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    • Debt trajectories and mental health 

      Hojman Trujillo, Daniel; Miranda Parra, Alvaro; Ruiz-Tagle Venero, Jaime (Elsevier, 2016)
      In the last few decades, there was a marked increase in consumer debt in the United States, Latin America and other emerging countries, spurring a debate about the real costs and benefits of household credit. Using a unique ...
    • Debt, Poverty and Resource Management in a Rural Smallholder Economy 

      Barbier, Edward B.; López Vega, Ramón; Hochard, Jacob P. (Springer, 2016)
      This paper develops a model to capture the key features of poverty, credit constraints and resource management faced by poor rural households. We assume that, due to the existence of asymmetric information and moral hazard, ...
    • Micro-entrepreneurship Debt Level and Access to Credit: Short-Term Impacts of a Financial Literacy Program 

      Martínez A., Claudia; Puentes Encina, Esteban (Springer, 2018)
      Using a randomized control trial, we evaluated the effect of a financial literacy program on the level of debt and on formal access to credit in Chile. We use a sample of beneficiaries of a publicly run micro-entrepreneurship ...