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…
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): 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…
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): 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…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.;Busso, Matías;Ibáñez, Ana María
This paper summarizes recent evidence on the effects of migration on a variety of outcomes including labor markets, education, health, crime and prejudice, international trade, assimilation, family…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.;Busso, Matías;Ibáñez, Ana María
Este estudio resume distintas evidencias obtenidas recientemente sobre los efectos de la migración en una serie de resultados referidos a los mercados de trabajo, la educación, la salud, la…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Rozo, Sandra;Vargas, Juan F.
About 1.8 of the 5.2 million Venezuelans who have left their country due to political and economic turmoil have settled in neighboring Colombia. The extent to which the Colombian schooling system can…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Morales, Fernando;Pierola, Martha Denisse
The Venezuelan migration to Peru has been growing at fast speed since 2016 reaching a peak in 2018. Using a panel that allows us to control for individual effects, we study the heterogeneous short-…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Diez, Elieth;Freites, Yajaira;García-Pérez, Mónica;Ordóñez, Luis;Pineda, José;Requena, Jaime;Romero, Sully
Venezuela has lost through migration 16% of its research workforce, mostly in the last few years. This paper utilizes BIBLIOS- a database of Venezuelan publications- a survey, and open-ended…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Contreras, Dante;Gallardo, Sebastián
Using longitudinal data and a Difference-in-Difference approach, this paper examines how the mass inflow of Venezuelan and Haitian migrants to Chile has influenced the learning outcomes of native…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.;Cortes, Camila;Morales, Fernando;Pierola, Martha Denisse
We employ recent household surveys and population censuses to present a profile of immigrants in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a focus on economic integration. By comparing the profile of…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.;Cortes, Camila;Morales, Fernando;Pierola, Martha Denisse
Basándonos en las encuestas de hogares y los censos poblacionales más recientes, elaboramos un perfil de los inmigrantes llegados a América Latina y el Caribe, prestando especial atención a la…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Pierola, Martha Denisse;Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol
La gran magnitud y la naturaleza repentina de los flujos migratorios recientes en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) imponen desafíos a los sistemas de salud de los países receptores, que deben brindar…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Pierola, Martha Denisse;Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol
The large magnitude and sudden nature of recent migration flows in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) impose challenges to receiving countries health systems, which have to provide care to a…
Apr 2010
Author(s): Giuliano, Fernando;Sandleris, Guido
This paper addresses the solvency of the public sector in Latin American economies. In particular, it analyzes the standardized public debt statistics for the these economies that have been compiled…
Nov 2009
Author(s): Sandleris, Guido;Fernando, Giuliano
This report updates on gross public debt for countries in the LAC region up to June 2009. The data presented in this report was collected from a questionnaire sent to the LAC debt offices in August…
Mar 2005
Author(s): Latin American and Caribbean Public Debt Management Specialists Group
The First Annual Meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Public Debt Management Specialists took place in Rio de Janeiro on March 17, 18 and 19, 2005. This Meeting was organized and funded by the…