Jan 2020
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Busso, Matías; Romero, Dario
We analyze how local labor markets in Mexico adjusted in response to an increase in Chinese import competition between 1998 and 2013. We exploit the spatial variation in import exposure arising from…
Oct 2019
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina; Peña Tenjo, Nicolás
Los análisis sobre el mercado de trabajo de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) se suelen enfrentar a un obstáculo fundamental: la ausencia de información de demanda. Mientras que existe un acervo…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Arias Ortiz, Elena; González-Velosa, Carolina
This technical note contains figures and tables cited in "Adulthood: Formal Post- Secondary Education," Chapter 9 of the Inter-American Development Bank's 2017 Development in the…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Dinkelman, Taryn; Martínez, Claudia; Romero, Dario
Schools that provide higher education often belong to either a merit-based selective system or an open-access less selective system. This paper presents the results of a field experiment that…
Feb 2016
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
In Latin America and the Caribbean and in more advanced economies there is evidence that suggests an imbalance between the skills of the workforce and the skills demanded by the productive sector. If…
Feb 2016
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
En este reporte se busca contribuir al desarrollo de los sistemas para anticipar demandas de habilidades en la región con una descripción de las distintas metodologías existentes, un análisis de sus…
Mar 2015
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana; Sarzosa, Miguel; Urzúa, Sergio
In the last decades, countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have experienced a dramatic increase in the levels of higher education enrollment. Using administrative data from Chile and Colombia…