Sep 2021
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor;Lamé, Diego
Using a standard trust game, we elicit trust and reciprocity measures in a representative sample of adult players in Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, a country that exhibits relatively better…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Chisari, Omar O.;Miller, Sebastián J.
Migration is one of the strategies used by populations to adapt to natural shocks and also to respond to economic policies. Climate change will probably have an impact on the productivity of factors…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This book looks at the potential and the limits of policies to promote entrepreneurship as an important vehicle for social mobility in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as steps to remove the…
Aug 2011
Author(s): Angel, Félix;Rossi, Cristina
This catalogue belongs to the exhibit that celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Italy's Unification. The exhibition includes a selection of art works by Latin American artists of Italian descent…
May 2011
Author(s): Powers, Elizabeth T.
This paper uses data from the Mexican Family Life Survey to estimate the impact of a household member's migration to the United States on the cognitive development of children remaining in…
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…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Tokman, Víctor E.
El presente trabajo analiza el acceso a la protección social de los migrantes internacionales latinoamericanos desde una doble perspectiva. Por un lado, la de no discriminación en relación a los…
May 2008
Author(s): Pardinas, Juan E.
El presente trabajo tiene como objetivo aportar una perspectiva sustentada en datos para el análisis del fenómeno de la inmigración mexicana y de las políticas adecuadas para atender este reto. En…
Feb 2008
Author(s): Soruco, Ximena;Piani, Giorgina;Rossi, Máximo
This study seeks to identify, measure and analyze possible discriminatory behaviors in southern Ecuador. There are three main findings. First, emigration is perceived as a social problem. Second,…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Bussolo, Maurizio;Martínez Peria, María Soledad;Calderón, César;Mascaró, Yira;Nielsen, Mette E.;Acosta, Pablo;López, J. Humberto;Özden, Çaglar;Niimi, Yoko;Molina, Luis;Moizeszowicz, Florencia;Salinas, Emanuel;Fajnzylber, Pablo;Guadamillas, Mario;Cirasino, Massimo;Olinto, Pedro
Workers' remittances have become a major source of financing for developing countries and are especially important in Latin America and the Caribbean, which is at the top of the ranking of…
Aug 2006
Author(s): León, Gianmarco;Chong, Alberto E.
Unlike previous empirical studies that focus on barriers to entry in international trade, we focus on barriers to exit as measured by passport costs for a cross-section of countries. We test four…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Identity is an increasingly hot topic in today's world. Whether it's hunting for terrorists, searching for lost children, identifying casualties from the tsunami and Hurricane Katrina, or…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En el mundo de hoy la identidad es un tema cada vez más álgido. La identidad es el punto de partida, ya sea en la cacería de terroristas, la búsqueda de niños extraviados, la identificación de…
May 2003
Author(s): Chiarotti, Susana
El presente documento trata el tema del tráfico de mujeres, un fenómeno que hunde sus raíces en la historia y que estuvo ligado desde sus orígenes a las guerras, la esclavitud y la objetivación…
May 2003
Author(s): Castillo, Manuel Ángel
Este documento constituye una aproximación de algunas de las principales consecuencias de los fenómenos migratorios que ocurren en el hemisferio y un esbozo de algunas respuestas gubernamentales en…
Apr 2000
Author(s): Gaviria, Alejandro;Stein, Ernesto H.
In this paper, we use a panel approach to study population growth in major cities around the world. We find that major cities grow faster in relatively backward economies and in more volatile, faster…
Jan 1996
Author(s): Hanson, Gordon H.;Spilimbergo, Antonio
This paper examines the determinants of illegal immigration in the United States from Mexico from 1976 to 1995. The main challenge in the empirical work is that the observations are not the number of…