Jun 2012
Author(s): Caro, Lorena; Galindo, Arturo; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
This paper explores the links between labor formality, access to credit and firm performance in Colombia using Annual Manufacturing Survey data for the period 2000-2009. A significant though small…
Nov 2008
Author(s): Giordano, Paolo; Florez, Victoria
Esta investigación pretende cubrir esta brecha repasando la literatura relevante sobre los efectos distributivos de la liberalización comercial en América Latina. Más específicamente, el trabajo se…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Scartascini, Carlos; Funaro, Rita; Madrigal, Lucía; Duryea, Suzanne; Chaparro, Juan Camilo; Rodríguez-Pombo, María Victoria; Lora, Eduardo; Sanguinetti, Pablo; Savedoff, William D.; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Verdisco, Aimee; Alfonso, Mariana; Powell, Andrew
Traditionally, the concept of quality of life has been viewed through objective indicators. Beyond Facts looks at quality of life through a new lens, namely, the perceptions of millions of Latin…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Scartascini, Carlos; Funaro, Rita; Madrigal, Lucía; Duryea, Suzanne; Chaparro, Juan Camilo; Rodríguez-Pombo, María Victoria; Lora, Eduardo; Sanguinetti, Pablo; Savedoff, William D.; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Verdisco, Aimee; Alfonso, Mariana; Powell, Andrew
Tradicionalmente, la calidad de vida se ha medido en relación con indicadores objetivos. En Más allá de los hechos se visualiza a través de una nueva lente: la percepción de la gente. Con base en una…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Galindo, Arturo; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Montero, José Manuel
This paper uses a panel dataset on industrial employment and trade for 9 Latin American countries for which liability dollarization data at the industrial level is available. It tests whether real…
Apr 2003
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Jaramillo, Olga Lucia; Pagés, Carmen
This paper analyzes the recent performance of Latin American labor markets. We find that unemployment rates are on the rise in most countries and sub-regions of Latin America. The rise in…