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Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Mexico (English)

Doing business 2020 is the 17th in a series of annual studies investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. ... See More +

Working Paper 143941 OCT 24, 2019

Disclosed

Too Much Energy : The Perverse Effect of Low Fuel Prices on Firms (English)

This paper provides novel evidence on the impact of changes in energy prices on manufacturing performance in two large developing economies -- Indonesia and Mexico. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9039 OCT 10, 2019

Cali,Massimiliano; Cantore,Nicola; Iacovone,Leonardo; Pereira Lopez,Mariana De La Paz; Presidente,Giorgio Disclosed

Poverty Convergence in a Time of Stagnation : A Municipal-Level Perspective from Mexico (1992-2014) (English)

This paper exploits a novel municipal-level data set to explore patterns of convergence in income and poverty in Mexico during 1992-2014. The paper finds that, despite a context of overall stagnant economic growth and poverty reduction, there is evidence of income and poverty convergence at the municipal level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9038 OCT 09, 2019

Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Ortiz-Juarez,Eduardo; Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos Disclosed

Intergenerational Social Mobility Based on the Investments in Human Capital : Evidence of the Long-Term Results of PROSPERA in Health (Spanish)

Mexico's conditional cash transfer program, PROSPERA, has demonstrated short- and medium-term positive effects on health and education, including: increased children's height; decreased risky behaviors among adolescents, including the postponement of parenthood; and increased years of schooling. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9001 SEP 10, 2019

English Disclosed

Impacts of PROSPERA on Enrollment, School Trajectories, and Learning (Spanish)

Many studies have demonstrated that Mexico's conditional cash transfer program, PROSPERA, has substantial effects on educational attainment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9000 SEP 10, 2019

English Disclosed

Long-Term Study of PROSPERA on Intergenerational Occupational Mobility (Spanish)

Two decades after the inception of Mexico's conditional cash transfer program, PROSPERA, this study analyzes the intergenerational occupational mobility and occupational attainment of a group of rural beneficiary youths between ages 18 and 35 years, segmented into subgroups by sex, ethnic background and migratory status. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8999 SEP 10, 2019

English Disclosed

Long-Term Effects of PROSPERA on Welfare (Spanish)

The long-term effects of Mexico's conditional cash transfer program, PROSPERA, on poor households are of great interest to policy makers and academics alike. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9002 SEP 10, 2019

English Disclosed

Intergenerational Social Mobility Based on the Investments in Human Capital : Evidence of the Long-Term Results of PROSPERA in Health (English)

Mexico's conditional cash transfer program, PROSPERA, has demonstrated short- and medium-term positive effects on health and education, including: increased children's height; decreased risky behaviors among adolescents, including the postponement of parenthood; and increased years of schooling. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9001 SEP 09, 2019

Gutierrez,Juan Pablo; Shamah-Levy,Teresa; Bertozzi,Stefano M.; Rivera-Dommarco,Juan A. Spanish Disclosed

Impacts of PROSPERA on Enrollment, School Trajectories, and Learning (English)

Many studies have demonstrated that Mexico's conditional cash transfer program, PROSPERA, has substantial effects on educational attainment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9000 SEP 09, 2019

Behrman,Jere R.; W. Parker,Susan; Todd,Petra Elizabeth Spanish Disclosed

Long-Term Effects of PROSPERA on Welfare (English)

The long-term effects of Mexico's conditional cash transfer program, PROSPERA, on poor households are of great interest to policy makers and academics alike. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9002 SEP 09, 2019

Aguilar,Arturo; Barnard,Cristina; De Giorgi,Giacomo Spanish Disclosed

Long-Term Study of PROSPERA on Intergenerational Occupational Mobility (English)

Two decades after the inception of Mexico's conditional cash transfer program, PROSPERA, this study analyzes the intergenerational occupational mobility and occupational attainment of a group of rural beneficiary youths between ages 18 and 35 years, segmented into subgroups by sex, ethnic background and migratory status. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8999 SEP 09, 2019

Yaschine,Iliana; Vargas,Delfino; Huffman,Curtis; Carreno,Hiram; Hernandez,Ulises; Mendoza,Tlacaelel Spanish Disclosed

Improving Housing Resilience : Synthesis Report (English)

Mexico has developed a solid legal and institutional housing framework over the past decades and made significant progress in terms of expanding access to formal and affordable housing. ... See More +

Report 143893 SEP 01, 2019

Antos,Sarah Elizabeth; Triveno Chan Jan,Luis Miguel; Arrisueno Fajardo,Gabriel Sergio Disclosed

Strengthening Primary Health Care in Tlaxcala (English)

The World Bank and the Federal Ministry of Health have been engaged on knowledge exchanges since 1990’s and on lending operations until 2013. During the last two years, Bank support has been centered on improving primary care. ... See More +

Report AUS0000965 JUN 21, 2019

Disclosed

School-Based Management and Learning Outcomes : Experimental Evidence from Colima, Mexico (English)

A school-based management program was implemented Mexico in 2001 and continued until 2014. This national program, Programa Escuelas de Calidad, was considered a key intervention to improve learning outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8874 JUN 10, 2019

Garcia Moreno,Vicente A.; Gertler,Paul J.; Patrinos,Harry Anthony Disclosed

A Retail Approach to Diabetes Care : Clinicas del Azucar - Bringing Disruptive Innovation to Chronic Disease Management in Mexico : Case Study (English)

In Mexico, diabetes is an epidemic, and it is the leading cause of death. Clinicas has pioneered an innovative, new concept in Mexico for diabetes care. ... See More +

