Dec 2019
Author(s): Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; González, Stephanie; Ospino, Carlos; Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis; Torres, Jesica
Esta nota contiene la metodología que se utilizó para clasificar ocupaciones laborales en América Latina y el Caribe, tomando como base la información proporcionada por la Red de Información sobre…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Alaimo, Veronica; Dborkin, Daniela
This paper presents new data documenting the level and evolution of public spending on non-contributory programs for 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Salaried formal workers…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Baensch, Laura; Lanzalot, María Laura; Lotti, Giulia; Stucchi, Rodolfo
The link between innovation and employment is at the center of the policy debate. This paper sheds light on how labor market regulations affect the relationship between different types of innovation…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Lotti, Giulia
La baja productividad y la alta informalidad son dos de los problemas principales que caracterizan los mercados laboralesde la región andina. Esta nota se enfoca en las políticas laborales que pueden…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Regalia, Ferdinando; Eichler, Rena; Gigli, Susan; Cleason, Mariam; Tapia Conyer, Roberto; Gavilanes Hernandez, Francisco Javier; Kress, Daniel; Wong, Ethan; Mujica, Ricardo; Betancourt Cravioto, Miguel; Ciria Matilla, María Cruz; Álvarez, María Cristina; Iriarte, Emma; Nelson, Jennifer; Zúñiga Brenes, Paola; Ríos-Zertuche, Diego
Salud Mesoamerica Initiative (SMI) is a unique results-based aid initiative that rewards countries for achieving health targets in the poorest municipalities in Mesoamerica. A partnership between…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Castellani, Francesca; Lotti, Giulia; Obando, Nataly
Using the Colombian Annual Manufacturing Survey (AMS) between 2000 and 2014, this paper investigates the effect of labor contract modalities on firm productivity within the industrial sector through…