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(Universidad Autónoma de Occidente, 2011)
Effect of Lengthening the School Day on Mother's Labor Supply
(World Bank Economic Review, 2016)
This article examines how a policy oriented toward a specific group within the population can have collateral effects on the economic decisions of other groups. In 1996, the Chilean government approved the extension of the ...
Female Labor Supply and Child Care Supply in Chile
(Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2012)
We use a specially designed survey to evaluate the effect of several public policies on female labor force participation in Chile. First, we estimate a self-selection model to find the determinants of female labor ...
Mudança estrutural e mercado de trabalho no Brasil
(Editora 34, 2012)
Structural changes and labor market in Brazil. In the present article, we attempt to identify the sources of the changes in the labor schooling level in the three main sectors of the Brazilian economy: manufacturing, ...
Assessing the labor supply and demand missmatch by skills in the Uruguay labor marketEvaluación de los desajustes entre oferta y demanda laboral por calificaciones en el mercado laboral de Uruguay
(Universidad del Rosario, 2011)
This article examines the mismatch between labor supply and demand for educational qualificationsin the Uruguayan labor market during 2000-2009. It attempts to measure the phenomenonof under-qualification and overqualification ...
Labor supply, criminal behavior and income redistribution
(Sociedade Brasileira de Econometria, 2009-12-01)
This paper develops an overlapping generations model of criminal behavior, which extends prior research on crime by taking into account individuals’ labor supply decisions and the stigma effect that affects convicted ...
A bidimensional model of matching in the marriage market with women labor decision
We construct a frictionless matching model of the marriage market where women have bidimensional attributes, one continuous (income) and the other dichotomous (home ability). Equilibrium in the marriage market determines ...
Public day care and Female Labor Force Participation: Evidence from Chile
(Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2009)
Public day care centers in Chile have increased in 240% between 2005 and 2007. This paper uses this huge increase in public day care supply for infants of poor families to analyze its impact on Female Labor Force ...