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): Blyde, Juan S.; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Russell, Nathaniel
While there is a large body of literature evaluating how active labor-market policies such as training impact worker outcomes, relatively few studies examine how such policies impact workers who are…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Rodríguez Chatruc, Marisol; Russell, Nathaniel
A despeito da substancial literatura avaliando o impacto de políticas ativas para o mercado de trabalho como, por exemplo, a formaço profissional, há relativamente poucos estudos dedicados a examinar…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Rucci, Graciana; Urzúa, Sergio
Labor market institutions shape the return to workers’ skills. They define the incentives of firms and workers to invest in general and specific skills, affecting the returns to experience and tenure…
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…
Oct 2007
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Navajas, Fernando; Catena, Marcelo
Se estudian las implicancias fiscales y energéticas de la escalada en los precios del petróleo estimando efectos directos e indirectos. Dado que las economías se hallan en una fase expansiva,…
Apr 2007
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Bour, Juan Luis; Catena, Marcelo; Navajas, Fernando
La evolución de las finanzas públicas bolivianas ha sufrido un vuelco destacable en su desempeño entre 2004 y 2006, como resultado de un salto formidable en los ingresos provenientes de las…
May 1998
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Navajas, Fernando; Urbiztondo, Santiago
This paper (IFM-115) evaluates a set of contractual adjustments, renegotiations and disputes that have taken place in different public utility industries in Argentina since 1991, considering: 1)…
Aug 1997
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Navajas, Fernando; Urbiztondo, Santiago
En Argentina, como en la mayoría de los países del mundo, el sector sanitario ha sido tradicionalmente manejado por empresas públicas. Sin embargo, la corriente privatizadora de los últimos 10 años…