Sep 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank; Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Latin America and the Caribbean are experiencing significant changes in migration patterns. The crisis in Venezuela has generated the second largest displacement of people after the one in Syria and…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico
Latinoamérica y el Caribe están experimentando cambios significativos en sus patrones migratorios. La crisis en Venezuela ha generado el segundo desplazamiento más grande después del de Siria y está…
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…
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…
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…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Laloum, Mélanie; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta
Con altas tasas de emigración, los hogares de la región de Centroamérica, República Dominicana, México y Haití, en particular los más vulnerables, son muy dependientes del envío de remesas familiares…
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…
Apr 2021
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
In 2020, the Inter-American Development Bank kicked off the new decade faced with a novel, unprecedented challenge: the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, as the IDB Group sought to help the region…
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…
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): 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): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Elías, Alison; Café, Eduardo; Alonzo, Haydée
Evidence from different countries around the world shows huge variations in academic performance between immigrant and native students across countries, regardless of socioeconomic background and…
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…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Rubio, Marcela G.
Nearly one quarter of El Salvador's population resides abroad as a result of historically high levels of violence, which have led to increasing family disintegration and many children being left…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Bandiera, Antonella; Dinarte, Lelys; Rozo, Sandra; Schmidt-Padilla, Carlos; Sviatschik, María Micaela; Winkler, Hernán
Can repatriation inflows impact firm behavior in origin countries? To the extent that repatriated individuals bring large networks and know-how they can benefit local firms. We examine this question…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Bucheli, José R.; Fontenla, Matías
Migration between Mexico and the US has seen a sharp reversal. Since 2007 more Mexicans are returning home relative to those who are migrating to the United States. In light of recent research that…