Mar 2011
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Yáñez-Pagans, Patricia
This paper compares the dynamic consistency of targeting methodologies that use multidimensional welfare indicators with those based on means and proxy means tests using panel data from Mexico. To…
Aug 2009
Author(s): Azevedo, Viviane; Bouillon, César P.
This paper reviews evidence on social mobility in Latin America. Several studies have used data sets that collect intergenerational socio economic information. The data, though limited, suggest that…
Jun 2009
Author(s): Azevedo, Viviane; Bouillon, César P.; Yáñez-Pagans, Patricia
Although Mexicos Conditional Cash Transfer Program Oportunidades has increased overall school enrollment, many adolescents do not attend school, especially in urban areas. This paper simulates the…
Sep 2006
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Tejerina, Luis
This is the latest version available of "Do We Know What Works": A Systematic Review of Impact Evaluations of Social Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean¿. The document reviews…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.; Tejerina, Luis
This working paper analyzes the topics that usually arise from systematic reviews of poverty reduction programs programs and initiates a discussion about them. All evaluations included in the review…
Oct 2000
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.
The main purpose of this paper is to measure the contributions of the changes in the labor market to the increase in inequality experienced by Mexico after the 1985 trade and financial liberalization…
Oct 2000
Author(s): Bouillon, César P.
This paper examines Mexico's increase in wage inequality using data from household surveys (Encuesta Nacional de Ingreso Gasto de los Hogares de México) produced by the Mexican Institute for…