May 2020
Author(s): Heshusius, Karen
Through strategic social investments, mining companies have the potential to promote long- term partnerships that enable local communities to benefit directly and indirectly from the mine operations…
May 2020
Author(s): Heshusius, Karen
Mediante inversiones sociales estratégicas, las empresas mineras tienen la posibilidad de promover asociaciones a largo plazo que permitan a las comunidades locales beneficiarse directa e…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Mercado, Eduardo;Pierola, Martha Denisse;Sánchez-Navarro, Dennis
This paper studies the impact that import competition from China had on firms performance in the manufacturing sector in Peru in 20052015. Using a firm-level dataset that covers the universe of firms…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Martínez, Daniel;Mitnik, Oscar A.;Salgado, Edgar;Scholl, Lynn;Yañez, Patricia
Limited access to safe transportation is one of the greatest challenges to labor force participation faced by women in developing countries. This paper quantifies the causal impacts of improved urban…
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 2014
Author(s): Nakasone, Eduardo
This paper analyzes the impact of the Strengthening Women Entrepreneurship in Peru (SWEP) program. SWEP trained female micro entrepreneurs in business management practices (such as accounting and…
Jan 2013
Author(s): Goñi Pacchioni, Edwin A.
Recent studies of Latin American labor markets have focused on analysis of the determinants, evolution, and implications of increasing informal arrangements between workers and employers. This book…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Díaz, Juan José;Jaramillo, Miguel
The "Youth Labor Training Program" (Programa de Capacitacion Laboral Juvenil - PROJoven) is an ongoing job-training program created in 1996 by the Ministry of Labor (Ministerio de Trabajo y…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Piras, Claudia;Ripani, Laura
This study asks a simple question that has significant implications for gender equality. After decades of increasing female participation in the labor market, advances in the labor legislation and…
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…
Jan 2003
Author(s): Attanasio, Orazio P.;Székely, Miguel;Behrman, Jere R.;Duryea, Suzanne
This book breaks away from the exclusively macroeconomic focus of development studies to bring the spotlight to the place where decisions are made: households. Complementing this microeconomic view…
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…
May 2000
Author(s): Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime;Torero, Máximo
This paper analyzes the effects of several aspects of labor legislation that were modified through successive waves of reform since 1991. Firing costs diminished sharply through the progressive…
Feb 2000
Author(s): Martínez, Ernesto;Linneberg A., Dieter;Muñoz, María Emilia;Frost, Katherine;Segura, Martha E.;Ramírez, Juan Carlos
En esta publicación se presentan cuatro programas de reconversión laboral en diferentes países de Sudamérica, a saber: Chile, Colombia, Perú y Uruguay, financiados por el FOMIN en los años noventa.…