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…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Rodríguez, Manuel; Pinto Ayala, Ana María; Bocarejo, Juan Pablo; Páez, Daniel; Ortiz, Miguel Ángel; Ramos, Juan Pablo; Sarmiento, Olga Lucía; Morales, Ricardo; Pacheco, José; Márquez, Florentino; Franco, Juan Felipe; Leal Vallejo, Alejandra; Vadillo Quesada, Clara; Cantarella, Javier
En los centros urbanos de América Latina y el Caribe, la bicicleta es percibida como un vehículo cuyo uso, ofrece una alternativa económica de movilidad, reduce la congestion vehicular y mitiga la…
May 2017
Author(s): Acevedo, Paloma; Hobbs, Jason; Martinez, Sebastian
We evaluate the effects of municipal infrastructure upgrades on property prices in the Municipality of Campo Grande, Brazil. Using detailed administrative data on property characteristics and sales…