Dec 2018
Author(s): Martínez, Daniel; Mitnik, Oscar A.; Salgado, Edgar; Scholl, Lynn; Yañez, Patricia
Limited access to safe transportation is one of the greatest challenges to labor force participation faced by women in developing countries. This paper quantifies the causal impacts of improved urban…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Aparicio, Gabriela; De Olloqui, Fernando; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Gerardino, María Paula; Mitnik, Oscar A.; Vargas, Sebastián
This study aims at showing how the effects of productive credit to rural producers in Mexico can be estimated by exploiting the characteristics of the loan approval process, using a regression…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Stucchi, Rodolfo; Rojo, Sofía; Maffioli, Alessandro; Castillo, Victoria
Although knowledge spillovers are at the core of the innovation policy's justification, they have never been properly measured by any impact evaluation. This paper fills this gap by estimating…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Card, David; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Villa, Juan Miguel
The guide outlines the main evaluation challenges associated with Active Labor Market Programs (ALMPs), and shows how to obtain rigorous impact estimates using two leading evaluation approaches. The…