BREAD Working Paper No. 501, February 2017

Impact of Violent Crime on Risk Aversion: Evidence from the Mexican Drug War Ryan Brown, Verónica Montalva, Duncan Thomas, Andrea Velásquez Abstract Whereas attitudes towards risk are thought to play an important role in many decisions over the life-course, factors that affect those attitudes are not fully understood. Using longitudinal survey data collected in Mexico before […]

BREAD Working Paper No. 511, February 2017

Mexicans in America María Eugenia Genoni, Gabriela Farfan, Luis Rubalcava, Graciela Teruel, Duncan Thomas, Andrea Velasquez Abstract Using data from the Mexican Family Life Survey (MxFLS), we establish the feasibility and value-added to science of tracking international migrants in a population-representative longitudinal survey. The MxFLS baseline, conducted in 2002, is representative of all Mexicans living in Mexico. […]