Research 2014

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Subsidizing Vocational Training for Disadvantaged Youth in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Randomized Trial Education - Health Developing countries, Education, Latin America, Training, Unemployment Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Pobreza y Desigualdad en América Latina: Conceptos, Herramientas y Aplicaciones Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Inequality, Latin America, Poverty Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS)
After the Boom–Commodity Prices and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean Globalization - Trade, Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy Business cycles, China, Commodity prices, Economic growth, Latin America and Caribbean
Schooling, Cognitive Skills, and the Latin American Growth Puzzle Education - Health Childhood development, Economic growth, Education, Educational mismatch, Human capital, Latin America Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full? Enrollment, Graduation, and Dropout Rates in Latin America Education - Health Education, Labor market, Latin America Inter-American Development Bank
Do Loans for Higher Education Lead to Better Salaries? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Approach for Colombia Education - Health Colombia, Education, Education credits, Labor market
Unemployment Insurance Savings Accounts in Latin America: Overview and Assessment Labor Labor market, Latin America, Moral hazard, Unemployment insurance Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Does Foreign Direct Investment Promote Growth? Recent Evidence from Latin America Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy Economic growth, Foreign Direct Investment, Latin America
Employment policy implementation mechanisms in Argentina Labor Argentina, Employment, Labor market, Labor regulation International Labour Office
Work and tax evasion incentive effects of social insurance programs. Evidence from an employment-based benefit extension Demographic Economics - Migration, Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy - Public and Welfare Economics Labor supply, Social security , Taxes
Output Growth and Commodity Prices in Latin America: What Has Changed? Financial Economics, Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy, Microeconomics - Competition - Productivity Business cycles, Commodity prices, Economic growth, Latin America, Structural change
América Latina en PISA 2012: ¿Cómo se desempeñan los varones y las mujeres? Education - Health, Gender Economics Gender, Gender inequality, Latin America, PISA Inter-American Development Bank
Does early centre-based care have an impact on child cognitive and socio-emotional development? Evidence from Chile Demographic Economics - Migration, Education - Health Childcare, Childhood development, Chile
Youth Unemployment in the Caribbean Labor Education, Latin America and Caribbean, Unemployment The World Bank
Income Inequality and Health: Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries Education - Health, Poverty - Inequality - Aid Effectiveness Developing countries, Health, Income inequality Kiel Institute for the World Economy
An Analysis of Inefficiency of Big Urban Water Utilities in Latin-America Agricultural - Natural Resource Economics, Environmental Economics Latin America, Water Universidad del Pacifico
What's New in the New Industrial Policy in Latin America? Macroeconomics - Economic growth - Monetary Policy Economic growth, Industrial policies, Latin America, Structural change The World Bank
The Economic Payoff of Creating Good Job Conditions: Theory and Evidence from Latin America Labor, Theory Economic returns, Job flows, Labor demand, Labor regulation, Latin America University of Minnesota
Addressing access and behavioral constraints through social intermediation services: a review of Chile Solidario and Red Unidos Demographic Economics - Migration, Education - Health Chile, Health, Poverty, Public policy, Social policy The World Bank
Boss Competence and Worker Well-being Labor Competitiveness, Education, Employment, Job flows, Labor market, Labor participation, Life satisfaction Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)