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13091: The Effect of Classroom Rank on Learning throughout Elementary School: Experimental Evidence from Ecuador Downloads
Pedro Carneiro, Yyannu Cruz-Aguayo, Francesca Salvati and Norbert Schady
13084: The Impact of Tropical Storms on International Trade: Evidence from Eastern Caribbean Small Island Developing States Downloads
Preeya Mohan
13080: How families matter for understanding economic inequality Downloads
Cezar Santos and Michèle Tertilt
13078: Farm Size and Income Distribution of Latin American Agriculture New Perspectives on an Old Issue Downloads
Margarita Gáfaro, Ana Ibáñez, Daniel Sánchez-Ordoñez and María Camila Ortiz
13055: Trusting Covid-19 recommendations: The role of experts, markets and governments Downloads
Facundo Albornoz, Guillermo Cruces and María Lombardi
13053: An Econometric Cost-Benefit Analysis of Argentina’s Youth Training Program Downloads
Victor Elias, Fernanda Ruiz Núñez, Ricardo Cossa and David Bravo
13052: Do Behavioral Drivers Matter for Healthcare Decision-making in Times of Crisis?: A study of Low-Income Women in El Salvador During the COVID-19 Pandemic Downloads
Pedro Bernal, Giuliana Daga, Lajos Kossuth and Florencia Lopez Boo
13049: Constraints or Opportunities?: Labor Informality and Public Investment in Shaping Debt Limits Downloads
Juan Camilo Méndez-Vizcaíno and Nicolás Moreno-Arias
13047: The Impact of the One-Stop Shop for Business Registration in the Dominican Republic Downloads
Vida Bobicì, Lucia Delgado, María Paula Gerardino, Michael Hennessey and José Martinez-Carrasco
13044: Monopsony Power and Labor Income Inequality in Mexico Downloads
Chiara Cazzuffi, Mariana Pereira-López, Irving Rosales and Isidro Soloaga
13038: Estimating the Long-term Effects of a Fruit Fly Eradication Program Using Satellite Imagery Downloads
Lina Salazar, Marcos Agurto Adrianzen and Luis Alvarez
13034: Conditional Cash Transfers, Debit Cards and Financial Inclusion: Experimental Evidence from Argentina Downloads
Guillermo Cruces
13021: Climate-Related Trade Measures: Assessing Impacts for Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru Downloads
Aaron Cosbey and Adrien Vogt-Schilb
13018: Surviving Competition: Neighborhood Shops vs. Convenience Chains Downloads
Miguel Talamas Marcos
13016: Can Online Platforms Promote Women-Led Exporting Firms? Downloads
Jennifer Poole and Christian Volpe Martincus
13010: Humans versus Chatbots: Scaling-up behavioral interventions to reduce teacher shortages Downloads
Nicolás Ajzenman, Gregory Elacqua, Analia Jaimovich and Graciela Pérez-Nuñez
13008: Child Labor, Rainfall Shocks, and Financial Inclusion: Evidence from Rural Households Downloads
Carolina Bernal and Razvan Vlaicu
12991: Reducing Misinformation: The Role of Confirmation Frames in Fact-Checking Interventions Downloads
Natalia Aruguete, Flavia Batista, Ernesto Calvo, Matías Guizzo Altube, Carlos Scartascini and Tiago Ventura
12985: A Personalized VAT with Capital Transfers: A Reform to Protect Low-Income Households in Mexico Downloads
Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Guillermo Lagarda and Gabriel Marin
12983: Willing but Unable to Pay?: The Role of Gender in Tax Compliance Downloads
Andrea López-Luzuriaga and Carlos Scartascini
12982: Can a Pay-for- Performance Program Help the Vulnerable find Jobs during a Pandemic?: Experimental Evidence from Empleate in Colombia Downloads
Maria Fernanda Gómez and Carolina González-Velosa
12978: Debt Erosion: Asymmetric Response to Demand and Supply Shocks Downloads
Oscar Valencia, Juliana Gamboa-Arbeláez and Gustavo Sánchez
12977: Measuring Labor Market Discrimination against LGTBQ+ in the Case of Ecuador: A Field Experiment Downloads
Hugo Hernández, Gabriel Quiroz, Omar Zambrano and Wladimir Zanoni
12969: Policiamiento en puntos calientes en cuatro ciudades de Argentina: evaluación de impacto y proceso Downloads
Spencer Chainey, Patricio Estévez-Soto, Gastón Pezzuchi and Rodrigo Serrano
12968: Residential Electricity Consumption and Adaptation to Climate Change by Colombian Households Downloads
Shaun McRae
12965: External Crisis Vulnerability in Latin America and the Caribbean Downloads
Eduardo A. Cavallo and Eduardo Fernández-Arias
12962: Automatic Product Classification in International Trade: Machine Learning and Large Language Models Downloads
Ignacio Marra de Artiñano, Franco Riottini Depetris and Christian Volpe Martincus
12954: Wildfires and Human Health: Evidence from 15 Wildfire Seasons in Chile Downloads
Rubí Arrizaga, Damian Clarke, Pedro P. Cubillos and Cristóbal Ruiz-Tagle V.
