Feb 2017
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Prat, Jordi; Solera, Marco; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Linares, Jennifer; Lagarda, Guillermo; Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel
The macroeconomic context of Central America and the Dominican Republic has been characterized by positive perspectives. The economic recovery of United States, lower commodity prices, and the low…
Feb 2017
Author(s): López, Arnoldo; Prat, Jordi; Solera, Marco; Loo-Kung, Rudy; Linares, Jennifer; Lagarda, Guillermo; Maldonado, Leonardo; Manzano, Osmel
El contexto macroeconómico de Centroamérica y República Dominicana ha estado caracterizado por tener expectativas positivas. La recuperación económica de Estados Unidos, a los bajos precios de las…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Chacaltana, Juan; Díaz, Juan José; Rosas-Shady, David
El presente documento plantea que Perú requiere reformar su sistema actual de formación para el trabajo con la finalidad de mantener el crecimiento de su economía y, al mismo tiempo, continuar…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.; Gonzales, Alberto
This paper analyzes gender and ethnic wage gaps in Guatemala for the period 2000-2006, applying a matching comparisons technique, finding pronounced wage gaps along both gender and ethnic dimensions…
May 2008
Author(s): Cárdenas, Juan Camilo; Chong, Alberto E.; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper explores the link between what people say they prefer to do and what they actually do. Using data from an experimental project exploring trust and pro-sociality for representative samples…
Mar 2007
Author(s): Valenzuela, Patricio; Ñopo, Hugo R.
Using the 1996-2001 Chilean CASEN Panel Survey, this paper analyzes the impact on income of the switch from salaried employment to entrepreneurship (self-employment and leadership of micro-…
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…