Ana María Ibáñez

Universidad de los Andes

HiCN Working Papers Series


Agricultural Production Amid Conflict: Separating the Effects of Conflict into Shocks and Uncertainty

Ana María Ibáñez,  María Alejandra Arias Andrés Zambrano

This paper examines the effect of conflict on agricultural production of small farmers. First, an inter-temporal model of agricultural production is developed in which the […]


Local Institutions and Armed Group Presence in Colombia

Ana María Ibáñez,  Patricia Justino,  Margarita Gáfaro

This paper investigates the causal impact of non-state armed groups on local institutions during the armed conflict in Colombia, and tests competing theoretical mechanisms that […]


Abandoning Coffee under the Threat of Violence and the Presence of Illicit Crops. Evidence from Colombia

Ana María Ibáñez,  Philip Verwimp,  Juan Carlos Muñoz Mora

This paper explores the importance of the risk of violence on the decision making of rural households, using a unique panel data set for Colombian […]


Adjusting the Labour Supply to Mitigate Violent Shocks: Evidence from Rural Colombia

Ana María Ibáñez,  Manuel Fernández Ximena Peña

This paper studies the use of labour markets to mitigate the impact of violent shocks on households in rural areas in Colombia. We examine changes […]


Labor Market Effects of Migration-Related Supply Shocks: Evidence from Internally Displaced Populations in Colombia

Ana María Ibáñez,  Valentina Calderón

This paper studies the labor market effects of migration-related supply shocks. We exploit forced migration caused by the Colombian conflict as a natural experiment to […]


The Impact of Intra-State Conflict on Economic Welfare and Consumption Smoothing: Empirical Evidence for the Displaced Population in Colombia

Ana María Ibáñez,  Andrés Moya

Intra-state conflicts and forced displacement impose a heavy burden upon the civil population, and produce severe welfare losses. Using a household level data administered to […]


Towards Sustainable Return Policies for the Displaced Population: Why Are Some Displaced Households More Willing to Return than Others?

Klaus Deininger,  Ana María Ibáñez,  Pablo Querubin

Civil wars and violence reverses economic development by imposing high economic and social costs (Collier et al, 2003). Countries at war confront a permanent loss […]