Jul 2017
Author(s): Alaimo, Veronica; Bosch, Mariano; Gualavisi, Melany; Villa, Juan Miguel
This paper presents new data documenting the cost of salaried labor in 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries. We gather data on the three main costs associated to hiring salaried labor; (i)…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Alaimo, Veronica; Bosch, Mariano; Gualavisi, Melany; Villa, Juan Miguel
Este estudio documenta el costo del trabajo asalariado en 20 países de América Latina y el Caribe. Recopilamos datos sobre los tres costos principales asociados a la contratación de trabajo…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Social security systems in Latin America and the Caribbean face important challenges. Achieving universal coverage requires rethinking the pension systems in the region and establishing solid…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Los sistemas de seguridad social de los países de América Latina y el Caribe afrontan desafíos importantes. Alcanzar la cobertura universal hace necesario repensar los sistemas de pensiones de la…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Alonso, Jorge; Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina; Juárez, Laura
This paper examines the effects of non-contributory pension programs at the federal and state levels on Mexican households' saving patterns using micro data from the Mexican Income and…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Japan, presenting the case study of Care Center…
Feb 2016
Author(s): López-Calva, Luis Felipe; Levy Algazi, Santiago
Over the last two decades Mexico has had an open trade regime, experienced macroeconomic stability, and made substantial progress in education. However, average workers¿ earnings have stagnated and…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Bosch, Mariano; Melguizo, Ángel; Pagés, Carmen
América Latina e Caribe (ALC) reduziram sua desigualdade e sua pobreza e enfrentarão as próximas décadas com maior otimismo do que no passado. Conforme a região cresce, aparecem novos problemas que…
Sep 2007
Author(s): Medici, André; Barros Weaver, Bernardo
O Artigo "Políticas de saúde e blocos econômicos" trata da integração de sistemas de saúde dentro de blocos econômicos. Entretanto, a obra não é restrito aos temas de saúde. Tópicos como…
Sep 2003
Author(s): Silva, Ilmar Ferreira; Marques, Lílian Arruda; Ribeiro, Luis; Franzoi, Ricardo; Sanches, Solange
Neste continente, os efeitos negativos das reformas liberais afetaram substancialmente o precário equilíbrio de boa parte das economias nacionais e do tecido social. A necessidade de construção de…