Dec 2019
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.;Fentanes, Oscar
We study the impact of import competition on Mexican firm outcomes between 2003 and 2013 by exploiting variation in import penetration across industries. Focusing on the increase in import…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Trachtenberg, Danielle
This paper estimates the effects of NAFTA on labor and wages in Mexico using a local labor-markets approach. While NAFTA offered greater export opportunities to Mexican firms that may raise…
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…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Fernández Martín, Andrés
This paper documents how informal employment in Mexico is countercyclical, lags the cycle and is negatively correlated to formal employment. This contributes to explaining why total employment in…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Ricart, Consuelo;Morán, Tzitzi;Kappaz, Christina
This paper seeks to provide insight into the opportunities and challenges ahead for Mexico to consolidate a lifelong learning policy framework, building on the progress and avant garde approach…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Ricart, Consuelo;Morán, Tzitzi;Kappaz, Christina
El objetivo de esta publicación es aportar ideas sobre las oportunidades y desafíos que debe afrontar México para consolidar un marco de políticas para el aprendizaje a lo largo de la vida, a partir…
May 2014
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Rodríguez Chamussy, Lourdes;Grafe, Fernando
Respecto a otros países en América Latina, México está rezagado en dos dimensiones: la tasa de participación laboral femenina es una de las más bajas y el alcance de los programas de desarrollo…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Flores Lima, Jose Gregorio Roberto;Zamora, Salvador;Contreras, Elba
Este estudio analiza las transiciones laborales en México y el rol de los medios de intermediación laboral en el tipo de empleo encontrado. El período de análisis es 2005-10, época que se ha…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Espino, Emilio;Sánchez, Juan M.
Providing unemployment insurance is particularly problematic in countries with high informality because workers can claim unemployment benefits and work in the informal sector at the same time. This…
Feb 2012
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina;Ripani, Laura;Rosas-Shady, David
Job training programs for vulnerable youth are the main response of Latin American governments to address the problem of inadequate employment opportunities for young people. Despite its importance,…
Feb 2012
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina;Ripani, Laura;Rosas-Shady, David
Esta nota técnica tiene como principal objetivo contribuir a cubrir ese vacío en la literatura, presentando nueva evidencia acerca de la efectividad de los programas de capacitación laboral para…
Jul 2011
Author(s): Aterido, Reyes;Hallward-Driemeier, Mary;Pagés, Carmen
Seguro Popular (SP) was introduced in 2002 to provide health insurance to the 50 million Mexicans without Social Security. This paper tests whether the program has had unintended consequences,…
Jul 2011
Author(s): Kaplan, David S.;Sadka, Joyce
We analyze the outcomes of 332 cases from a labor court in Mexico in which a judge awarded money to a plaintiff who claimed to have been fired by a firm without cause. The judgments were enforced in…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Rucci, Graciana;Carpio, Susana
La presente nota es producto del taller internacional de debate y discusión "Formación Continua y capacitación laboral a lo largo de la vida: Avances, desafíos y oportunidades" realizado en…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Los servicios de intermediación laboral en los países de América Latina y el Caribe son relativamente nuevos. En los últimos años, en varios países, estos servicios han crecido en cobertura y se han…
Jan 2009
Author(s): Calderón, César;Casacuberta, Carlos;Castro, Lucio;Cravino, Javier;Feenstra, Robert C.;Freund, Caroline;Gandelman, Néstor;Hanson, Gordon H.;Kee, Hiau Looi;Lederman, Daniel;Olarreaga, Marcelo;Özden, Çaglar;Perry, Guillermo;Robertson, Raymond;Saslavsky, Daniel;Soloaga, Isidro
The economic successes of China and India are viewed with admiration but also with concern because of the effects that the growth of these Asian economies may have on the Latin American and Caribbean…
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…
Jan 2008
Author(s): López Córdova, José Ernesto;Olmedo, Alexandra;Cerrutti, Marcela;Parrado, Emilio A.;Esquivel, Gerardo;Huerta-Pineda, Alejandra;Hanson, Gordon H.;Kugler, Maurice;Lotti, Emanuela;McKenzie, David;Rapoport, Hillel;Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina;Sainz, Tania;Pozo, Susan;Woodruff, Christopher;Orozco, Manuel;Fedewa, Rachel
The IDB's Integration & Trade Journal includes articles on the different aspects of integration in Latin America and the Caribbean, on hemispheric integration and, furthermore, on similar…