Andres Moya

Andres Moya
Los Andes University (Colombia) | UNIANDES · School of Economics

PhD Agricultural and Resource Economics

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July 2013 - December 2017
Los Andes University (Colombia)
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  • Professor (Assistant)

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The number of forcibly displaced persons has increased substantially since the early 2000s and has more than doubled in the last decade. Responding to the needs of forcibly displaced persons requires comprehensive legal and policy frameworks and evidence-based programmes that promote durable solutions, including sustainable movements out of poverty...
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We explore the impact of violence on beliefs about socioeconomic mobility. For this purpose, we bring together data on the severity of the household-level experience of violence, symptoms of psychological trauma, and subjective probabilities of future positions in a ladder of life for a sample of internally displaced persons in Colombia. After cont...
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Traumatic experiences can alter individuals' behavior and deplete their ability to make economic decisions. In this article, I analyze the effects of violence on risk attitudes. For this purpose, I sampled a group of victims of violence in Colombia and collected data on the severity and temporal proximity of their exposure to violence and on their...
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Shocks and traumatic experiences can alter individual behavior and deplete the ability to make economic decisions. Using data from individuals residing in two war-torn regions in Colombia, I analyze how direct exposure to violence induces changes in risk attitudes, and find that more severe and recent episodes of violence bring about higher levels...
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Summary Internal conflicts and the forced displacement often caused by such conflicts impose a heavy burden on the civilian population and greatly damage a community's overall welfare. The present study employs a household-level survey administered to 2,322 Colombian displaced households to estimate changes in household welfare after displacement a...
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En los últimos años se ha hecho evidente que los gobiernos cuentan con un margen de maniobra reducido en la elaboración del presupuesto, pues una proporción importante de los gastos se encuentra predeterminada por normas legales, mandatos constitucionales, compromisos previamente adquiridos por el gobierno, y requerimientos del actual ejercicio pre...
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El desplazamiento forzoso provoca descensos sustanciales en el bienestar debido a la pérdida de activos, la destrucción de redes sociales y las precarias condiciones económicas en el municipio receptor. Evaluar las pérdidas de bienestar de la población desplazada es necesario para establecer si esta población debe ser objeto de programas estatales...
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Intra-state conflicts and forced displacement impose a heavy burden upon the civil population, and produce severe welfare losses. Using a household level data administered to 2.322 Colombian displaced households, we estimate welfare losses for displaced households, as well as the determinants of labor income and aggregate consumption in reception s...
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Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Gestión Pública y Transparencia del Diálogo Regional de Política para la VII Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 8 y 9 de mayo de 2006.
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The paper discusses the magnitude of commitment in the legal and contractual budget that different governments need to stand by during each fiscal year and realize the gaining momentum.
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By the end of the 1990s, inefficiency, excess supply and low service quality characterized the mass transit system of Bogotá. The average travel time to work was one hour and ten minutes, obsolete buses provided public transport, traffic generated 70 percent of air pollution and there were frequent traffic accidents. To address all of these issues,...
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During the last decade forced internal displacement in Colombia has been a growing phenomenon closely linked to the escalation of the internal armed conflict -particularly in rural areas. The displacement problem has hit nearly every region and vulnerable groups of the population. Three emerging policy questions are whether the magnitude of the res...
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Violence and civil conflicts entail devastating consequences for their victims. Research from neuroscience and social psychology suggests that the incidence of emotional distress prevalent after episodes of victimization could induce changes in the risk attitudes of victims. This paper draws on the psychology literature on the determinants of behav...

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Identify effects of violence on trauma