Florencia López Boo, 2015. "Raising Children: The Case for Government Intervention," IDB Publications (Book Chapters), in: Samuel Berlinski & Norbert Schady (ed.),The Early Years: Child Well-Being and the Role of Public Policy, edition 1, chapter 1, pages 1-24, Inter-American Development Bank.
  2. Samuel Berlinski & Florencia López Boo & Ana Pérez Expósito & Norbert Schady, 2015. "Family First," IDB Publications (Book Chapters), in: Samuel Berlinski & Norbert Schady (ed.),The Early Years: Child Well-Being and the Role of Public Policy, edition 1, chapter 3, pages 55-90, Inter-American Development Bank.

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