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  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Gine Xavier, Martinez Cuellar Cristina, Mazer Rafael KeenanJun 01, 2014
    An audit study was conducted in peri-urban Mexico to understand the quality of information and products offered to low-income potential customers. Trained auditors visited multiple financial institutions seeking...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Enamorado Ted, Lopez-Calva Luis-Felipe, Rodriguez-Castelan Carlos, Winkler HernanJun 01, 2014
    The relationship between income inequality and crime has attracted the interest of many researchers, but little convincing evidence exists on the causal effect of inequality on crime in developing countries. This...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Desmet Klaus, Rossi-Hansberg EstebanMay 01, 2014
    The trend toward ever greater urbanization continues unabated across the globe. According to the United Nations, by 2025 closes to 5 billion people will live in urban areas. Many cities, especially in the ...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Rodriguez-Oreggia Eduardo, Yepez-Garcia RigobertoMay 01, 2014
    The analysis of household energy consumption patterns is critical for evaluating public mechanisms, such as subsidies and social tariffs that aim to provide lower income earners with better access to energy ...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Fuchs Alan, Rodriguez-Chamussy LourdesApr 01, 2014
    The paper estimates the effects on presidential election returns in Mexico of a government climatic contingency transfer that is allocated through rainfall-indexed insurance. The analysis uses the discontinuity...
Poverty

About three quarters of indigenous peoples in Mexico are poor, while only half of non indigenous people live below the official poverty line. Read More »

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Social Development

This paper aims at proposing a view of the middle class based on vulnerability to poverty. Read More »