Dec 2018
Author(s): Martínez, Daniel; Mitnik, Oscar A.; Salgado, Edgar; Scholl, Lynn; Yañez, Patricia
Limited access to safe transportation is one of the greatest challenges to labor force participation faced by women in developing countries. This paper quantifies the causal impacts of improved urban…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Minoja, Livia; Dalaison, Wilhelm
Ciudad Mujer es un programa de Servicios Integrados para el Empoderamiento de la Mujer (SIEM) para impulsar el bienestar, la inclusión socioeconómica y el empoderamiento femenino, que reúne bajo un…
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…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Harper, Leslie; Orjuela E., Jasbleidy
La contratación pública se ha utilizado como un instrumento para promover objetivos socioeconómicos, ofreciendo una vía óptima para combatir la pobreza y promover el crecimiento económico a nivel…
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…
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…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Schoolderman, Ruurd; Bicer, Bulent; Valencia J., Adriana M.
The growing demand for sustainable energy drives the need for a local workforce to fulfill the demand for experienced and skilled technicians and professionals at various levels, who are capable of…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID); Plenus
El Módulo de Autonomía Económica constituye uno de los ejes estratégicos de intervención de los programa de Servicios Integrados para el Empoderamiento de la Mujer. Facilita a las usuarias servicios…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Bustelo, Monserrat; Martinez, Sebastian; Pérez, Michelle; Rodríguez Silva, Julio
Ciudad Mujer (CM) es un programa liderado por el Gobierno de El Salvador a través de la Secretaría de Inclusión Social (SIS) con el apoyo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), que pretende…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Abrahams, Scott; Flabbi, Luca; Piras, Claudia
This paper collects an original database of publicly listed companies to determine prevailing gender ratios among board members and executives in Latin America and the Caribbean region (LAC). Women…
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…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Pecha, Camilo; Ruprah, Inder J.
This paper explores the role of religion in mitigating the degree to whichunemployment reduces subjective well-being and it examines its support of
social programs. The paper goes beyond…
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): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Lodato, Simon; Jacinto, Paulo; Berg, Claudia
As part of the Office of Evaluation and Oversight's (OVE) Work Program, OVE will conduct a comparative analysis of the main types of firm productivity enhancement-oriented programs (or…
May 2015
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Lodato, Simon; Jacinto, Paulo; Berg, Claudia
En el marco de su programa de trabajo, la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) realizará un análisis comparativo de los principales tipos de programas orientados a aumentar la productividad de…
May 2015
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Lodato, Simon; Jacinto, Paulo; Berg, Claudia
Como parte de seu Programa de Trabalho o Escritório de Avaliação e Supervisão (OVE), vai realizar uma análise comparativa dos principais tipos de programas voltados ao aumento de produtividade…
May 2015
Author(s): Schclarek, Alfredo; Caggia, Mauricio
This paper compares the saving behavior of formal and informal workers and additionally provides a socioeconomic and financial characterization of informal workers in Chile. The paper uses the…
May 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Cada vez más, líderes empresariales y gobiernos prestan atención a los retornos sociales, económicos y financieros que se obtienen de enfocarse en las mujeres y en la igualdad de género. Desde una…
Apr 2015
Author(s): López-Bazo, Enrique; Duque, Juan C.; García, Gustavo A.; Herrera-Idágarra, Paula
Este trabajo describe la diversidad regional que presentan las brechas de desempleo entre hombres y mujeres en Colombia y evalúa en qué medida dichas brechas se deben a diferencias en los patrones de…