Apr 2015
Author(s): Banco Mundial;Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico;Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La serie bienal de Panorama de las Pensiones de la OCDE comenzó en 2005 para los países de la OCDE y en 2011 se amplió para incluir a los otros países del G-20. Tras el lanzamiento de Panorama de las…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Banco Mundial;Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development;Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento
Atualmente, o maior desafio enfrentado pela política previdenciária da maioria dos países da América Latina e do Caribe (ALC) é a baixa cobertura dos planos de aposentadoria formais, tanto em termos…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Brambilla, Irene;Tortarolo, Dario
The objective of this paper is to characterize the evolution of labor earnings in Latin America during the 2000s, a decade of markedly poverty reduction. Based on household surveys for six countries…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Tacsir, Ezequiel
This study examines the impact of process and product innovation on employment growth and composition in Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, and Uruguay using micro data from innovation surveys. Based on…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Tacsir, Ezequiel
This presentation provides the comparative results of a project carried out by the Inter-American Development Bank to understand the links between innovation and employment in Latin America and the…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo;Rodríguez-Álvarez, Juan Antonio;Hewitt, John;Orozco, Jeffrey;Ruiz, Keynor
This paper studies the degree to which innovation by Costa Rican manufacturing firms creates or displaces employment, how different innovation strategies affect employment, and how these effects vary…
Jun 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The Bank's country strategy with Costa Rica 2006-2010 correctly identified the country's main development challenges in 2006 (the baseline used by the Bank to prepare the strategy): the…
Jun 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La estrategia 2006-2010 correctamente identificó los principales desafíos de desarrollo que enfrentaba Costa Rica en 2006, la línea base usada por el Banco para la preparación de la estrategia, la…
Mar 2008
Author(s): Mednik, Matias;Rodríguez, César;Ruprah, Inder J.
This paper tests the hysteresis hypothesis in unemployment for 13 Latin American countries covering the period 1980-2005. The tests exploit the time series and the cross sectional variation of the…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Iacoviello, Mercedes;Zuvanic, Laura
Este estudio tiene como objetivo proveer una mirada comparativa de los servicios civiles de los países de Centroamérica -Belice, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá- y…
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…
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…
Jun 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…