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,…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver;Keller, Lukas;González, Stephanie
Digital platforms can improve the functioning of markets characterized by coordination problems and high levels of fragmentation, such as the transportation market. In recent years, the adoption of…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Azuara Herrera, Oliver;Keller, Lukas;González, Stephanie
Las plataformas digitales pueden mejorar el funcionamiento de los mercados caracterizados por problemas de coordinación y altos niveles de fragmentación. Un beneficiado de este cambio ha sido el…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Quintana, Rodrigo;Cravo, Tulio
This paper explores for the first time the impact of a demand-driven training program on labor turnover at both firm and worker level. Launched in 2014 by the Ministry of Development, Industry and…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Cravo, Tulio;Schimanski, Caroline
While the relationship between business cycles and employment is a topic of continuing interest, it has received limited attention in the literature focusing on developing countries. This study adds…
Feb 2019
Author(s): O'Leary, Christopher J.;Cravo, Tulio;Sierra, Ana Cristina;Justino, Leandro
This paper uses for the first time program administrative data from Brazil’s National Employment System (SINE) to assess the impact of SINE job interview referrals on labor market outcomes. Data for…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Novella, Rafael;Repetto, Andrea;Robino, Carolina;Rucci, Graciana
Youth is a critical stage in people's lives: a transition period in which transcendental decisions have to be made in many areas, especially in education and work. Knowing what lies behind 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 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…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro;Altamirano Montoya, Álvaro;Alaimo, Veronica;Dborkin, Daniela
This paper presents new data documenting the level and evolution of public spending on non-contributory programs for 16 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Salaried formal workers…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Muñoz, Ercio;Rucci, Graciana;Saltiel, Fernando;Urzúa, Sergio
Inequality in Latin America fell substantially in the early 2000s. In this paper, we take advantage of administrative matched employee-employed data in Brazil, Chile and Ecuador to examine whether…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole;Eng, Nick;Ospino, Carlos;Pagés, Carmen;Rucci, Graciana;Williams, Nate
This paper provides new evidence to characterize changes in the demand for skills associated with shifts in occupations for a sample of 10 of the G20 countries, using information available from…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole;Eng, Nick;Ospino, Carlos;Pagés, Carmen;Rucci, Graciana;Williams, Nate
Este documento proporciona nueva evidencia para caracterizar los cambios en la demanda de habilidades asociadas con los cambios en las ocupaciones para una muestra de 10 de los países del G20,…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Cravo, Tulio;Jacinto, Paulo;Schimanski, Caroline
The important debate about how economic fluctuations affect employment reallocation in heterogeneous businesses is currently open in the literature. This debate is relevant as it matters for the…
May 2018
Author(s): Albuquerque, Pedro;Cravo, Tulio;Justino, Leandro;Quintana, Rodrigo
The location of offices of public employment services matters. It can bring jobseekers and vacancies closer together to accelerate the matching process and make the best use of resources. In the case…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Robles, Edgar A.
This tenth document of the PLAC Network Technical Assistance Document Series, entitled “Haiti pension system - Recommendations to improve the regulation”, provides general recommendations for the…
Jan 2018
Author(s): Rucci, Graciana;Urzúa, Sergio
Labor market institutions shape the return to workers’ skills. They define the incentives of firms and workers to invest in general and specific skills, affecting the returns to experience and tenure…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Villa, Juan Miguel;Fernandes, Danilo;Bosch, Mariano
This paper studies the first large scale effort by the Brazilian government to increase the social security compliance of self-employed workers using behavioral interventions. In 2014, the Brazilian…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Banco Mundial;Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico;Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
La serie bienal de Panorama de las Pensiones de la OCDE comenzó en 2005 para los países de la OCDE y en 2011 se amplió para incluir a los otros países del G-20. Tras el lanzamiento de Panorama de las…