Jan 2014
Author(s): Stucchi, Rodolfo; Rojo, Sofía; Maffioli, Alessandro; Castillo, Victoria
Although knowledge spillovers are at the core of the innovation policy's justification, they have never been properly measured by any impact evaluation. This paper fills this gap by estimating…
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): Castillo, Victoria; Maffioli, Alessandro; Rojo, Sofía; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper presents the evaluation of the Enterprise Restructuring Support Program in Argentina. The aim of the program was to increase the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises by…
Oct 2011
Author(s): de Elejalde, Sheila; Giuliodori, David; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper provides evidence about the relationship between innovation and employment in Argentina. In particular, it quantifies the impact of different types of innovations (process or product…
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 2011
Author(s): Carpio, Susana; Giuliodori, David; Rucci, Graciana; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper studies the probability of receiving employer-paid training and other training independent of who finances it for permanent and temporary workers in Chile. The authors use data from 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…