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…
Jul 2010
Author(s): Powers, Jennifer; Magnoni, Barbara
This study identifies key barriers to women's businesses globally and evaluates the degree to which they constrain women's business growth in Latin America. These barriers include a lack of…
Jul 2010
Author(s): Powers, Jennifer; Magnoni, Barbara
Esta investigación ha permitido identificar las principales barreras para las empresas de las mujeres a nivel global, así como evaluar la medida en que éstas condicionan el crecimiento de dichas…
Apr 2010
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.
In this working paper, the authors present evidence that homeowners are happier than non-homeowners and it is homeownership that causes the difference in happiness. The data used is from seventeen…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Salazar Ferro, José; García Bocanegra, Juan Carlos; Fretes Cibils, Vicente; Torres Arzayús, Patricia; Vallejo de la Pava, Adriana; Pinto Carrillo, Augusto César; Gallo P., Ignacio
América Latina no sólo se caracteriza porque la mayoría de su población reside en las ciudades, sino por el hecho de que en ellas anida la pobreza y abundan las áreas deterioradas y los asentamientos…