Nov 2005
Author(s): Machinea, José Luis; Vera, Cecilia
This paper discusses the series of far-reaching structural reforms that took place in the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean during the 1990's. This set of reforms generated increases…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Machinea, José Luis
This presentation discusses trade and production in Latin America and the Caribbean. Included is a discussion of export dynamics and patterns of integration as well as productive development policies…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Machinea, José Luis; Vera, Cecilia
Durante los años noventa las economías de América Latina y el Caribe fueron escenario de un conjunto de reformas estructurales y de nuevas orientaciones de política económica. En ese periodo, las…
Jul 2005
Author(s): Díaz, Juan José; Handa, Sudhanshu
In this working paper the authors present evidence on the reliability of propensity score matching to estimate the bias associated with the effect of treatment on the treated, exploiting the…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Murillo, Maria Victoria; Urízar H., Carmen; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime; Menezes-Filho, Naercio Aquino; Ravina, Renato; Fachola, Gabriela; Sanguinetti, Juan; Pazello, Elaine; Kuhn, Peter; Lée, Sigfrido; Cassoni, Adriana; Torero, Máximo; Zegarra, Eduardo; Márquez, Gustavo; Ronconi, Lucas; Zylberstajn, Helio; Tommasi, Mariano; Labadie, Gastón J.; Chahad, Jose Paulo; Johnson, Susan
The subject of labor unions in Latin America provokes a variety of diverse and strongly held views. While some see unions as a way to protect workers' rights and ensure an equitable…