Nov 2009
Author(s): López Bóo, Florencia; Madrigal, Lucía; Pagés, Carmen
This paper investigates the relationship between part-time work and job satisfaction using a recent household survey from Honduras. In contrast to previous work for developed countries, this paper…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Madrigal, Lucía
The formality status of a job is the most widely used indicator of job quality in developing countries. However, a number of studies argue that, at least for some workers, the informality status may…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Scartascini, Carlos; Funaro, Rita; Madrigal, Lucía; Duryea, Suzanne; Chaparro, Juan Camilo; Rodríguez-Pombo, María Victoria; Lora, Eduardo; Sanguinetti, Pablo; Savedoff, William D.; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Verdisco, Aimee; Alfonso, Mariana; Powell, Andrew
Traditionally, the concept of quality of life has been viewed through objective indicators. Beyond Facts looks at quality of life through a new lens, namely, the perceptions of millions of Latin…
Dec 2007
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Scartascini, Carlos; Funaro, Rita; Madrigal, Lucía; Duryea, Suzanne; Chaparro, Juan Camilo; Rodríguez-Pombo, María Victoria; Lora, Eduardo; Sanguinetti, Pablo; Savedoff, William D.; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Verdisco, Aimee; Alfonso, Mariana; Powell, Andrew
Tradicionalmente, la calidad de vida se ha medido en relación con indicadores objetivos. En Más allá de los hechos se visualiza a través de una nueva lente: la percepción de la gente. Con base en una…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Repetto, Fabián; Andrenacci, Luciano; Tobar, Federico; Papadópulos, Jorge; Grynspan M., Rebeca; Sposati, Aldaíza; Filgueira, Fernando; Rey de Marulanda, Nohra; Molina, Carlos Gerardo; Sojo, Carlos; Simões, Armando A.; Rezk, Ernesto; Isuani, Ernesto Aldo; Huber, Evelyne; Medici, André; Opertti, Renato; Tokman, Víctor E.
Esta obra responde a uno de los objetivos del Instituto Interamericano para el Desarrollo Social (INDES) que es servir de foro de discusión sobre políticas sociales y experiencias valiosas en…
Nov 2001
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Iunes, Roberto F.; Macías, Héctor
Occupational health is increasingly recognized as an important public health issue in Latin American and the Caribbean. One major concern is the absence of reliable data on its magnitude and economic…
Apr 2001
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Iunes, Roberto F.; Savedoff, William D.
This study describes the health dimension and some economic aspects of occupational safety in Latin America and the Caribbean. The study is the result of a joint effort by the IDB's Region 3 and…