12943: Estimating and mapping natural hazards and risk reduction provided by coastal ecosystems Downloads
Katie Arkema, Allison Bailey, Valeria Chávez Cerón, Roberto Guerrero Compeán, Pelayo Menéndez Fernandez, Borja Reguero, Mary Ruckelshaus and Jessica Silver
12941: Modeling Tropical Cyclone Risk While Accounting for Climate Change and Natural Infrastructure in the Caribbean Downloads
Katie Arkema, Allison Bailey, Roberto Guerrero Compeán, Pelayo Menéndez Fernandez and Borja Reguero
12940: Origins of Latin American Inequality Downloads
Francisco Eslava and Felipe Valencia Caicedo
12934: Who Benefits from Tuition-Free, Top-Quality Universities?: Evidence from Brazil Downloads
Suzanne Duryea, Rafael P. Ribas, Breno Sampaio, Gustavo R. Sampaio and Giuseppe Trevisan
12931: Minimum Wage Policy and Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean Downloads
T. H. Gindling and Lucas Ronconi
12930: Compliance and Accountability: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Argentina Downloads
Krzysztof Krakowski and Lucas Ronconi
12929: Globalization and Inequality in Latin America Downloads
Rafael Dix-Carneiro and Brian K. Kovak
12926: Migración forzada y finanzas públicas locales: evidencia de los municipios en Colombia Downloads
Salvador Traettino
12925: Re-thinking Social Protection: From Poverty Alleviation to Building Resilience in Middle-Income Households Downloads
Diego A. Vera-Cossio, Bridget Hoffmann, Camilo Pecha, Jorge Gallego, Marco Stampini, David Vargas, María Paula Medina and Esteban Álvarez
12922: Access to Credit and the Expansion of Broadband Internet in Peru Downloads
Antonio Cusato, José Luis Castillo and Invest Idb
12912: Detecting Envelope Wages with E-billing Information Downloads
Mónica Calijuri, Carola Pessino, Andrea López-Luzuriaga, Simeon Schächtele, Ubaldo González and Carla Chamorro
12906: Wealth Inequality in Latin America Downloads
Rafael Carranza, Mauricio De Rosa and Ignacio Flores
12884: Report Cards: Parental Preferences, Information and School Choice in Haiti Downloads
Michael Borger, Gregory Elacqua, Isabel Jacas, Christopher Neilson and Anne Sofie Westh Olsen
12877: Economic Impacts of a Supporting Scheme on Domestic Energy Consumption in Bolivia: A Quasi-experimental Approach Downloads
Ricardo Nogales, Andrea Alcaraz, David Lopez, Pauline Ravillard, Sergio Ballón and Michelle Carvalho Metanias Hallack
12862: Access to Language Training and the Local Integration of Refugees Downloads
Mette Foged and Cynthia van der Werf
12850: Increasing the Use of Telemedicine: A Field Experiment Downloads
María P. González and Carlos Scartascini
12841: Hybrid parental training to foster play-based early childhood development: experimental evidence from Mexico Downloads
Cecilia Berlanga, Emma Näslund-Hadley, Enrique Fernández García and Juan Manuel Hernández Agramonte
12832: When Measure Matters: Coresidence Bias and Integenerational Mobility Revisited Downloads
Ercio Muñoz Saavedra and Mariel Siravegna
12829: Socioemotional Learning in Early Childhood Education: Experimental Evidence from the Think Equal Program’s Implementation in Colombia Downloads
María Mercedes Mateo-Berganza Díaz, Emma Näslund-Hadley, Margarita Cabra and Laura Felizia Vélez Medina
12826: The Effect of the Pandemic on the Transition to Tertiary Education in Chile: A Focus on Students with Disabilities Downloads
M. Ignacia Contreras, Suzanne Duryea and Claudia Martínez
12823: Mobility Restrictions and Automation in the Developing World: Evidence from Peru's Labor Market Downloads
Miguel Benitez-Rueda, Nicolás Domínguez and Eric Parrado
12819: What Job Would You Apply to?: Findings on the Impact of Language on Job Searches Downloads
Ana María Díaz Escobar, Luz Magdalena Salas Bahamón, Claudia Piras and Agustina Suaya
12816: Overconfidence and Gun Preferences: How Behavioral Biases Affect Your Safety Downloads
Fernando G. Cafferata, Patricio Domínguez and Carlos Scartascini
12813: Climate Policies, Labor Markets, and Macroeconomic Outcomes in Emerging Economies Downloads
Alan Finkelstein-Shapiro and Victoria Nuguer
