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.
Latin American Social Policy
RAND's research on social policy in Latin America is dedicated to improving the well-being of the Latin American population and conducts objective, independent research on topics relevant to Latin Americans living and working at home and in the United States.
This study explores the influences of retirement planning and saving behavior among urban, low-income, middle-aged and older Hispanics.
Programa Bolsa Familia Y Frecuencia Escolar: Un Analisis Con El Censo Demografico De Brasil De 2010 2017
This study aims to analyze whether Bolsa Familia had an association with children's school attendance, which is one of the educational conditions of the program.
The Hispanic Paradox: Race/Ethnicity and Nativity, Immigrant Enclave Residence and Cognitive Impairment Among Older US Adults 2017
Hispanics, and particularly foreign-born Mexican Americans, have been shown to fare better across a range of health outcomes than might be expected given the generally higher levels of socioeconomic disadvantage in this population, a phenomena termed the "Hispanic Paradox". Previous research on social disparities in cognitive aging, however, has been unable to address both race/ethnicity and nativity (REN) in a nationally-representative sample of US adults leaving unanswered questions about potentially "paradoxical" advantages of Mexican ethnic-origins and the role of nativity, socioeconomic status (SES), and enclave residence.
Using unique sick leave data from the Chilean private health insurance system, estimate the effect of the pandemic on missed days of work.