May 2019
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Fuertes, Nicolás; Kang, Minji; Robles, Marcos; Schady, Norbert; Zuluaga, Daniela
Utilizando los datos de diferentes fuentes de información desde 1960, las proyecciones de la población por edad de Naciones Unidas y modelos basados en los cambios observados tanto en los países de…
May 2019
Author(s): Robles, Marcos; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Schady, Norbert; Zuluaga, Daniela; Fuertes, Nicolás; Kang, Minji
Utilizando los datos de los censos de población y vivienda entre 1970 y 2010 para Brasil, Chile, Ecuador, México, Panamá y Paraguay, analizamos el comportamiento del empleo y los cambios en los…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Rodríguez-Álvarez, Juan Antonio; Monge-González, Ricardo
This paper estimates the impact of two productive development programs (PDPs) in Costa Rica: PROPYME and CR Provee. The first seeks to increase the capacity of small and medium-sized firms (SMEs) to…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Murillo, Maria Victoria; Urízar H., Carmen; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime; Menezes-Filho, Naercio Aquino; Ravina, Renato; Fachola, Gabriela; Sanguinetti, Juan; Pazello, Elaine; Kuhn, Peter; Lée, Sigfrido; Cassoni, Adriana; Torero, Máximo; Zegarra, Eduardo; Márquez, Gustavo; Ronconi, Lucas; Zylberstajn, Helio; Tommasi, Mariano; Labadie, Gastón J.; Chahad, Jose Paulo; Johnson, Susan
The subject of labor unions in Latin America provokes a variety of diverse and strongly held views. While some see unions as a way to protect workers' rights and ensure an equitable…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Casacuberta, Carlos; Fachola, Gabriela; Gandelman, Néstor
This paper studies the impact of trade liberalization on labor and capital gross flows and productivity in the Uruguayan manufacturing sector. Uruguay opened its economy in the presence of -at least…
Apr 2003
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Jaramillo, Olga Lucia; Pagés, Carmen
This paper analyzes the recent performance of Latin American labor markets. We find that unemployment rates are on the rise in most countries and sub-regions of Latin America. The rise in…