Oct 2013
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano; Melguizo, Ángel; Pagés, Carmen
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has reduced its inequality and poverty, and is looking towards the future with greater optimism than in the past. As the region grows, new problems appear…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano; Melguizo, Ángel; Pagés, Carmen
América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) ha reducido su desigualdad y su pobreza, y enfrenta las próximas décadas con mayor optimismo que en el pasado. Conforme la región crece, aparecen nuevos problemas a…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano; Melguizo, Ángel; Pagés, Carmen
América Latina e Caribe (ALC) reduziram sua desigualdade e sua pobreza e enfrentarão as próximas décadas com maior otimismo do que no passado. Conforme a região cresce, aparecem novos problemas que…
Sep 2005
Author(s): Auerbach, Paula; Genoni, María Eugenia; Pagés, Carmen
This paper analyzes the reasons behind the low rates of contribution to social security programs in developing countries. Using a large set of harmonized household surveys from Latin America we…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Lora, Eduardo; Pagés, Carmen; Panizza, Ugo; Stein, Ernesto H.
The Research Department of the IDB (RES) performs innovative, comparative research on the development issues of greatest concern to the region today. It generates a wide variety of products based on…
May 2003
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen
This presentation was commissioned by the Poverty Reduction and Social Protection Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the V Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on May 22nd and 23rd, 2003.…
May 2003
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Reducción de la Pobreza y Protección Social del Diálogo Regional de Política para la V Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 22 y 23 de mayo de 2003.…
Apr 2002
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Pagés, Carmen
Raising labor productivity is recognized as a critical factor for increasing economic growth and reducing poverty levels in Latin America. Low levels of education continue to be singled out as the…
Aug 2000
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen; Heckman, James J.
This paper documents the high level of job security protection in Latin American labor markets and analyzes its impacts on employment. The authors show that job security policies have a substantial…