Apr 2019
Author(s): Martin, Xavier; Sobol, Danielle; Magnoni, Barbara; Burgess, Elisabeth
This study offers insights from a large cross-sectional survey on remittances sent by 2,145 migrants living in three major cities in the United States. The migrants in this study are from Colombia,…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Martin, Xavier; Sobol, Danielle; Magnoni, Barbara; Burgess, Elisabeth
Este estudio ofrece observaciones provenientes de una encuesta transversal grande acerca de las remesas enviadas por 2,145 migrantes que viven en 3 ciudades principales de los Estados Unidos. Los…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Burgess, Elisabeth; Martínez, Mariana; Magnoni, Barbara; Carballo, Ignacio E.; Hainze, Anna
Durante los últimos 15 años, el sector de las microfinanzas y las instituciones de microfinanzas (IMF) que lo componen en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), han pasado por un proceso de maduración…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Lovoi, Annette; Brown, Julia; Magnoni, Barbara; Thornton, Rebecca
This paper presents new evidence on migration and risk among Mexican migrants to the United States living in the New York City area. The paper examines the potential demand for formal risk mitigating…
Oct 2007
Author(s): Cocchi, Horacio; Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.
This study analyses the relationships between farm income, adoption of conservation technologies and output diversification among PAES participants by comparing their performance at two points in…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.; Cocchi, Horacio; Solís, Daniel
This paper examines the determinants of adoption of soil conservation technologies among farmers participating in the Environmental Program of El Salvador (PAES). A sample of PAES participants was…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.; Cocchi, Horacio; Solís, Daniel
In this study the authors analyze the degree of output diversification (anything produced in the farm that is not a subsistence crop, i.e., corn or beans) among 520 hillside farmers in El Salvador.…