Mar 2014
Author(s): Planas, Maria Elena; García, Patricia J.; Bustelo, Monserrat; Cárcamo, Cesar; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Martinez, Sebastian; Merino, María Fernanda; Morrison, Andrew
This study aims to evaluate whether health providers in Peru might be contributing to ethnic health disparities in the provision of family planning services, by comparing providers' adherence to…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.
This book presents a regional overview of gender and ethnic disparities in labor earnings during this last turn of the century. After this introduction, chapter 2 presents the methodology adopted by…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Bellony, Annelle; Hoyos, Alejandro; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper analyzes gender earnings gaps in Barbados and Jamaica, using amatching comparisons approach. In both countries, as in most of the Caribbean region, females educational achievement is…
May 2010
Author(s): Hoyos, Alejandro; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper complements the findings of Atal, Ñopo and Winder (2009) on gender and ethnic wage gaps for 18 Latin American countries circa 2005 by analyzing gender wage gaps for the same countries…
May 2010
Author(s): Hoyos, Alejandro; Peña, Ximena; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper surveys gender wage gaps in Colombia from 1994 to 2006, using matching comparisons to examine the extent to which individuals with similar human capital characteristics earn different…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Gandelman, Néstor; Gandelman, Eduardo; Castillo, Marco; Cárdenas, Juan Camilo; Bravo, David; Sethi, Rajiv; Sanhueza, Claudia; Soruco, Ximena; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Rossi, Máximo; Elías, Víctor; Elías, Julio; Gaviria, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Polanía, Sandra; Petrie, Ragan; Piani, Giorgina; Torero, Máximo; Ronconi, Lucas; Rothschild, Julie; Urzúa, Sergio; Candelo, Natalia; Moro, Andrea
This book presents a set of studies on contemporary discrimination in Latin America that takes advantage of these new tools by focusing on social interactions that range from cooperation, group…
Oct 2009
Author(s): Atal, Juan Pablo; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Winder, Natalia
This paper surveys gender and ethnic wage gaps in 18 Latin American countries, decomposing differences using matching comparisons as a non-parametric alternative to the Blinder-Oaxaca (BO)…
May 2009
Author(s): Salardi, Paola; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper explores the evolution of Brazilian wage gaps by gender and skin color over a decade (1996-2006), using the matching comparison methodology developed by Ñopo (2008). In Brazil, racial wage…
Apr 2009
Author(s): Gallardo, Lourdes; Ñopo, Hugo R.
Returns to labor for workers with similar endowments of productive characteristics in Ecuador are influenced by two characteristics that, arguably, should play no role on the determination of wages:…
Mar 2009
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.
Applying the methodology developed in Ñopo (2004), this paper analyzes the evolution of the gender wage gap in Peru from 1986 to 2000. This methodology has two advantages. First, it recognizes that…
Jul 2008
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.; Gonzales, Alberto
This paper analyzes gender and ethnic wage gaps in Guatemala for the period 2000-2006, applying a matching comparisons technique, finding pronounced wage gaps along both gender and ethnic dimensions…
May 2008
Author(s): Calónico, Sebastián; Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper analyzes the evolution of gender segregation in the workplace in Mexico between 1994 and 2004, using a matching comparisons technique to explore the role of individual and family…
Oct 2007
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.; Robles, Miguel; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime
This paper discusses program evaluation for ProJoven, the Peruvian youth labor training program. Complementing detailed fieldwork, the econometric work implements a two-stage matching procedure on…
May 2006
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.
This paper analyzes the evolution of the gender wage gap in Chile during the period 1992 to 2003 using the decomposition approach developed in Ñopo (2004). This approach, which decomposes the wage…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Lund, Frances; Duryea, Suzanne; Puentes, Esteban; Morrison, Andrew; Tenjo Galarza, Jaime; Ureta, Manuelita; Contreras, Dante; Cox Edwards, Alejandra; Deutsch, Ruthanne; Ribero Medina, Rocío; Barrientos, Armando; Piras, Claudia; Bernat Díaz, Luisa Fernanda; Rau, Tomás; Benería, Lourdes; Ñopo, Hugo R.
"Women at Work: Challenges for Latin America" presents a series of empirical studies that use household survey data from Latin America to analyze trends in female labor force participation…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Lund, Frances; Duryea, Suzanne; Puentes, Esteban; Morrison, Andrew; Tenjo Galarza, Jaime; Ureta, Manuelita; Contreras, Dante; Cox Edwards, Alejandra; Deutsch, Ruthanne; Ribero Medina, Rocío; Barrientos, Armando; Piras, Claudia; Bernat Díaz, Luisa Fernanda; Rau, Tomás; Benería, Lourdes; Ñopo, Hugo R.
"Mujeres y trabajo en América Latina: Desafíos para las políticas laborales" reseña los avances realizados por las mujeres de la región en el mercado laboral y los desafíos que tienen por…
Jul 2004
Author(s): Ñopo, Hugo R.; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime; Torero, Máximo; Moreno, Martín
En este estudio se investiga el rol de la discriminación por diferencias étnicas y de género en ocupaciones específicas utilizando información de postulaciones reales cuya información se recogió del…
Aug 2002
Author(s): Deutsch, Ruthanne; Morrison, Andrew; Piras, Claudia; Ñopo, Hugo R.
Latin America has the dubious distinction of being the region with the highest level of occupational segregation in the world. In this context, this study poses four important questions. Has…