Supplementing the income of elderly poor in Mexico resulted in significant health benefits, equivalent to a reduction in age of five to 10 years. The extra money allowed people to go to the doctor, buy medications, and alleviate hunger.
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Evaluation of a Female Sterilization Campaign in Peru: An Application of Propensity Score Reweighting Methods with Unobserved Participation Status 2015
Evaluates the impact of a female sterilization campaign in Peru in the 1990s using a propensity score reweighting method that accounts for a contaminated treatment group problem.
Self-employment, Health Insurance, and Return Migration of Middle-Aged and Elderly Mexican Males 2015
In this study, the authors analyze the labor-market dynamics of middle-aged and older men in Mexico.
Investigates the determinants of female sterilization in Brazil by adding the time of exposure to the risk of sterilization into survival models.
Uses a dynamic life-cycle model estimated with rich Chilean longitudinal data to investigate the extent to which comparative advantage drives participation in informal labor markets.
Describes selected workplace safety and health conditions and policies in Brazil.