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How Good Are Ex Ante Program Evaluation Techniques? The Case of School Enrollment in PROGRESA

How Good Are Ex Ante Program Evaluation Techniques? The Case of School Enrollment in PROGRESA »

Source: How Good Are Ex Ante Program Evaluation Techniques? The Case of School Enrollment in PROGRESA

Volume/Issue: 2009/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Bornhorst

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

ISBN: 9781451873344

Keywords: microsimulation, conditional transfers, demand for schooling, child labor, PROGRESA, schooling, enrollment ratio, school attendance, school enrollment, Time Allocation and Labor Supply

This paper evaluates a microsimulation technique by comparing the simulated outcome of a program with its actual effect. The ex ante evaluation is carried out for a conditional cash transfer program, where poor hou...

How Good Are Ex Ante Program Evaluation Techniques? The Case of School Enrollment in PROGRESA

How Good Are Ex Ante Program Evaluation Techniques? The Case of School Enrollment in PROGRESA »

Volume/Issue: 2009/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Fabian Bornhorst

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451873344.001

ISBN: 9781451873344

Keywords: microsimulation, conditional transfers, demand for schooling, child labor, PROGRESA, schooling, enrollment ratio, school attendance, school enrollment, Time Allocation and Labor Supply

This paper evaluates a microsimulation technique by comparing the simulated outcome of a program with its actual effect. The ex ante evaluation is carried out for a conditional cash transfer program, where poor hou...

Targeting Social Transfers to the Poor in Mexico

Targeting Social Transfers to the Poor in Mexico »

Volume/Issue: 2009/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , and Susan Parker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451872071.001

ISBN: 9781451872071

Keywords: Targeting, self selection, administrative selection, Oportunidades, social welfare, coverage, leakage, probability, probabilities, equation

Mexico's main social support program, Oportunidades, combines two methods to target cash to poor households: an initial self-selection by households who acquire knowledge about the program and apply for benefits, f...

Targeting Social Transfers to the Poor in Mexico

Targeting Social Transfers to the Poor in Mexico »

Source: Targeting Social Transfers to the Poor in Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2009/60

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): David Coady , and Susan Parker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451872071

Keywords: Targeting, self selection, administrative selection, Oportunidades, social welfare, coverage, leakage, probability, probabilities, equation

Mexico's main social support program, Oportunidades, combines two methods to target cash to poor households: an initial self-selection by households who acquire knowledge about the program and apply for benefits, f...

Latin America
			: Highlights from the Implementation of the System of National Accounts 1993 (1993 SNA)

Latin America : Highlights from the Implementation of the System of National Accounts 1993 (1993 SNA) »

Volume/Issue: 2008/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Ramos , Lisbeth Rivas , and Gonzalo Pastor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870978.001

ISBN: 9781451870978

Keywords: 1993 SNA implementation, Data Module of the ROSCs, GDP estimation biases, fixed capital formation, gross fixed capital formation, consumption expenditure,

This paper reviews the Latin American experience with the implementation of 1993 SNAand the updating of the national accounts' base year. It also makes a preliminary assessment of the possible estimation biases in...

Latin America

Latin America »

Source: Latin America : Highlights from the Implementation of the System of National Accounts 1993 (1993 SNA)

Volume/Issue: 2008/239

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Ramos , Lisbeth Rivas , and Gonzalo Pastor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451870978

Keywords: 1993 SNA implementation, Data Module of the ROSCs, GDP estimation biases, fixed capital formation, gross fixed capital formation, consumption expenditure,

This paper reviews the Latin American experience with the implementation of 1993 SNAand the updating of the national accounts' base year. It also makes a preliminary assessment of the possible estimation biases in...

Available on the web

Available on the web »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 31/7

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451933673

Keywords: poverty reduction, debt relief, international monetary fund, poverty reduction strategy paper, economic outlook

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Conference debates complex links between macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction

Conference debates complex links between macroeconomic policies and poverty reduction »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 31/7

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451933673

Keywords: poverty reduction, debt relief, international monetary fund, poverty reduction strategy paper, economic outlook

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...

Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution

Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution »

Source: Financial Crises, Poverty, and Income Distribution

Volume/Issue: 2002/4

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451842050

Keywords: Financial crises, poverty line, incidence of poverty, Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty,

Developing and transition economies are prone to financial crises, including balance of payments and banking crises. These crises affect poverty and the distribution of income through a variety of channels: slowdow...

How can we measure the credibility of inflation targeting regimes?

How can we measure the credibility of inflation targeting regimes? »

Source: IMF Survey, Volume 31, Issue 07

Volume/Issue: 31/7

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451933673

Keywords: poverty reduction, debt relief, international monetary fund, poverty reduction strategy paper, economic outlook

The Web edition of the IMF Survey is updated several times a week, and contains a wealth of articles about topical policy and economic issues in the news. Access the latest IMF research, read interviews, and listen...