12812: Banks’ Physical Footprint and Financial Technology Adoption Downloads
Lucas A. Mariani, José Renato Haas Ornelas and Bernardo Ricca
12798: Two-Sided Market Power in Firm-to-Firm Trade Downloads
Vanessa Alviarez, Michele Fioretti, Ken Kikkawa and Monica Morlacco
12782: The Effectiveness of Management Training Programs: A Meta-Analytic Review Downloads
Matías Busso, Kyunglin Park and Nicolás Irazoque
12780: Debt and Economic Growth: Does Size Matter? Evidence from Dynamic Parametric and Static Non-parametric Approaches Downloads
Gerardo Reyes-Tagle and Jorge E. Muñoz-Ayala
12779: Why Do Voters Support Procyclical Fiscal Policies? Experimental Evidence from Latin America Downloads
Martín Ardanaz, Evelyne Hübscher, Philip Keefer and Thomas Sattler
12769: The Impact of a Financial Inclusion Program on Household’s Payment Choice, Savings, and Credit Downloads
Néstor Gandelman, Rodrigo Lluberas, Daniel Misail and Invest Idb
12754: More Information, Lower Price? Access Market-based Reference Prices and Gains in Public Procurement Efficiency Downloads
José Martinez-Carrasco, Otavio ConceiçaÞo and Ana Lúcia Dezolt
12739: COVID-19, Firm Innovation Strategy, and Production Efficiency: A Stochastic Frontier Analysis of Caribbean Firms Downloads
Preeya Mohan and Eric Strobl
12735: Gender Contribution to the Innovation-Productivity Relationship in the Wake of COVID-19: Evidence for the Caribbean Downloads
Ezequiel Tacsir and Mariano Pereira
12720: Signaling Specific Skills and the Labor Market of College Graduates Downloads
Matías Busso, Sebastián Montaño and Juan S. Muñoz-Morales
12716: Import Processing and Trade Costs Downloads
Jerónimo Carballo, Alejandro Graziano, Georg Schaur and Christian Volpe Martincus
12710: The Causal Impact of Covid-19 Government-backed Loans on MSMEs Liquidity and Earnings Downloads
Maikol Cerda, Paul Gertler, Sean Higgins, Ana María Montoya, Eric Parrado and Raimundo Undurraga
12708: Discrimination Against Gay and Transgender People in Latin America: A Correspondence Study in the Rental Housing Market Downloads
Nicolás Abbate, Inés Berniell, Joaquín Coleff, Luis Laguinge, Mariana Marchionni, Julian Pedrazzi, Margarita Machelett and Maria Florencia Pinto
12707: Challenges for Measuring the LGBT+ Population and Homophobia in Mexico Downloads
Emilio Gutiérrez Fernández and Adrian Rubli
12705: The Impact of Expanding Worker Rights to Informal Workers Evidence from Child Labor Legislation Downloads
Leah Lakdawala, Diana Martínez Heredia and Diego A. Vera-Cossio
12702: Teacher transfers and the disruption of Teacher Staffing in the City of Sao Paulo Downloads
Gregory Elacqua and Leonardo Rosa
12701: Self-Fulfilling Debt Crises with Long Stagnations Downloads
JoaÞo Ayres, Gaston Navarro, Juan Pablo Nicolini and Pedro Teles
12699: Shock-responsive social protection and climate shocks in Latin America and the Caribbean: Lessons from COVID-19 Downloads
Cecilia Costella, Ana Diez, Rodolfo Beazley and Mariana Alfonso
12698: Is there discrimination against children of same-sex households? Evidence from an experimental study in Colombia Downloads
Natalia Cantet, Brian Feld and Mónica Hernández
12696: Spillover Effects of Financial Education: The Impact of School-Based Programs on Parents Downloads
Veronica Frisancho
12691: Fiscal Rules: Challenges and Reform Opportunities for Emerging Markets Downloads
Martín Ardanaz, Eduardo A. Cavallo and Alejandro Izquierdo
12685: Multinationals and Structural Transformation Downloads
Vanessa Alviarez, Cheng Chen, Nitya Pandalai-Nayar, Liliana Varela, Kei-Mu Yi and Hongyong Zhang
12683: Promover la recuperación y la resiliencia de la población desplazada: lecciones de Colombia Downloads
Ana Ibáñez, Andrés Moya and Andrea Velásquez
12682: Fiscal Rules and Optimal Currency Composition of Sovereign Debt in Emerging Economies Downloads
Oscar Valencia, Luis Alberto Rodriguez and Juan Pablo Siachoque
12681: Ability Grouping and Student Performance: Experimental Evidence from Middle Schools in Mexico Downloads
Matías Busso and Veronica Frisancho
12680: The Effects of the Energy Transition on Power Sector Employment in Latin America Downloads
