Dec 2016
Author(s): Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Suarez, Ginés; Hori, Tsuneki; Durán, Rolando; Torres, Ana María; Jiménez, Virgina; Visconti, Ernesto
En este documento se describe la metodología general del Índice de Gobernabilidad y Políticas Públicas en Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres (iGOPP). Asimismo se presentan los principales conceptos que…
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…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo; Ruiz-Tagle V., Cristóbal
In this study, the authors use a newly developed panel data set for Venezuela in the period between 1994 and 2002 to analyze three basic questions. The first relates to the influence of personal…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Londoño, Juan Luis; Guerrero, Rodrigo; Couttolene, Bernard; Cano, Ignácio; Carneiro, Leandro Piquet; Phebo, Luciana; Rubio, Mauricio; Cruz, José Miguel; González, Luis Armando; Romano, Luis Ernesto; Sisti, Elvio; Lozano, Rafael; Hijar, Marta; Zurita, Beatriz; Hernández, Patricia; Avila, Leticia; Bravo, Maria Lilia; de Jesús Ramírez, Teresita; Carrillo, Carlos; Ayala, Clotilde; López, Blanca Estela; Eyzaguirre, Hugo; Briceño-León, Roberto; Pérez Perdomo, Rogelio
En Latinoamérica, el crimen y la violencia acaparan los titulares de los periódicos, las palabras de los políticos y las angustias de los ciudadanos. En esta región, 140.000 personas son asesinadas…
Dec 1996
Author(s): Hausmann, Ricardo
The Venezuelan experience in the 1980s is a particularly fertile ground for the analysis of negative shocks. Two large shocks took place under very different control regimes, thus highlighting the…
Nov 1996
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo; Álvarez, Carola
The purpose of this paper is to describe the performance of the Venezuelan labor market between 1982 and 1995, and to analyze its impact on the evolution of poverty. This time period is one wherein…