Aspirations Adaptation among the Poor (nominated to the Juan Luis Londoño Prize to best paper on social issues by a young researcher)


How sustainable are the aspirations of the poor? We rely on a large-scale and multi-country field experiment to test the effect that a sharp "in situ" housing intervention to slum dwellers in El Salvador, Mexico, and Uruguay... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Raimundo Undurraga (CEA-DII, Universidad de Chile)
  2. Paul Gertler (UC-Berkeley)
  3. Sebastian Galiani (University of Maryland)

Topic Areas

I. Health, Education, and Welfare: I3. Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty , O. Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth: O1. Economic Develo , R. Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics: R1. General Regional


CS4-10 » Poverty (14:15 - Friday, 10th November, Soldi)



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