Dec 2009
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor; Gandelman, Eduardo; Castillo, Marco; Cárdenas, Juan Camilo; Bravo, David; Sethi, Rajiv; Sanhueza, Claudia; Soruco, Ximena; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Rossi, Máximo; Elías, Víctor; Elías, Julio; Gaviria, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Polanía, Sandra; Petrie, Ragan; Piani, Giorgina; Torero, Máximo; Ronconi, Lucas; Rothschild, Julie; Urzúa, Sergio; Candelo, Natalia; Moro, Andrea
This book presents a set of studies on contemporary discrimination in Latin America that takes advantage of these new tools by focusing on social interactions that range from cooperation, group…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Repetto, Fabián; Andrenacci, Luciano; Tobar, Federico; Papadópulos, Jorge; Grynspan M., Rebeca; Sposati, Aldaíza; Filgueira, Fernando; Rey de Marulanda, Nohra; Molina, Carlos Gerardo; Sojo, Carlos; Simões, Armando A.; Rezk, Ernesto; Isuani, Ernesto Aldo; Huber, Evelyne; Medici, André; Opertti, Renato; Tokman, Víctor E.
Esta obra responde a uno de los objetivos del Instituto Interamericano para el Desarrollo Social (INDES) que es servir de foro de discusión sobre políticas sociales y experiencias valiosas en…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Calderón, César; León, Gianmarco; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper study the issue of institutional enforcement of regulations by focusing on labor-market policies and their potential link to economic performance. It test the different impacts of…
Aug 2006
Author(s): León, Gianmarco; Chong, Alberto E.
Unlike previous empirical studies that focus on barriers to entry in international trade, we focus on barriers to exit as measured by passport costs for a cross-section of countries. We test four…
Jul 2006
Author(s): Chong, Alberto E.; Galdo, José
This paper evaluates the effectiveness of market-based approaches in the provision of public-sponsored training programs. In particular, we study the link between training quality and labor earnings…
Mar 2006
Author(s): Galdo, Virgilio; Chong, Alberto E.
Critics of globalization claim that foreign ownership of privatized firms is linked to negative post-privatization labor outcomes, such as more firing and less hiring. This paper uses new firm-level…
Nov 2001
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Iunes, Roberto F.; Macías, Héctor
Occupational health is increasingly recognized as an important public health issue in Latin American and the Caribbean. One major concern is the absence of reliable data on its magnitude and economic…
Apr 2001
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Iunes, Roberto F.; Savedoff, William D.
This study describes the health dimension and some economic aspects of occupational safety in Latin America and the Caribbean. The study is the result of a joint effort by the IDB's Region 3 and…