publication . Article . Other literature type . 2021

Transferencia monetaria en El Salvador ante la COVID-19: factores determinantes

Carlos Ayala Durán;
Open Access English
  • Published: 05 Mar 2021
  • Publisher: Fundação Getulio Vargas
Abstract Given the lack of governmental guidelines, this paper identifies and analyzes the statistical determinants associated with receiving the onetime monetary transfer in El Salvador ($300 dollars) as an economic measure to face the COVID-19 pandemic. A logistic regression was implemented (whether received the transfer or not) based on a probabilistic sample (n=1222) of surveyed people throughout the country. Independent variables were selected drawing upon key characteristics employed internationally in monetary transfers: age, gender, rural area, employment, family income, and education. The text identifies a statistically significant and negative relation...
free text keywords: COVID-19, Central America, economic policy, economic reactivation, América Central, política econômica, reativação econômica, Centroamérica, política económica, reactivación económica, Public Administration
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