An agriculture-focused, regionally disaggregated SAM for Mexico 2008

ABSTRACT This paper describes the construction of a Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for the Mexican economy for year 2008. It presents the methodology and data sources used, assumptions made, criteria adopted to disaggregate the SAM’s accounts and the main results obtained. The Mexico SAM was built as the main data …

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Regional development, income distribution and gender in Bolivia: Insights from a 2012 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) and Multiplier Analysis

ABSTRACT This paper describes the construction of the most detailed, openly accessible Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for Bolivia to date. In addition to allowing for “standard” socio-economic analysis common for SAMs – like assessing the linkages between production, factor income distribution and households’ incomes and expenditures – the SAM presented …

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Gender and Climate Change in Latin America: An analysis of vulnerability, adaptation and resilience based on household surveys

ABSTRACT: This paper analyzes gender differences in vulnerability and resilience to shocks, including climate change and climate variability, for Peru, Brazil and Mexico, which together account for more than half the population in Latin America. Vulnerability and resilience indicators are measured by a combination of the level of household incomes …

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Gender, Ethnicity and Climate Change in Mexico: An analysis of vulnerability and resilience based on household surveys

ABSTRACT: This paper analyzes gender and ethnic differences in vulnerability and resilience to external shocks and stresses in Mexico. Vulnerability and resilience are measured by a combination of the level of household incomes per capita and the degree of diversification of these incomes. Thus, households which have poorly diversified incomes …

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