If you are interested in reading one of my gated papers, please contact me at a.ham [at] uniandes [dot] edu [dot] co
“Recent patterns and trends in the youth labor market in Colombia: Diagnosis and public policy challenges” with Darío Maldonado and Carlos S. Guzmán-Gutiérrez. IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 11(7). 2021. Open Access. [WP Version in Spanish & English]
*Media Coverage: Foco Económico (Feb 2020, In Spanish).
“Social and Economic Impact of COVID-19 and Policy Options for Honduras”. Chapter 2 in The Socio-Economic Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Ideas for Policy Action (Volume 2: Country Notes), Luis Felipe López-Calva and Marcela Meléndez (editors). United Nations Development Programme. 2020. [English and Spanish versions available]
“Association between social pensions with depression, social and health behaviors among poor older individuals in Colombia“ with Philipp Hessel, Lina Bermeo, Laura López, Monica Pinilla-Roncancio, and Catalina González-Uribe. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B (Social Sciences), 75(5): 968-973. 2020.
“Information Policies and Higher Education Choices: Experimental Evidence from Colombia” with Leonardo Bonilla and Nicolas Bottan. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 83, 101468. 2019. [Ungated WP version]
*Featured in the World Bank’s Development Impact Blog (Jul 2016).
“Does the form of delivering incentives in conditional cash transfers matter over a decade later?” with Hope C. Michelson. Journal of Development Economics, 134:96-108. 2018. [Ungated WP version]
*Featured in the World Bank’s Let’s Talk Development blog (May 2018).
“Predicting School Dropout with Administrative Data: New Evidence from Guatemala and Honduras” with Melissa Adelman, Francisco Haimovich, and Emmanuel Vázquez. Education Economics, 26(4):356-372. 2018. [Ungated WP version]
*Featured in the World Bank’s Research Digest (Fall 2017).
“The Consequences of Legal Minimum Wages in Honduras”. World Development, 102:135-157. 2018.
*Featured in the World Bank’s Development Impact Blog (Nov 2016).
“Minimum Wage Violations in Honduras”. IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 4(1):1-19. 2015.
“The Impact of Conditional Cash Transfers on Educational Inequality of Opportunity”. Latin American Research Review, 49(3):153-175. 2014.
*Featured in Panoramas, hosted by the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at the University of Pittsburgh.
“Migration Patterns in Honduras: Evolution, Trends, and Socioeconomic Impact” with Aldo Martínez M. Revista de Economía & Administración, 11(1):85-114, In Spanish. 2014.
“Assessing the Predictive Power of Vulnerability Measures: Evidence from Panel Data for Argentina and Chile” with Marcelo Bérgolo and Guillermo Cruces. Journal of Income Distribution, 21(1):28-64. 2012.
“Inequality and Poverty in Honduras: A Descriptive Analysis of the Last Twenty Years”. Revista Centroamericana de Ciencias Sociales, VIII(2):123-165, In Spanish. 2011.
“The Many Faces of Poverty: Quantifying the Deprivation Costs of the 2001-2002 Crisis in Argentina” with Adriana Conconi. Económica, LVI(January-December):39-77. 2010.
“Well-being at the sub-city level: The Buenos Aires Neighborhood Quality of Life Survey” with Guillermo Cruces and Martín Tetaz. Chapter 4 in The Quality of Life in Latin American Cities: Markets and Perception. A co-publication of the IADB and The World Bank. 2010.