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  • This blog is written by specialists from the Education Division of the Inter-American Development Bank. Its objective is to provide arguments and ideas that will spark debate about how to transform education in Latin America and the Caribbean. This blog is a call to action for the reader. An idea, a project, or a question can make a difference.

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    Las opiniones expresadas en este blog son las del autor y no necesariamente reflejan las opiniones del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, sus directivas, la Asamblea de Gobernadores o sus países miembros.

    The views expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Inter-American Development Bank, its Management, its Board of Executive Directors or its member Governments.

    Javier Luque

    Senior Education Specialist

    Javier Luque is a Senior Education Specialist. He has worked extensively in the fields of education, labor markets, and economic growth, both in academic and policy making capacities, throughout Latin America and East Asia. He has published articles, book chapters, and co-authored books, and has been a speaker at conferences around the world. Prior to joining the IDB, he held positions at the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Ministry of Economics and Finance of Peru, and the Central Reserve Bank of Peru. He has taught undergraduate and graduate levels at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, and the University of Rochester, among others. He holds a Masters and Doctorate in Economics from the University of Rochester (New York) and a Bachelors in Economics from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru. He has also participated in research at the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University.

    Javier Luque

    Published posts:

    Looking at teachers with new eyes

    Date: Oct 4 2016
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    What if we talk about the YES-YES?

    Date: Jul 14 2016
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    What is the relationship between the education system and an emergency room?

    Date: Apr 22 2016

    El Nino and our children in schools

    Date: Aug 13 2015
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    You have a job, but… Do you know rule of 3?

    Date: Jun 16 2015
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    Long road, good destiny

    Date: May 26 2015
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    Playing I Learn: Community preschool education in Honduras

    Date: Apr 28 2015
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    A new surprise: Peru

    Date: Mar 27 2015
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    Growth 1 – Equality O. And What Role does Education Play?

    Date: Jun 19 2014
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    Avoiding the poverty trap

    Date: Apr 10 2014
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