Apr 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Amaral, Nicole; Ospino, Carlos; Torres, Jesica; González, Stephanie
En esta nota interactiva, la tercera de la serie “El futuro del trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe”, combinamos fuentes tradicionales y nuevas fuentes de datos para explorar el impacto que ha…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Amaral, Nicole; Ospino, Carlos; Torres, Jesica; González, Stephanie
En esta nota interactiva, la tercera de la serie “El futuro del trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe”, combinamos fuentes tradicionales y nuevas fuentes de datos para explorar el impacto que ha…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano; Pagés, Carmen; Ripani, Laura
En esta nota interactiva, la primera de la serie “El futuro del trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe”, abordamos este tema desde una perspectiva general, con la idea de ofrecer un marco conceptual…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano; Ripani, Laura; Pagés, Carmen
En esta nota interactiva, la primera de la serie “El futuro del trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe”, abordamos este tema desde una perspectiva general, con la idea de ofrecer un marco conceptual…
May 2018
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl; Alonso, Pablo; Schijman, Agustina; Ahumada, Alejandro; Alejandre, Florencia; Carpanelli, María del Mar; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Elliott, Victoria; Florimon, Andrea; García, Juan Felipe; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Gwin, Catherine; Haarsager, Ulrike; Hernández, María José; Huppi, Monika; Khadr, Ali; Legarreta, Regina; Linares, Ana María; Michelitsch, Roland; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Putic, Melanie; Setien Santianez, Loreto; Soldano, Miguel; Soriano, Alejandro; Szwedzki, Roni; Wattenbach, Horst
This executive summary sums up OVE´s evaluation "IDB’s Ninth General Capital Increase: Implementation and Results". This evaluation reviews IDB’s implementation of the IDB-9 mandates and…
May 2018
Author(s): Gray, Cheryl; Alonso, Pablo; Schijman, Agustina; Ahumada, Alejandro; Alejandre, Florencia; Carpanelli, María del Mar; Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Elliott, Victoria; Florimon, Andrea; García, Juan Felipe; Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Gwin, Catherine; Haarsager, Ulrike; Hernández, María José; Huppi, Monika; Khadr, Ali; Legarreta, Regina; Linares, Ana María; Michelitsch, Roland; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Putic, Melanie; Setien Santianez, Loreto; Soldano, Miguel; Soriano, Alejandro; Szwedzki, Roni; Wattenbach, Horst
Este resumen ejecutivo recoge los principales hallazgos y lecciones generales de la evaluación de OVE "Noveno Aumento General de los Recursos del Banco: Implementaci'on y Resultados",…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Bueso-Merriam, Jacqueline; Demichelis, Francisco; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Giuliodori, David; Rodríguez, Alejandro; Stucchi, Rodolfo
Una limitación de la literatura empírica actual sobre evaluación de impacto es la carencia de estudios que midan los impactos del crédito en el mediano y largo plazo, así como en los tipos de…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Bueso-Merriam, Jacqueline; Demichelis, Francisco; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Giuliodori, David; Rodríguez, Alejandro; Stucchi, Rodolfo
A shortcoming of the current empirical impact evaluation literature is the lack of studies that measure the effect of access to credit in the medium and long term, as well as the impact on…
Nov 2009
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia; Madrigal, Lucía; Pagés, Carmen
This paper investigates the relationship between part-time work and job satisfaction using a recent household survey from Honduras. In contrast to previous work for developed countries, this paper…
Oct 2009
Author(s): Catão, Luis; Pagés, Carmen; Rosales, María Fernanda
This paper examines a much overlooked link between credit markets and formalization: since access to bank credit typically requires compliance with tax and employment legislation, firms are more…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Scarpetta, Stefano; Pierre, Gaëlle
More than a decade has passed since the introduction of comprehensive macroeconomic stabilization packages and trade, fiscal, and financial market reforms in Latin America and the Caribbean. However…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Madrigal, Lucía
The formality status of a job is the most widely used indicator of job quality in developing countries. However, a number of studies argue that, at least for some workers, the informality status may…
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…
Nov 2007
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro
This paper examines the economic effects of employment protection legislation in a sample of developed and developing countries. Implementing a difference-in-differences test lessens the potentially…
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…
Jul 2004
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro
This paper examines the effect of employment protection regulation on gross job flows in a sample of developed and developing countries. By implementing a differences-in-differences test we lessen…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo; Pagés, Carmen; Panizza, Ugo; Stein, Ernesto H.
The Research Department of the IDB (RES) performs innovative, comparative research on the development issues of greatest concern to the region today. It generates a wide variety of products based on…
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…
Jul 2000
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Heckman, James J.
This paper documents the high level of job security protection in Latin American labor markets and analyzes its impacts on employment. The authors show that job security policies have a substantial…