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Race and ethnic inequality in health and health care in Colombia
"In this paper we explore race and ethnic health inequalities in Colombia. We first characterize the situation of Afro-Colombians and indigenous populations in Colombia. Second, we document racial/ethnic disparities in health outcomes and access to health care using data from the Living Standards Survey and the evaluation of the Familias en Acción program. Third, we set up a statistical model that allows us to test ...
Macroeconomic performance and inequality
"This paper explores the relationship between macroeconomic conditions and urban income distribution in Colombia. The results show that unemployement and inflation have significant regressive effects. Manufacturing output growth is crealy progressive, as well as improved conditions in the rural areas."