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    • Determinants of Slum Formation: The Role of Local Politics and Policies 

      Alves, Guillermo (CAF; Caracas, 2018-01)
      One-third of the developing world’s population lives in urban slums and the absolute number of slum residents grew from 650 million in 1990 to 863 million in 2012. Although negative impacts of slum living conditions on ...
    • The Value of Free Health Insurance Schemes in Developing Countries 

      Conti, Gabriella; Ginja, Rita; Narita, Renata (CAF; Caracas, 2019-12-13)
      Brazil began the implementation of SUS (Universal Health Insurance) in 1988. To the extent that SUS broke the link between employment contract and health insurance, it may have changed the incentives for individuals to ...