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Jamaica Research

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Brief
Gertler Paul, Zanolini Arianna, Pinto Rodrigo, Heckman James, Walker Susan, Vermeersch Christel, Chang Susan, Grantham-McGregor SallyAug 14, 2013

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Labor market returns to early childhood stimulation : a 20-year follow-up to the Jamaica study, conducted during the time period ...

Policy Research Working Paper
Heckman James, Grantham-McGregor Sally, Vermeerch Christel, Gertler Paul, Walker Susan, Zanolini Arianna, Chang-Lopez Susan, Pinto RodrigoJul 01, 2013

This paper finds large effects on the earnings of participants from a randomized intervention that gave psychosocial stimulation to stunted Jamaican toddlers living in poverty. The intervention consisted of...

Other Financial Sector Study
Jun 10, 2013

Sound legislative oversight of public finances is crucial to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of public spending. All national governments, and particularly those that are accountable to their citizens through...

Brief
Marcus AlizaMay 01, 2013

The World Bank is focused on developing and supporting programs that help children reach their potential and live lives free of poverty. To help build a body of evidence of what works, the World Bank financed an ...