Andrew Morrison

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The practice of safe sex by commercial sex workers is considered to be central in preventing the transmission of AIDS in developing countries. However, anecdotal evidence suggests that sex workers may face large losses in income from using condoms because of a strong preference for condom-free sex among clients. This paper attempts to estimate the(More)
The Policy Research Working Paper Series disseminates the findings of work in progress to encourage the exchange of ideas about development issues. An objective of the series is to get the findings out quickly, even if the presentations are less than fully polished. The papers carry the names of the authors and should be cited accordingly. The findings,(More)
The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Inter-American Development Bank. Foreword Gender-based occupational segregation is one of the most important factors contributing to inequality between men and women in labor markets around the world. Despite the importance of occupational(More)
This working paper presents an overview of gender-based violence (GBV) in Latin America, with special emphasis on good practice interventions to prevent GBV or offer services to its survivors or perpetrators. Intimate partner violence and sexual coercion are the most common forms of GBV, and these are the types of GBV that analyzed in this working paper.(More)
* The authors would like to thank those whose comments improved the quality of this document. Isolde Birdthistle, Edward De Vos, Ronald Slaby, Joan Vaz Serra Hoffman, Cheryl Vince-Whitman and Debbie Whitcomb from the Educational Development Center of Harvard University made valuable suggestions. Rafael Lozano of the World Health Organization and Carlos(More)
The transformation of work during China’s rapid economic development is associated with a substantial but little noticed re-allocation of traditional farm labor among women, with some doing much less and some much more. We study how the work and time allocation of non-migrant women are affected by the outmigration of others in their household. We find that(More)
Savedoff for their helpful comments. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not reflect the official position of the Inter-American Development Bank. Foreword ECI programs represent an important area for government intervention since they have the advantage of " killing two birds with one stone " in the fight against poverty.(More)
In this paper, we adapt the audit studies methodology to analyze gender and racial differences in hiring for a particular segment of the market of three selected occupations in Metropolitan Lima: salespersons, secretaries and (accounting and administrative) assistants. The adapted pseudo-audit study methodology allow us to reduce the room for existence of(More)
Theories and analytical perspectives are linked to methods. The discussion of the methods used to capture the complexities of practices with a focus on social, cultural and economic layers (Jordan and Henderson 1994; Wagner 1994; Sjöberg 1996; Newman 1998) represents an important resource for a discussion of designers’ interpretative work with both(More)