Jun 2022
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Lim, JungKyu Rhys;Cardenas Navia, Isabel;Elzey, Karen
Postsecondary education is undergoing a period of profound change. One of the most significant changes is the emergence of skills-based, non-degree, alternative credentials as both complements and…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Lim, JungKyu Rhys;Cardenas Navia, Isabel;Elzey, Karen
La educación postsecundaria está atravesando un periodo de profundos cambios. Uno de los más significativos es la aparición de credenciales alternativas basadas en habilidades, como opción y…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
In this volume, we study gender gaps in the Southern Cone countries which include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. We assess the importance of gender inequalities and present evidence…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
In this volume, we study gender gaps in the Southern Cone countries which include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. We assess the importance of gender inequalities and present evidence…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
Esta publicación estudia las brechas de género en los países del Cono Sur (Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Paraguay y Uruguay) y presenta evidencia sobre las consecuencias económicas de las desigualdades…
Jun 2022
Author(s): Frisancho, Verónica;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia
Este livro estuda as desigualdades de gênero nos países do Cone Sul e apresenta evidências das consequências econômicas das desigualdades de gênero, suas causas e as políticas que podem contribuir…
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…
Jan 2022
Author(s): Goya, Daniel
Marshallian externalities are the benefits obtained by a sector due to geographical agglomeration, and Jacobian effects are spillovers related to the novel combinations that can occur in cities with…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Goldemberg, Diana;Genone, James;Wisor, Scott
Bridging the skills gap is necessary to increase productivity and equity. In Latin America and the Caribbean, this challenge has manifested in high rates of youth unemployment, informality, and…
Sep 2020
Author(s): Goldemberg, Diana;Genone, James;Wisor, Scott
Es necesario cerrar la brecha de habilidades para aumentar la productividad y la equidad. En América Latina y el Caribe, este desafío se ha traducido en altas tasas de desempleo juvenil, informalidad…
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…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Molina, Danielken
In this paper, I use Colombian data from 1996-2013 to construct two datasets that are used to assess whether the China Shock has affected the future growth rates of productivity, employment level,…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Navarro-Palau, Patricia;Prada, María Fernanda
This study yields new insights on the changing landscape of Belize's economy and the challenges of equipping students and workers with the skills they need to thrive in an evolving labor market…
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 2019
Author(s): Paz, Lourenço S.
The vigorous growth of the Chinese economy together with its growing role in international trade has raised fears of deindustrialization among developing countries. This study draws on the large…
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): Li, Kun;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
In this paper, we analyze the impact of Chinese competition on manufacturing firms in El Salvador between 2005 and 2013 using manufacturing survey data and customs transaction data. We find that…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Li, Kun;Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
In this paper, we relate outcomes of El Salvadors local labor markets to their exposure to Chinese import competition. Using annual household surveys for 2000 to 2014, we construct a panel dataset of…
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…