David Lopez, Mariana Weiss, José Francisco Pessanha, Karla Arias, Livia Gouvea and Michelle Carvalho Metanias Hallack
12678: Covid-19 Pandemic and SMEs' Performance in Latin America Downloads
Maikol Cerda, David Cervantes, Paul Gertler, Sean Higgins, Ana María Montoya, Eric Parrado, Carlos Serrano, Raimundo Undurraga and Patricia Yanez-Pagans
12677: How Accurately are Household Surveys Measuring the Size and Inequalities for the LGBT Population in Bogota, Colombia? Evidence from a List Experiment Downloads
Andrés Ham, Angela Guarin and Juanita Ruiz
12676: Telenovelas and Attitudes toward the LGBTIQ Community in Latin America Downloads
Selim Gulesci, María Lombardi and Alejandra Ramos
12668: Long-term Effects of Weather-induced Migration on Urban Labor and Housing Markets Downloads
Matías Busso and Juan Pablo Chauvin
12658: Short- and Long-Run Labor Market Adjustment to Import Competition Downloads
Juan S. Blyde, Matías Busso, Kyunglin Park and Dario Romero
12647: Remote Tutoring with Low-tech Means to Accelerate Learning: Evidence for El Salvador Downloads
Pablo Zoido, Iván Flores, Felipe Hevia, Miguel Székely and Eleno Castro
12643: The Cyclicality of Official Bilateral Lending: Which Cycle do Flows Follow? Downloads
Arturo Galindo, Leopoldo Avellán, Tomás Gómez and Giulia Lotti
12642: Voting Age, Information Experiments, and Political Engagement: Evidence from a General Election Downloads
Philip Keefer and Razvan Vlaicu
12639: Fiscal Rules and Economic Cycles: Quality (Always) Matters Downloads
Leandro Gaston Andrian, Oscar Valencia, Jorge Hirs-Garzon and Ivan Leonardo Urrea Rios
12638: Does an Education Major Matter for Teaching?: The Relationship between Teachers Degree and Student Achievement Downloads
Marcelo Drouet Arias, Gregory Elacqua, Luana Marotta and Leonardo Rosa
12633: Benefits of Titling Indigenous Communities in the Peruvian Amazon: A Stated Preference Approach Downloads
Allen Blackman, Sahan Dissanayake, Adan Martinez Cruz, Leonardo Corral and Maja Schling
12625: The Welfare Effects of including Household Preferences in School Assignment Systems: Evidence from Ecuador Downloads
Gregory Elacqua, Isabel Jacas, Thomas Krussig, Carolina Méndez and Christopher Neilson
12622: Can Information on School Attributes and Placement Probabilities Direct Search and Choice? Evidence from Choice Platforms in Ecuador and Peru Downloads
Felipe Arteaga, Gregory Elacqua, Thomas Krussig, Carolina Méndez and Christopher Neilson
12607: Policy Misperceptions, Information, and the Demand for Redistributive Tax Reform: Experimental Evidence from Latin American Countries Downloads
Martín Ardanaz, Evelyne Hübscher, Philip Keefer and Thomas Sattler
12591: Policy Support and Firm Performance During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Colombia Downloads
Arturo Galindo and Jorge Tovar
12578: The Reorganization of Global Value Chains: What’s in it for Latin America and the Caribbean? Technical Appendix Downloads
Mauricio Moreira, Juan S. Blyde, Christian Volpe Martincus, Marcelo Dolabella and Ignacio Marra de Artiñano
12573: Does Gender and Sexual Diversity Lead to Greater Conflict in the School? Downloads
Veronica Frisancho, Alejandro Herrera and Eduardo Nakasone
12572: Employee Trust and Performance Constraints in Public Sector Organizations Downloads
Philip Keefer and Razvan Vlaicu
12568: Labor Market Gender Gaps in the Time of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean Downloads
Ivonne Acevedo, Francesca Castellani, Giulia Lotti and Miguel Székely
12557: Cluster Initiatives and Economic Resilience: Evidence from a Technology Cluster in Argentina Downloads
Bernardo Díaz de Astarloa and Ezequiel Tacsir
12556: The Reorganization of Global Value Chains: What’s in it for Latin America and the Caribbean? Downloads
Mauricio Moreira, Juan S. Blyde, Christian Volpe Martincus, Marcelo Dolabella and Ignacio Marra de Artiñano
12539: The Risk of External Financial Crisis Downloads
Eduardo A. Cavallo and Eduardo Fernández-Arias
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