Household responses to adverse income shocks in Latin America

This paper uses a new data set to study household responses to adverse income shocks in seven Latin American countries. The results show (i) that households respond to income shocks mainly by increasing their labor force participation, selling assets, and cutting back on human capital investments, (...

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Autor Principal: Gaviria, Alejandro
Publicado: 2015
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Acceso en línea:http://hdl.handle.net/11445/2547