Feb 2019
Author(s): Core Collaboration Group LLC
380,000 is the number of lives transformed by the New Employment Opportunities (NEO) Initiative, during 2013-2018 period. In a region plagued by precarious rates of youth unemployment, NEO has…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
Youth is a critical stage in people's lives: a transition period in which transcendental decisions have to be made in many areas, especially in education and work. Knowing what lies behind the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
La juventud es una etapa crítica en la vida de las personas: un periodo de transición, en el que se han de tomar decisiones trascendentales en muchos ámbitos, especialmente en la educación y el…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
La juventud es una etapa crítica en la vida de las personas: un periodo de transición, en el que se han de tomar decisiones trascendentales en muchos ámbitos, especialmente en la educación y el…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea
La adolescencia es una etapa crítica en la vida en la que se toman decisiones clave para el futuro, incluidas las educativas y laborales. El objetivo central de este documento es revisar cuáles…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Rucci, Graciana; Urzúa, Sergio
Labor market institutions shape the return to workers’ skills. They define the incentives of firms and workers to invest in general and specific skills, affecting the returns to experience and tenure…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund
The Development Effectiveness Report is an annual analysis of the performance, effectiveness, and impact of the projects and activities of the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF). This 2016 edition…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Mitnik, Oscar A.; Ripani, Laura; Rosas-Shady, David
The evidence on the effectiveness of youth training programs in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) tends to be encouraging regarding the quality of employment of beneficiaries (positive impacts…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Peru, presenting the case study of La Tarumba.…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Díaz, Juan José; Rosas-Shady, David
This paper brings new evidence on the impact of The Peruvian Job Youth Training Program (Projoven). Compared with prior evaluations of the program, this one has several advantages. This is the first…
Apr 2016
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina; Rosas-Shady, David
Este documento examina el sistema de formación para el trabajo en Colombia. Su definición de formación para el trabajo incorpora distintasmodalidades que se ofrecen actualmente en el país. En primer…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); World Association of Public Employment Services; Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development
Public employment services are challenged by expectations of growth, changing conditions in the labor market, and institutional contexts. An important step to meet those challenges, and to better…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); World Association of Public Employment Services; Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico
Los SPE son desafiados constantemente por las expectativas de crecimiento, las condiciones cambiantes en el mercado laboral y los contextos institucionales. Un paso importante para abordar estos…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); World Association of Public Employment Services; Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development
Les services publics d¿emploi sont mis au défi par les prévisions de croissance, l¿évolution des conditions du marché du travail et les contextes institutionnels. Une étape importante pour répondre à…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Cardona Vasco, Clara; González Ávila, Liliana
The objective of this guide is to serve as a guide for incorporating social-emotional competencies, also known as portable competencies, in youth employability programs, technical education, and job…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Cardona Vasco, Clara; González Ávila, Liliana
Esta Guía tiene como objetivo servir de referente para la incorporación de las competencias socioemocionales o también llamadas competencias trasversales, en los programas de empleabilidad juvenil,…
Dec 1998
Author(s): Dahan, Momi; Gaviria, Alejandro
The model presented in the paper generates important implications concerning how the allocation of resources between children varies across income groups. In the model, poor and middle-income…
Jun 1997
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Londoño, Juan Luis
El desarrollo de América Latina en las últimas décadas no ha sido equitativo. La región ha tenido el grado de desigualdad mas alto del mundo. Ello permea la opinión pública, los círculos…