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Job creation and labor reform in Latin America

David S. Kaplan

Job creation and labor reform in Latin America

by David S. Kaplan

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Published by World Bank in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Job creation -- Latin America,
  • Labor laws and legislation -- Latin America

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid S. Kaplan.
    SeriesPolicy research working paper -- 4708, Policy research working papers (Online) -- 4708.
    ContributionsWorld Bank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23608873M
    LC Control Number2009655702

    ALTHOUGH the problems of organized labor in Latin America must be considered as a whole, there are many important differences in the situation in the various countries. Despite the outsider's general impression of broad uniformity, the fact is that national conditions and characteristics differ more sharply as between one Latin American nation and another than they do, for instance, as between.   During the s, governments, employers, and international agencies pressed for greater flexibility in labor regulations throughout much of Latin America. In this comparative study of six Latin American countries, Maria Lorena Cook shows why these common pressures for flexibility led to varied labor reform s: 1.

    Job Creation in Latin America and the Caribbean RECENT TRENDS AND POLICY CHALLENGES Carmen Pages, Gaelle Pierre, and Stefano Scarpetta ACTIVE LABOR MARKET PROGRAMS Job Intermediation Training for the Unemployed Direct Job Creation Conclusion Notes References IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF JOBS. She is also the author of the book Law and Employment: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean jointly with the Nobel Laureate Prof. James Heckman and two additional books (Good Jobs Wanted: Labor Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean and Job Creation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Recent Trends and Policy Challenges). She has.

    India at work: Labour reforms aim to boost wages and productivity. Critics of the new reforms say streamlining India’s complex labour laws may help companies more than workers. Drawing on recent research on constitutional and electoral reform, executive-legislative relations, property rights, environmental and labor regulation, indigenous rights, squatters and street vendors, and anti-domestic violence laws in Latin America, the volume's chapters show us that politicians often design institutions that they cannot or.


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Labor market reform and job creation: the unfinished agenda in Latin American and Caribbean countries (English) Abstract. This books focuses on a) the performance of labor markets in the Latin American and Caribbean region since the beginning of the significant structural reforms most countries in the region have undertaken; b) the structure of labor markets, institutions.

() find that "pro-worker" labor reforms in India negatively affected employment and productivity and increased poverty. Amin () also shows that labor regulation in India has substantial and negative effects on employment. Heckman and Pagés () find that job security legislation in Latin America.

Journal Article. Job Creation and Labor Reform in Latin America. Tweet Like Share # Shares: 0 Like Share # Shares: 0. The book was written to encourage a call for comprehensive labor market reforms. Successful labor market reforms must be complemented with strengthening of the safety nets and with macroeconomic policies that sustain robust growth, particularly in the sectors that are likely to give rise to substantial job creation.

The State of State Reform in Latin America () by Eduardo Lora, editor. Jobs and Help Workers through Labor Market Transitions 5 The Business Environment Caribbean. and the Caribbean. job creation in latin america and the caribbean))) World Bank.

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"Why have labor market outcomes been so disappointing in Latin America and the Caribbean despite macroeconomic stabilization and market-friendly structural reforms.

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Journal of Comparative Economics () David S. Kaplan, World Bank; Download Abstract. This paper studies the effects of labor-regulation reform using data firms from 14 Latin American countries. "Job Creation and Labor Reform in Latin America" Journal of Comparative Economics Vol.

Job creation in Latin America and the Caribbean: recent trends and policy challenges (الانكليزية) الخلاصة. This book provides a comprehensive review of labor market developments in Latin America and the Caribbean over the past 15 years and sheds light on factors that are behind the generally poor creation of productive jobs in the region.

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Firms are asked both how many permanent workers they. This book is about the role of Latin American labor organizations in shaping the design and implementation of labor law reforms at the end of the twentieth century.

Despite similar initial prescriptions for change in the direction of greater flexibility, the outcomes of labor law reforms differed throughout Latin America.

Latin America is poised to be the next region to experience growth on the scale of that seen in China, but companies must understand the various countries’ complicated labor laws in.

Latin America; Middle East & Africa India broke with the past in but we made a mistake by not placing job creation at the heart of policy making. "Why the New Labor Law Reforms Make. “The labor reform had an impact on this and in that sense, yes, it’s a feather in the cap of not only Pena Nieto but the parties that voted in favor of the reforms.” Published on July In this paper, we overcome some of these limitations by using new, harmonized measures on job creation and destruction for a number of countries in Latin America.

We use these new series to investigate the impact of the removal of protectionism on net employment and gross job reallocation in Latin America.