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Shocks and Vulnerabilities Research

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  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    de la Fuente, Alejandro, Ortiz-Juarez, Eduardo, Rodriguez-Castelan, CarlosJan 01,2015
    Social policy in Mexico has focused on identifying and supporting chronically poor households. Yet, Mexico has a significant number of households that are just above the poverty line who are not eligible, by ...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Alfani, Federica, Dabalen, Andrew, Fisker, Peter, Molini, VascoJan 01,2015
    This study estimates marginal increase in malnutrition for children ages 1-3 years from exposure to an extreme shock in the West African Sahel. The study uses knowledge of a child's birth and high resolution...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Baez, Javier E., Lucchetti, Leonardo, Genoni, Maria E., Salazar, MateoJan 01,2015
    This paper investigates the causal consequences of Tropical Storm Agatha (2010) -- the strongest tropical storm ever to strike Guatemala since rainfall records have been kept -- on household welfare. The analysis...
  • BRIEF
    Jan 01,2015
    A significant share of Iraq's population consumes at levels close to the poverty line and remains vulnerable to falling into poverty. In other words, a small increase or decrease in incomes and consumption can ...
  • BRIEF
    Jan 01,2015
    A significant share of Iraq's population consumes at levels close to the poverty line and remains vulnerable to falling into poverty. In other words, a small increase or decrease in incomes and consumption can ...