El Colegio de México

For The Science, Technology And Development Program, A Collaborative Project With Tufts University

  • Amount
  • Program
    U.S.-Latin American Relations
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
About the Grantee
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Camino al Ajusco, No. 20 Col Pedregal de Santa Teresa, Mexico City, D.F. 10740, Mexico
Grants to this Grantee
for support of El Colegio de México's PRECESAM program  
The Colegio de México, a Mexican public university, hosts the Program for the Study of Economic Change and Sustainability of Mexican Agriculture, a research center designed to better understand the economics of small-scale agriculture and the well-being of rural Mexican households. In collaboration with the University of California, Davis, the Colegio has worked for several years to develop three rounds of a nationally representative rural household survey, measuring income and overall poverty indicators in Mexico’s most marginalized communities. Combined with the use of public information on Mexican agriculture and public transfers to rural areas, this grant will contribute to the development of new econometric models to understand the effects of different shocks on rural households in Mexico, especially those factors most directly affecting whether families move into or out of poverty.

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