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The effect of property division laws on divorce and labor supply: evidence from Spain
I study how the relative bargaining position of spouses affects the incidence of marital dissolution and the labor supply decision of intact couples. I identify exogenous variation in bargaining position within the household ...
Going subnational: wage differentials across levels of government in Brazil, Mexico and Uruguay
Workers at subnational governments play a prominent role in the delivery of public services in most countries. Yet, information about their remuneration is scarce. Using data for Brazil, Mexico and Uruguay, we document ...
Who attract the public sector compensation schemes?: evidence from Latin America
Compensation schemes tend to differ markedly between public and private sector jobs, which can affect the relative preferences of potential employees towards those jobs. We explore this through two informational experiments ...
Políticas de empleo para enfrentar la crisis del COVID-19
Esta nota muestra cómo la crisis de la pandemia ha provocado una altísima destrucción de empleo que ha afectado más a los jóvenes, las mujeres y a trabajadores informales, independientes, menos educados y de empresas ...