Aug 2018
Author(s): Chong, Alberto E.; León, Gianmarco; Roza, Vivian; Valdivia, Martín; Vega, Gabriela
We use a field experiment to evaluate the impact of two informational get-out-the-vote (GOTV) campaigns to boost female electoral participation in Paraguay. We find that public campaigns had no…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor; Gandelman, Eduardo; Castillo, Marco; Cárdenas, Juan Camilo; Bravo, David; Sethi, Rajiv; Sanhueza, Claudia; Soruco, Ximena; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Rossi, Máximo; Elías, Víctor; Elías, Julio; Gaviria, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Polanía, Sandra; Petrie, Ragan; Piani, Giorgina; Torero, Máximo; Ronconi, Lucas; Rothschild, Julie; Urzúa, Sergio; Candelo, Natalia; Moro, Andrea
This book presents a set of studies on contemporary discrimination in Latin America that takes advantage of these new tools by focusing on social interactions that range from cooperation, group…
Jan 2009
Author(s): La Ferrara, Eliana; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper studies the link between television and divorce in Brazil by exploiting variation in the timing of availability of the signal of Rede Globothe network that had a virtual monopoly on…
Jun 2008
Author(s): La Ferrara, Eliana; Duryea, Suzanne; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper focuses on fertility choices in Brazil, a country where soap operas (novelas) portray families that are much smaller than in reality, to study the effects of television on individual…