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…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Nugent, Stevonne;Schmid, Juan Pedro
Jamaica is projected to exit a prolonged recession that has left deep scars in the socioeconomic conditions of the country. Besides increasing macroeconomic vulnerabilities and halting economic…
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…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Torero, Máximo;Robles, Miguel;Hernández, Manuel;De la Roca, Jorge;Webber, Maureen;Thomas, Desmond
The informal economy plays an important, yet often overlooked, role in economies throughout the world. Informal activities can provide a much needed source of income for a great number of people. At…
Nov 2002
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This presentation discusses Civil Service Indices and gives an in-depth analysis. Countries included in the study are: Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic,…
Oct 2002
Author(s): Longo, Francisco;Villoria, Manuel
El presente estudio, que se enmarca dentro del Diálogo Regional de Políticas, sintetiza un conjunto de informes cuya finalidad era diagnosticar los sistemas de servicio civil de once países:…
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…
Apr 2000
Author(s): Downes, Andrew S.;Mamingi, Nlandu;Antoine, Rose-Marie Belle
One of the major economic challenges facing the Caribbean is the generation of employment opportunities to reduce the high levels of unemployment experienced primarily among the young and female…