Jun 2018
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Farias, Pedro; Porrúa, Miguel; Villalba, Harold; Acevedo, Sebastián; Peña, Norma; Estevez, Elsa; Linares Lejarraga, Sebastián; Fillotrani, Pablo
This book is about the smallest unit of public policy: the government transaction. Government transactions—requesting a birth certificate, registering a property, or opening a business, for example—…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Roseth, Benjamin; Reyes, Angela; Farias, Pedro; Porrúa, Miguel; Villalba, Harold; Acevedo, Sebastián; Peña, Norma; Estevez, Elsa; Linares Lejarraga, Sebastián; Fillotrani, Pablo
Este libro se centra en la unidad más pequeña de la política pública: el trámite. El trámite –sacar la partida de nacimiento, registrar una propiedad, o abrir un negocio, por ejemplo– es lo que…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Abrahams, Scott; Flabbi, Luca; Piras, Claudia
This paper collects an original database of publicly listed companies to determine prevailing gender ratios among board members and executives in Latin America and the Caribbean region (LAC). Women…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Piras, Claudia; Rucci, Graciana
En la primera sección se describe el estado de la igualdad de género en el mercado laboral de Chile, a partir del análisis de los indicadores más comúnmente utilizados en el sector. Con esto se ha…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Fevre, Chloe; Buitrago, Paola; Tetreault, Alayna; Morales, Carlos; Delgado, William; Cruz, José Miguel; Dammert, Lucia; Garcette, Nicolas; Guerra, Nancy; Nazario, Olga; Rivera-Cira, Tirza; Cano, Ignácio; Soares, Yuri
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or the Bank) has been involved in citizen security projects for almost two decades. Since 1999, strategic Bank documents have highlighted the importance of…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Fevre, Chloe; Buitrago, Paola; Tetreault, Alayna; Morales, Carlos; Delgado, William; Cruz, José Miguel; Dammert, Lucia; Garcette, Nicolas; Guerra, Nancy; Nazario, Olga; Rivera-Cira, Tirza; Cano, Ignácio; Soares, Yuri
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID o el Banco) ha participado desde hace casi dos décadas en proyectos de seguridad ciudadana. Desde 1999, se ha destacado en documentos estratégicos del Banco…
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…
Oct 2005
Author(s): Piras, Claudia; Ripani, Laura
This study asks a simple question that has significant implications for gender equality. After decades of increasing female participation in the labor market, advances in the labor legislation and…
Dec 2002
Author(s): Ureta, Manuelita; Filgueira, Carlos; Menezes-Filho, Naercio Aquino; Duryea, Suzanne; Obuchi, Richard; Andersen, Lykke E.; Filgueira, Fernando; Bruni Celli, Josefina; Flórez, Carmen Elisa; Núñez, Jairo; Fuentes, Alvaro; Cox Edwards, Alejandra
This book uses micro-level data for 18 Latin American countries to examine the choices adolescents make in three areas of behavior: their time allocation toward school and work, their sexual behavior…
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…