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Heterogeneous effects of automation: How are young workers affected by a changing labor market?
We study the effect of automation on labor market outcomes with a focus on young workers and the case of Chile. We develop an index of routine task content of each occupation and follow two approaches. First we study the ...
Gender Gaps in Labor Informality: The Motherhood Effect
We estimate the short- and long-run labor market impacts of parenthood in a developing country, Chile, based on an eventstudy approach around the birth of the first child. We assess mechanisms behind these effects based ...
Local externalities in labor markets: congestion and information flow among peers
We explore local externalities in labor markets, exploiting the random assignment of a large-scale internship program in Argentina. Examining the probability of registered employment in the 12 months after the program, we ...
Motherhood and flexible jobs: Evidence from Latin American countries
We study the causal effect of motherhood on labour market outcomes in Latin America by adopting an event study approach around the birth of the first child based on panel data from national household surveys for Chile, ...
Savings Groups Reduce Vulberability but have Mixed Effect on Financial Inclusion
This paper evaluates the impact of the introduction of savings groups on poverty, vulnerability, and financial inclusion outcomes in rural Peru. Using a cluster randomized control trial and relying on both survey and ...
Determinantes de los niveles de integración regional en las dos últimas décadas
La hipótesis principal del trabajo es que el mal desempeño de América Latina en términos de comercio intrarregional se explica por los altos niveles de costos comerciales. Se construyó una base de datos para el período ...