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We analyze the consequences of a teenage pregnancy event in the short and long run in Mexico. Using longitudinal and cross-section data, we match females who became pregnant and those who did not based on a propensity score. In the short run, we find that a teenage pregnancy causes a decrease of 0.6-0.8 years of schooling, lower school attendance, fewer hours of work and a higher marriage rate. In the long run, we find that a teenage pregnancy results in a 1-1.2-year loss in years of…Continue
Posted by Román Culebro Martínez on October 4, 2019 at 11:05am
Macroeconomic populism is an approach to economics that emphasizes growth and income distribution and deemphasizes the risks of inflation and deficit finance, external constraints and the reaction of economic agents to aggressive non-market policies.
The purpose of our paper is to show that policy experiences in different countries and periods share conunon features,from the initial conditions, the motivation for policies, the argument that the country's conditions are different, to the…
Posted by Román Culebro Martínez on June 8, 2018 at 7:06pm
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Posted by Román Culebro Martínez on March 14, 2018 at 9:43am
This paper estimates the effect of an unprecedented increase of drug-related violence in Mexico on the educational attainment, cognitive ability, time allocation, and employment behavior of young adults between the ages of 14 and 17.
The panel nature and the timing of the second (2005) and third wave (2009) of the Mexican Family Life Survey allows for some unique gains in the conflict literature, as we are able to compare pre and post violence outcomes, assess migratory behavioral…
Posted by Román Culebro Martínez on June 20, 2017 at 1:09pm
Posted by Román Culebro Martínez on May 31, 2017 at 7:00pm