Sep 2021
Author(s): Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Rozo, Sandra
Can taking the perspective of an out-group reduce prejudice and promote prosociality? Building on insights from social psychology, we study the case of Colombian natives and Venezuelan immigrants. We…
Jul 2021
Author(s): Neves, Mateus C. R.; Silva, Felipe de Figueiredo; Freitas, Carlos Otávio
In this working paper, we estimate agricultural total factor productivity (Ag TFP) for South American countries over the period 19692016 and identify how road density affect technical efficiency. In…
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): Manzano, Osmel; Saboin, José Luis
This paper uses a model of intergenerational accounting to simulate the intergenerational distribution of oil wealth in Venezuela. Venezuelan oil production does not seem to follow an optimal…
May 2021
Author(s): Keefer, Philip; Perilla, Sergio; Vlaicu, Razvan
This paper examines new data on public sector employees from 18 Latin American countries to shed light on the role of trust in the performance of government agencies. We developed an original survey…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Romero, Nicolás; Uribe, Laura
La crisis social desatada por la pandemia del Covid-19 ha agravado la condición de vulnerabilidad de los migrantes venezolanos. Lo anterior genera la necesidad de identificar mecanismos que…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Rozo, Sandra
How are natives attitudes towards migrants shaped by economic crises? Natives could show more compassion towards migrants as everyone faces a common threat. Alternatively, natives prejudice could…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Astudillo Estévez, Pablo A.
Se generó una herramienta computacional, basada en análisis de big data y ciencia de redes, la cual permite el análisis de la conectividad vial de los países de la región andina (Venezuela, Colombia…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Namen, Olga; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Romero Bejarano, Nicolás
A la fecha, Colombia ha sido el mayor receptor de población migrante venezolana de la región con 1,8 millones de migrantes desde el 2014. La mayoría de las familias venezolanas migran por falta de…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Saboin, José Luis
Using Enterprise Survey data, this study describes the characteristics of current Venezuelan firms the survivors of one of the deepest economic contractions of modern historyacross different…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Zambrano, Omar; Hernández, Hugo
Venezuela experimenta la recesión económica más severa y prolongada de su historia económica moderna. El país ha perdido tres cuartas partes de su Producto Interno Bruto, produciendo, como…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Saboin, José Luis
El colapso en que se encuentra la economía venezolana no tiene precedentes. La economía se contrajo un 70% entre 2013 y 2019, a lo que se sumaría una reducción esperada del 30% en 2020, lo que la…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Valencia, Oscar; Angarita, Matilde; Santaella, Juan; De Castro, Marcela
This paper analyzes the effects of recent Venezuelan immigration to Colombia on the fiscal balance, the labor market, and economic growth. For this purpose, we built a dynamic general equilibrium…
Dec 2020
Author(s): El Fakih, Nizar
La comunidad internacional ha impuesto al menos 542 sanciones relacionadas con Venezuela en los últimos 5 años. La acción liderada desde 2014 hasta la actualidad por Estados Unidos con 300…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Clark, Ximena; Zaror, Danielle; Mejía-Guerra, José Antonio
Este trabajo hace un análisis comparativo de los marcos legales que rigen las Oficinas Nacionales de Estadística (ONEs) de 18 países de América Latina, contrastándolos con las recomendaciones…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Ibáñez, Ana María; Rozo, Sandra; Urbina, María J.
We examine the role of Venezuelan forced migration on the propagation of 15 infectious dis-eases in Colombia. For this purpose, we use rich municipal-monthly panel data. We exploit the fact that…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Bahar, Dany; Ibáñez, Ana María; Rozo, Sandra
Between 2014 and 2020 over 1.8 million refugees fled from Venezuela to Colombia as a result of a humanitarian crisis, many of them without a regular migratory status. We study the short- to medium-…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Tun, Thet Hein; Welle, Benjamin; Hidalgo, Darío; Albuquerque, Cristina; Castellanos, Sebastián; Sclar, Ryan; Escalante, David
The paper examines the integral role of semi-formal and informal transport services as viable and legitimate public transport options in Latin America. While the region is well-known as the “cradle…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Luzes, Marta; Freier, Luisa Feline; Pierola, Martha Denisse
Peru currently hosts the second largest Venezuelan community in Latin America, with over a million registered migrants and refugees as of August 2020. This report discusses the challenges local…