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…
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…
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…
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…
Apr 2015
Author(s): World Bank (WB); Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development; Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID)
Atualmente, o maior desafio enfrentado pela política previdenciária da maioria dos países da América Latina e do Caribe (ALC) é a baixa cobertura dos planos de aposentadoria formais, tanto em termos…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Prada, María Fernanda; Rucci, Graciana; Urzúa, Sergio
This paper studies the effect of mandated employer-provided child care on the wages of women hired in large firms in Chile. We use a unique employer-employee database from the country's…
Mar 2015
Author(s): López Castaño, Hugo; Lasso Valderrama,Francisco
Con base en la información sobre los estados laborales de la población en edad de trabajar, contenida en las encuestas transversales de hogares del período 2008-2013, con cobertura nacional, en este…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Ramírez Bustamante, Natalia; Tribin Uribe, Ana Maria; Vargas, Carmiña
This study seeks to determine the impact on female labor outcomes of the amendment to the Colombian labor law that extended maternity leave from 12 to 14 weeks (Law 1468 of July 2011). To identify…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Arango, Luis Eduardo; Ríos, Ana María
En Colombia la tasa de desempleo femenina es más alta que la masculina. Al descomponer la tasa de desempleo entre incidencia y duración y concentrarnos en esta última, se verifica la hipótesis de que…
Mar 2015
Author(s): Ronconi, Lucas; Zarazaga, Rodrigo
This paper shows that workers who do not receive legally mandated benefits due to employer noncompliance have a negative view not only of their employers, as has been documented, but also of the…