Jul 2016
Author(s): Gualavisi, Melany; Oliveri, María Laura
El objetivo de este documento es doble. Primero presenta una medida sistemática y comparable de movilidad laboral para 14 países América Latina y el Caribe para el periodo 2006-2014. Segundo, analiza…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Prada, María Fernanda; Rucci, Graciana
This guide reviews the principal instruments and surveys developed for assessing workforce skills. Its main objective is to consolidate the existing information and provide an overview of the…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Prada, María Fernanda; Rucci, Graciana
Este documento presenta una revisión de los principales instrumentos y encuestas que se han desarrollado para medir las habilidades de los trabajadores. El objetivo principal es unificar la…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cravo, Tulio; Piza, Caio
Interventions designed to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are popular among policy makers, given the role SMEs play in job creation around the world. Business support interventions in low…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Llopis, Jimena; Muratori, Umberto; Ruiz, José Juan
This study is a first contribution to prioritization across productivity determinant capabilities that attempts to obtain the equivalent of a "shadow price" for each of these capabilities…
Feb 2016
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
In Latin America and the Caribbean and in more advanced economies there is evidence that suggests an imbalance between the skills of the workforce and the skills demanded by the productive sector. If…
Feb 2016
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
En este reporte se busca contribuir al desarrollo de los sistemas para anticipar demandas de habilidades en la región con una descripción de las distintas metodologías existentes, un análisis de sus…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Medellín, Nadin; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Stampini, Marco; Villa, Juan Miguel
This monograph reviews the processes used by conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to recertify beneficiaries for services or classify them as ready to…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Medellín, Nadin; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Stampini, Marco; Villa, Juan Miguel
Esta monografía analiza los procesos que aplican los programas de transferencias monetarias condicionadas (PTMC) en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) para la recertificación de los beneficiarios de…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Mena, Gary; Hernani-Limarino, Werner L.
This document presents a quasi-experimental impact evaluation of Bolivia's Renta Dignidad, a universal and non-contributory old age pension. Causal effects on direct, future, and indirect…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Kluve, Jochen; Ripani, Laura; Rosas-Shady, David
This paper presents the results of a randomized controlled trial on the long-term impacts of a youth training program. The empirical analysis estimates labor market impacts six years after the…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Garsous, Grégoire; Corderi, David; Velasco, Mercedes
In recent decades, a significant number of developing countries have implemented fiscal incentives programs for the tourism industry as part of their regional development policies. The main objective…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Alaimo, Veronica; Bosch, Mariano; Kaplan, David S.; Pagés, Carmen; Ripani, Laura
Jobs are essential for the growth of individuals and countries alike. Achieving personal fulfillment is harder without a job, just as an economy as a whole cannot develop without the impetus of the…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Alaimo, Veronica; Bosch, Mariano; Kaplan, David S.; Pagés, Carmen; Ripani, Laura
El trabajo es un aspecto esencial para el crecimiento de las personas y los países. Alcanzar una plena realización personal es más difícil sin un empleo, del mismo modo que una economía no puede…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Rucci, Graciana; Vazquez, Claudia
Esta nota aporta evidencia descriptiva sobre las desigualdades de género en el mercado laboral chileno en términos de participación, ingresos y segregación ocupacional. Además, describe la evolución…
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…
May 2015
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Soriano, Alejandro; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Roseth, Benjamin; Maciel, Odette; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Churanek, Danya; Morales, Carlos; Beltrán, Víctor; Corrales, Maria Elena; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; González, Ángela; Nieves, Isabel; Ramos, Johanna; Sadeghi, Patricia
This document presents an evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Country Program of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or the Bank) with Colombia over the period…
May 2015
Author(s): Stone, Leslie F.; Soriano, Alejandro; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Roseth, Benjamin; Maciel, Odette; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Churanek, Danya; Morales, Carlos; Beltrán, Víctor; Corrales, Maria Elena; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; González, Ángela; Nieves, Isabel; Ramos, Johanna; Sadeghi, Patricia
En este documento se presenta una evaluación de la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) del Programa de País del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID o el Banco) con Colombia durante el…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Banco Mundial (BM); Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico; Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
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…