The Oxxo-VETSA intersectoral alliance aiid its impact on social cohesion in the Rubén Jarainillo neighborhood, Monterrey, Mexico La alianza intersectorial Oxxo-VETSA y su impacto en la cohesión social en la colonia Rubén Ja ra millo, Monterrey, México Academic Article in Scopus uri icon


  • © 2018. Estudios Demográficos v Urbanos.The purpose of the study is to measure the impact on social cohesion of a program undertaken jointly by the FEMSA-Comercw (Oxxo) company and Voluntarios en Equipo Trabajando por la Superación con Amor, A.C (Volunteers in a Team Working to Progress with Love) (VETSA). The program adopts the conceptual approach of Chan, To and Chan (2006) and the measurement procedure of México Evalúa and Fundación Hogares (2015). The estimation employs models of differences in differenees and pairing. The main result shows that the intervention increased the index of social cohesion in ¡he Rubén Jaramillo neighborhood in a range from 0.4220 to 0.6398 points, on a scale from 1 to 5.

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  • May 1, 2018