Nov 2011
Author(s): González Rozada, Martín; Ronconi, Lucas; Ruffo, Hernán
This paper takes advantage of several reforms that provide time and cross sectional variation to identify the effects of unemployment insurance and severance payments on the duration of unemployment…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Arráiz, Irani; Piza, Caio; Cravo, Tulio; Lodato, Simon
The objectives of the evaluation are to assess Opportunities for the Majority (OMJ)'s relevance vis-à-vis its mandate, its effectiveness in achieving development goals, its efficiency in…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Arráiz, Irani; Piza, Caio; Cravo, Tulio; Lodato, Simon
Los objetivos de la evaluación son sopesar la relevancia de Oportunidades para la Mayoría (OMJ) en función de su mandato, su efectividad en el cumplimiento de sus metas de desarrollo, la eficiencia…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Ronconi, Lucas; Colina, Jorge
This paper describes the reforms aimed at simplifying the administrative procedures for labor registration and the payment of social security contributions that were carried out in Argentina in 2005…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Ronconi, Lucas; Colina, Jorge
En este documento se describen las reformas dirigidas a simplificar el registro laboral y el pago de contribuciones sociales implementadas en Argentina en 2005 y 2007. En base al análisis de la…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Amarante, Verónica; Manacorda, Marco; Vigorito, Andrea; Zerpa, Mariana
This paper uses matched social security and program micro data from the Uruguayan Plan de Atención Nacional a la Emergencia Social to investigate the effect of social assistance on formal labor…
Feb 2011
Author(s): Amarante, Verónica; Manacorda, Marco; Miguel, Edward; Vigorito, Andrea
This paper estimates the impact of a large temporary poverty relief program, Uruguay's PANES on birth outcomes. Using program administrative data and longitudinal vital statistics, a…