Nov 2022
Author(s): Echeverría, Lucía;Rucci, Graciana
La identificación y anticipación de la demanda de habilidades consiste en detectar los requerimientos actuales y las necesidades futuras del mercado laboral. Esta información permite guiar las…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Castro, Rubén;González, Leonardo;Schiappacasse, Ignacio;Tapia, Juan
The Chilean pension system was hit hard during 2020-2021 by the withdrawal of 25 per cent of the individual pensions funds accumulated by 2019, an amount equivalent to 20 per cent of Chiles GDP. We…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Rofman, Rafael;Baliña, Joaquín;López Méndez, Emanuel
This paper presents a first approximation to assess the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on Argentinas pension system in both the short and medium/long-term. To this end, we have used the Pension…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Talamas Marcos, Miguel Ángel
In Mexico, a grandmothers death, through its impact on childcare availability, reduces mothers employment rate by 12 percentage points but does not affect fathers employment rate. This equals half of…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Talamas Marcos, Miguel Ángel
En México, la muerte de una abuela, a través de su impacto en la disponibilidad de cuidados infantiles, reduce la tasa de empleo de las madres en 12 puntos porcentuales, pero no influye en la tasa de…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Balza, Lenin;De Los Rios, Camilo;Rivera, Nathaly M.
Do resource-extraction booms crowd out postsecondary education? We explore this question by examining the higher education-related decisions of Chilean high school graduates during the 2000s…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Viollaz, Mariana;Salazar-Saenz, Mauricio;Flabbi, Luca;Bustelo, Monserrat;Bosch, Mariano
We study the labor supply impact of the COVID-19 pandemic by gender in four Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries: Brazil, Chile, Dominican Republic, and Mexico. To identify the impact, we…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana;Azuara Herrera, Oliver;Mondragón, Mauricio
LinkedIn has developed different concepts to analyze trends within the green job sector. The alliance between LinkedIn and the Inter-American Development Bank (through the Data Partnership) has made…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Alfonso, Mariana;Azuara Herrera, Oliver;Mondragón, Mauricio
LinkedIn ha desarrollado distintos conceptos para analizar las tendencias de los empleos verdes en su plataforma. La alianza entre LinkedIn y el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (a través del Data…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Arias, Karla;López, David;Camino-Mogro, Segundo;Weiss, Mariana;Walsh, Dylan;Gouvea, Livia;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
This study analyzes how the energy transition might change gender bias in power-generating industries. To this end, this paper employs a sample of 102 renewable energy generation companies from six…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Arias, Karla;López, David;Camino-Mogro, Segundo;Weiss, Mariana;Walsh, Dylan;Gouvea, Livia;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Este estudio analiza cómo la transición energética podría cambiar el sesgo de género en las industrias generadoras de energía. Para ello, este trabajo emplea una muestra de 102 empresas generadoras…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Urquidi, Manuel;Ergueta, Amparo;Durand, Guillaume;Raphael, Mariana
En los últimos años el gobierno de Bolivia ha implementado una serie de políticas y proyectos para combatir los desafíos que enfrentan tanto empleadores como buscadores de empleo para generar o…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Higa, Minoru;Huang, Zhen;Silva Porto, María Teresa
What is the effect of Covid-19 on labor markets when there is no lockdown? We answer this question using individual-level survey data for Nicaragua from January 2019 to May 2021. We find a negative…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Kinnan, Cynthia;Samphantharak, Krislert;Townsend, Robert;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Small firm owners facing idiosyncratic shocks adjust production by cutting spending and reducing their demand for external workers. These shocks propagate to other local households with whom shocked…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Kinnan, Cynthia;Samphantharak, Krislert;Townsend, Robert;Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Los propietarios de pequeñas empresas que se enfrentan a shocks idiosincráticos causados por enfermedades ajustan la producción recortando el gasto y reduciendo su demanda de trabajadores externos.…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Finkelstein-Shapiro, Alan;Nuguer, Victoria
In response to a shock such as the COVID-19 pandemic, a policy that facilitates firm digital adoption can, in the short run, accelerate the recovery of GDP, total employment, and labor income. In the…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Finkelstein-Shapiro, Alan;Nuguer, Victoria
Como respuesta a un shock como la pandemia de la COVID-19, una política que facilita la adopción digital en las empresas puede, a corto plazo, acelerar la recuperación del PIB, el empleo total y el…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Busso, Matías;Cristia, Julian P.;Garofalo, Pablo;Messina, Julián
We report the results of a meta-analytic review of the effectiveness of programs designed to retrain workers. The review focuses on studies that rely on identification strategies designed to obtain…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Novella, Rafael;Rosas-Shady, David
En América Latina y el Caribe existe poca evidencia sobre el nivel de avance del proceso de transformación digital, y sobre la existencia de un potencial desbalance entre la demanda y la oferta de…
Aug 2022
Author(s): Powell, Andrew;Rojas-Suárez, Liliana
This report focuses on firms and labor markets in Latin America and the Caribbean during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery. Through a balance sheet analysis, it shows how larger firms have navigated…