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Connecting schools to reduce student’s dropout: A Peruvian case


Over the last 50 years, schooling expanded dramatically in most low- and middle-income countries, however, some disparities still remain, and have even been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. In Peru, even though in 2019, 97% of children between 6 and 11 years old had access to primary education, 13% of youngsters between 12 and 16 […]

Education, Training and Labor

Gender policies to bring mothers back to work in Peru


A more efficient allocation of daycare centers, aligned with urban production centers, could allow Peruvian companies to avoid disruption of work, open spaces for women to enter or re-enter the labor market and invest in their current and future workforce. Fewer countries have been hit by the pandemic than Peru, exposing its unstable labor market. […]

3D Titling: Comments on the Introduction of the Transfer of Development Rights to Peru, by Jose Carlos Fernandez


This article appears in the Spring 2019 edition of the Latin America Policy Journal released on April 2019. You can order the edition here. Abstract The transfer of development rights is an instrument of urban policy originally used in the United States. It allows the owners of landmarks in a city to sell their air rights […]

A Conversation with Jaime Saavedra


The Latin American Caucus at HKS and the Harvard Association of Peruvian Students (HAPS) will share a close conversation with Jaime Saavedra, former Minister of Education of Peru and Senior Director of Education Global Practice at the World Bank. Isabel Guerrero who will moderate the conversation. Mr. Saavedra is a Phd in Economics from Columbia University […]

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