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Making the Grade: Family Structure and Children’s Educational Participation in Colombia, Egypt, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Peru & Uruguay
Research in the U.S. and much of the developed world suggests that children in intact, twoparent households typically do better on educational outcomes than do children in singleparent andExpand
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Intestinal Myiasis Caused by Eristalis tenax
Myiasis is the infestation of live humans and other vertebrate animals with dipterous larvae which, at least for a certain period, feed on the host’s dead or living tissue, liquid body substances, orExpand
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Interventions Using Regular Activities to Engage High-Risk School-Age Youth: a Review of After-School Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean
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  • Psychology, Political Science
  • Prevention Science
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In this paper, I review an issue that is an urgent challenge in the development field—the effectiveness of after-school programs for preventing school-age youth violence in vulnerable settings inExpand
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Giving a second chance: an after-school programme in a shanty town interacted with parent type: lessons from a randomized trial
This paper evaluates the role that an after-school may play in the educational outcomes of children living in poor suburbs. Previous evaluations have focused on average effects, with mixed findings.Expand
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Joint-Liability vs. Individual Incentives in the Classroom. Lessons From a Field Experiment With Undergraduate Students
We evaluate the impact of joint-liability incentives in the classroom using a randomized field experiment. The instructor design groups of three students in the classroom and provides a premium toExpand
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Impact Evaluation of a Privately Managed Tuition-Free Middle School in a Poor Neighborhood in Montevideo
Using a randomized trial, we evaluate the impact of a free privately-managed middle school in a poor neighborhood. The research compares over time adolescents randomly selected to enter Liceo-JubilarExpand
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Testing Happiness Hypothesis Among the Elderly
We use a rich data set that allows us to test different happiness hypotheses employing four methodological approaches. We find that older people in Uruguay have a tendency to report themselves happyExpand
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Preschool attendance and school-age profiles: A revision
Data collected from the Uruguayan household survey (ENHA) of year 2006 is used to provide more evidence and revision on the longer-term impact of pre-primary education on subsequent school attendanceExpand
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Family Structure and Children’s Education Outcome: Evidence from Uruguay
As the developed world has experienced a shift away from the traditional two-biological parent family, scholars have sought to understand how children are faring in non-traditional homes. Debate hasExpand
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‘For older folks like me, these things are over us…’: The challenge of embedding tablet computers in everyday life within a geriatric hospital in Uruguay
ABSTRACT Much research has focused on the introduction of information and communication technology (ICTs) into the lives of older people, but it has generally understood them as external factors whoExpand
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