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We conducted a lab-in-the-field experiment in which 214 Colombian rural workers must choose between cash or voucher payment for completing a real effort task. Although the voucher may be perceived as…

12 February 2024 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia

Abstract Multiple factors drive the energy transition toward power systems based on renewable energies. The use of renewable energies brings new challenges for operators since they are difficult to…

12 February 2024 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia

Key Messages Artisanal and small-scale gold miners in remote areas of Colombia are willing to try formalization (obtaining a legal title to extract gold). However, they perceive costs can hinder the…

8 January 2024 | Research Brief | Colombia

We investigate the relationship between the historical dispossession of peasants’ lands by landlords that led to the rise of peasant grievances and the origin of the rural guerrilla movement –…

4 October 2023 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia

Abstract Introduction Public perception of the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic compared to six other major public health problems (alcoholism and drug use, HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, lung…

4 January 2024 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa, India, Colombia, China, Ghana, Nigeria, Chile, Vietnam, Sweden, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Central America, Global Hub

Abstract This paper empirically examines the behavioral precautionary saving hypothesis that uncertainty about future income triggers an increase in saving because of loss aversion. Guided by the…

13 December 2023 | Discussion Paper | Colombia

Abstract Global change has led to significant impacts on ecosystem services, posing a threat to the livelihoods of local communities worldwide. It is essential to assess these services to integrate…

14 December 2023 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia

Abstract Smiling is a popular and powerful facial signal used to influence how we are judged and evaluated by others. The recent COVID pandemic made the use of face masks common around the world…

4 October 2023 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia

Abstract Land governance requires coherence not only in terms of policies but also between its governance functions to achieve the desired goals. In this study, we focus on the functions that direct…

4 October 2023 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia

Most energy models used for policy analysis are too complex for non-experts. We propose an energy model and demonstrate how non-experts can employ it to understand and evaluate renewable energy…

27 July 2023 | Peer Reviewed | Colombia