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…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Sanchez, Raul; Yañez, Patricia
This paper studies the effects of areal cable cars on mode of transport, time use and employment in the metropolitan area of La Paz, Bolivia. Using an instrumental variables approach, we estimate…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Granada, Isabel; Urban, Anne-Marie; Monje Silva, Andrea; Ortiz, Paola; Pérez, Daniel; Montes, Laureen; Caldo, Alejandra
In Latin America and the Caribbean over 50% of users of public transportation systems are women. However, not all of our systems are designed with the needs and perspectives of women in mind. This…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Granada, Isabel; Urban, Anne-Marie; Monje Silva, Andrea; Ortiz, Paola; Pérez, Daniel; Montes, Laureen; Caldo, Alejandra
En América Latina y el Caribe, más del 50% de los usuarios de los sistemas de transporte público son mujeres. Sin embargo, no todos nuestros sistemas se diseñan teniendo en cuenta sus necesidades y…