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Information disclosure and demand elasticity of financial products : evidence from a multi-country study (English)

This study tests the effectiveness of behavioral-based disclosure formats. Around 1,700 individuals from Mexico and Peru chose among loans and savings accounts presented in different formats, including a simplified key facts statement (KFS) and current marketing brochures. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8210 OCT 04, 2017

Gine,Xavier; Cuellar,Cristina Martínez; Mazer,Rafael Keenan Disclosed

The power of standardization : testing information disclosure in a multi-country study (English)

Governments and academics have focused on financial education as a tool to improve financial wellbeing, but the efficacy of these initiatives is mixed. ... See More +

Brief 120287 OCT 01, 2017

Gine,Xavier; Martinez,Cristina; Mazer,Rafael Keenan Disclosed

How important are spillovers from major emerging markets ? (English)

The seven largest emerging market economies -- China, India, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, Indonesia, and Turkey -- constituted more than one-quarter of global output and more than half of global output growth during 2010-15. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8093 JUN 07, 2017

Huidrom,Raju; Kose,Ayhan; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte Disclosed

Mexico - Poverty in the state of Veracruz : evolution and prospects for a social policy agenda (Spanish)

Working Paper 114834 MAY 23, 2017

Disclosed

México - La pobreza en el estado de Oaxaca : evolución y perspectivas para una agenda de política social (Spanish)

El presente documento propone, para lograrlo, enfocar los esfuerzos hacia: (a) mejorar las capacidades y activos productivos de la población con mayor rezago para que ésta cuente con un piso mínimo de bienestar que le permita acceder a mejores y mayores oportunidades; y (b) identificar inversiones clave a realizarse en sectores estratégicos, que detonen el potencial productivo utilizando las capacidades de la población actualmente en pobreza. ... See More +

Working Paper 114833 MAY 01, 2017

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Szekely Pardo,Esteban Miguel; Flores Fragoso,Ivan; Leyson, Florencia; Mendoza, Pamela Disclosed

México - La pobreza en el estado de Puebla : evolución y perspectivas para una agenda de política social (Spanish)

El presente documento propone, para lograrlo, enfocar los esfuerzos hacia: (a) mejorar las capacidades y activos productivos de la población con mayor rezago para que ésta cuente con un piso mínimo de bienestar que le permita acceder a mejores y mayores oportunidades; y (b) identificar inversiones clave a realizarse en sectores estratégicos, que detonen el potencial productivo utilizando las capacidades de la población actualmente en pobreza. ... See More +

Working Paper 114832 MAY 01, 2017

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Szekely Pardo,Esteban Miguel; Flores Fragoso,Ivan; Leyson, Florencia; Mendoza, Pamela Disclosed

The contribution of increased equity to the estimated social benefits from a transfer program : an illustration from PROGRESA/oportunidades (English)

Most impact evaluations of Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) and Unconditional Cash Transfers (UCTs) focus on the returns to increased human capital investments that will be reaped largely or exclusively in the future (e.g., when current children have increased productivities as adults). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8026 APR 10, 2017

Alderman,Harold H.; Behrman,Jere R.; Tasneem,Afia Disclosed

Neighborhood effects in integrated social policies (English)

When potential beneficiaries share their knowledge and attitudes about a policy intervention, their decision to participate and the effectiveness of both the policy and its evaluation may be influenced. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8022 APR 03, 2017

Bobba,Matteo; Gignoux,Jeremie D. Disclosed

Mexico - Financial Sector Assessment (English)

This financial sector assessment (FSA) summarizes the key findings and recommendations of the 2016 FSAP update report for Mexico. Mexico’s economic growth has been steady and inflation remained low despite a significant depreciation of the exchange rate in the last 18 months.The medium term outlook for the Mexican economy foresees stable growth and inflation. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 114093 MAR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Measurement and patterns of world agribusiness trade (English)

This brief highlights the importance of the agribusiness sector as a pillar for development. It provides a framework to measure internationally traded agribusiness and discusses some patterns of world agribusiness trade in recent decades. ... See More +

Brief 112195 JAN 01, 2017

Mendez Ramos,Fabian; Paustian,Nina Disclosed

IFC case study : Laureate in Mexico (English)

IFC’s education strategy seeks to expand equitable access to quality education at affordable costs that leads to employment opportunities. It also calls for IFC to bring value to clients through its sector expertise, and to help clients design methods for assessing the effects of higher education on employment opportunities for students. ... See More +

Working Paper 120072 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Mexico (English)

This economy profile presents the Doing Business indicators for Mexico. To allow useful comparison, it also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 109916 OCT 25, 2016

Disclosed

Should we fear foreign exchange depreciation? (English)

Moderate and gradual changes of the real exchange rate are beneficial for the economy to help it attain domestic and external equilibrium. They should not be feared. ... See More +

