Jan 2019
Author(s): Bustelo, Monserrat; Flabbi, Luca; Piras, Claudia; Tejada, Mauricio
The labor force participation of women is lower than the labor force participation of men. This empirical regularity is particularly acute in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). In terms of labor…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Jaimovich, Analia; Rodríguez, Julio; Santos, Humberto
This paper contributes to the teacher sorting literature by analyzing equity in the distribution of teachers in three educational systems in Latin America, with different equalization policies,…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Employment conditions are central to the wellbeing of families, through the impact of earnings on the resources they have available and through the direct impact on the utility of workers.…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Villa, Juan Miguel; Bosch, Mariano; Alaimo, Veronica; Gualavisi, Melany
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)…