Renos Vakis

The World Bank

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Washington, DC 20043

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Cash Transfers, Behavioral Changes, and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4759
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Karen Macours, Norbert Schady and Renos Vakis
Paris School of Economics (PSE), World Bank - Development Research Group and The World Bank
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Educational Sciences, Youth and Governance, Primary Education, Street Children

Cash Transfers, Behavioral Changes, and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2012
Posted: 01 May 2012
Karen Macours, Norbert Schady and Renos Vakis
Paris School of Economics (PSE), World Bank - Development Research Group and The World Bank

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Cash transfers, Early Childhood Development, Behavioral change

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Changing Households' Investments and Aspirations Through Social Interactions: Evidence from a Randomized Transfer Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5137
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Karen Macours and Renos Vakis
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and The World Bank
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Debt Markets, Labor Policies, Investment and Investment Climate, Primary Education, Housing & Human Habitats

Transfers, Diversification and Household Risk Strategies: Experimental Evidence with Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6053
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Karen Macours, Patrick Premand and Renos Vakis
Paris School of Economics (PSE), World Bank and The World Bank
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Safety Nets and Transfers, Regional Economic Development, Rural Poverty Reduction, Housing & Human Habitats

Transfers, Diversification and Household Risk Strategies: Experimental Evidence with Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8940
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 May 2012
Karen Macours, Patrick Premand and Renos Vakis
Paris School of Economics (PSE), World Bank and The World Bank
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cash transfers, climate change adaptation, diversification, productive investment, risk-management, shocks, vocational training

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Demand Versus Returns? Pro-Poor Targeting of Business Grants and Vocational Skills Training

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6389
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Karen Macours, Patrick Premand and Renos Vakis
Paris School of Economics (PSE), World Bank and The World Bank
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Vocational Education & Technical Training, Conditional Cash Transfers, Poverty Reduction Strategies, Pro-Poor Growth, Business in Development

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), Emory University - Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods, 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), Emory University - Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods, 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

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Spatial Specialization and Farm-Nonfarm Linkages

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4611
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Uwe Deichmann, Forhad Shilpi and Renos Vakis
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and The World Bank
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Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Rural Poverty Reduction, Crops & Crop Management Systems, Labor Policies

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Intra-Generational Mobility and Repeated Cross-Sections: A Three-Country Validation Exercise

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5916
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank, The World Bank and Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS)
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Services & Transfers to Poor, Poverty Reduction Strategies, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Science Education, Housing & Human Habitats

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Changing Households' Investment Behaviour Through Social Interactions with Local Leaders: Evidence from a Randomised Transfer Programme

The Economic Journal, Vol. 124, Issue 576, pp. 607-633, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 May 2014
Karen Macours and Renos Vakis
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and The World Bank
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