Apr 2022
Author(s): Zanoni, Wladimir;Acevedo, Paloma;Hernández, Hugo
We conducted a paired correspondence experiment in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to measure the extent of labor market discrimination in hiring against slum dwellers. We sent 4,290 online pairs of…
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…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Sánchez, Mario;Biehl, María Loreto;Sabra, Mariel;Fazio, Maria Victoria;Moreno, María Verónica;Arroyo, Daniel;Posada, Carolina
Los grupos consultivos (ConSOC) son la plataforma del BID para promover el intercambio de información, fortalecer el diálogo y la consulta recurrente con organizaciones de la sociedad civil (OSC) en…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Stucchi, Rodolfo;Rojo, Sofía;Maffioli, Alessandro;Castillo, Victoria
Although knowledge spillovers are at the core of the innovation policy's justification, they have never been properly measured by any impact evaluation. This paper fills this gap by estimating…
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): Castillo, Victoria;Maffioli, Alessandro;Rojo, Sofía;Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper presents the evaluation of the Enterprise Restructuring Support Program in Argentina. The aim of the program was to increase the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises by…
Dec 2011
Author(s): González Rozada, Martín;Ronconi, Lucas;Ruffo, Hernán
This paper takes advantage of several reforms that provide time and cross sectional variation to identify the effects of unemployment insurance and severance payments on the duration of unemployment…
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): De Elejalde, Sheila;Giuliodori, David;Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper provides evidence about the relationship between innovation and employment in Argentina. In particular, it quantifies the impact of different types of innovations (process or product…
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…
Dec 2010
Author(s): Marcel, Mario;Tapia Troncoso, Waldo
Los efectos de la reciente crisis financiera internacional en los fondos de pensiones de América Latina muestran que ésta no solo ha afectado su rentabilidad sino que también la densidad de las…
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…
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
La Revista Integración & Comercio del BID incluye artículos referidos a las distintas manifestaciones del proceso de integración en América Latina y el Caribe, a la integración hemisférica y,…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Alzuá, Maria Laura;Brassiolo, Pablo
This paper evaluates Proyecto Joven, a training program targeted to poor young individuals in Argentina. The authors used a non-experimental evaluation methodology to answer the following set of…
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…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Aedo, Cristían;Nuñez, Sergio
This paper evaluates Programa Joven, a training program conducted by Argentina's Ministerio del Trabajo. The paper adapts and applies a non-experimental evaluation methodology to answer the…
May 2004
Author(s): Hopenhayn, Hugo A.;Neumeyer, Pablo A.
This paper is part of the project "Explaining Economic Growth Performance" launched by the Global Development Network. The authors revisit the evidence on growth in Argentina, looking at…