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PUBLICATIONS

◊ “Increasing Efficiency of Outcomes through Cooperation and Initiative: An Integral Approach to Randomized Field Experiments”, Maria Sophia Aguirre and Martha Cruz Zuniga, Dignity and Development, Paolo Carozza (ed.), University of Notre Dame Press, Forthcoming 2017.

◊ “Improving Reproductive Health through Participatory Incentives: Evidence from a Randomized Field Staged Experiment in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala”, Maria Sophia Aguirre and Martha Cruz Zuniga, Revista Espanola de Salud Publica, 2016.

◊ "Virtue Ethics and Global Development", Maria Sophia Aguirre, in Handbook on Virtue Ethics and Globalization, Martin Schalg (ed), Springer, 2016.

◊ “Family Structure’s Effects on Social Capital and Human Capital in Guatemala”, Maria Sophia Aguirre, Lauren Harper, and Samantha Hawkins in Family and Sustainable Development, Montserrat Gas and Aixendri Rita Cavalloti (ed), Thomson Reuters, 2015.

 “An Integral Approach to an Economic Perspective:  Consequences for Measuring Impact,” Journal of Market and Morality, 16:1, pp 53-67, 2013.

 “Achieving Sustainable Development: An Integral Approach to an Economics Perspective”, Maria Sophia Aguirre. in The Ethics of Sustainable Development, Luis G. Franceschi (ed), Strathmore University Press, 2011.

INTEGRAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REPORTS

◊ “Impact Evaluation of the Introduction of Intel Learning Solutions /KUAA  in 5th and 6th High School Grades in Bolivia, Maria Sophia Aguirre, Andrea Vazquez and Syssi Helguero,  IED Report #14, School of Business and  Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2017.

◊ “Impact Evaluation of Capacity Strengthening in India: An Integral Approach,” Martha Cruz Zuniga, IED Report # 13, School of Business and  Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2016.

◊ “Preparing Students for 21st Century Employment in the Eastern Caribbean,” Martha Cruz Zuniga, IED Report # 12, School of Business and  Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2016.

◊ “Impact Evaluation of the Introduction of Intel Learning Solutions /KUAA  in 5th and 6th High School Grades in Bolivia: Preliminary Results", Maria Sophia Aguirre, Jonathan Harris, Andrea Vazquez and Lylian Peraza,  IED Report #11, School of Business and  Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2016.                                    

◊ “The Impact of Training Secondary School Teachers in Nigeria: An Integral Evaluation.” Martha Cruz Zuniga, Kevin Kamto and Nasim Mahmoud, IED Report #10, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, July 2015.

◊ “The Impact of HIV Prevention Programs among Farm Workers,” Martha Cruz Zuniga, IED Report #9, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, July 2015.

◊ “Impact Evaluation of the Dominican Republic ‘Café con Leche’ Program: An Integral Approach,” Martha Cruz Zuniga, IED Report #8, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, June 2015.

◊ “Evaluation of the Integral Impact of the ‘Grupos Gestores’ in Guatemala,” Maria Sophia Aguirre, Eugenia Estefania Cohn and Marc Rugani, IED Report #7, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, June 2015.

◊ “The Impact of Cooperatives on the Integral Economic Development of Banana Farms in Guatemala”, Maria Sophia Aguirre and Andrea Vazquez, IED Report #6, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, June 2015.

◊ “An Impact Evaluation of Aprendamos Juntas –Guatemala”, Maria Sophia Aguirre and Martha Cruz Zuniga, IED Report #5, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, June 2015.

◊ “Measuring the Integral Impact of World Vision Savings Groups in La Gonave, Haiti,” Martha Cruz Zuniga and Kesly Felizor, IED Report #4, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, June 2014.

◊ “Impact Evaluation of FUNSEPA’s Program,” Martha Cruz Zuniga and Maria Sophia Aguirre, IED Report #3, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, May 2014.

◊ "An Impact Evaluation of Enlace Guatemala: An Integral Approach, " Maria Sophia Aguirre, Martha Cruz Zuniga, and Eleni Papakosta, IED Report #2, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2013.

◊ An Impact Evaluation of the Educational Program On Civic Values in Nqatoqi’", Maria Sophia Aguirre, IED Report #1, School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America, 2013.

WORKING PAPERS

Generating Incentives through Participatory Engagement: Evidence from a Randomized Staged Framed Field Experiment in APIB Cooperatives, Maria Sophia Aguirre and Andrea Vazquez,  IED Working Paper No.8, 2016.

Generating Incentives through Participatory Experiment: Evidence from a Randomized Stage Framed Field Experiment in Guatemala, Maria Sophia Aguirre, Estefania Cohen and Marc Rugani, IED Working Paper No.7, 2016.

◊ “HIV Prevention through Participatory Incentives: Evidence from a Randomized Field Soccer Experiment,” Martha Cruz Zuniga, IED Working Paper No.6, 2016.

◊ “Improving Reproductive Health through Participatory Incentives: Evidence from a Randomized Field Staged Experiment in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala,” Maria Sophia Aguirre and Martha Cruz Zuniga, IED Working Paper No.5, 2016.

◊ “Increasing Efficiency of Outcomes through Cooperation and Initiative: An Integral Approach to Randomized Field Experiments” Maria Sophia Aguirre, Martha Cruz Zuniga, and Virginia Birkofer IED Working Paper No. 4, 2016.

◊ "An Integral Approach to an Economic Perspective The Case of Measuring Impact," Maria Sophia Aguirre, IED Working Paper No. 3, 2015.

◊ “A Participatory Approach to Ensuring Nutrition: An Integral Experiment,” Maria Sophia Aguirre and Martha Cruz Zuniga, IED Working Paper No. 2, 2015.

◊ “A Healthy Framework for Family Planning: An Integral Approach,” Maria Sophia Aguirre and Martha Cruz Zuniga, IED Working Paper No. 1, 2015.