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  • Almeida, Rita K.; Packard, Truman G. (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2018-07-10)
    Skills and Jobs in Brazil: An Agenda for Youth is a new report focusing on the challenge of economic engagement among the Brazilian youth. In the context of a fast aging population, Brazil’s greatest economic opportunity ...
  • Bruhn, Miriam; Reddy, Rekha; Ruiz Ortega, Claudia (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2018-06)
    This paper studies the impact of a program that provides grants for technical assistance on the interest rates and outreach of credit unions in Mexico. Credit unions financing rural ...
  • Calice, Pietro; Ribeiro, Eduardo P.; Byskov, Steen (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2018-06)
    This paper attempts to study the impact of Brazilian Development Bank credit on resource misallocation in Brazil, using manufacturing firm-level data from 2003-14. The paper first ...
  • Lange, Simon; Pape, Utz Johann; Putz, Peter (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2018-06)
    Small area poverty maps allow for the design of policies based on spatial differences in welfare. They are typically estimated based on a consumption survey reporting on poverty and ...
  • de Hoyos, Rafael; Estrada, Ricardo; Vargas, Maria Jose (World Bank, Washington, DC, 2018-05)
    This paper constructs two longitudinal datasets that record students' test scores in a national standardized exam in Mexico and track students from the end of primary (Grade 6) to the ...