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Wealth disparities for early childhood anthropometrics and Skills: evidence from chilean longitudinal data
(Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-09)
We study wealth disparities in the formation of anthropometrics, cognitive skills and socio-emotional skills. We use a sample of preschool and early school children in Chile. We extend the previous literature by using ...
Remaining missed opportunities of child survival in Peru: modelling mortality impact of universal and equitable coverage of proven interventions
BACKGROUND: Peru has made great improvements in reducing stunting and child mortality in the past decade, and has reached the Millennium Development Goals 1 and 4. The remaining challenges or missed opportunities for child ...
A Multidimensional Poverty Index for Latin America
(Wiley Blackwell Publishing, Inc, 2018-03)
This paper proposes a new Multidimensional Poverty Index for Latin America. The index combines monetary and non-monetary indicators, updates deprivation cut-offs for certain traditional unsatisfied basic needs indicators ...
Child health and nutrition in Peru within an antipoverty political agenda: a Countdown to 2015 country case study
BACKGROUND: Peru is an upper-middle-income country with wide social and regional disparities. In recent years, sustained multisectoral antipoverty programmes involving governments, political parties, and civil society ...
Highly active antiretroviral therapy in Brazil: the challenge of universal access in a context of social inequality
(Organización Panamericana de la Salud, 2004)
Objective. To investigate trends in AIDS mortality and incidence in Brazil over the period of 1984 to 2000 and to assess the impact of the introduction of universal access to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) ...