Oct 2016
Author(s): Bancalari, Antonella; Gertner, Gastón; Martinez, Sebastian
El acceso a soluciones de saneamiento mejorado y a fuentes de agua segura continúa siendo uno de los principales desafíos de política pública en Bolivia. Según la información del último censo de 2012…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Ripani, Laura; Cruces, Guillermo; Alzuá, Maria Laura
Recent empirical evidence has indicated that Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) do not have an aggregate effect on adult labour supply, however little attention has been paid to the role of other…
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…
Oct 2000
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Hilgert, Marianne
This paper presents microeconomic simulation techniques to examine what drives differences in inequality across countries. The simulation decomposes cross-country inequality differences into the…
Sep 1999
Author(s): Behrman, Jere R.; Duryea, Suzanne; Székely, Miguel
This paper presents new evidence for major world regions and for the most populous countries in each region on associations between the average ages of populations and three groups of economic…
Aug 1999
Author(s): Gavin, Michael; Hausmann, Ricardo; Lora, Eduardo; Pagés, Carmen; Savedoff, William D.; Székely, Miguel; Westley, Glenn D.
Latin America in the 1990s remains the most unequal region in the world in terms of income distribution. Yet because of its changing demographics -declining fertility rates and large number of young…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Hausmann, Ricardo; Székely, Miguel
In this paper, social mobility is measured by looking at the extent to which family background determines socioeconomic success. An index of social mobility for developing countries is proposed based…