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Dec 2011
Author(s): Mazza, Jacqueline
This technical note analyzes the evolution of Latin American and Caribbean systems in three stages: early development of basic services (Stage One) and advancing coverage, efficiency and services (…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Mazza, Jacqueline; Sohnen, Eleanor
International headlines often focus on the drama of U.S.- Mexico border, but the borders of Latin America are becoming more active transit points for work across the region. Today, migration…
Jan 2008
Author(s): Berkman, Heather; Pagés, Carmen; Gandelman, Néstor; Gandelman, Eduardo; Calónico, Sebastián; Azevedo, Viviane; Payne, J. Mark; Cárdenas, Juan Camilo; Duryea, Suzanne; Chaparro, Juan Camilo; Lora, Eduardo; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Mazza, Jacqueline; Ripani, Laura; Chong, Alberto E.; Polanía, Sandra; Márquez, Gustavo; Bouillon, César P.; León, Gianmarco
This report raises a number of fundamental questions about the multidimensional and interrelated nature of social exclusion and moves beyond the traditional emphasis on outcomes and groups to view…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Mazza, Jacqueline; Paris, Angela; Márquez, Gustavo; Ripani, Laura
This publication examines job creation and the work of the IDB from two supporting policy perspectives: (i) policies and programs to improve the business climate and investment for private sector-…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Mazza, Jacqueline
Latin America and the Caribbean have experience, albeit limited, in the reform and reformulation of labor intermediation systems. This article seeks to bring together both experience in the region…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Genoni, María Eugenia; Sánchez, Margarita; Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime; Duryea, Suzanne; Parker, Richard; Aggleton, Peter; Buvinic, Mayra; Massiah, Ernest; Arias, Omar; Ñopo, Hugo R.; Mazza, Jacqueline; Yamada, Gustavo; Oakley, Peter; Atkinson, Tony; Tejerina, Luis; Htun, Mala; Maluwa, Miriam; Thorne, Eva T.; Silver, Hilary; Torero, Máximo; Pacari Vega, Nina; Ocampo, José Antonio; Zoninsein, Jonas; Escobal, Javier; Rincón Gallardo, Gilberto
Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the regions in the world with the greatest ethnic, racial and cultural diversity. This diversity is a major asset that holds the key to achieving lasting…
Oct 2003
Author(s): Daude, Christian; Mazza, Jacqueline; Morrison, Andrew
This paper estimates the impact of the enforcement of core labor standards on FDI in the region and contains the following: 1) Introduction; 2) Survey of the literature on the determinants of FDI:…
Jul 2002
Author(s): Mazza, Jacqueline
Labor intermediation services are used to improve the connection between job seeker and job. They aim not only to get job seekers more quickly into new jobs but also to make a better quality match,…
Mar 2000
Author(s): Mazza, Jacqueline
This study examines unemployment insurance (UI) for its potential application and implications for Latin American and the Caribbean economies. It surveys current experience with unemployment…