Dec 2020
Author(s): Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro;Bosch, Mariano;Cabrita Felix, Carolina;Cerda, Rodrigo;García-Huitrón, Manuel;Gutiérrez, Laura Karina;Tapia Troncoso, Waldo
The 2019 PLAC Network's Pension Indicators are a dataset containing information related to the labor markets and pension systems of the nineteen PLAC Network member countries: Argentina, Bahamas…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro;Bosch, Mariano;Cabrita Felix, Carolina;Cerda, Rodrigo;García-Huitrón, Manuel;Gutiérrez, Laura Karina;Tapia Troncoso, Waldo
The PLAC Network's Pension Indicators are a dataset containing information related to the labor markets and pension systems of the nineteen PLAC Network member countries: Argentina, Bahamas,…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Mitnik, Oscar A.;Ripani, Laura;Rosas-Shady, David
The evidence on the effectiveness of youth training programs in Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) tends to be encouraging regarding the quality of employment of beneficiaries (positive impacts…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Novella, Rafael;Ripani, Laura
Teenage pregnancy in the Dominican Republic represents a persistent development challenge. This paper uses data from a randomized impact evaluation of the youth training program Juventud y Empleo,…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Kluve, Jochen;Ripani, Laura;Rosas-Shady, David
This paper presents the results of a randomized controlled trial on the long-term impacts of a youth training program. The empirical analysis estimates labor market impacts six years after the…
May 2012
Author(s): Ibarrarán, Pablo;Ripani, Laura;Taboada, Bibiana;Villa, Juan Miguel;García, Brígida
This paper presents an impact evaluation of a revamped version of the Dominican youth training program Juventud y Empleo. The paper analyzes the impact of the program on traditional labor market…
Feb 2012
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina;Ripani, Laura;Rosas-Shady, David
Job training programs for vulnerable youth are the main response of Latin American governments to address the problem of inadequate employment opportunities for young people. Despite its importance,…
Feb 2012
Author(s): González-Velosa, Carolina;Ripani, Laura;Rosas-Shady, David
Esta nota técnica tiene como principal objetivo contribuir a cubrir ese vacío en la literatura, presentando nueva evidencia acerca de la efectividad de los programas de capacitación laboral para…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Credit is the boost small and medium enterprises in Latin America need most. It gives companies that anchor distribution chains the opportunity to integrate small producers into the formal economy.…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Fazio, Maria Victoria
El objetivo de estas notas es presentar un resumen de las lecciones aprendidas de un estudio cualitativo realizado en empresas que participan del Programa Juventud y Empleo (PJE), con el fin de…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Rucci, Graciana;Carpio, Susana
La presente nota es producto del taller internacional de debate y discusión "Formación Continua y capacitación laboral a lo largo de la vida: Avances, desafíos y oportunidades" realizado en…