Jul 2022
Author(s): Cavalcanti, Tiago;Fernandes, Leticia;Rachter, Laísa;Santos, Cezar
We investigate how changes in barriers to female labor force participation and in the child penalty affect occupational decisions, fertility and income. We build a general equilibrium model of…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Asher, Sam;Chauvin, Juan Pablo;Novosad, Paul
As cities in developing countries continue to grow rapidly, there is little empirical evidence about how this affects growth in surrounding rural economies. We study the effects of shocks to labor…