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  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Messina Julian, Gambetti LucaJul 01, 2014
    A vector autoregression model with time-varying coefficients is used to examine the evolution of wage cyclicality in four Latin American economies: Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico, during the period 1980-2010....
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Morales Alvaro PedrazaJul 01, 2014
    This paper studies the portfolio choice of strategic fund managers in the presence of a peer-based underperformance penalty. Evidence is taken from the Colombian pension fund management industry, where six asset ...
  • WORKING PAPER
    Felzer Sharon, Markova Svetlana, Jing Guo, Cameron JessicaMar 14, 2014
    The Country Opinion Survey for FY2013 in Colombia assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Colombia perceive the WBG. It provides the WBG with systematic ...
  • BRIEF
    Class Deena, Rajkumar A. Sunil, Cavagnero EleonoraJan 01, 2014
    Colombia is an upper middle income nation of approximately 46 million which borders the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean. Colombia's post-colonial history has been plagued by persistent civil conflict...
  • WORKING PAPER
    Nov 27, 2013
    This note presents the achievements in second phase of the Programmatic Knowledge Services (PKS) for improving opportunities for education in Colombia and is the final report of the PKS series. The objective of...
Education

A study that looks at the relationship between family background, school characteristics and student achievement in Colombia and Argentina. Read More »

Experts
gloria-m-grandolini
Country Director for Mexico and Colombia
Issam Abousleiman
Country Manager of the World Bank for Colombia
Employment
rural house

A look at how the type of work changes within a rural household in order to cope with a violent shock. Read More »