Nov 2006
Author(s): Torero, Máximo; Robles, Miguel; Hernández, Manuel; de la Roca, Jorge; Webber, Maureen; Thomas, Desmond
The informal economy plays an important, yet often overlooked, role in economies throughout the world. Informal activities can provide a much needed source of income for a great number of people. At…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Attanasio, Orazio P.; Székely, Miguel; Behrman, Jere R.; Duryea, Suzanne
This book breaks away from the exclusively macroeconomic focus of development studies to bring the spotlight to the place where decisions are made: households. Complementing this microeconomic view…
Apr 2001
Author(s): Attanasio, Orazio P.; Székely, Miguel
This paper presents evidence on the relationship between economic shocks to relative male wages and changes in household consumption in Mexico during the 1990s, which is a period characterized by…