Jul 2016
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Alonso, Pablo; Fryer, Michelle; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Conroy, Hector; Scholl, Lynn; Hernández, María José; Maciel, Odette; Molina, Adriana; Vargas, María José; Sadeghi, Patricia
This document presents an evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Country Program of the Inter-American Development Bank with Suriname over the period 2011-2015. This…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Alonso, Pablo; Fryer, Michelle; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Conroy, Hector; Scholl, Lynn; Hernández, María José; Maciel, Odette; Molina, Adriana; Vargas, María José; Sadeghi, Patricia
En este documento se presenta una evaluación del Programa de País del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo con Suriname en el período 2011-2015 efectuada por la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Marcel, Mario; Tapia Troncoso, Waldo
Los efectos de la reciente crisis financiera internacional en los fondos de pensiones de América Latina muestran que ésta no solo ha afectado su rentabilidad sino que también la densidad de las…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Bellony, Annelle; Hoyos, Alejandro; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper analyzes gender earnings gaps in Barbados and Jamaica, using amatching comparisons approach. In both countries, as in most of the Caribbean region, females educational achievement is…
May 2010
Author(s): Hoyos, Alejandro; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper complements the findings of Atal, Ñopo and Winder (2009) on gender and ethnic wage gaps for 18 Latin American countries circa 2005 by analyzing gender wage gaps for the same countries…
May 2010
Author(s): Hoyos, Alejandro; Peña, Ximena; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper surveys gender wage gaps in Colombia from 1994 to 2006, using matching comparisons to examine the extent to which individuals with similar human capital characteristics earn different…
Sep 2007
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.; Robles, Miguel; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime
This paper discusses program evaluation for ProJoven, the Peruvian youth labor training program. Complementing detailed fieldwork, the econometric work implements a two-stage matching procedure on…
Apr 2006
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper analyzes the evolution of the gender wage gap in Chile during the period 1992 to 2003 using the decomposition approach developed in Ñopo (2004). This approach, which decomposes the wage…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Lund, Frances; Duryea, Suzanne; Puentes, Esteban; Morrison, Andrew; Tenjo Galarza, Jaime; Ureta, Manuelita; Contreras, Dante; Cox Edwards, Alejandra; Deutsch, Ruthanne; Ribero Medina, Rocío; Barrientos, Armando; Piras, Claudia; Bernat Díaz, Luisa Fernanda; Rau, Tomás; Benería, Lourdes; Ñopo, Hugo R.
"Women at Work: Challenges for Latin America" presents a series of empirical studies that use household survey data from Latin America to analyze trends in female labor force participation…
Dec 2005
Author(s): Lund, Frances; Duryea, Suzanne; Puentes, Esteban; Morrison, Andrew; Tenjo Galarza, Jaime; Ureta, Manuelita; Contreras, Dante; Cox Edwards, Alejandra; Deutsch, Ruthanne; Ribero Medina, Rocío; Barrientos, Armando; Piras, Claudia; Bernat Díaz, Luisa Fernanda; Rau, Tomás; Benería, Lourdes; Ñopo, Hugo R.
"Mujeres y trabajo en América Latina: Desafíos para las políticas laborales" reseña los avances realizados por las mujeres de la región en el mercado laboral y los desafíos que tienen por…
Jun 2004
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime; Torero, Máximo; Moreno, Martín
En este estudio se investiga el rol de la discriminación por diferencias étnicas y de género en ocupaciones específicas utilizando información de postulaciones reales cuya información se recogió del…
Jul 2002
Author(s): Deutsch, Ruthanne; Morrison, Andrew; Piras, Claudia; Ñopo, Hugo R.
Latin America has the dubious distinction of being the region with the highest level of occupational segregation in the world. In this context, this study poses four important questions. Has…