Oct 2018
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano; Ripani, Laura; Pagés, Carmen
En esta nota interactiva, la primera de la serie “El futuro del trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe”, abordamos este tema desde una perspectiva general, con la idea de ofrecer un marco conceptual…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano; Ripani, Laura; Pagés, Carmen
In this first issue of “The future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean” series, we approach this topic from a general perspective with the idea of offering a conceptual framework to set the…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano; Ripani, Laura; Pagés, Carmen
En esta nota interactiva, la primera de la serie “El futuro del trabajo en América Latina y el Caribe”, abordamos este tema desde una perspectiva general, con la idea de ofrecer un marco conceptual…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro; Alaimo, Veronica; Dborkin, Daniela
This paper presents new data documenting the level and evolution of public spending on non-contributory programs for 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Salaried formal workers…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Ospino, Carlos
This technical note discusses what occupational catalogs are and how they can be used to inform labor markets public policy. The main classifications, ontologies and computational developments that…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Casas, Laura; González-Velosa, Carolina; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Colombia enfrenta enormes retos en materia laboral. Para buena parte de los trabajadores el empleo se caracteriza por la desprotección e inestabilidad. Además, el país tiene un muy alto desempleo…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; Eng, Nick; Ospino, Carlos; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Williams, Nate
This paper provides new evidence to characterize changes in the demand for skills associated with shifts in occupations for a sample of 10 of the G20 countries, using information available from…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; Eng, Nick; Ospino, Carlos; Pagés, Carmen; Rucci, Graciana; Williams, Nate
Este documento proporciona nueva evidencia para caracterizar los cambios en la demanda de habilidades asociadas con los cambios en las ocupaciones para una muestra de 10 de los países del G20,…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Chauvin, Juan Pablo
Gender segmentation in the labor market is widespread. However, most existing studies of the effects of labor demand shocks on local economies assume away gender. In this paper, I show that local…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Chauvin, Juan Pablo
Do education investments improve regional labor market outcomes? In principle, education could lead to higher local productivity, but potential benefits to local economies could be muted if the…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Linares, Jennifer; Székely, Miguel
El actual documento de trabajo presenta un análisis sobre la relación entre el flujo de extranjeros que emigra hacia Panamá y algunas dimensiones del bienestar social en el país, incluyendo la…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Martinez, Sebastian; Sanchez, Raul; Yáñez-Pagans, Patricia
This is study proposal to assess the effects of aerial cable cars on mode of transport, time use and employment in the city of La Paz, Bolivia. Using an instrumental variables approach, the study…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Baensch, Laura; Lanzalot, María Laura; Lotti, Giulia; Stucchi, Rodolfo
The link between innovation and employment is at the center of the policy debate. This paper sheds light on how labor market regulations affect the relationship between different types of innovation…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Urquidi, Manuel; Valencia, Horacio; Foronda, Carlos; Chumacero, Mauricio; Bagolle, Alexandre
El presente documento presenta información de demanda y oferta laboral en las tres áreas metropolitanas del eje de Bolivia. La información de demanda laboral proviene de dos encuestas relevadas a…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Urquidi, Manuel; Valencia, Horacio; Bagolle, Alexandre; Chumacero, Mauricio; Foronda, Carlos
Se presenta el conjunto de datos con información de demanda y oferta laboral en las tres áreas metropolitanas del eje de Bolivia. La información de demanda laboral proviene de dos encuestas relevadas…
May 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Los adultos de América Latina obtienen una puntuación promedio mayor que los jóvenes en el Índice de Mejores Trabajos. La brecha generacional en el promedio de los 17 países del índice es,…
May 2018
Author(s): African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Recent technological innovation in fields such as robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence have reduced the number of workers required in a range of sectors, while lowering costs and…
May 2018
Author(s): Albuquerque, Pedro; Cravo, Tulio; Justino, Leandro; Quintana, Rodrigo
The location of offices of public employment services matters. It can bring jobseekers and vacancies closer together to accelerate the matching process and make the best use of resources. In the case…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Calero, Carla; Mejalenko, Juan; Mitnik, Oscar A.; Ripani, Laura
Following the seminal work of Deaton (1985), pseudo-panels (or synthetic panel) analysis has been widely used in the context of consumption and income (e.g. Deaton and Paxson, 1994; Banks, Blundell,…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Recent technological innovation in fields such as robotics, automation, and machine learning have reduced the number of workers required in a range of sectors, while lowering costs and increasing…