Dec 2018
Author(s): Banuri, Sheheryar; Keefer, Philip; Walque, Damien de
A booming literature has argued that mission-based motives are a central feature of mission-oriented labor markets. This paper shifts the focus to task-based motivation and finds that it yields…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Underwood, Joan H.
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Lafuente, Mariano; Molina Bolaños, Evelyn
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Underwood, Joan H.
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Underwood, Joan H.
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Underwood, Joan H.
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Underwood, Joan H.
The potential of public policies and the services provided by any State are closely linked to the quality of its civil service. The ways in which the civil service is managed—in other words, the…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Repetto, Andrea; Robino, Carolina; Rucci, Graciana
La juventud es una etapa crítica en la vida de las personas: un periodo de transición, en el que se han de tomar decisiones trascendentales en muchos ámbitos, especialmente en la educación y el…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Dumas, Víctor
Este informe de diagnóstico presenta los resultados de la evaluación del servicio civil en Paraguay realizada en 2017. Se basa en el marco metodológico elaborado en 2002 y en las buenas prácticas…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Rivera León, Lorena; Mairesse, Jacques; Cowan, Robin
This paper provides evidence of the existence and determinants of the publication productivity gender gap in Mexico at the individual level, and its consequences for the Mexican scientific system and…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Weber P., Alejandro; Lafuente, Mariano; Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos
Esta nota técnica presenta las preguntas clave que debe plantearse un gobierno al momento de diseñar un segmento directivo profesionalizado, y opciones de política para responder a dichas preguntas,…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Krishna, Kala; Lychagin, Sergey; Frisancho, Verónica
Placement, both in university and in the civil service, according to performance in competitive exams is the norm in much of the world. Repeat taking of such exams is common despite the private and…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos; Fuenzalida, Javier; Lafuente, Mariano
This qualitative study explores the degree to which the merit-based selectionof public managers leads to better public sector performance. Based on the
findings from eight case studies in…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos; Fuenzalida, Javier; Lafuente, Mariano
Este estudio cualitativo explora en qué medida la selección de directivos públicos bajo sistemas de mérito conduce a un mejor desempeño por parte de las instituciones públicas. A la luz de los…
May 2016
Author(s): Moreno de Acevedo Sánchez, Enrique
This document analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of the different management models of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean. SOEs are important in the region. In…
May 2016
Author(s): Moreno de Acevedo Sánchez, Enrique
Este documento de discusión tiene como objetivo analizar las ventajas y desventajas de los diferentes modelos de gestión de las empresas públicas en América Latina y el Caribe. Las empresas públicas…
May 2016
Author(s): Sanginés, Mario; Strazza, Luciano
El presente documento, que es fruto del esfuerzo conjunto entre el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y el Foro Nacional de Profesionalización de México, contiene el diagnóstico y las…
May 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social
Executive summary of the the study that analyzes the workforce of the 500 largest Brazilian companies to reveal possible gender, ethno-racial, or educational inequalities or gaps due to age or…
May 2016
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (BID); Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social
Sumário executivo do estudo que retrata o perfil do quadro dos funcionários das 500 maiores empresas do Brasil, mostrando desigualdades em sua composição social, racial e de gênero. A pesquisa também…
May 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social
This study analyzes the workforce of the 500 largest Brazilian companies to reveal possible gender, ethno-racial, or educational inequalities or gaps due to age or disability, with the goal of…