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Living Up to Expectations: How Job Training Made Women Better Off and Men Worse Off

Paloma Acevedo, Guillermo Cruces, Paul Gertler, Sebastian Martinez

NBER Working Paper No. 23264
Issued in March 2017

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The authors are grateful to Julián Amendolaggine, Gustavo Bobonis, Brigida García, Evelyn Vezza, Sigrid Vivo for useful comments and for inputs for the preparation of this document. They also acknowledge the work of the professionals from the Dominican Republic and the World Bank who designed and carried out the intervention; specifically, José Luis Polanco, Douglas Hasbún, Brígida García, Isabel Tavernas from the Ministerio de Trabajo; and Juan Martín Moreno, and Cornelia Tesliuc from the World Bank. Funding for this evaluation was provided by the BNPP, GAP and SIEF Trust Funds at the World Bank. G. Cruces further acknowledges financial support from the IDRC, Canada. The funders had no role in the analysis or interpretation of the results and the authors have no financial or material interests in the results of the study. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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