Working Paper 141442 JUN 01, 2019

Casanova,Ann Marie Disclosed

Distributional Effects of Competition : A Simulation Approach (English)

Understanding the economic and social effects of the recent global trends of rising market concentration and market power has become a policy priority, particularly in developing countries where markets are often more concentrated. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8838 MAY 02, 2019

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Araar,Abdelkrim; Malasquez Carbonel,Eduardo Alonso; Olivieri,Sergio Daniel; Vishwanath,Tara Disclosed

Mexico - Gender Assessment (English)

Gender equality is a key pathway to ensuring lasting poverty reduction and shared prosperity. Identifying the main gender gaps that a country faces, across different domains, better informs policy design. ... See More +

Working Paper 136536 APR 30, 2019

Cadena,Kiyomi E.; Tavares,Paula Magarinos Torres; Anderson,Mary Alice; Inchauste Comboni,Maria Gabriela; Moreno Herrera,Laura Liliana; Santillán, Alma; Iacovone,Leonardo; Arceo-Gómez, Eva; Reteguis, Nayda Almodóvar; Ríos Cázares, Alejandra; Saucedo Carranza,Cecilia Belem Spanish Disclosed

Mexico - Gender Assessment (Spanish)

Gender equality is a key pathway to ensuring lasting poverty reduction and shared prosperity. Identifying the main gender gaps that a country faces, across different domains, better informs policy design. ... See More +

Working Paper 136536 APR 30, 2019

Inchauste Comboni,Maria Gabriela; Tavares,Paula Magarinos Torres; Almodovar Reteguis,Nayda; Cruz Moreno,Laura Camila; Arceo Gomez,Eva Olimpia; Cazares,Alejandra Ríos; Santillan,Alma; Cadena,Kiyomi E.; Matsatsinyana,Mating; Iacovone,Leonardo; Saucedo Carranza,Cecilia Belem English Disclosed

Market Concentration, Trade Exposure, and Productivity in Developing Countries : Evidence from Mexico (English)

Middle income countries face an elusive quest for productivity growth as they struggle to catch-up with the income level of developed economies. ... See More +

Report 136518 APR 23, 2019

Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos; Barriga Cabanillas,Oscar Eduardo; Lopez-Calvay,Luis F. Disclosed

Can Scholarships Increase High School Graduation Rates ? Evidence from A Randomized Control Trial in Mexico (English)

This paper studies the impact of PROBEMS, a scholarship program in Mexico aimed at improving graduation rates and test scores among upper secondary school students from poor backgrounds. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8826 APR 22, 2019

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Attanasio,Orazio Pietro; Meghir,Costas Disclosed

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Doing Business 2020 : Comparing Business Regulation in 190 Economies - Economy Profile of Mexico (English)
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OCT 24, 2019 143941 Working Paper
Too Much Energy : The Perverse Effect of Low Fuel Prices on Firms (English)
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OCT 10, 2019 WPS9039 Policy Research Working Paper
Poverty Convergence in a Time of Stagnation : A Municipal-Level Perspective from Mexico (1992-2014) (English)
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OCT 09, 2019 WPS9038 Policy Research Working Paper
Intergenerational Social Mobility Based on the Investments in Human Capital : Evidence of the Long-Term Results of PROSPERA in Health (Spanish)
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SEP 10, 2019 WPS9001 Policy Research Working Paper English
Impacts of PROSPERA on Enrollment, School Trajectories, and Learning (Spanish)
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SEP 10, 2019 WPS9000 Policy Research Working Paper English
Long-Term Study of PROSPERA on Intergenerational Occupational Mobility (Spanish)
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SEP 10, 2019 WPS8999 Policy Research Working Paper English
Long-Term Effects of PROSPERA on Welfare (Spanish)
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SEP 10, 2019 WPS9002 Policy Research Working Paper English
Intergenerational Social Mobility Based on the Investments in Human Capital : Evidence of the Long-Term Results of PROSPERA in Health (English)
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SEP 09, 2019 WPS9001 Policy Research Working Paper Spanish
Impacts of PROSPERA on Enrollment, School Trajectories, and Learning (English)
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SEP 09, 2019 WPS9000 Policy Research Working Paper Spanish
Long-Term Effects of PROSPERA on Welfare (English)
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SEP 09, 2019 WPS9002 Policy Research Working Paper Spanish
Long-Term Study of PROSPERA on Intergenerational Occupational Mobility (English)
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SEP 09, 2019 WPS8999 Policy Research Working Paper Spanish
Improving Housing Resilience : Synthesis Report (English)
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SEP 01, 2019 143893 Report
Strengthening Primary Health Care in Tlaxcala (English)
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JUN 21, 2019 AUS0000965 Report
School-Based Management and Learning Outcomes : Experimental Evidence from Colima, Mexico (English)
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JUN 10, 2019 WPS8874 Policy Research Working Paper
A Retail Approach to Diabetes Care : Clinicas del Azucar - Bringing Disruptive Innovation to Chronic Disease Management in Mexico : Case Study (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 141442 Working Paper
Distributional Effects of Competition : A Simulation Approach (English)
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MAY 02, 2019 WPS8838 Policy Research Working Paper
Mexico - Gender Assessment (English)
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APR 30, 2019 136536 Working Paper Spanish
Mexico - Gender Assessment (Spanish)
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APR 30, 2019 136536 Working Paper English
Market Concentration, Trade Exposure, and Productivity in Developing Countries : Evidence from Mexico (English)
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APR 23, 2019 136518 Report
Can Scholarships Increase High School Graduation Rates ? Evidence from A Randomized Control Trial in Mexico (English)
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APR 22, 2019 WPS8826 Policy Research Working Paper