Brief 109374 OCT 01, 2016

Loayza,Norman V.; Mendez Ramos,Fabian Disclosed

Dedicated specific mechanism (DE) for indigenous and local communities of Mexico : Convocatoria a presentar propuesta para la Selección de la Agencia Ejecutoria Nacional (Spanish)

El Mecanismo Dedicado Específico (en lo sucesivo denominado MDE) como iniciativa especial del Programa de Inversión Forestal (FIP), apoya los esfuerzos de los países en desarrollo para abordar las causas subyacentes de la deforestación y la degradación de los bosques, facilitando la participación plena y efectiva de los Pueblos Indígenas y las Comunidades Locales (PICL), busca seleccionar una Agencia Nacional Ejecutora a partir de los Términos de Referencia (TOR) de la presente Convocatoria. ... See More +

Working Paper 108673 SEP 01, 2016

Disclosed

Insuring against natural disaster risk in Mexico (English)

Mexico is vulnerable to a number of natural hazards, including hurricanes, large earthquakes, floods, and volcanic eruptions. In 1985, two earthquakes of magnitudes 8.0 and 7.5, respectively, killed more than 10,000 people and destroyed 100,000 housing units in the country. ... See More +

Brief 81172 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Accessing local currency financing and risk management tools at the sub-national level in Mexico (English)

Mexico's federal mortgage corporation, Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal (SHF), grants loans and guarantees to mortgage intermediaries in Mexico. ... See More +

Brief 81175 AUG 25, 2016

Disclosed

Mexico urbanization review : managing spatial growth for productive and livable cities in Mexico (English)

Despite impressive economic growth and increasing prosperity, cities in Mexico do not seem to have fully captured the benefits of urban agglomeration, in part because of rapid and uncoordinated urban growth. ... See More +

Publication 108019 AUG 24, 2016

Kim,Yoonhee (Editor); Zangerling,Bontje (Editor) Disclosed

Productivity as the key to economic growth and development (English)

One of the most important lessons in economics is that productivity is key to economic growth. Productivity is defined in economic theory as the ratio of output over input. ... See More +

Brief 108092 AUG 01, 2016

Kim,Young Eun; Loayza,Norman V.; Meza Cuadra Balcazar,Claudia Maria Disclosed

Financial (Dis-)information : evidence from a multi-country audit study (English)

An audit study was conducted in Ghana, Mexico and Peru to understand the quality of financial information and products offered to low-income customers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7750 JUL 19, 2016

Gine,Xavier; Mazer,Rafael Keenan Disclosed

Mexico - Financial sector assessment program (English)

Major reforms and public sector efforts in recent years have focused on improving conditions for increased private sector financing. However, and despite numerous financial institutions operating in the market, financial services penetration remains low. ... See More +

Working Paper 120394 JUL 01, 2016

Disclosed

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Information disclosure and demand elasticity of financial products : evidence from a multi-country study (English)
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OCT 04, 2017 WPS8210 Policy Research Working Paper
The power of standardization : testing information disclosure in a multi-country study (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 120287 Brief
How important are spillovers from major emerging markets ? (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 WPS8093 Policy Research Working Paper
Mexico - Poverty in the state of Veracruz : evolution and prospects for a social policy agenda (Spanish)
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MAY 23, 2017 114834 Working Paper
México - La pobreza en el estado de Oaxaca : evolución y perspectivas para una agenda de política social (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2017 114833 Working Paper
México - La pobreza en el estado de Puebla : evolución y perspectivas para una agenda de política social (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2017 114832 Working Paper
The contribution of increased equity to the estimated social benefits from a transfer program : an illustration from PROGRESA/oportunidades (English)
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APR 10, 2017 WPS8026 Policy Research Working Paper
Neighborhood effects in integrated social policies (English)
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APR 03, 2017 WPS8022 Policy Research Working Paper
Mexico - Financial Sector Assessment (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 114093 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Measurement and patterns of world agribusiness trade (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112195 Brief
IFC case study : Laureate in Mexico (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 120072 Working Paper
Doing business 2017 : equal opportunity for all - Mexico (English)
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OCT 25, 2016 109916 Working Paper
Should we fear foreign exchange depreciation? (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109374 Brief
Dedicated specific mechanism (DE) for indigenous and local communities of Mexico : Convocatoria a presentar propuesta para la Selección de la Agencia Ejecutoria Nacional (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2016 108673 Working Paper
Insuring against natural disaster risk in Mexico (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81172 Brief
Accessing local currency financing and risk management tools at the sub-national level in Mexico (English)
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AUG 25, 2016 81175 Brief
Mexico urbanization review : managing spatial growth for productive and livable cities in Mexico (English)
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AUG 24, 2016 108019 Publication
Productivity as the key to economic growth and development (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108092 Brief
Financial (Dis-)information : evidence from a multi-country audit study (English)
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JUL 19, 2016 WPS7750 Policy Research Working Paper
Mexico - Financial sector assessment program (English)
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JUL 01, 2016 120394 Working Paper