If you knew that your commute was going to be slow and unreliable, and that you were likely to be attacked or sexually harassed, would you choose to work? This is the reality women face every day in many developing countries. In Latin America and the Caribbean women are less likely to have access to a private vehicle and use public transit more often than men. They are also … [Read more...] about Are women with access to safe and fast public transit more likely to be employed and earn more?
Patricia Yáñez-Pagans es economista de la Unidad de Planificación Estratégica y Efectividad en el Desarrollo de BID Invest. Antes de unirse a BID Invest, Patricia trabajó en la Oficina de Planificación Estratégica y Efectividad en el Desarrollo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo.