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ENHANCING WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT THROUGH BETTER POLICIES IN LATIN AMERICA

The call for proposals for impact evaluations was carried out within the framework of the project “Enhancing women`s economic empowerment through better policies in Latin America”, which received support from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC-Canada)  

The selected projects were:

  • Washing Machines and Gender Roles. A Pilot Study Intervention. Ximena Peña & Camilo García-Jimeno  (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia) pdf-vector-otro
  • One-to-one assistance for social inclusion. A field experiment in extremely vulnerable settings. José María Cabrera, Alejandro Cid & Marianne Bernatzky (Universidad de Montevideo, Uruguay) pdf-vector-otro
  • The effect of the expansion of public pre-primary school places on maternal employment in Argentina: 2007-2013. Ana Carolina Ortega Masagué & Corina María Paz Terán (Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina) pdf-vector-otro

LABOUR DEMAND AND JOB CREATION: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM FIRMS IN LATIN AMERICA

The competitive call for proposals for research teams based in Latin America was organized in the context of the project “Labour markets for inclusive growth in Latin America” with the support of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC-Canadá) 

Three proposals were selected:

  • Employment and Labor Regulation: Evidence from Manufacturing Firms in Bolivia, 1988-2007. Beatriz Muriel H.; Carlos Gustavo Machicado and Tania Evia S. (Instituto de Estudios Avanzados en Desarrollo) pdf-vector-otro
  • The Effects of Regulations and Business Cycles on Temporary Contracts, the Organization of Firms and Productivity. Marcela Eslava (Universidad de los Andes) John Haltiwanger (University of Maryland and NBER), Adriana Kugler (Georgetown University and NBER) and Maurice Kugler (The World Bank)  pdf-vector-otro
  • Youth at Risk: An Investigation of the Determinants of Low Employment Rates for Young Workers and an Evaluation of a Targeted Active Labor Market program (Lei do Aprendiz) Carlos Henrique Corseuil (IPEA), Miguel Foguel (IPEA), Gustavo Gonzaga (PUC-Rio) and Eduardo Pontual Ribeiro (UFRJ)  pdf-vector-otro

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