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…
Sep 2014
Author(s): De Mendoza, Cecilia;Di Capua, Laura;Rucci, Graciana
El capital humano es un factor clave para el crecimiento económico y el desarrollo productivo. La formación, tanto educación como capacitación, constituye un mecanismo para mejorar la productividad,…
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…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Aboal, Diego;Garda, Paula;Lanzilotta, Bibiana;Perera, Marcelo
The employment impact of innovation in the heterogeneous universe of services was studied using data from the 2004-2009 Uruguayan service innovation surveys. The empirical evidence shows that the…
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): Aboal, Diego;Garda, Paula;Lanzilotta, Bibiana;Perera, Marcelo
The aim of this paper is to analyze the relationship between innovation and employment, in terms of both its quantity and quality, in Uruguay. The effect of product and process innovation on…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Amarante, Verónica;Arim, Rodrigo;Dean, Andrés
This paper considers the main institutional features of the Uruguayan labor market and its recent evolution, with a focus on unemployment. The main policies aimed at protecting workers against…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Amarante, Verónica;Manacorda, Marco;Vigorito, Andrea;Zerpa, Mariana
This paper uses matched social security and program micro data from the Uruguayan Plan de Atención Nacional a la Emergencia Social to investigate the effect of social assistance on formal labor…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Bérgolo, Marcelo;Cruces, Guillermo
This paper studies the incentive effects of social security benefits on labor market informality following a policy reform in Uruguay. The reform extended health benefits to dependent children of…
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…
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…
Jun 2006
Author(s): Gasparini, Leonardo;Winkler, Hernán;Haimovich, Francisco;Busso, Matías
This document is aimed at discussing the concept of employability, characterizing the level, structure and trends of employment and unemployment in the Southern Cone, and suggesting policy directions…
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…
Feb 2005
Author(s): Pagés, Carmen
En los últimos 15 años, la economía uruguaya sufrió grandes transformaciones y fuertes choques externos, los cuales tuvieron importantes repercusiones en el mercado laboral. Más allá de los…
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…
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:…