Cristia, Julian - Economist

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Julian Cristia is a Lead Economist in the Research Department at the Inter-American Development Bank. His current research analyzes how governments can promote skills development with limited increases in public spending. He has evaluated programs that introduced technology into schools and expanded access to pre-primary education. Additionally, he has produced systematic reviews on early childhood development, the use of technology in education and how to improve learning in primary schools. His work has appeared in the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Human Resources, and Journal of Health Economics. His research has been covered by several media outlets including The Economist, NPR, and Associated Press. Prior to joining the IDB, he worked as an Associate Analyst in the Health and Human Resources Division of the Congressional Budget Office. Cristia holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Maryland.”


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IDB-WP-600 Working Papers Did You Get Your Shots? Experimental Evidence on the Role of Reminders Busso, Matías
Cristia, Julian
Humpage, Sarah
May, 2015
IDB-WP-477 Working Papers Does Technology in Schools Affect Repetition, Dropout and Enrollment? Evidence from Peru Cristia, Julian
Czerwonko, Alejo
Garofalo, Pablo
Jan, 2014
IDB-WP-476 Working Papers The Effects of Shared School Technology Access on Students’ Digital Skills in Peru Cristia, Julian
Ibarraran, Pablo
Bet, German
Jan, 2014
IDB-WP-382 Working Papers Home Computers and Child Outcomes: Short-Term Impacts from a Randomized Experiment in Peru Cueto, Santiago
Cristia, Julian
Beuermann, Diether
Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu
Malamud, Ofer
Dec, 2012
IDB-WP-377 Working Papers Access to Preprimary Education and Progression in Primary School: Evidence from Rural Guatemala Cristia, Julian
Bottan, Nicolas
Bastos, Paulo
Dec, 2012
IDB-WP-304 Working Papers Technology and Child Development: Evidence from the One Laptop per Child Program Santiago, Ana
Cueto, Santiago
Cristia, Julian
Ibarraran, Pablo
Severin, Eugenio
Feb, 2012
IDB-WP-273 Working Papers Does Contracting-Out Primary Care Services Work? The Case of Rural Guatemala Cristia, Julian
Evans, William
Kim, Beomsoo
Nov, 2011
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