Sep 1999
Author(s): Gaviria, Alejandro; Pagés, Carmen
In this paper we draw a profile of the victims of crime in Latin America. We show that- at least for the case of property crime - the typical victims of crime in Latin America come from rich and…
Feb 1999
Author(s): Filgueira, Fernando; Moraes, Juan Andrés; Fernández, Carlos; Filgueira, Carlos; Moreira, Constanza
This paper argues for a multi-level explanatory model for understanding institutional reform. Using the case of Uruguay, the authors seek to show how a changed political environment combined with…
Jan 1999
Author(s): Dahan, Momi; Gaviria, Alejandro
In this paper, social mobility is measured by looking at the extent to which family background determines socioeconomic success. Roughly speaking, social mobility can be measure by means of two…