Aug 2015
Author(s): Vega, Alberto; Jiménez, Roberto; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; Muñoz Castillo, Raúl
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has recognized that its activities in the countries of the Latin America and Caribbean region have significant potential to be impacted by the effects of…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Vega, Alberto; Jiménez, Roberto; Miralles-Wilhelm, Fernando; Muñoz Castillo, Raúl
El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) ha reconocido que sus actividades en los países de América Latina y la Región del Caribe y tienen un gran potencial para ser impactados por los efectos del…
Nov 2010
Author(s): Azevedo, Viviane; Bouillon, César P.
This article reviews evidence on intergenerational social mobility in Latin America. Results indicate that mobility is low in the Region. The evidence also suggests high levels of immobility at the…
Oct 2005
Author(s): Mazza, Jacqueline; Paris, Angela; Márquez, Gustavo; Ripani, Laura
This publication examines job creation and the work of the IDB from two supporting policy perspectives: (i) policies and programs to improve the business climate and investment for private sector-…
Oct 2005
Author(s): Mazza, Jacqueline; Paris, Angela; Márquez, Gustavo; Ripani, Laura
Esta publicación examina la creación de empleo y la tarea del BID desde dos perspectivas de apoyo: (i) las políticas y los programas para mejorar el clima de negocios y la inversión para un…
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…
Oct 2001
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the status of training policies in Latin America, and to review some new approaches that are shaping the evolution of policies and institutions in the region.…
Oct 2001
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo
Este documento debate la aparente contradicción de la importancia de la capacitación laboral y la tendencia a la flexibilización laboral en América Latina. En la región existe una difundida…
May 2000
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo
The adoption of emergency employment and short-term training programs to provide income support to the population affected by the episodes of economic volatility since 1995 reveals the failure of the…
Jul 1998
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo
El desempleo es uno de los fenómenos más temidos de nuestros tiempos. Pocos fenómenos económicos son reportados tan amplia y sistemáticamente por la prensa, y menos aún generan tal nivel de debate en…
Feb 1998
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo; Pagés, Carmen
This paper reviews the regulations governing hiring, firing, overtime work, social security contributions, minimum wages, and collective bargaining in the region, examining their impact on labor…
Feb 1997
Author(s): Márquez, Gustavo; Morley, Samuel A.
This paper discusses poverty and unemployment in Argentina, beginning with the turbulent years since 1980. Argentina suffered a 25 percent reduction in per capita income, two bouts of hyperinflation…
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…