Dec 2012
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Tacsir, Ezequiel
This study examines the impact of process and product innovation on employment growth and composition in Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, and Uruguay using micro data from innovation surveys. Based on…
Aug 2012
Author(s): Flores Lima, Jose Gregorio Roberto; Villa, Juan Miguel
El efecto de los salarios mínimos sobre la formalidad laboral ha sido poco estudiado en América Latina. En este sentido, el aumento del 60% del piso salarial en Honduras ofrece una oportunidad para…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Aboal, Diego; Garda, Paula; Lanzilotta, Bibiana; Perera, Marcelo
The employment impact of innovation in the heterogeneous universe of services was studied using data from the 2004-2009 Uruguayan service innovation surveys. The empirical evidence shows that the…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Tacsir, Ezequiel
This presentation provides the comparative results of a project carried out by the Inter-American Development Bank to understand the links between innovation and employment in Latin America and the…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Aboal, Diego; Garda, Paula; Lanzilotta, Bibiana; Perera, Marcelo
The aim of this paper is to analyze the relationship between innovation and employment, in terms of both its quantity and quality, in Uruguay. The effect of product and process innovation on…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Card, David; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Villa, Juan Miguel
The guide outlines the main evaluation challenges associated with Active Labor Market Programs (ALMPs), and shows how to obtain rigorous impact estimates using two leading evaluation approaches. The…
Mar 2005
Author(s): Cowan, Kevin; Micco, Alejandro; Mizala, Alejandra; Pagés, Carmen; Romaguera, Pilar; Bravo, David; Cerda, Rodrigo; García, Pablo M.; Landerretche, Oscar; Ramos, Joseph
A pesar de un crecimiento promedio del 2.7 %, entre el año 2000 y el año 2004, la tasa de desempleo promedio en Chile permaneció relativamente alta. La lenta respuesta del desempleo a la recuperación…
Jul 2004
Author(s): Cowan, Kevin; Micco, Alejandro; Mizala, Alejandra; Pagés, Carmen; Romaguera, Pilar
En este artículo, documentamos los cambios en la tasa de desempleo distinguiendo entre movimientos en la demanda y oferta de trabajo. Para ello, primero investigamos si existe evidencia de cambios en…