Apr 2019
Author(s): Basco, Ana Inés; Lavena, Cecilia; Chicas en Tecnología
Esta investigación busca analizar la trayectoria formativa y profesional de las mujeres en las disciplinas CTIM (ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería y matemáticas) en la Argentina, y comprender cuáles…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Hoces de la Guardia, Fernando; Sturdy, Jennifer
The social science landscape is changing rapidly; alongside existing standards for ethics in research there are rising standards for what is considered credible and rigorous research, including the…
Jan 2019
Author(s): Robles, Marcos; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Schady, Norbert; Zuluaga, Daniela; Fuertes, Nicolás; Kang, Minji
In this interactive note, the second issue of the series "The future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean", we analyze the evolution of the labor market in the education and health…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Illanes, Víctor; Rojas, Gabriel
El presente documento corresponde al informe final de la consultoría “Análisis de información: experiencias en orientación vocacional en cinco países” para las iniciativas localizadas en los países…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; de Diego, Maria Eugenia; Pagés, Carmen; Prada, María Fernanda
Este estudio analiza el desempeño del sistema de formación técnico-profesional (FTP) de Chile, el cual, a efectos de este documento, abarca la educación media técnico-profesional (EMTP), la educación…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Cristia, Julian P.; Hincapie, Diana; Messina, Julián; Ripani, Laura
Despite governments' best efforts, many people in Latin America and the Caribbean don't have the skills they need to thrive. This book looks at what policies work, and don't work, so…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Cristia, Julian P.; Hincapie, Diana; Messina, Julián; Ripani, Laura
A pesar del gran esfuerzo de los gobiernos, muchas personas en América Latina y el Caribe no tienen las habilidades que necesitan para prosperar. Este libro analiza qué polí­ticas públicas funcionan…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Hogarth, Terence
Increasingly, skills are seen as a key component of competitiveness. Employer Skill Surveys (ESS) have an important role to play in: (i) demonstrating the skills that are in most demand and where…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Hogarth, Terence
Cada vez más se identifica que las habilidades son un componente clavepara la competitividad. Las encuestas a empleadores sobre habilidades
(ESS) juegan un rol fundamental para: (i) demostrar…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bobba, Matteo; Frisancho, Verónica
This paper designs and implements a field experiment that provides students from less advantaged backgrounds with individualized feedback on academicperformance during the transition from middle to…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The IDB's interactive data portal CaribbeanEconomics.org presents microeconomic data collected through primary data collection, and macroeconomic data compiled from various public sources.…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Busso, Matías; Dinkelman, Taryn; Martínez, Claudia; Romero, Dario
Schools that provide higher education often belong to either a merit-based selective system or an open-access less selective system. This paper presents the results of a field experiment that…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Fazio, Maria Victoria; Fernández-Coto, Raquel; Ripani, Laura
This study intends to decompose apprenticeships. First, based on an extensive review of existing literature, it proposes a formal definition of apprenticeships that differentiates this type of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Fazio, Maria Victoria; Fernández-Coto, Raquel; Ripani, Laura
El presente estudio pretende desagregar los sistemas de aprendices en sus distintos elementos. En primer lugar, a partir de una amplia revisión bibliográfica, propone una definición de los programas…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Díaz, Juan José; Rosas-Shady, David
This paper brings new evidence on the impact of The Peruvian Job Youth Training Program (Projoven). Compared with prior evaluations of the program, this one has several advantages. This is the first…
Apr 2016
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina; Rosas-Shady, David
Este documento examina el sistema de formación para el trabajo en Colombia. Su definición de formación para el trabajo incorpora distintasmodalidades que se ofrecen actualmente en el país. En primer…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Chacaltana, Juan; Díaz, Juan José; Rosas-Shady, David
El presente documento plantea que Perú requiere reformar su sistema actual de formación para el trabajo con la finalidad de mantener el crecimiento de su economía y, al mismo tiempo, continuar…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Portela Souza, André; Lima, Lycia; Arabage, Amanda; Camargo, Juliana; de Lucena, Thiago; Soares, Sammara
The past decade has witnessed an unprecedented surge in the emphasis given to the role of vocational education and training in Brazil. This has been characterized by an increasing flow of resources…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Ryu, Kirak; Moon, Hanna
This study investigates Korea's success in the area of skills development and what role the Korean government played during the stages of Korean economic development since the 1960s. Major…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Farías, Mauricio; González-Velosa, Carolina; Huneeus, Cristóbal; Rucci, Graciana
El rol del capital humano como motor de desarrollo productivo y crecimiento de los países es uno de los temas más estudiados en ciencias sociales. El consenso es amplio: la educación, entendida como…