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…
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): Chauvin, Juan Pablo
Gender segmentation in the labor market is widespread. However, most existing studies of the effects of labor demand shocks on local economies assume away gender. In this paper, I show that local…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Chauvin, Juan Pablo
Do education investments improve regional labor market outcomes? In principle, education could lead to higher local productivity, but potential benefits to local economies could be muted if 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…
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…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Gambetti, Luca; Messina, Julián
This paper examines the evolution of the cyclicality of real wages and employment in four Latin American economies (Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico) during the period 1980-2010. Wages are highly…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Garsous, Grégoire; Corderi, David; Velasco, Mercedes
In recent decades, a significant number of developing countries have implemented fiscal incentives programs for the tourism industry as part of their regional development policies. The main objective…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Portela Souza, André; Lima, Lycia; Arabage, Amanda; Camargo, Juliana; de Lucena, Thiago; Soares, Sammara
The past decade has witnessed an unprecedented surge in the emphasis given to the role of vocational education and training in Brazil. This has been characterized by an increasing flow of resources…