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    Cognitive and non-cognitive skills for the Peruvian labor market : addressing measurement error through latent skills estimations

    Cunningham,Wendy, Parra Torrado,Mónica, Sarzosa,Miguel Alonso  |  Feb 01, 2016
    Evidence from developed country data suggests that cognitive and non-cognitive skills contribute to improved labor market outcomes. This paper tests this hypothesis in a developing country by using an ...
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    Protecting school infrastructure against earthquake risks in Peru

    Rahman,Shaela  |  Jan 01, 2016
    Metropolitan Lima is subject to frequent seismic activity that can damage critical infrastructure such as schools and threaten the lives of schoolchildren. In Lima, more than 64 percent of schools are highly...
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    Regional productivity convergence in Peru

    Iacovone,Leonardo, Sanchez Bayardo,Luis Fernando, Sharma,Siddharth  |  Nov 17, 2015
    This paper examines whether labor productivity converged across Peru’s regions (“departments”) during 2002-12. Given the large differences in labor productivity across the regions of Peru, such convergence has...
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    The role of imports for exporter performance in Peru

    Pierola Castro,Martha D., Fernandes,Ana Margarida, Farolec,Thomas  |  Nov 13, 2015
    Using highly disaggregated firm-level customs transaction data for imports and exports in Peru over the 2000–2012 period, this paper explores the relationship between imports of intermediate inputs and firm ...
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    Robust decision-making in the water sector: a strategy for implementing Lima’s long-term water resources master plan

    Kalra,Nidhi Rajiv, Groves,David G., Bonzanigo,Laura, Molina Perez,Edmundo, Ramos,Cayo, Brandon,Carter J., Rodriguez Cabanillas,Iván  |  Oct 14, 2015
    How can water resource agencies make smart investments to ensure long-term water reliability when the future is fraught with deep climate and economic uncertainty? This study helped SEDAPAL, the water utility ...
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Nutrition

Juntos Results for Nutrition Project

Review the documentation that the World Bank developed before starting the Juntos Nutrition Project in Peru.


Experts

Livia M. Benavides

Country Operations Adviser
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Justice

Second Justice Services Improvement Project

Review the documentation that the World Bank developed before starting the Second Justice Services Improvement Project in Peru.