Apr 2024
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether;Ramos Bonilla, Andrea ;Stampini, Marco
Covering the full population of applicants to the Jamaican Conditional Cash Transfer Program (PATH), we explore whether receiving PATH since childhood altered the academic gains from attending a more…
Apr 2024
Author(s): Eggers Prieto, Carlos;Martin Rivero, Lucia;Muñoz, Laucel;Salamanca, Álvaro
Assessing the development of countries relies on poverty rates as a key indicator. However, official poverty rates are derived from household surveys that often have limited frequency, unexpected…
Apr 2024
Author(s): Luzardo, Alejandra;Majlis, Martina;Rebolledo, Nicolás;López, Valentina;Revuelta, Zabel;Majlis Signorio, Martina
Durante el año 2023, el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) implementó mesas ejecutivas de trabajo interinstitucionales y permanentes en tres estados del Sur-Sureste de México: Yucatán, Chiapas…
Apr 2024
Author(s): Otazú, María Delina;Sardán, Solange;Serrate, Liliana;Urquidi, Manuel
Este documento presenta las experiencias de mujeres madres beneficiarias del subsidio de cuidado de niños menores de 5 años que otorgó el Programa de Apoyo al Empleo II (PAE II) como apoyo adicional…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Drumond, Felipe
O presente diagnóstico descreve os resultados da avaliação do serviço civil do Brasil, realizada em 2023. Fundamentou-se no quadro metodológico elaborado em 2002 e nas boas práticas descritas na…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Katz, Raúl;Valencia, Ramiro;Callorda, Fernando;Puig Gabarró, Pau;García Zaballos, Antonio;Iglesias Rodriguez, Enrique;Dalio, Maribel
El objetivo de este documento es estudiar el efecto socioeconómico de las tecnologías digitales (uso de Internet o computadora y tenencia de celular) en Ecuador, abordando el análisis desde un…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Millán-Quijano, Jaime;Morrison, Judith;Ovideo Gil, Yanira
In this paper, we document de facto, implicit, and explicit racial biases within the public employment service in Colombia. By combining administrative data about job seekers and job openings with…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Campos, Nicolás;Urquidi, Manuel
Las Políticas Activas de Mercado laboral son un conjunto de instrumentos de política pública que buscan fomentar la integración laboral, especialmente la de grupos con bajos niveles de empleabilidad…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Clayton, Khamal;Rosenblatt, David
Over the last two decades, there has been a growing empirical literature to test whether governments fiscal policies systematically respond to changes in the level of debt-to-GDP. Most research has…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Sandoval, Diana;Bernal Carvajal, Valeria;Montes, Laureen;Varela, Mateo;Boccaleri, María Rosa;Lorenzo, Victoria Ailín;Guzzardi, Victoria Macarena;Brito, Facundo Nicolás
Este documento presenta la aplicación de la metodología de Mapas de Viaje de Cliente (MVC) en la ciudad de La Plata, capital de la provincia de Buenos Aires (Argentina). Mediante dicha metodología se…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Martínez Villarreal, Déborah;Rojas Méndez, Ana María;Scartascini, Carlos;Simpser, Alberto
Can societies be nudged to adopt beneficial behaviors? Publicizing how people behave on average descriptive-norms nudging has emerged as a key tool for increasing the adoption of desirable behaviors…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Torre, Esteban;Vinacur, Tamara;Zacarias, Ivana;Alegre, Silvana
En un contexto que encuentra serias limitaciones para garantizar los derechos de los niños y las niñas, y en un sistema educativo con fuertes desigualdades como el argentino, la ampliación de la…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Luduvice, André Victor D.;Martinez, Tomás R.;Sollaci, Alexandre B.
This paper studies the effects of the minimum wage on the life cycle of firms. We first build a tractable model where heterogeneous firms have labor market power, invest in innovation, and choose…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Anton, Pablo;Alemany, Nassim;Schloeter, Luis
This paper presents a comprehensive methodological framework designed to assess the regional economic benefits of public investments. Recognizing the challenges of limited resources and data,…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Gaviria Fajardo, Ricardo;Café, Eduardo
La implementación de seguros obligatorios vehiculares favorece la seguridad vial en todos los frentes de trabajo. Además de la introducción de incentivos de buen comportamiento a los propietarios de…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Díaz Escobar, Ana María;Salas Bahamón, Luz Magdalena;Piras, Claudia;Suaya, Agustina
This study sheds light on the growing trend and gender dynamics of workplace flexibility in Latin America, underscoring the importance of remote work options in the regions labor market. We explore…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Jung, Seyoung;Lee, Ho-young;Lee, Haeun;Yune, Ilha;Park, Da Som Me;Tejerina, Luis;Kang, Donghyun
This case study underscores the significance of digitalization in healthcare, exemplified by Korea's successful integration of electronic health record (EHR) systems, which has markedly enhanced…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Tejerina, Luis;Kang, Donghyun
The Republic of Korea's management of the COVID-19 pandemic showcases an exemplary model through its robust and comprehensive approach, underscored by decisive leadership and a unified…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Rangel, Marcos;Marotta, Luana;van der Werf, Cynthia;Duryea, Suzanne;Drouet Arias, Marcelo;Rodríguez Guillén, Lucina
We investigate the assimilation of immigrant youth in Ecuador. Focusing on formal schooling and employing administrative data from high schools, we document subtle ways by which assessment biases…
Mar 2024
Author(s): Zanoni, Wladimir;Díaz, Emily;Paredes, Jorge;Andrian, Leandro Gaston;Maldonado, Juan Lorenzo
This paper delves into the dynamic impact of Ecuador's 2008 sovereign debt default on the subsequent performance of the country's bonds, specifically as measured by the Emerging Markets…