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…
Sep 2007
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.; Robles, Miguel; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime
This paper discusses program evaluation for ProJoven, the Peruvian youth labor training program. Complementing detailed fieldwork, the econometric work implements a two-stage matching procedure on…
Jun 2007
Author(s): Galdo, José; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime; Chong, Alberto E.
Peru has one of the highest informality rates in Latin America, with almost 60 percent of the urban labor force working at the margins of labor market legislation or in microenterprises that lack…
Apr 2000
Author(s): Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime; Torero, Máximo
This paper analyzes the effects of several aspects of labor legislation that were modified through successive waves of reform since 1991. Firing costs diminished sharply through the progressive…
Sep 1998
Author(s): Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime
Según los resultados de encuestas de opinión pública de Apoyo S.A., hacia 1991 la inflación, el terrorismo y el desempleo eran, en ese orden, los problemas más graves que afectaban a la población…