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Measuring poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean : methodological considerations when estimating an empirical regional poverty line (English)

This paper contributes to the methodological literature on the estimation of poverty lines for country poverty comparisons in Latin America and the Caribbean. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7621 APR 04, 2016

Castaneda Aguilar,Raul Andres; Gasparini,Leonardo Carlos; Garriga,Santiago; Lucchetti,Leonardo Ramiro; Valderrama Gonzalez,Daniel Disclosed

When prosperity is not shared : the weak links between growth and equity in the Dominican Republic (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

The Dominican Republic has low economic mobility, with less than 2 percent of its people climbing to a higher income group during the decade, compared to an average 41 percent in the Latin America and Caribbean region as a whole. ... See More +

Working Paper 85760 JAN 01, 2014

Baez, Javier E.; Lopez-Calva, Luis Felipe; Castaneda, Andres; Sharman, Ali Spanish Disclosed

When prosperity is not shared : the weak links between growth and equity in the Dominican Republic : Sintesis (Spanish)

The Dominican Republic has low economic mobility, with less than 2 percent of its people climbing to a higher income group during the decade, compared to an average 41 percent in the Latin America and Caribbean region as a whole. ... See More +

Working Paper 85760 JAN 01, 2014

Baez, Javier E.; Lopez-Calva, Luis Felipe; Castaneda, Andres; Sharman, Ali Disclosed

When prosperity is not shared : the weak links between growth and equity in the Dominican Republic (Vol. 2) : Informe principal (Spanish)

The Dominican Republic has low economic mobility, with less than 2 percent of its people climbing to a higher income group during the decade, compared to an average 41 percent in the Latin America and Caribbean region as a whole. ... See More +

Working Paper 85760 JAN 01, 2014

Baez, Javier E.; Lopez-Calva, Luis Felipe; Castaneda, Andres; Sharman, Ali English Disclosed

Fifteen years of inequality in Latin America : how have labor markets helped ? (English)

Household income inequality has declined in Latin America in the past decades, contributing significantly to poverty reduction in the region. Although available evidence shows that changes in the labor income are among the main factors behind these inequality trends, few studies have analyzed more closely the labor market dynamics that have led to a decline in total income inequality in some countries, but also to an increase in others. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6384 MAR 01, 2013

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; Davalos, Maria Eugenia; Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina; Atuesta, Bernardo; Castaneda, Raul Andres Disclosed