Feb 2019
Author(s): O'Leary, Christopher J.; Cravo, Tulio; Sierra, Ana Cristina; Justino, Leandro
This paper uses for the first time program administrative data from Brazil’s National Employment System (SINE) to assess the impact of SINE job interview referrals on labor market outcomes. Data for…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Crespo, Anna Risi Vianna; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Soriano, Alejandro; Soldano, Miguel; Corrales, Maria Elena; Reichmann, Thomas; Rabchinsky, Galia; Ramirez Abarca, Nadia; Rojas-Asqui, Xiomara
This evaluation of the country program with Paraguay for the period 2014-2018 has been prepared as part of the work program of the Inter-American Development Bank’s Office of Evaluation and Oversight…
May 2018
Author(s): Albuquerque, Pedro; Cravo, Tulio; Justino, Leandro; Quintana, Rodrigo
The location of offices of public employment services matters. It can bring jobseekers and vacancies closer together to accelerate the matching process and make the best use of resources. In the case…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Azevedo, Paulo F.; Saes, Maria Sylvia; Schneider, Paula Sarita Bigio; Carvalho, Thiago Bernardino de; Francischini, Andresa Silva Neto; Santana, Synthia Kariny Silva de; Morgulis, Maria Clara de Azevedo
This paper presents and comparatively analyzes three case studies of productive development agencies (PDAs) in Brazil: Embrapa, Finep, and ABC Foundation. Following a discussion of the main…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cravo, Tulio; Piza, Caio
Interventions designed to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are popular among policy makers, given the role SMEs play in job creation around the world. Business support interventions in low…