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Publications & Ongoing Research Projects

Publications

Projects & Working Papers

Abarca, A., Ramírez, S & Sauma Chacón, M. J. (2022). Medición del efecto de los megaoperativos policiales en Costa Rica. Red CONOSE.

 Abarca, A., Robalino, J., Hall, L., & Pérez, E. (2018). Ciclicidad de las transferencias sociales en Costa Rica. Revista de Ciencias Económicas, 36(2).

 Abarca, A & Villamichel, P (2018). ¿Se debería devaluar el colón para promover el crecimiento?. Informe del Estado de la Nación, 2018. 

 Abarca, A & Ramírez, S (2016). Estudio del Crecimiento Económico Costarricense, 1960-2014. Observatorio del Desarrollo de la Universidad de Costa Rica, 2016. 

 Robalino, J; Sandoval, C & Abarca, A (2015). Direct And Indirect Effects Of Extreme Weather Events And Potential Estimation Biases. Environment for Development. Discussion paper series, November 2015. EfD DP 15-29.

Abarca, A  (2015). Brechas Educativas en Centroamérica. Estado de la Región, 2016. 

 

Abarca, A., Ramírez, S & Sauma Chacón, M. J. (2023). Beyond the Immediate: Cumulative Direct and Spillover Effects of Hot Spots Policing in Costa Rica.Job market paper


Abarca et al., (2023). The Economic Impact of Vine Nutrients and Weather on Wine Grape Yield. Submitted to the Journal of Wine Economics, June 2023.

Abarca, A & Ramírez, S (2023). A Farewell To Arms: The Long Run Developmental Effects Of Costa Rica's Army Abolishment. Submitted to the Economic Journal, September 2023.

Abarca, A & Ramírez, S (2023). When Home is Not a Haven: the Labor Markets Effects of Domestic Violence. 

Bartlet et al., (2023). The unintended consequences of production bans: the case of the 2018 Kenya Logging Moratorium.

Ramírez, S & Abarca, A.  The Labor Market Benefits of Bilingualism: The Case of Costa Rica.

Abarca, A & Robalino, J.  Educational Effects of Costa Rica's Housing Subsidies
 

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