Browsing by Author "Vargas, Juan F."
A large body of literature has documented negative effects of civil conflict on the educational outcomes of affected children across different countries and historical periods. The opposite is however not obvious. Because ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2019-07
Well-intended policies often have negative unintended consequences if they fail to foresee the different ways in which individuals may respond to the new set of incentives. When widespread and persistent, these may lead ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2019-10-07
Research on deforestation has grown exponentially due to the availability of satellite-based measures of forest cover. One of the most popular is Global Forest Change (GFC). Using GFC, we estimate that the Colombian civil ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2020-05-15
The public health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the subsequent economic emergency and social turmoil, has pushed governments to substantially and swiftly increase spending. Because of the pressing ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2020-05-15
Violent environments are known to affect household fertility choices, demand for health services and health outcomes of newborns. Using administrative data with a difference-in-differences (2011-2018 period), we study how ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2020-09-21.
Anti-personnel landmines are one of the main causes of civilian victimization in conflict-affected areas and a significant obstacle for post-war reconstruction. Demining campaigns are therefore a promising policy instrument ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2021-12-28
The victimization of civilians and combatants during internal conflicts causes large long-term socioeconomic costs. Unfortunately, it is not clear whether peace negotiations can significantly reduce this burden, as the ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2022-06-17