Florencia López Bóo

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

1300 New York Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20577

United States

Young Lives, Department of International Development, University of Oxford

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Queen Elizabeth House

3 Mansfield Road

Oxford, OX1 3TB

United Kingdom

IZA

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P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Early Childhood Stimulation Interventions in Developing Countries: A Comprehensive Literature Review

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5282
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 01 Nov 2010
Helen Baker-Henningham and Florencia López Bóo
University of Wales System - Bangor University and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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child development, early stimulation, mothers, parenting, developing countries

Part-Time Work, Gender and Job Satisfaction: Evidence from a Developing Country

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3994
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Florencia López Bóo, Lucia Madrigal and Carmen Pages
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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job satisfaction, gender, part-time work, job flexibility

Part-Time Work, Gender and Job Satisfaction: Evidence from a Developing Country

IDB Working Paper No. 555
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Florencia López Bóo, Lucia Madrigal and Carmen Pages
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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Wealth Gradients in Early Childhood Cognitive Development in Five Latin American Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6779
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chile, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of Pennsylvania, Brown University and The World Bank
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Youth and Governance, Educational Sciences, Street Children, Primary Education, Population Policies

Wealth Gradients in Early Childhood Cognitive Development in Five Latin American Countries

Documento CEDE No. 2014-01, PIER Working Paper No. 14-010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2014
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chile, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of Pennsylvania, Brown University and The World Bank
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early childhood, socioeconomic gaps, Latin-American

Wealth Gradients in Early Childhood Cognitive Development in Five Latin American Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12107
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 May 2019
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of Pennsylvania, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, University of Chile, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University and World Bank Group, Kenya
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cognitive development, poverty, gradients

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ICT Skills and Employment: A Randomized Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5336
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Mariana Blanco and Florencia López Bóo
Universidad del Rosario and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Information and Communication Technologies, hiring decisions, labor demand

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Labor Market Discrimination Based on Gender and the Place of Residence: A Randomized Experiment in Argentina

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
Iva Trako and Florencia López Bóo
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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place of residence, call back rates, labor market discrimination

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The Labor Market Return to an Attractive Face: Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6356
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Feb 2012
Florencia López Bóo, Martin Rossi and Sergio Urzua
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of San Andres and Northwestern University
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facial attractiveness, callback rates, labor market discrimination

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Returns to Education and Macroeconomic Shocks: Evidence from Argentina

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4753
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Feb 2010
Florencia López Bóo
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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returns to schooling, earnings profiles, occupations, macroeconomic shocks, policy swings, Argentina

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Cognitive Skills Gaps in India: Can (Late) Nutrition Ameliorate Them?

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2012-051B
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Florencia López Bóo and Maria E. Canon
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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cognitive outcomes, nutrition, children and test score gaps

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How is Child Care Quality Measured?

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
Florencia López Bóo, Maria Caridad Araujo and Romina Tome
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
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child development, Early childhood development, ECD, child care, Nursery schools, Desarrollo infantil, guarderías, jardines infantiles, salas cuna, centros de cuidado

10.

Social Divisions in School Participation and Attainment in India: 1983-2004

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6329
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Feb 2012
M. Niaz Asadullah, Uma S. Kambhampati and Florencia López Bóo
University of Reading - Department of Economics, University of Reading - Department of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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gender inequality, India, religion, social disparity

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Social Divisions in School Participation and Attainment in India: 1983-2004

IDB Working Paper No. 574
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
M. Niaz Asadullah, Uma S. Kambhampati and Florencia López Bóo
University of Reading - Department of Economics, University of Reading - Department of Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Reversal of Gender Gaps in Child Development: Evidence from Young Children in India

FRB of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2014-011A
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 May 2014
Florencia López Bóo and Maria E. Canon
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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cognitive skills, India, gender, caste inequality, children, Oaxaca

Reversal of Gender Gaps in Child Development: Evidence from Young Children in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8191
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 May 2014
Florencia López Bóo and Maria E. Canon
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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cognitive skills, India, gender, caste inequality, children, Oaxaca

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How Do Crises Affect Schooling Decisions? Evidence from Changing Labor Market Opportunities and a Policy Experiment

IDB Working Paper No. 550
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Florencia López Bóo
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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In School or at Work? Evidence from a Crisis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4692
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Florencia López Bóo
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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schooling decision, macroeconomic shocks, local labor market opportunities

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Sex-Differences in Language and Socio-Emotional Skills: Evidence from Large Scale Studies of Very Young Children

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10315
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
Rosangela Bando and Florencia López Bóo
Inter-American Development Bank and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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gender gaps, sex gaps, language, social skills, emotional skills, early childhood

16.

A Snapshot on the Quality of Seven Home Visit Parenting Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10296
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
Jane Leer, Florencia López Bóo, Ana Perez Expósito and Christine Powell
Save the Children, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and The University of the West Indies
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early childhood development, quality, home visiting programs, process quality, Brazil, Nicaragua, Peru, Panama, Jamaica, Ecuador, Bolivia

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Cash, Conditions and Child Development: Experimental Evidence from a Cash Transfer in Honduras

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12109
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 May 2019
Florencia López Bóo and John Creamer
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Honduras, education, health, early childhood development, children, conditional cash transfers (CCTs), impact evaluation

18.

Delivering Parenting Interventions Through Health Services in the Caribbean

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12106
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 May 2019
University of the West Indies (Mona), University of the West Indies (Mona), University of the West Indies (Mona), University of Wales System - Bangor University, University College London, University College London and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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child development, parenting interventions, home visits, primary care health service, cost-benefit, Caribbean

19.

Measuring the Quality of the Home Environment of Young Children in Uruguay: Socioeconomic Gradients in the Home Inventory

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12110
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 May 2019
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Ministry of Social Development (MIDES) and Ministry of Social Development (MIDES)
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child development, parenting practices, home, quality of the home environment, Uruguay, ASQ, ENDIS