Jan 2022
Author(s): Acevedo, Ivonne;Castellani, Francesca;Cota, María José;Lotti, Giulia;Székely, Miguel
Este estudio explora la evolución de la desigualdad en América Latina durante la pandemia de la COVID-19 utilizando datos primarios disponibles de encuestas de hogares y empleo recopilados en 2020.…
Jan 2022
Author(s): Acevedo, Ivonne;Castellani, Francesca;Cota, María José;Lotti, Giulia;Székely, Miguel
Este estudio explora la evolución de la desigualdad en América Latina durante la pandemia de la COVID-19 utilizando datos primarios disponibles de encuestas de hogares y empleo recopilados en 2020.…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Parrado, Eric
Remittances constitute a significant safety net for millions of households in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Consequently, changes in international transfers can be a crucial agent of…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Stampini, Marco;Ibarrarán, Pablo;Rivas, Carolina ;Robles, Marcos
The socioeconomic crisis associated with the pandemic put cash transfer programs back at the top of the policy agenda. It showed that the Latin American and Caribbean regions income support systems…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Stampini, Marco;Ibarrarán, Pablo;Rivas, Carolina ;Robles, Marcos
La crisis socioeconómica asociada con la pandemia volvió a colocar a los programas de transferencias monetarias en la parte superior de la agenda política. La crisis reveló que los sistemas de apoyo…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Stampini, Marco;Londoño, Diana;Robles, Marcos;Ibarrarán, Pablo
Social, political, and economic instability in Venezuela has led to a shift in the regions migration patterns in recent years, with millions of Venezuelans migrating to find better job opportunities…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Stampini, Marco;Londoño, Diana;Robles, Marcos;Ibarrarán, Pablo
La inestabilidad social, política y económica en Venezuela ha generado cambios en los patrones migratorios de la región en los últimos años, con millones de venezolanos en busca de oportunidades…
May 2021
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether;Bottan, Nicolas L.;Hoffmann, Bridget;Khadan, Jeetendra;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
This dataset constitutes a panel follow-up to the 2016/2017 Suriname Survey of Living Conditions. It measures welfare related variables before and after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic including…
May 2021
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether;Giles Álvarez, Laura;Hoffmann, Bridget;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
This dataset constitutes a panel follow-up to the 2016 Barbados Survey of Living Conditions. It measures welfare related variables before and after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic including labor…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Laloum, Mélanie;Ruiz-Arranz, Marta
Con altas tasas de emigración, los hogares de la región de Centroamérica, República Dominicana, México y Haití, en particular los más vulnerables, son muy dependientes del envío de remesas familiares…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether;Giles Álvarez, Laura;Hoffmann, Bridget;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
This dataset constitute a panel follow-up to the 2016 Barbados Survey of Living Conditions. It measures welfare related variables before and after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic including labor…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Rubio, Marcela G.
Nearly one quarter of El Salvador's population resides abroad as a result of historically high levels of violence, which have led to increasing family disintegration and many children being left…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Arteaga Garavito, Maricruz;Beuermann, Diether;Giles Álvarez, Laura;McCaskie, Ariel
We conducted a telephone-based nationally representative survey of Barbados between May and June 2020. The main objective was to quantify the early consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. We document…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Bucheli, José R.;Fontenla, Matías
Migration between Mexico and the US has seen a sharp reversal. Since 2007 more Mexicans are returning home relative to those who are migrating to the United States. In light of recent research that…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Arteaga Garavito, Maricruz;Beuermann, Diether;Giles Álvarez, Laura;Gauto, Victor;Khadan, Jeetendra;Mooney, Henry;Smets, Lodewijk
COVID-19 has triggered a severe and unprecedented economic crisis in the Caribbean region. The combination of the halt in tourism arrivals, the fall in international oil prices, and a widespread…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Abuelafia, Emmanuel
Para los países de la región andina, la migración venezolana ya representaba un reto sin precedentes, aun antes de la pandemia por Covid-19. El número de migrantes que se ha establecido en la región…
May 2020
Author(s): Anglade, Boaz;Astudillo, Jhonatan A.;Barrios, Juan José;Escobar, Julia;Díaz, Karen;Filippo, Agustín;Garcimartín, Carlos;Gutiérrez Juárez, Priscilla;Laloum, Mélanie;Linares, Jennifer;López, Arnoldo;Martin, Lucia;Martínez, André;Monge, Javier Mauricio;Prat, Jordi;Ruiz-Arranz, Marta;Teixeira, Gisele;Ugarte, Fadel;Vargas, Fanny;Zelaya, Rosmery;Zentner, Joaquín
The policies being implemented in the region to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 are short-term support mechanisms, to ensure income for the most vulnerable groups and support to firms facing demand…
May 2020
Author(s): Anglade, Boaz;Astudillo, Jhonatan A.;Barrios, Juan José;Escobar, Julia;Díaz, Karen;Filippo, Agustín;Garcimartín, Carlos;Gutiérrez Juárez, Priscilla;Laloum, Mélanie;Linares, Jennifer;López, Arnoldo;Martin, Lucia;Martínez, André;Monge, Javier Mauricio;Prat, Jordi;Ruiz-Arranz, Marta;Teixeira, Gisele;Ugarte, Fadel;Vargas, Fanny;Zelaya, Rosmery;Zentner, Joaquín
Las políticas en implementación en la región para mitigar los efectos del COVID-19 se están pensando como mecanismos de apoyo de corto plazo, para asegurar niveles de ingresos a los más vulnerables y…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Andrade, Gabriela;Bagolle, Alexandre;Tejerina, Luis
En Latinoamérica y el Caribe las tasas de inclusión financiera de la población están creciendo, pero son aún bajas en comparación a las economías avanzadas. La presente crisis sanitaria causada por…
Feb 2020
Author(s): López, Arnoldo;Ruiz-Arranz, Marta
The economic report for Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic 2020 describes the situation facing the region. In the context of the global economic slowdown, it also analyzes factors…